One way many people overlook when thinking of ways to save on their wedding is tax deductions. Here are the rules, along with corresponding IRS resources, followed by some ideas for getting the deductions. (Disclaimer: I’ve taken the H&R Block tax preparer’s course, but I am not a tax professional. So, please double check your […]
Buying a wedding dress can seem very expensive when you do not have the money to pay full normal retail. But there are options. Here are seven ways to have your beautiful gown and save, too. In all cases–whether buying from a brick and mortar retailer or online–research the seller and specific item to be […]
You may have read, as I have, that wedding gowns run one to two sizes smaller than a typical dress. Armed with that “knowledge,” I set out to create a chart to help guide you with online or used gown purchases. I was in for a huge surprise. After gathering sizing information for popular clothing […]
Read what led to this infographic and get links to some of the popular designer size charts here.
You may think finding a custom-made wedding gown on a very limited budget is impossible. Surprisingly, this is not so. There are actually many dress makers who will make the dress of your dreams and mail it to you for very little. I went on the hunt for, and found, several sources with both a […]
Pulling off your “dream wedding on a limited budget” means utilizing techniques that have worked for others. In that spirit, I’ve found three recent blog posts from around the Web that will help you do just that. I’ve outlined 12 ideas below (whether they are right for you depends on your priorities or preferences), along […]