True Wedding Costs: Why Using The ‘Average’ To Determine Cost May Be Misleading

As we all know, weddings can be expensive.   But how expensive is the typical wedding really? The conventional wisdom, based on various studies and surveys, is that the “average” cost of a wedding is just under $30,000, as reflected in this infographic: But does the mathematical concept of “average” actually reflect what most brides […]

Sneaky Wedding Costs You Need to Look Out For

One of the topics that is most popular with our readers involves the costs of weddings, and methods and techniques for lowering and minimizing those costs.  So we are especially pleased when we learn of an article or post that addresses those topics in a unique way. Today we have one of those special articles […]

Freebies For Your Wedding – How to Get Them

Can you really put a price tag on turning your dream wedding into a reality? Well, yes. Because weddings are expensive and budgets are very necessary. Problem is, sticking to a budget can be hard when you’re planning the most important event of your life. Luckily, instead of having to compromise on what you really […]

Wedding Budget Tips: 5 Ways To Cut The Cost Of Your Big Day


Want to have the wedding of your dreams without breaking the bank? There are plenty of ways to save. Here’s five basic wedding budget tips to get you thinking. 1) Reception Time The best way to help your wedding budget? Be mindful of your venue and the time. Pick a morning brunch, afternoon party or […]

10 Dos and Don’ts for Saving On Your Wedding


Howdy love birds! Did you get engaged over the holidays? Well then read on. Chef Rossi’s Tips As a wedding caterer, I am often called, or shall I say grilled, by couples trying to save money on their special day. I feel sometimes like a used-car salesman with a really great Pad Thai recipe. “My […]

Some Simple Ways To Save Money On Your Wedding – Part 2

This is Part 2 of our series “Some Simple Ways To Save Money On Your Wedding”. The national average cost of a wedding is roughly $28,000 nowadays. Between the wedding venue, reception food, open bar, exotic flowers and fancy fondant cake, it adds up fast. While it’s certainly a special event that you’ll cherish forever, that’s a […]