After all the high of getting engaged, the real work begins. It’s time to actually take out a pen and paper, and start listing all the things you need to do from now until D-Day. If you don’t know where and how to start, or if you’re starting to get frazzled with just the idea of everything that has to be done, take it easy. Did you think we’d leave you to figure it all out on your own? Of course not! Here’s a simple wedding planning countdown guide that will easily get you on track. Note that these steps may vary depending on your individual needs. In any case, this basic list is a good base for everything that comes after. Here it is!