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50 Things to Know Before Getting Married: Wedding Planning Ideas to Create a Beautiful and Affordable Wedding

Congratulations- you’re engaged! You’ve dreamed of this day for a long time- now it’s finally come true and you can start planning your dream wedding. Every girl dreams of being a bride- we’ll show you how to be your bridal best without breaking the bank.

Did you know that the average 150-guest wedding can cost you $27,000 or more? That’s a crazy amount for just a few hours! Of course, your memories will last a lifetime and if you have that much to spend, by all means, go for it! For those of us that just don’t have that extra money lying around- check out these tips for saving money without being cheap. You’ll still have a beautiful, memorable wedding without all the debt.

I’ve been to many weddings in my lifetime, but planning one has definitely been an eye-opener for me. I learned a lot about the “hidden” expenses that you don’t think about until you’re knee-deep in the plans. We were able to cut out a lot of these, as well as a lot of the “extras”, and still have a beautiful wedding.

Luckily, we had friends and family that were willing to contribute to our beautiful day, so that saved us a lot too. At the end of it all, we’re just as married as we would be if we had spent that $27,000 and we probably came out of our own pockets under $500.

50 Things To Know Before Getting Married offers many tips. You can spend a few hours on this book or this book can be a quick skim of important information all in one place. You don’t need a wedding planner to plan a wedding. You can keep to your wedding budget by creating your own wedding plan.

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