Thursday, February 26, 2015


According to, the average wedding cost in the United States is $25,200, with the lucky couple spending up to $31,500. YIKES!  The honeymoon, of course, is extra.  Plug in your zip code to get average rates for your neck of the woods. Despite these prices, there are ways to find deals so you can keep most of that money in your wallet.
Here are some tips to get you started:  

Unless you plan to keep your dress forever, or to pass it on to your daughter, save thousands by renting instead.Visit the bridal section of  for your gown, as well as fabulous accessories. Choose from over 65,000+ dresses and rentals are typically from 4-8 days.

Don't forget about Craigslist  and Facebook Yard Sales, where people want to cash in quickly on unwanted wedding attire, decorations and shoes.  Also consignment stores often have designer clothing at a fraction of the cost.

Save a ton of money by shopping for Bridal gowns at, J. Crew, or .

Shop on-line at, or  All 3 of these sites provide quality service, good ratings and gowns that are reasonably priced for brides and the bridal party.

Go paperless for the best bargain at which is totally FREE and offers over 100 designs, but if you're like me and still love to touch a beautiful wedding invitation, here are a few excellent ones:  has some of the most unique designs you'll ever see.  Choose your own design,color and letter style, then see what your invitation will look like right away when visiting 


  1. Great idea for some other options

    1. If money can be saved and still have an awesome wedding, that would be so neat! Hugs...


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