At work, a colleague of mine was gushing over a package that had arrived in the mail–the real post-office-delivered-mail–that contained delicious treats from a “pal.” She went on to say […]
I promised I wouldn’t talk about weddings anymore, but I finally got around to examining the true cost of our wedding and thought I would share.
David and I started with a specific budget and paid for 98% of the wedding ourselves. Our budget was less than HALF what the average wedding costs; our total wedding was still less than 3/4 The day I realized we were going over the budget was the day I decided to buy a second dress and it was hard to determine whether what I wanted and needed was worth the investment.
Luckily, going over the budget wasn’t forgetting that one still existed and I think we are both proud that we’re “graduating” with no wedding debt.
This weekend it kind of seemed like the U.S. had badly wronged Mother Nature, no? The East Coast had derecho, Colorado remained submerged in a land on fire, while Florida […]