Your upcoming plans aren't just tools for organizing an event or trip -- they're a fun preview of what's to come. They can also connect you with people who've gone through similar experiences. So reach out and share the plans you've been working on lately with folks who know where you're coming from. You'll have a lot of fun, and you'll probably learn a few excellent tips from those people who are in the know. Don't be surprised if you need to make some revisions.