See How One Couple Planned an Outdoor Bay Area Wedding for Under $10K

Today we have a great story about a couple that successfully went against the tide of high cost weddings and planned an outdoor Bay Area wedding for under $10K.  As an engaged couple you are most surely looking for ways to save money on your wedding plannin, with the average cost of a wedding now approaching […]

How to Fund Your Dream Wedding Without Going Broke

How to fund your dream wedding without going broke is becoming a bigger concern as weddings are getting more and more expensive. The average cost of a wedding is now $30,000.   While there are things that you can do to save money on your wedding, such as 8 Wedding Expenses You Should Never Pay For  and Sneaky Wedding […]

7 Ways To Save Money On Your Wedding (That Won’t Make It Look Cheap)

As we all know, weddings are getting more and more expensive – the average cost of a wedding is now $30,000.  So brides, grooms and wedding planners are always looking for ways to save money on their wedding. And of course there are things that you can do to save money on your wedding, such as […]

3 Ways You Can Get Your Dream Wedding Dress for Less

The average cost of a wedding dress in 2012 was $1,211, but you can spend a lot less than that and still get a sensational gown.  There are gorgeous bridal gowns under $500  and recently H&M introduced a vintage 1930’s Hollywood-inspired gown for only $99.  Finding that special wedding dress at an affordable price is possible.  Here are 3 […]

HOW WE: PLANNED A DESTINATION WEDDING IN MEXICO FOR UNDER $15K

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  From A Practical Wedding: A WEEKLONG, PERFECT WEDDING VACATION Joe, Musician & Justine, Designer ONE SENTENCE SUM-UP OF THE WEDDING VIBE: The most amazingly radtastic paradise vacation party celebration ever of all time. PLANNED BUDGET: $15,000 ACTUAL BUDGET: $13,000 NUMBER OF GUESTS: 80 WHERE WE ALLOCATED THE MOST FUNDS Travel: Our flights were about $400-plus each round trip and our stay […]

4 Wedding Budget Myths Debunked

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Photo courtesy of iStock Photo Weddings are getting more and more expensive.  And with the average cost of a wedding now being $30,000, it is important to be sure that you are not misled by prevalent wedding budget myths while you are planning your wedding. For example, in addition to 8 Wedding Expenses You Should Never […]