Busy Bride, now that you’re engaged, your first step is to show off that fabulous ring. Wear it, and wear it proud. Some couples also choose to send out an engagement announcement to all their friends and family.Your second step is to set up an appointment for your engagement photograph. The photograph will be added to your engagement announcement and sent to all your local newspapers.Your third step is setting up the engagement party. Some couples send invitations for a more formal party, and some couples call by phone and invite their guests for a more casual party. A formal party might take place in a rented room of a restaurant; whereas a casual party might take place in someone’s home or backyard. Either way, the bride’s parents generally pay for the engagement party.