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  1. Weddings and bridal showers
    Viewing other threads discussing wedding gifts, I was sifting through what others give as their "standard" gift and saw these ideas, are there other ideas out there that we can list? $35-40 Safe from Walmart/Target Monogrammed pillowcases and pillows Gift basket filled with soaps and towels...
  2. Weddings and bridal showers
    This is a spin-off from Ashley's "A Wishing well??" at a bridal shower thread. Since many couples now co-habit before they wed, I imagine quite a few have fully stocked houses with most of the household appliances and goods they need already in their possession prior to the wedding day. With...
  3. Frugal Living
    there is a woman on yahoo answers who just posted that she is postponing her wedding for 3-4 years because of an economic loss. 3-4 years! my gosh. are people so into the huge prime rib dinner reception platinum wedding thing that they lose sight of the fact that it's about getting married...
  4. General Chat
    My theme is country/redneck and the budget is of course very limited. ( Go watch My Big Redneck Wedding on CMT get an idea of exactly what I'm talking about... Haha) Ideas so far- *Outside wedding at park, just renting pavilian, reception at VFW hall *Hay bails for seating and decor at both...
  5. News you can use
    6 ways to greener weddings and wallets With the average wedding cost almost $28,000 in the United States today, a growing number of couples use their nuptials to make a commitment not only to their futures together but to the environment as well.
  6. General Chat
    I'm beginning to see a trend around here. Young couples are getting married at the funeral home. Now when I first heard this, I :lol3: . Then I began to think about it. A lot of people aren't connected with a church, but they want something nicer than the courthouse. The funeral home has...
  7. Freebies
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  8. General Chat
    Since early Roman times some grain - usually wheat - has been associated with the wedding ceremony. The basis for the predominant theory as to why rice and other grains, such as wheat, have played a prominent role in marriage ceremonies for centuries, is that they are fraught with symbolism of...
  9. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    Do people do the dollar dance at weddings where you live? We don't do them here, and when my college roommate got married out in Ohio, we went out there and almost passed out when they told people it was time for the dollar dance and you had to pay a dollar to dance with the bride! As the maid...
  10. Holidays-Special Occasions-Celebrations
    About the time that Sue, one of DH's neices, got married, an old friend's daughter, Amy, also got married. [I live far away, so didn't attend either wedding.] Chris, Amy's mom, talks to me frequently, so I know that they have a paid-up mortgage and no consumer debt. I cannot say the same...
  11. Health and beauty
    Ever been to one? Had one? Eloped? Looking for inspiration, ideas and advice. I like these two...both resorts are all inclusive and the wedding is FREE (music to my frugal heart!) http://www.sandals.com/ http://couples.com/01resortPropF.htm If anyone can give insight into what areas are nice...
  12. General Chat
    Nope not me, I can't carry a tune no matter what. How about you?
  13. Holidays-Special Occasions-Celebrations
    I hate them!! Yes I have a long weekend, doesn't mean I want to spend it going to a wedding. My cousin the weekend before X-mas a few years ago. My friend Memorial weekend. DH's friend weekend before ThanksGiving. I have and want to dostuff on and around holidays, make it a weekend I and...
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