A Perfect Picnic Wedding

We knew right off the bat that we wouldn’t be having a traditional wedding dinner with head tables, waiters and 3 course meals – it’s just a bit too fancy and expensive for us. Honestly, I’m a little obsessed with picnics. I think they’re comfortable, cheap, relaxing and fun to prep. That’s why for our wedding we are having a perfect picnic. Here’s the plan so far…

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Where Exactly Do Wedding Traditions Come From?

When you think of a wedding you no doubt think similar to what most would – the dress, the cake and all the formalities we are used to. Part of being a frugal bride is stepping back and wondering if your wedding needs to tick all those boxes to be what you want. Let’s look at some of the traditions and where they actually come from…

Advice From a 2-Week Post Wedding Bride

This post was originally written for https://savannagrams.wordpress.com by fellow blogger Savanna herself. The post resonated with me as I’m at the start of my journey to plan my wedding and it was refreshing to read something so positive about the feeling when it’s all over. With her kind permission, I’d like to share it with you below…

How to Spend Just 10% of the Average Wedding Cost

The average wedding costs £30,111. That’s a mind boggling big number right there. I didn’t even want to spend £3k on my wedding when I first got engaged. However I’ve come to accept that some things cannot be done for cheap without scrimping on quality you need (e.g. a photographer). Below are the average breakdown for each part of a UK wedding and I’ve added how i’m going to do it for less…

How I’m Not Going to Spend £27,161 on my Wedding!

When I attend a wedding, I’m not judging the Bride and Groom on how much they spent, if their food is worthy of a michelin star or if their flowers are the correct shade of cream. I’m just happy to be invited, excited to see them make vows and hope no-one else is wearing the same dress as me…