For the DIY brides, or even those looking to cut a few wedding costs from an already-outrageous bill, doing a few things herself isn’t completely out of the question. From bouquets and centerpieces to the nameplates and table settings, the possibilities are positively endless. With the help of craft stores and DIY videos, brides are relying less on wedding planners and more on the help of their … [Read more...] about Tips for Crafting Your Own Wedding Invitations
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Apartments are expensive enough as it is, especially if they’re in major metropolitan areas (a.k.a. some of the most desirable places to live, work, and go to school). I’m in the process of finding ways to decorate my first apartment, but new furniture is too costly in addition to the expenses of school and rent. Still, it’s important to feel comfortable when you arrive back at your place after a … [Read more...] about The Importance of Being Furnished: Bargain Decorations
Wedding gifts are tricky. How much money should you spend? Should you deviate from the registry, or is that deserving of a place in purgatory? There are so many theoretical potholes that you can fall into if you’re not careful. However, don’t let the stress of picking a gift for that special couple cripple you to the point of just hurriedly writing them a check. Here are 6 tips on how to shop for … [Read more...] about 6 Tips for Finding the Best Wedding Present
Sometimes I feel overwhelmed by the amount of “advice” there is floating around the internet these days. A majority of my Facebook news feed is taken up by suggested posts from friends and family who are reading anything from Buzzfeed to The New York Times, updating their followers on their latest DIYs and financial investments. No single person can possibly comb through all of the articles, even … [Read more...] about Why "You’re Not Falling Behind"