(Closed) Ready to Get My Thrift On

posted 8 years ago in Money
Post # 3
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I totally know what you mean. Very shortly after our engagement, I started looking at real world costs and had a few days of emotional breakdowns where I thought we would never be able to get married because of how much it costs. But you sound like you have a great attitude and game plan! I think with enough time and research, beautiful, heartfelt, and very personal weddings can be done at any budget.

Post # 4
Hostess
18646 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

Very interesting thread.  Have you thought about starting a blog?

Post # 5
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1245 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

I agree with MissAsB! You should start a blog! Congrats on the engagement!

Post # 6
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1068 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

The cost of weddings is definitely more than one can imagine. For one, it’s not polite to talk so outwardly about money (Miss Manners would faint!) AND two, wedding is such a big industry these days that there are all these extra options you can have.

When I first I got engaged and getting REAL about how much money this was going to cost, I came across these two charts:

Post # 7
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1068 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

And this one – Crazy right?

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