Category Archives for "Wedding"

May 1, 2013

What to Include on your Wedding Registry

Simple Guide to Organizing Your Wedding Registry

wedding registry gifts by dollars

It has been over 10 years since I registered for wedding gifts but I still remember not knowing how many items I should register for and what price ranges those items need to be in. With two families coming up within the next 1-2 years, I knew I had to help my sister and “future’ sister-in-law so they wouldn’t go thru the same problems I faced. Here is a simple guide to show you how many items you should register for in each price category. Print it out and take it with you and you will find gift registering a breeze.Continue reading

November 7, 2012

Wedding Wednesday: Choosing the Right Vendors with Price that Match Their Service

Wedding Cake

The last thing that you want to mess with your wedding plans is to hire unprofessional and unreliable vendors. A quality vendor will provide whatever service they are paid to, some even provide extra service in a professional and pleasant manner, but how can you tell right? Here are some tips:

Research: Researching potential vendors is very important. Check for their website and search online for reviews of the services that they provide. You may also check out their relevant licenses or professional associations that they have. Also, take note of the information on their websites because these can be a great jumping-off point for questions during the formal consultation.Continue reading

October 31, 2012

Wedding Wednesday: Wedding Reception Options

Wedding Reception

Want to cut wedding costs or maybe just tired of the traditional wedding reception and wants something new and untraditional then check out these wedding reception options!

Picnic Reception: Perfect for spring, summer or fall weddings. Get everyone outdoors for a more relaxed atmosphere. Picnic food will typically be cheaper than what would be served at a traditional wedding dinner or buffet. If you don’t have much guest, you can even prepare the food yourself.Continue reading

October 24, 2012

Wedding Wednesday: Use Your Skills to Save Cash

Wedding Crafts

If you want to save some extra cash and cut the wedding costs, then one of the best ways is to wear your crafting hat and make your own decorations, centerpieces, bouquet and favors. Aside from saving, this is a great opportunity for you to add your personal touch to your special day. But one of the first thing that you should remember is to choose your projects well. If it will stress you out then you have to forego this suggestion. It’s better to have a fairly relaxed bride than one who is stressed out.

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October 17, 2012

Wedding Wednesday: Budget Tips on Wedding Reception Centerpiece

Wedding Centerpiece

Planning a wedding on a budget doesn’t mean that your decors should look cheap. Wedding reception centerpieces doesn’t have to bust your budget. You should still be able to add some personal touch but at the same time cut the cost, the only key to remember is that you should be inventive in using other materials.

1. Paper Flower Centerpieces: You can scout some ideas online or go to craft stores, they usually offer some tutorials and craft patterns. If you use quality paper, these paper flowers will look very elegant when done correctly.Continue reading