About Me

Cheap Ways To … is the blog about saving a buck without losing your mind by Cara Davis, author of Cheap Ways to Tie the Knot. Cara is a content consultant and author of three self-help wedding books. She received a degree in journalism from Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn.


I’m the author of Cheap Ways to Tie the Knot and Wedding on a Budget, which has made the Amazon Bestseller list. I planned my wedding in under six months for $5,000 and have been offering tips and tricks to budget-savvy brides every since. My tips have been featured in USA Today, The New York Times, Colorado Brides, Chicago Bride Magazine, Destination I Do Magazine, St. Louis Bride & Groom Magazine and many more. I’m committed to helping couples can plan their dream wedding day with a little cash, a lot of creativity and healthy amounts of elbow grease. Need personalized advice? Feel free to drop me a line.

In the News

Hawaii Wedding on a Budget (USA Today)
When Family or Close Friends Miss a Milestone Celebration (New York Times)
Tales from the Bride: How to Have a Wedding on a Shoestring Budget (CBN.com)