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Tiffany Smith: Welcome to Love U. I'm your host Tiffany Smith. You’re dealing with guest lists, menus, color schemes, dress choices, hair choices, venues, bands, cakes, flowers on a honeymoon. Need some help? Let Love U demonstrate how to include him in the wedding planning. So you’re getting married. You’re joining lives, joining homes, and joining bank accounts. How about joining in together on the wedding planning? A survey by the Knot.com pulling 22000 individuals found that 36% of grooms were very involved in wedding planning and 57% of grooms were somewhat involved so how can you raise your future husband’s level of participation? Open invitation. Make sure that whenever you’re meeting with the caterers, the baker or the wedding planner, your fiance accompanies you. It’s important that all involved understand that his opinion is just as important as yours. Female: Okay, flowers now. Julia, we really have to get moving on this so tell me what you’re thinking. Julia: Well, I was in charge in choosing with my color scheme so that really dictate what type of flowers we’ll use. Al, have you come for decision of that? Al: Sure thing. I have made a choice balm, orange and blue. Sure thing! Boom! It’s good enough for the New York Mets. Female: I don’t know how to say this. I don’t think orange and blue would really the way that you’re thinking or going. Al: To the official stake host in New York. Now a lot of people know that. Female: What is that? Al: A tuxedo from a groom’s maid. Come on! Like the guy that names on the back cure anything do correction. They have their names on the back. Female: Oh, it goes. Tiffany Smith: Cash Flow. In 2007, the average cost of a wedding in the U.S. was $27,882 and that doesn’t include your honeymoon. With 43% of brides and grooms shouldering their own costs, your fiance can get involved with creative solutions to help save money. Female: Okay o the cost of the dinner, I got to cater down the $67.00 a plate. That is an excellent price. I do not think you’re going to find anyone to go lower than that. Al: Can I just jump in here? Julia: Sure! Go ahead. Female: Try! Al: Okay alright. We could have a sit down dinner. Bless us so fun! I priced out a pail gate section for the reception. Charcoal pit will cater, $14.00 a head. Female: No. Al: Wedding dress like $4000.00 right? I was thinking you could wear your sister’s wedding dress. It will need some tailoring, she’s about three inches taller and much standing but that should be fine, right? Female: Wow! That’s all I can say. Tiffany: Comfort Zone! Another way to engage your groom is to make him feel comfortable. Assign him to task that are somewhat familiar. He might not know of PME from a petty for but maybe he loves music. Why not get him involved in choosing the band or sorting out a song list? Female: The music is right. You got the CD’s and over right? That’s what about it is. Al: Yeah, but I did listen to it. Okay, Jules, you agree with me that the patch move blocks, right? You do, right? Julia: Okay. Al: Okay great! Because guess what I got something sweeter, the fashion ala mode, get it? Female: I got it. It’s not funny. Al: So we’ll just give you a beat. Alright, we’ll make it difficult. Female: I don’t feel good about this at all. Male: Today you’re going to get married head about in shame. Al: Couldn’t be happier. Let’s toss this in champagne! Male: Yo! Al: Word! Female: I just I have. Julia: Where was that? Al: I used all my fingers. Tiffany Smith: By keeping your man involved, you’re sure to have a unique touch that will make a day neater you will ever forget. I'm Tiffany Smith and we’ll see you next time.