Cheap Tux Rentals – 5 Ways to Save

Cheap tux rentals aren’t always easy to come by. Let this list of tips and tricks help you find an affordable way to make a statement on your guy’s big day. Get the Groom’s Tux Free Lots of men’s formal wear stores, like Men’s Warehouse and Joseph A Banks, offer a free tux rental to … Read more

10 Cheap Charlotte Wedding Venues

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Looking for wedding venues in Charlotte NC? This top 10 list will get you started. Includes: historic chapels, park pavilions, greenways, urban buildings and even pop-up weddings! I’ve JUST created a new resource for download to accompany this cheap Charlotte wedding venues post. It’s the 117 Top Charlotte Wedding Venues. Get everything you need to find the … Read more

Guy Plans Surprise Wedding for Fiancee

Dudes, if you’re tired of your girl stressing over planning the wedding – just plan it yourself! This man planned an entire surprise wedding for his fiancee with all the things she wanted on her wedding day as a way to redeem himself from a botched proposal. Here’s an article and a lovely video about … Read more

Paying for Your Wedding

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Whether or not you have credit card debt, it will be worth the time and energy to pay cash for your wedding expenses. Once you have set a budget for your wedding, calculate how much money you’ll need to put toward the wedding each month by dividing that number by the number of months until … Read more

Wedding Day Tips on Tipping

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A tip is a monetary thank-you for a job well done. It’s not mandatory, but it sure is appreciated. Some wedding vendors will already factor in tips for themselves and their support staff—make sure you find out up-front if this is included. Ask your wedding coordinator (or whomever is helping plan the events of the … Read more

Bride Tip: Have a Custom Dress Made

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“Lots of people I know blow $700 (average) to $1,000-plus on their wedding dresses—a dress that looks surprisingly like everyone else’s who had a wedding that particular year. I’m having my dress made. The material cost $100, and my dressmaker said she’d make it for $100, so for $200 I’m having a nontraditional, black velvet … Read more