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  1. General Chat
    Saw it in your post, hope you had a wonderfful day!
  2. Holidays-Special Occasions-Celebrations
    My sister is planning a surprise 50th bday party for her husband. I am trying to help her come up with some decorating ideas. I am catering the party, so I'd love some ideas about small items that can either be placed on the table or even scattered around the edges of platters. My sister...
  3. Weddings and bridal showers
    Hi everyone, I am new to your forum after I did a search on frugal tips for everyday life. Both my dh and I work but somehow find ourselves still living paycheck to paycheck and I'm just so tired of that, you know?! Anyway, when I came across this website, I figured maybe people here might...
  4. Weddings and bridal showers
    My grandparents' 50th is coming up in one month. My mom is an only child and my sisters and I are helping her put together an open house/reception for them plus a memory album. I'm just wondering if anyone has any ideas (frugal/simple of course!) for an occasion like this. I really want this to...
  5. Family
    Girls -- this is the speech that I'm hoping to give for my mother. I'm just not sure how I'll be able to pull it off without tears. She deserves every word of praise and more. It comes from my prayer book Illuminata Ceremony of the Elder: We gather on this day to celebrate an important...
  6. Family
    Any ideas?? I'm already making sure there are tons of family and friends attending. I also would like to make a speech as well but hope I don't cry during it! Any tips for public speaking?? Any ideas appreciated!! I'm so proud of my mam!!
  7. General Chat
    In-laws have been married 50 yrs. They're having a big party in a rented hall. In July. In Dallas. (Can you spell SWEATING?) I don't want to splurge for a chiffon-type dress that I'll wear only once, but ... MIL will be wearing something fancy and floaty. Maybe even floor-length. One sil...
  8. Holidays-Special Occasions-Celebrations
    My parents will be married 50 years on January 1st. We're having their party on the 3rd. I'm at a loss as to what to do. My brother is making a computerized slide show (rather than a photo album), but beyond that, I'm lost. I want something unique and frugal (since I'm pretty much footing...
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