After the glow of engagement has started to fade and the impeding realization of wedding planning sinks in, all couples face the same daunting question; what is our wedding budget? And beyond that, how much do we allocate for each component? No matter how small or large your budget may be, this is a difficult decision for most. All too easily brides and grooms get caught up in the fuss fueled by celebrity media and shows like 'Say Yes To The Dress' and 'My Fair Wedding'. Instead of falling for a financial trap, read on for some advice from couples who have been there before and some helpful statistics on average costs.