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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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What A Wedding Costs (When You Use Professionals)

Many of you may know that my goal for Every Last Detail is to educate brides- and the world- about weddings. A very large part of this involves spreading the word about what a wedding costs, and while it’s not always the happiest topic, it’s a very necessary aspect of wedding planning. And so, in 2012, I surveyed wedding […]

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The Truth About Creating A Wedding Budget

If you are one of the lucky ladies to get engaged recently, I’m sure you’re soaring on cloud 9 – and you certainly should be. But, I’m sure you’re also excited and ready to begin diving into the planning process, right? You’ve started searching Pinterest, reading wedding blogs (isn’t ELD the BEST?!?!), seeking advice from […]

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Wedding Budget 101

Recently here on ELD, we talked about the truth of what weddings really cost. Since then, I’ve also spoken to quite a few brides who weren’t sure about how to create their wedding budgets.  So to continue our discussion about what wedding costs and budgets,  I thought we could chat more about wedding budgets in general- because […]

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

Happy Thursday friends! I’m going through paradise withdrawals, as I’ve just returned from a trip to the gorgeous island of Saint Lucia, scoping out wedding locations and honeymoon destinations. I cannot WAIT to share more about the trip with you all! On this trip I was traveling with some people who weren’t quite as entrenched […]

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

[Are you here to take the ELD Wedding Pricing Survey? Click here!]   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 […]

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