A reader posted a question a few weeks ago asking about how to save money attending weddings, even being a part of them. Great question! I think we all have had the experience where we get hit with nine weddings in one year, three of which we’re asked to be apart of. I remember the […]
The first line of thinking for a bargain bride is to find a dress you could borrow from a friend who is the same size. My aunt wore my mother’s wedding dress a year after my mom was married. Was she scarred for life? Hardly. Each of their personal styles were so different no one […]
Today’s my three-year wedding anniversary. My wonderful husband Jeff had some gorgeous red roses delivered to the office today. The anniversary has me recalling my frugal wedding and the book it spawned, Cheap Ways to Tie the Knot. In honor of that, I offer some tips on flowers from the book: FLOWER TIPS • Have […]
This article from The Herald in the U.K. is about the growing trend of couples who are asking for alternative gifts (like environmentally friendly products) or asking for guests to donate to charity instead of traditional gifts. An excerpt: “Alternative wedding-gift lists are the latest must-do for 21st-century couples with an ethical, social or environmental […]
You can’t buy moments like these. Walks on docks and in the park make great cheap dates (especially if ice cream is involved). Always carry a digital camera with you to capture moments and memories. Here are more ideas for cheap dates or group gatherings.