A wedding can be a very expensive. For this reason, it's important that you make a budget before you start planning your wedding. If you know how much you have to spend and should be spending on each part of your wedding, you shouldn't have any trouble pulling off a wedding on a budget whatsoever.
Include all variable expenses now, car maintenance, electricity, heating, these can vary throughout the year you need to calculate them and come up with an average monthly amount. None essential expenses like eating out coffee at Starbucks, weekend getaways, extravagant vacations, fancy clothing, motorcycles, ATV's, if you use them, write them down, realize these are wants, not needs. Now total these all up, fixed expenses, variable expenses, and non_essential expenses,there you now have your total expenses.