Wedding Math: Clothes, Clothes, and more Clothes
Weddings are a joyous time of celebration, and marketers know how to take advantage. This is especially true when it comes to the clothes. “Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue”? Change up the order and save big, especially on the clothes you’ll only wear once.
Wedding Math: Bridal Party
More and more couples are saying “I Don’t” to a bridal party, and there are plenty of reasons to jump on the new trend.
Wedding Math: A Small Guest List
Our wedding will be small by choice, and it’s not about money. If money doesn’t really matter, why would we put a limit on the number of people celebrating with us?
Wedding Math: Spending Thoughtfully
First, I’d like to say thank you to my Mom and Stepdad for saving diligently throughout your careers and helping to pay for a large part of the wedding. Full disclosure: I wanted to elope, but my mom wouldn’t let me. She was determined to see her only daughter get married, and said she would no longer speak to the Wanderer if he let me go through with eloping. Since that’s not a good way to start a marriage, we decided we had better do the thing. So I guess the TLDR of cheap weddings is “threaten to elope.” How else does one cut wedding costs?
The experiment has been a success. It's time for an update after four and a half years of marriage .
Frugality is always relevant, of course. So much of my successful adventures boiled down to timing. What’s still relevant? Am I just an inte...