5 Ways To Save On Your Wedding Costs

While most of us are used to the idea that weddings are costly, this does not have to become a fact of life. Breaking the bank for your wedding and throwing an awesome shindig is great, until you realize that you’ve spent your disposable income for the next several years. By listening to these helpful tips, you can save a bundle on your wedding.

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  1. Ask For Cash Gifts

This used to be considered crass, but in the modern world, where the husband and wife both work for a living, it is practical. When you ask for cash gifts, it works in the guests’ favor, as you are able to throw a much nicer wedding party for them to enjoy themselves at. It’s a win/win, as couples get to have the wedding of their dreams, guests have a ball, and the happy couple is not left with a crippling debt to deal with.

  1. Define Your Budget

Throwing caution to the wind and getting everything you want is fun, but it’s not fun to be paying off a wedding that took place three years ago. That’s why it is important to clearly define your budget and make sure that every dollar is spent in prudent fashion. Use coupons you can find at Discountrue or other deals services for almost anything from flowers, to clothes to decoration. Make a budget and adhere to it strictly. If you’re guessing as to whether the money is there, this a sign that you need to budget more wisely.

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The Costa Rica Dream Wedding

Just like any other young girl who read bunch of fairy tales, I also envisioned my ‘wedding’. In high school, I even thought of having a beach wedding because of a beauty queen who got married in Boracay. The fact that their marriage broke down just a few years after discouraged the idealistic me, but I still want an exciting, romantic and memorable one. Who wouldn’t?


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One time, I happen to read an entry from a fellow blogger about her dream Costa Rica Wedding and I have to admit that I’m impressed. Why? Read on…

Romantic Atmosphere

Costa Rica is one of the most romantic countries in the world. Its beaches and rainforests are overflowing with love vibe. That’s why they are considered to be the best wedding destinations on earth. Numerous people have travelled to get married in this country and they can still feel the romance when they got home.

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The Dream Vegas Trip

I can clearly recall the night I witnessed Matt Goss and his band perform live at Cafe de Paris in London for the ‘Life You Imagine’ album showcase. He performed a limited number of songs, but he managed to give the UK fans a glimpse on how it is like to watch him at The Gossy Room in Caesar’s Palace.



Just a few months ago, I saw the movie ‘Last Vegas’ starring Robert de Niro, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Kline and Michael Douglas. It made me wonder of the possibilities of meeting up with my close friends at the colorful city when we reach that age.

It seems like Vegas is the place to be when you want to have some fun with your buddies!

Since I’ve been dreaming of visiting Vegas before I turn thirty, here’s what I have in mind:

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