Bridal Bargains: Secrets to Throwing a Fantastic Wedding on a Realistic Budget

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Windsor Peak Press, 2004 - Reference - 470 pages
Bridal Bargains is the best-selling book on weddings in the United States, showing thousands of brides, grooms, and beleaguered families how to have an affordable wedding. In this newly expanded edition, readers will find current, comprehensive information on keeping this important event reasonably priced and fun. Using a simple, informative list format, the book includes such topics as how to save on bridal gowns and wedding pictures; three costly myths about wedding catering plus seven delicious trends in affordable wedding cakes; twelve creative ways to save money on flowers; how to negotiate the best deal on a ceremony and reception site; who offers the best buys on elegant invitations; plus many money-saving tips on wedding videos, entertainment, and party favors. Detachable checklists with questions for prospective vendors help keep things organized. This new edition includes 101 new tips to personalize a wedding, how to get married abroad, reviews of new bride couture, and more.

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User Review  - Meliart - Borders

Reading this really educated me about the bridal industry, which as it turns out is about as honest as the used-car industry. It has all kinds of great advice and ideas of areas where you can cut and ... Read full review

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After 16 months of engagement 67 books and 4 different lines of monthly bridal magazines this was by the most useful resource. When it says bargain it means it! It offers tons of realistic options ... Read full review



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Denise Fields is the best-selling author of Baby Bargains and has been featured as a parenting expert on Oprah and in the Wall Street Journal. The New York Times declared Fields' Baby Bargains book to be the "bible for new parents.

Authors Denise and Alan Fields are consumer advocates who've been featured on Oprah, The Today Show, Good Morning America and Dateline NBC. Their books include the best-selling paperbacks Bridal Bargains, Baby 411 and Toddler 411. Learn more about their books at

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