April has come to an end and the prime wedding season is fast approaching as May arrives. Below is our popular social posts on Facebook and Twitter. Be sure to join us in the discussion on your favorite of the two.
Was anyone else confused by the wedding on the ACM Award’s last night? http://yhoo.it/HakdXT
10 Great Engagement Rings (That Aren’t Solitaires) – with pictures - http://bit.ly/HMxBWZ
There’s No Wedding Proposal Like a Final Fantasy Wedding Proposal - http://bit.ly/HmGmBX
Every year, Ben & Jerry’s gives away a free cone on their self-created holiday called Free Cone Day. This year, that day is April 3rd (TODAY) and when you go to a local Scoop Shop, you will be able to get some free ice cream! The best part is that they don’t care how many times you go – you can go as often as you’d like, as long as you’re willing to wait through the inevitable long lines.
Want to save on a cake topper? Consider displaying a family heirloom – crystal, jewelry, silver, china and your fav childhood items.
A documentary type video – Why Did My Wedding Dress Cost So Much? - http://n.pr/HhzUlG
Having a beach themed wedding? Consider buying sea shells and paint them in your wedding colors. Then, use them as a unique cake topper.
Wedding tip – Think about getting a wedding credit card that offers points. When it’s over, you may have accrued enough points to pay for honeymoon plane tickets or another trip.
Wedding vendor tip – Plan your Facebook and Twitter posts between 6am and 9am PST. Post longevity is only about 3 hours. We will start posting in the morning tomorrow.
Money saving tip – Instead of real flowers, add your own personality with candles, rocks, plants and other inanimate objects.
Money saving tip – Do you have a talent that others desire? Would your wedding vendors be willing to barter in return for your offering?
Great picture – A wedding invitation that finally offers accurate RSVP options. - http://bit.ly/HI40ej
Useful centerpieces as favors – plant herbs such as rosemary, sage and basil in tiny terra-cotta pots. Add multiple pots to each table.
What’s worth your extra splurge? Food truck, photo/video booth, second reception dress, high-end transportation, designer shoes???
Would You Want an Engagement Ring With Your Birthstone? Here Are 12–One for Each Month! Which Would You Wear? - http://bit.ly/HOGQVY
Money Saving tip – Consider offering a variety family style meal and skip the 5-star dishes.
Common unanticipated wedding expenses: Tips, sales tax, stamps, delivery fees, travel fees, and alterations.
Money saving tip – Hire the band or DJ just for the dancing portion of the reception only. Less hours will reduce their overall fee.
What’s the average cost for an American wedding? $24,844. Be sure to have enough for your new home’s down payment when it’s over.
A great way to number your tables and add ambiance – numbered candle holders. Check out these rustic holders -http://etsy.me/Ho7jtf
Need to track wedding expenses with an app? Use shoeboxed app to turn a pile of receipts into digital data for effortless expense reporting
Cost for adding a single guest? Consider extra hors d’oeuvres, meal, bar tab, seating, dinnerware, favors, linens, and transportation.
Money saving tip – Instead of bouquets for every bridesmaid, have them carry other items such as lanterns, pin wheels, custom signs, etc.
Thanks to everyone who “liked” our wedding reception song lists page. Just surpassed 500 likes!http://bit.ly/azwT7h
Money saving tips – Purchase blooms available in your area and in season at the time of your wedding.
Create a special area around the wedding cake. Ribbon, glue and chic paper cut-outs. Check out these paper garlands. http://etsy.me/JcHloy
Picture of Howard and Bernadette’s possible wedding from the Big Bang Theory’s remaining 3 episodes -http://bit.ly/Ixblvx
Is it “IN” for the bride and groom doing the Chicken Dance, Macarena, or Hokey Pokey during their wedding reception?