The Details that Make a Wedding Special

As mentioned in my post Where to Save and Where to Splurge on a Wedding, there are several areas where you can forego spending a lot of money. Some would argue that one of those areas is the details. However, I would argue to the contrary. It is in the details that you get the…

What to Expect From Your Bridesmaids

People would ask me, and I’d reply: “Well I have 11 bridesmaids, 11 groomsmen and then the maid of honor and best man!” I’d say this brightly, ignoring the dark looks many gave me. The main thing to keep in mind when selecting your bridal party is: What do you want to get out of…

Where to Save and Where to Splurge on a Wedding

Of course, this varies from person to person; however, most brides will find themselves asking “what can I forego, and what can’t I live without?” I found myself asking these things of myself when I planned my wedding. Splurge: The Photographer. I tried saving money on my photographer. In the end, I went with my…

How We Chose Our Wedding Venue

As soon as we became engaged, we started looking for venues. I’d heard all of these horror stories about venues being booked a year and a half in advance. With a date set for 15 months, the clock was ticking. The truth is we only visited two venues, booking the second one. I did much…

Does Diamond Size Matter?

Well, does it? Because the only one who can answer that truthfully about yourself is you. What is average anyway? According to Google, it’s a little over carat. Which, depending on the rest of the set design, can set you back a pretty penny. Alternatively, there’s been an up-trend in different stones being used for…