A wedding is a decisive turning point in the life of an adult. Therefore, everybody wants to make this day unique. This desire is understandable, but it can be costly to create a wedding of your dream. However, if you are planning to tie the knot right now and don’t want to save finances for the event for years, our recommendations will help you to organize a wedding with a small budget. How to … [Read more...] about 10 Best Ideas for a Frugal Wedding on a Budget
When planning my big day, I knew it wasn't going to be your typical wedding. I've always been the type of person who wants to be different to stand out. I was also in a unique situation by having to plan two weddings, one in a town where I don't currently live. If you're stressing out over planning your big day, check out this list of wedding traditions I skipped; you may be inspired to forgo … [Read more...] about 8 Wedding Traditions I Skipped On My Big Day
It’s the question many soon-to-be grooms and brides often ask themselves when they start receiving quotes from multiple wedding vendors: “Why the heck do weddings cost so dang much?” According to a recent study done in 2016, the average cost of a wedding was $35,329. That’s up from $32,641 in 2015. Yes, a price of a new car for a full night of fun. While some brides see the value, as … [Read more...] about Why Does the Average Wedding Cost More Than $25,000?
We can all point out those couples that just seem so “right” for each other. You know the ones I’m talking about—they hold hands, finish each other’s sentences, and just seem to generally love being around each other. The question is, what is their secret? Are they just the lucky ones? Or are they actively doing something right? Of course, your choice of spouse is a big factor into how well … [Read more...] about 7 Secrets to a Successful Marriage
Zach Prescott wasn’t expecting to have a child at 18 years old, but 45% of all pregnancies are unintended, according to the Guttmacher Institute. Prescott, who is now 23 and works in Syracuse, IN, was living with his girlfriend when they had their son. He was not shy when asked about his situation, and he shared that although the couple is no longer together, they were cohabiting at the … [Read more...] about Negative Impacts of Cohabitation Before Marriage
If you've come to the point in your engagement where it's time to put together an invite list for your wedding, I have two things to say to you; congratulations and here's where it gets hard. I know when I first got engaged, I got several texts from people that I hadn’t heard from in a great number of years. It didn’t seem to matter if we were really friends or not, they still wanted an invite … [Read more...] about How to Decide Who to Invite to Your Wedding