In the early days of our country, weddings were simple family or community affairs when two people stated their consent to marry. Modest feasts celebrated the union. The pomp and circumstance of today’s weddings wouldn’t evolve until much later. In the years following the Civil War, aristocrats created social rules of behavior that set them […]
Bride & Groom: Marlon & Nancie McIntyre Wedding Date: April 11, 2008 Location: Orlando, FL Budget: $6,000 Best Savings: Cake & Catering—Friends made and served the food. We covered costs + tip ($500 for the cake, $1000 for food) Best Splurge: The Reception Hall was $2,000—we spent our most there since that’s where most of […]
This is a fabulously cheap party favor idea my friend Maya sent: The wedding I did a couple weeks ago had a candy table set up with little bags that had stamps saying “thank you” on them. Then we filled them with candy as our party favor. It was really cute and fun.