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BJP Tuesday Wedding Tip | Timeline

April 23, 2019

 

Wedding days are a marathon.  It's usually over a twelve hour day of packed action from start to finish.  Now granted, marathon's don't last twelve hours (thank goodness!), but the pace of a wedding day is similar.  It's a marathon, not a sprint!  You have to pace yourself or you'll tire fast.  In order to help ease the exhaustion and stress I like to pad my timeline a little bit.  When I sit down with my couples about a month before a wedding and to go over their timeline I'll add an extra fifteen minutes extra here and there.  I do this for two reasons.

 

We all know that having a wedding day run on schedule is like finding a unicorn in a forest.  Near to impossible.  It's not that they day was not planned accordingly or people are not doing their job.  It's just there are a LOT of people working very hard to make your day special and this is real life.  Something always comes up.  By giving us a little extra time here or there it helps ease the pressure of being on time down to the minute. Now, of course, I tell my couples I will do this, but I don't tell them were I did this.  Kind of defeats the purpose if people know they have extra time.  I would much rather be able to give you fifteen minutes to sit down, grab a snack or drink and relax.  Or, it gives me fifteen more minutes of photo play time if we are running on schedule!  Either way it's a win win :)

 

I hope you enjoyed this week's #BJPtuesdaytip !!!  Want more?!?  You can find more tips by looking for this hashtag on Instagram.  Even better, if you want to be able to receive a PDF with my weekly tips and more click the link below to sign up.

 

 

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