5 Tips To Cut Wedding Costs

Posted by admin | 28/02/12 | Tagged Wedding Gifts

5 Tips To Cut Wedding Costs
News from San Francisco Chronicle:

Weddings are big business. We’ve all heard that the word “wedding” in front of photographer or caterer will automatically double the price you’re quoted. But did you know that the average U.S. couple spends $ 26,542 on their big day? With the majority spending between about $ 19,000 and $ 33,000.

So how can you stop your fairytale day from turning into a financial nightmare? It’s worth remembering the financial impact of your wedding day. One of the biggest causes of divorce is debt and financial worries – so don’t start married life with financially crippling debts.

Here are some tips for holding your wedding on a budget.

Set a Budget to Begin With
This might seem an obvious point, but so many couples fail to start at the very beginning: work out what your maximum spend can be. Before you book anywhere or buy a single thing for your big day, figure out how much money is in your wedding fund. This will ensure that you don’t have a mountain of debt to come home to from your honeymoon.

If you can possibly avoid it, don’t borrow money for the wedding. continues on San Francisco Chronicle

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Hawaiian Spa and Fragrance Items from With Our Aloha
News from Seattle Post Intelligencer:

With Our Aloha Hawaiian flowers and gifts is pleased to announce its Hawaiian spa and fragrance items available now. The line includes soaps, bath salts, and lotions for women and men as well as solid perfumes and candles. All are made from essences and oils from the Hawaiian tropical rain forest.

Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) February 28, 2012

With Our Aloha Hawaiian flowers and gifts now offers Hawaiian made spa gifts and gift baskets. The offering includes items for both men and women made from hand gathered wild flowers infused into soaps, lotions, bath salts, perfumes and soy candles.

The soaps, lotions and bath salts are available in four themes. The Soul of a Woman products incorporate essences of wild ohia, mango, banana flowers and white ginger to produce a lotion, body spray, bath salt and soap. Also for women is the Wild Orchid line made from wild bamboo orchids and gardenia.

The Soul Fire for Men collection incorporates lehue, yellow ginger, rose and papaya into an after shave lotion, bath salt and soap.

The Stress Release lotion, bath salts and soap include lehua, fragrant yellow ginger and wild kinehe infused with vanilla and lemongrass fragrance.

Solid perfume, or perfume glace is hand made witho…………… continues on Seattle Post Intelligencer

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Precious Moments “To Have And To Hold” Musical Water globe Figurine

  • This beautiful resin musical water ball features the bride and groom and notes “To Have And To Hold” on the front. Plays “The Wedding March”
  • Each Piece Is Porcelain Bisque; Hand Sculpted and Hand Painted
  • Infused with honest emotion it shares a message that speaks straight to the heart
  • Indoor Use Only; Should Be Dusted Occasionally
  • Packaged in a box made from recycled materials

Treasure all the good feelings that their union sparks with a shower of glittering happiness and good wishes raining down on the newlyweds. This beautiful resin musical water ball features the bride and groom and notes “To Have And To Hold” on the front. Plays “The Wedding March”

List Price: $ 25.00

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Planning A Perfect Wedding Reception

Posted by admin | 28/02/12 | Tagged Wedding Planning

Planning A Perfect Wedding Reception
News from WOOD-TV:

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – It takes a lot of planning to put together your perfect day.  When you bring your wedding reception to Thousand Oaks Golf Club , the pros will put your best plan into action.  Their beautiful party room will seat your guests in style while they feast on fabulous food and delectable desserts.  They also have lovely tented outdoor spaces to consider.  Kelly Stecco of Thousand Oaks shares some superb table settings along with Jamie Carnes of RSVP Events.  Phenomenal flowers were added by Guminas Flowers and Elements contributed the custom designed invitations.  The dazzling display doesn’t stop with sensational tablescapes.  Kelly brought along pastry chef Katy Waltz and event planner Leah Generous to fill us in on all of the delicious meal and cake options available for you and your guests.  It’s a perfect union!

Thousand Oaks Golf Club
4100 Thousand Oaks Drive
Grand Rapids
(616) 447-7750
www.thousandoaksgolf.com

RSVP Events
www.events-by-rsvp.com
Guminas Flowers

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Expo helps brides-to-be plan weddings
News from Blue Springs Examiner:

Hannah Hausmann gives her middle school social studies students a five-minute update each Monday on her wedding planning endeavors.

After that, her students aren’t allowed all week to ask any more questions about Hausmann’s upcoming September wedding.

But following Hausmann’s experiences this past weekend, she may have needed more than five minutes on Monday.

Hausmann of Lee’s Summit was one of more than 300 attendees at The Examiner’s annual Bridal Expo on Saturday at The Pavilion at John Knox Village in Lee’s Summit. The day included a morning and an afternoon fashion show, as well as vendor displays for venues, food, bridal wear, photography and other wedding planning-related details.

The 26-year-old bride-to-be was joined by two women who have more than 60 years of combined marriage experience: her mother, Judi Hausmann, married for 29 years, and the mother of her fiancé, Brenda Lipps, who has been married 33 years.

In the little more than a month since her Jan. 21 engagement to Adam Lipps, Hannah Hausmann has set a date for their wedding (Sept. 2), selected a venue and even bought a wedding dress.

Hausmann is still seeking ideas, though, which led her to attend the expo. Catering and tuxedos, she said, were the top details she wants to finalize next. At the expo, Hausmann said she saw a tuxedo design she loved, as well as…………… continues on Blue Springs Examiner

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