Kate Middleton Quits Her Job She does have a wedding to plan, you know By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff Posted Jan 25, 2011 7:30 AM CST 6 comments Comments In this Nov. 16, 2010 file photo, Britain's Prince William and his fiancee Kate Middleton pose for the media at St. James's Palace in London, after they announced their engagement. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File) (Newser) – As, one assumes, part of her preparation for becoming royalty, Kate Middleton has quit her day job, the Evening Standard reports. The future Mrs. Prince William "handed over her work" at her parents' online party supply store before Christmas, "and is now preparing for her future life," royal aides say. Specifically, she's planning her royal wedding—with "gusto and energy," a friend tells Hello! Amusingly, the friend adds, some of the big decisions (the dress designer, their vows) will be kept secret, because Wills and Kate "don’t want the world to be sick of their wedding before they become husband and wife." If you've somehow managed not to become sick of it yet, click for more on the royal wedding.