I’m getting married! After what seems like years of waiting (ok what was actually years of waiting) I finally get to plan a wedding! Oh also, the man I love more than anyone in the entire world wants to spend the rest of his life with me. So that’s pretty awesome too.
The only down side: it turns out weddings are expensive. Like, REALLY expensive. And weddings in the UK (i.e. GBP) are the most expensive of all. So how in the world am I going to plan a dream wedding on a shoestring?
Well first, I guess we should talk shoestring. The fact is that my parents are successful professionals and extremely generous people. They’re going to help us out, so M and I got incredibly lucky there.
But they’re also not the kind of people who are willing to blow $50,000 on a wedding, and frankly, neither am I. I would much rather buy a flat and take a fantastic trip than spend thousands and thousands of dollars on flowers.
That being said, I’m not totally willing to give up the wedding of my dreams. I just have to figure out how to do it for £10,000. This is going to be fun!