Newlyweds: How to Set Up a First Time Budget [Template]

If you’re a newlywed, chances are you need to set up a first time budget as a couple. This post will walk you through the basics. No matter if you feel apprehensive or overwhelmed, getting on the same page with your finances will help set you up for success in marriage and as a family. … Read more

5 Cheap Wedding Venues in Franklin, Columbia and Spring Hill, TN

Are you looking for the perfect wedding with all of the elegance and convenience of the big city, but with a small town or country feel? Perhaps your the day of your dreams should be in Spring Hill, Thompson Station, or Columbia. About 45 to 60 minutes south of Nashville, beautiful Tennessee countryside surrounds these towns and … Read more

10 Cheap Dallas Wedding Venues

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Looking to get married in the Dallas / Ft. Worth area? These 10 Cheap Dallas Wedding Venues are a great value as wedding rentals. They range from $25 to $1800.  1. Dallas Park and Recreation Rental Fee Starts at: $25 Any City of Dallas park in the park system can be used for a wedding and/or reception. … Read more

6 Cheap Wedding Venues in Murfreesboro, TN

These cheap wedding venues in Murfreesboro TN will have you saying “I Do.” Murfreesboro, in Rutherford County, just southeast of Nashville is booming with population growth, new jobs and growing families. It all starts with the wedding, and there are several desirable options in the area to meet your needs. Here are a few of my … Read more

5 Surprisingly Affordable Cities for a Destination Wedding

5 Top Surprisingly Affordable Cities to Plan a Destination Wedding

Find out what venues offer the most bang for your buck in popular destination wedding locations including Nashville, Chicago, Houston, Atlanta and Charlotte. Some of my favorite cities in the world also have some of the most beautiful and affordable places to get married. These cities make great destination wedding locations because of their accessibility, … Read more

3 Reasons Domestic Destination Weddings Appeal to Budget Brides

Domestic destination weddings appeal for couples looking to save money on their wedding for several reasons: 3 Reasons Domestic Destination Weddings Appeal to Budget Brides 1. Destination weddings are often cheaper. Destination wedding budgets average $8,800 (and has stayed under 10k for 10 years, whereas with local and at-home weddings are topping $30,000 and regularly … Read more

12 Top Free Nashville Festivals for Young Families

Nashville is such a great place to raise a young family, and there’s always something to do. When the weather’s nice, you’ll find a plethora of free festivals to check out. Since these are free, plan to spend a morning or afternoon there, so little ones don’t melt down at nap-time. Here are some of … Read more

10 Affordable Wedding Venues in Illinois

Looking for affordable wedding venues in Illinois? Here’s a list of 10 Chicago-area rentals ranging from $300-$3,000, including The Carleton Hotel, Ivy Room, Lacuna, and more. Looking for more suggestions of affordable wedding venues in Illinois? Download this longer, more comprehensive list to get started. It’s 25+ Cheap Chicago Wedding Venues — an easy-to-use, sortable … Read more