Tie The Knot On A Shoestring

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Penguin, Feb 6, 2007 - Family & Relationships - 288 pages
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Advice on how to have a dream wedding-at a fraction of the cost ... The average cost of a wedding in the United States is now nearly $30,000, but most couples would prefer to have what others are having, but not at the price others are paying. Tie the Knot on a Shoestring shows couples how to budget a wedding and enables them to have the wedding they desire while bringing down the costs. This engaging guide includes:

--Advice on how to keep the cost of a wedding down without going cheap

--Ways to save money on attire, from the bridal gown and groom's garments to the attendants

--Tasteful tips on how to save on the ceremonial site, the reception, flowers, decorations, music, entertainment, photography and video, and even the honeymoon

--Ways to save money by having a destination wedding instead of a wedding where you live.


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Title Page
Your ToDo List Now That Youre Engaged
Checklist for Your Ceremony
Getting Ready for Your Reception
A Destination Wedding Can Be a Wedding Within Your
Wedding Attire That Doesnt Cost a Lot of Money
Getting Your Invitations and Other Printed Materials for
LowCost Ways to Capture Memories on Film and Video
Taking Care of Your PostWedding Expenditures
Appendix A Glossary
Sample Vendor Contract

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About the author (2007)

Leah Ingram (New Hope, PA) is the author of several lifestyle books and hundreds of newspaper, magazine, and web articles. She has written for "USA Weekend, Parade", and "Womanas Day", and has been featured on the cover of "BusinessWeek" and on "The CBS Evening News with Katie Couric". Her blog, SuddenlyFrugal.wordpress.com, averages 30,000 page views a month.

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