Budget

Advice: Plan Your Wedding in Less Than 90 Days

Most brides will probably tell you it takes a long time to plan a wedding.  In fact, a lot of brides take a full year to plan a wedding, using each month to make critical decisions regarding the day, from the wedding contractors to the dress and invitations. However, it is possible to plan a
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American Wedding: 6 Tips for a Fantastic Beach Wedding

Planning a wedding can be a lot of fun, but a lot of work, too.  From the dress, to the caterer and the venue, there is a lot to think about.  When you plan a destination wedding, there are also additional considerations to keep in mind.  However, a beach wedding can be one of the
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Advice: Wedding Invitations Are Crucial

You may think to yourself, “Wedding invitations are not important; people just throw them away.” So you begin to focus on other essential focal points: the dress, the cake, the food. Although these are critical parts of your wedding, so are the invites! The wedding invitations are the only form of communication you have with
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Inspiration: How to Not Have a Cookie Cutter Wedding

Your wedding will be the most important day of your life; therefore, it makes sense that you would want this day to be absolutely perfect and separate from all other events. When it comes to weddings, there are a lot of unique and highly original ideas that you can use to make the best day
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DIY: Wedding Ideas on a Budget

If you’re looking to save some green on your wedding while adding a creative, personal touch that your guests will appreciate, look no further! We’ve put together a list of our top five simple DIY Wedding Ideas that budget-savvy brides will love. 5. Twine and Paper Doily-Wrapped Tableware The traditional linen-wrapped tableware are the go-to
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Budget: Wedding Costs for Bridesmaids

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Are you a bridesmaid at a wedding and wondering how much you will need to spend? Having trouble figuring out what the proper wedding etiquette is on dishing out the dough?  Here are some guidelines about who pays for what in regards to a wedding. Photo Credit: Top Bride Dresses Paying for bridesmaids dresses: It
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Budget: Choosing a Wedding Reception Venue When On a Budget

Photo credit: Jon Day Finding the perfect wedding reception venue can seem difficult when you are on a budget. There are so many factors to consider, such as the number of guests you’ll be having and the location. Since this is one of the areas that engaged couples seem to spend a large portion of their
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Budget: The Second Time Around

If you are beginning to plan an ‘encore” wedding, do not assume your parents will be willing to finance the event. The financial responsibility lies with you, and your groom. If a family member, or close friend, offers you help financially, you may accept graciously and show your appreciation. Your parents may offer their home
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Budget: Wedding Planning – Part 1

Let us begin by saying that ultimately this is your day and the most important thing is that you are marrying the person you want to spend the rest of your life with. If the flowers aren’t in full bloom and your bridesmaids don’t all have matching shoes, please don’t let it get to you.
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Budget: 10 Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding Cake

1. Consider purchasing your cake from a non-commercial baker who works out of his or her home. 2. Consider buying your cake from a culinary school. If students are baking and decorating wedding cakes as part of their curriculum, you may be able to get a really great deal on a cake. 3. Keep decorations
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