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The “Surprise” Catering Costs You Need To Budget For

[Editor’s Note: In an effort to provide you with the most accurate and candid information, this Tips & Advice post was written especially for ELD readers by one of our verified and vetted V List Vendors, Kelly of Just Save The Date Events! Read on to find out more on the “surprise” catering costs that you need to be budgeting for!] […]

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The 1 Thing That Has The Biggest Impact On a Wedding Budget

Recently, I was traveling and was with people who weren’t quite as entrenched in the world of weddings as I am. They were asking me questions about weddings in general, and I quickly realized that what is common knowledge to me isn’t quite as common to others. One of the common items I found myself explaining was […]

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What Weddings Really Cost

It seems like it’s a big secret. A faux paus. A bad word even. What exactly am I referring to? The thing is, what weddings really cost shouldn’t be a secret or seen as a bad word. It would be in everyone’s best interest if everyone just knew the truth, don’t you think? Well, since […]

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3 Solutions For Your Wedding Budget Woes

In an effort to provide you all with as much information about wedding planning as I possibly can, every now and then I’ll be sharing excerpts from some of The V List members’ own educational blog posts! V List member Kelly Hancock Events recently shared her insight and solutions for overcoming wedding budget woes and […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Rely On The Average Cost Of A Wedding

In my time in the wedding world, I’ve noticed lots of talk about the average cost of a wedding- both online and offline. The thing about this is that every wedding is different- just as every couple is different- so it’s really quite difficult to make an overarching “average cost of a wedding” statement. Today […]

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How To Create A Wedding Budget

Wedding budgets are THE most important aspect of a wedding. Of course your marriage is the most important aspect,  but when we’re talking about wedding planning, it’s your budget that gets the place of honor. One would think that it would be easy to create a wedding budget, but it’s something that there isn’t any kind […]

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Why Do Weddings Cost So Much?!

[Editor’s note: If you haven’t noticed by now, wedding cost is something that I talk about a lot here on ELD. Part of the reason for this is because I was absolutely unaware of the true cost of weddings when I was planning my own wedding. The other reason is that when I entered into the […]

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Debunking “Cost Saving” Wedding Myths

Happy Thursday everyone! Today I’m all about “debunking” myths- cost saving wedding myths to be exact! I’ve heard way too many of these lately, and quite honestly, I have NO idea where they came from. So it’s time to get rid of these myths once and for all! Let’s begin, shall we?   Myth: It’s […]

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How Hiring Professionals Can Actually SAVE You Money On Your Wedding

I will be the first person to tell you that when it comes to budget weddings and cutting costs*, I’m most definitely NOT your gal. But if you ask me to tell you how much to expect things to cost… now that’s a different story! The thing is, a good deal of the information that is […]

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Define What “On A Budget” Means

I talk about wedding budgets a lot here on ELD. Anywhere from what to expect to pay for things, to creating your wedding budget. But one thing that we haven’t touched on lately is something that is REALLY important when it comes to wedding budget and working with wedding professionals- defining what “on a budget” […]

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