Im newly engaged and Me and my fiance plan to get married in 2013 (10 years together). Well my BFF just got married and was swamped with things to do as time got closer. She begged and begged me to start early in the planning process so that my life is not consumed with wedding stuff as the day gets closer. I have not picked a venue yet, but I do want to start getting things and paying for things little by little. Any suggestions on what I can start getting or doing now, since I have about a year and a half before the Big Day.