Frugal Slip-on Wedding Dresses

Not everyone is keen on wearing a corset, petticoat, pantyhose, and other undergarments to go with their wedding gown. Some gowns have lace-up, some have zippers. A slip-on can be slipped on just like your favorite summer dress, and is easy to don for your wedding day. It saves time, and adds an element of…

Wives offer advice for a cheap wedding

Are you unsure on where you can cut the costs of a wedding? Are you confused as to how you can have an affordable wedding? Are you looking for advice on how to keep your low-budget happy? Real wives offer real advice about how they kept their wedding cost low. silverchick_8 says: We are making our own…

Save money with chalkboards

There has been a rising trend of using chalkboard at weddings. It’s frugal, it’s fun, it’s different. However, like an old article at The Pottery Barn showed, just 2 pre-made chalkboard plates and frames can cost $99. Why spend money on expensive signs and placement cards when you can be frugal with chalkboards? Make unique…

Have a frugal and tasteful shotgun wedding

The number of wed couples that are married and have children after the wedding, is still the majority at 59.7%. This number must have helped to stay up there in part thanks to shotgun weddings. A “shotgun wedding” is a wedding that takes place when two people find out they are expecting. Soon after, they…

Money-saving Mason Jars

Mason jars are gaining popularity in weddings. They are appearing in ceremonies, receptions, even wedding parties. They can be useful in many different ways and can save you multiple trips to stores trying to find the perfect vase, container or lights. Just buy in bulk and you have several mason jars for each of your…

Frugal Food Truck Wedding

Are you unsure of how to save money, but also have good food at your wedding? Are you not too picky about what foods you eat, even at your wedding?  Do you have it in your budget to rent a truck and the owner/cook that comes with it? Here is an idea; hire a food…

Wedding Planning Advice from Real Brides

Are you about to plan your wedding and have no clue where to start? Wedding planners can be incredibly expensive. Although it may alleviate the stress of planning your wedding, the stress of having added prices to your budget may not. Lots of brides wonder, where do I begin? Do you want stress-free wedding planning?…