My fiancé and I are recently engaged and are planning for a 2 year engagement with a wedding date sometime in Fall 2016. I need to finish my Master's degree first, plus 2016 will be our 10th anniversary as a couple. So 2016 means quite a bit for us. Any advice for long engagements? We would like to have an engagement party sometime after the first of the year and a couples shower when we get closer to the wedding. Is that too much? We would NOT ask for gifts at the engagement party, it will be more of a "hey we're finally engaged" celebration for close family and friends. But I don't want to overwhelm people. I've looked everywhere for a 2 year engagement timeline, but can't seem to find any helpful information. Thanks in advance for the advice!