What Foods and Drinks Should You Spend or Save On?

I just answered a reader’s question about whether she should spend more on the food or drinks at her wedding. I gave a bunch of suggestions — but I’m curious whether you agree with my advice! If you want to remember what I said…. here is my thoughts on where you can save money on your foods & drinks. Remember to look at our cheap wedding tips if you’re looking to save money in ALL areas of your wedding!

Happy eating & drinking!

~ Natasha

What Kind of Wedding Entertainment Will You Have?

Most weddings have a band or a DJ, but some have other things — like the silhouette artists that I wrote about the other day! Others have photobooths or cigar bars. But there are a ton of options! Tell us what you’re having and then drop us a line to tell us more!

Have fun!

~ Natasha

Will You Exchange Gifts on Your Wedding Day?

Some people have shared with me that they are going to be giving their future husband or wife an amazing gift on their wedding day. Others seem to think that it’s unnecessary and that gift giving should be saved for anniversaries. Thoughts?

Give the gift of an online photo album!

Dance Lessons for the First Dance?

Photo from The Wedding Lens

Photo from The Wedding Lens

Many couples take dance lessons to perfect the first dance…. others don’t. What will you do?

Happy dancing!

Tradition vs Modern Wedding Planning

As I was gathering information for an upcoming blog post, I started wondering how much people are turning to traditional etiquette and how much they are creating their own, new & modern etiquette. Help me out!

Share your traditional photos and your free flowing friends’ photos with a FREE online photo album!

~ Natasha

What’s the Best Kind of Centerpiece?

The other day, I wrote a blog post about the top centerpieces that couples use for the wedding tables. There’s also a slew of creative centerpieces that aren’t as common but that people like…. So with all these options, what kind of centerpiece do you like the best?

 

Share photos of your centerpiece in an online wedding album!

~ Natasha

Do you like co-ed bachelor and bachelorette parties?

I was recently invited to a co-ed bachelor/bachelorette party… which I thought was a little weird. (I think the whole concept of these parties is weird, so this just kind of doubled the weirdness!) But I was wondering – what do you think?? Tell me why in the comments below!

~ Natasha

Wedding Poll: Will you invite your boss and/or coworkers?

I know a lot of people who struggle with whether they should invite their boss and/or their coworkers to their wedding. One person recently told me that they invited her boss because they knew he wouldn’t come but he’d give a really expensive gift. (I know, I thought that was a little shallow….) Regardless, it can be an awkward situation to have your boss and coworkers there — but it can be more awkward to report back to them how the wedding was. So…

Let us know why or why not!

~ Natasha

Do you want to see the photos that your boss & coworkers took at your wedding? Have them share photos online!

Destination Weddings: Yay or Nay?

I am heading to a wedding this afternoon and it’s actually not too far from where I grew up. But when the bride (who I’ve known forever) was contemplating her wedding, she gave serious consideration to having a destination wedding. I showed her a little bit about how to get married abroad — and she changed her tune and decided on a local wedding.

So…. Do you like destination weddings? Will you have one? Did you have one?

Tell us your thoughts in the comment section below! (Thanks!!!)

~ Natasha

Should You Learn Cultural Wedding Customs?

In the past year, I’ve attending a Catholic wedding, a non-denominational wedding, a Chinese wedding banquet, and an Indian wedding. I usually ask someone what is expected in terms of attire, but I don’t usually delve much further. Other people think you should know exactly what to expect – attire, mannerisms, etc. Others think that you should be able to attend weddings as yourself, with your own cultural background and without regard (other then being polite!) to the particular culture of that wedding. What do you think?

 

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