We contributed to the piece is called “Lesson Learned” with tips from the top event professionals from across the country. So what are some of the mistakes made in planning your wedding according to the article? Making plans before setting a budget, not having a rain plan, underestimating the cost of outdoor affairs, planning a too-long party, packing them in, not supplying enough information, micromanaging, not skipping video and don’t sweat the small stuff. We don’t want to give away too much of the article; but, Lyndsey offers her thoughts on not having a rain plan, underestimating the cost of outdoor affairs and not supplying enough information. And how adorable are these illustrations!