Selecting where to apply; going to college may be a rite of passage but applying to college and selecting which ones you want to gain admission from are the necessary stepping stones to that rite of passage. I understand that for many people this can be daunting and even somewhat terrifying. What if I don’t get in? What if… Continue reading
You would not think that there are too many expenses the day of your wedding or even on the last few days leading up to your wedding day but there are. And if you are not careful, you could end up spending more than you think. So here are just a few suggestions from my own wedding day experience.
Purchase… Continue reading
Happy Valentine’s Day. I think it’s fitting that I am writing about honeymoons today on the holiday of love.
Traditionally honeymoons and planning and paying for them falls on the guy’s shoulders. But in this modern day, just like with weddings, anything goes. Brides are much more involved in planning the honeymoon, just like guys are much more … Continue reading
Venues and decorations go hand in hand. The venue dictates quite a bit as to what your decorations will be. Below are some cost savings tips I discovered as I was planning my own wedding.
Make the Most of the Site.
Continuing looking at vendors, I hope these tips help stretch your wedding budgets, whether you are a bride to be or a mother of a bride to be or the mother of a groom to be. Weddings can cost a fortune if you buy into the hype. But with some savvy shopping, trap avoiding knowhow and DIY willingness, they can… Continue reading
When you look at vendors for your wedding, they can getting pretty overwhelming really quickly. Not to mention pricey. I found the ultimate challenge with vendors and budget was knowing when you were getting a good deal and when you were being nickeled and dimed.
I remember going to one venue which was an almost all inclusive venue. The showed… Continue reading
Continuing with my series on wedding planning on a budget, I’d like to take a look at stationary. Once you have a total budget for your wedding, you will probably want to look at venues and set s… Continue reading
One of the things I am most proud of about my wedding is the things that I did to pull off one fancy wedding for a huge savings! I estimate my savings on my husband’s and my wedding to be between $35,000 to $40,000. I think that’s HUGE!!! And there is nothing, save one of my bridesmaids getting in to… Continue reading
As I have said before, I have been with Mary Kay for almost 14 years. Over that time, I have had the fun and exciting time of working with brides as they plan their big days but only in the small detail of their make-up. I have also attended many bridal shows as a vendor over those years but it… Continue reading