Cupid's Pulse Article: Elisha Cuthbert Marries Hockey Star Dion PhaneufCupid's Pulse Article: Elisha Cuthbert Marries Hockey Star Dion Phaneuf

By Kristyn Schwiep

Canadian actress, Elisha Cuthbert and Toronto Maple Leafs captain Dion Phaneuf, tied the knot on Saturday at Prince Edward Island. According to Peoplemore than 300 guests were expected to flock to the reception. “It’s a big wedding. Probably the biggest I’ve ever done in my 46 years, as far as the celebrity part of it goes,” said Rev. Paul Egan, who led the service.

How do you know what size wedding is right for you?

Cupid’s Advice:

Planning a wedding can cause stress to any future couple. Where should our wedding be? Where should we hold our reception? And how many people should we invite? Deciding how many guests to invite can be a daunting decision for any soon-to-be newlywed. Cupid has some advice so you know exactly what size wedding is right for you:

1. How much money are you willing to spend: The truth of the matter is that people cost money. So ask yourself how many people you can afford to invite. Expenses add up quickly when considering the price of food, chairs, silverware, etc. If you start with your ideal budget you will quickly learn how many people you can afford to invite.

2. Location: Another question to ask yourself is: Where do you want the wedding/reception to be held? If your dream location only holds up to 175 guests and you have a list of 300, you and your fiancé need to discuss the factors about who gets removed off your guest list. Don’t feel terrible about deleting names from the list, not everyone on your list needs to be invited to your special day. Remember to think clearly and rationally to create the best guest list for your special day.

3. Whose relevant now: Though having a big wedding with lots of guests sounds ideal it does get pricey and overwhelming. So stop and think about who is relevant in your life right now and who will still be relevant in 10 years from now. If you don’t talk to your best friend from high school anymore don’t feel obligated to invite them even if they invited you to theirs.

What size wedding was right for you? Share your thoughts below.