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Those Little Extras Add Up!

by Lori Sciame October 24th, 2014
Planning No one can deny that weddings are expensive.  Even if a couple saves for months - or even years, unexpected expenses may ruin their budget in a hurry.

My advice:  save MORE money than you think you will need.  If you have some cash left over after your big day, use it for something else you both might want, such as a down payment on a new car!

My other piece of advice:  watch out for all of the  "extras" that inevitably pop up. These seemingly inexpensive additions can do some serious damage.  Listed below are a few examples of the
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Easy Projects: Reception

by Lori Sciame October 23rd, 2014
Reception
Not every couple is blessed with a creative streak; therefore, tackling decorative DIY projects for the reception can be downright scary.  The great news: some crafts take hardly any artistic talent at all.  That does not mean, however, that the resulting product will not wow your guests.  Be brave.
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Budget-Friendly Tip: Rent Instead of Buy

by R. Carnavale October 22nd, 2014 | Quick Tips, Wedding Wisdom
Why purchase everything for the ceremony and reception when you can rent instead? Given that you'll probably never use several wedding items again, it makes sense to save money
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Ceremony

Poems and Sonnets for a Romantic Ceremony

by R. Carnavale October 21st, 2014
Voltaire famously said, "Poetry is the music of the soul, and, above all, of great and feeling souls," so when you plan your wedding, you'll probably want to include a poem or two to capture the eternal love that you and your betrothed share. In addition to the Bible, these poignant poems and sonnets by literary luminaries such as Shakespeare, Khalil Gibran, Margaret Atwood, Robert Burns and Paul Dunbar
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