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 … Read more

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

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

Affordable Wedding Photography: What to Ask For

Beth Rose Photography

I reached out to area photographer Beth Rose to talk about affordable wedding photography. My goal is to save people time and money and to give photographers connections to couples who need the services they provide but simply don’t have the budget for the normal type of services wedding photographers provide. Included in this post … Read more

10 Cheap Atlanta Wedding Venues

ATLANTA wedding venues

Whether you’re looking for cheap Altanta wedding venues or one that’s not booked up three years in advance, this list will get you started on finding the best venue for your big day. (Looking for more? Here’s a list of 20 Cheap Atlanta Wedding Venues available for download.) Download: Top 20 Cheap Atlanta Wedding Venues Guide … Read more

10 Cheap Houston Wedding Venues

Looking for an affordable place to host your wedding or party in Houston, Texas? Here’s a list of 10 top Houston wedding venues that give you more bang for your buck. Looking for more? Download the full list of 20 Cheap Houston Wedding Venues as an Excel spreadsheet here. Houston Arboretum & Nature Center Location: 4501 … Read more

Poplar Hollow Farm – a Country in the City Nashville Airbnb Destination

Family-owned since 1972, Poplar Hollow Farm is an 18-acre farm in the middle of Bellevue, just outside of Nashville, Tennessee, comes complete with horses, a barn, a creek and a pond. I found Poplar Hollow Farm when I embarked upon researching Airbnb properties in Nashville suitable for weddings and events. It’s owner/host Pamela was so warm and … Read more

How to Save Money on Ordering Wedding Cakes through a Local Bakery

Are you looking for ways to save money on wedding cake pricing from bakeries? Leslie Pippin is the owner of Classic Cakes in Nashville, Tennessee. She has been creating cakes for Nashville weddings and other celebrations for 30 years and was named among the “Couple’s Choice Awards” from WeddingWire in 2015 (meaning she’s in the top … Read more