Your Wedding Planning Reading List

by Azure

Looking for a good read? Check out some of these new wedding related titles. All of these titles are available on Amazon.com

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Bride Ideas and Frock-Ups a Book of Wedding Tips and Slips

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Lately, I’ve really been enjoying the British take on all things wedding. Sites like I am Staggered and The Hen Project, not to mention our old friend Rock n’ Roll Bride just have a fun way of looking at things. I’m also loving Bride Ideas and Frock Ups, a hilarious British book of wedding anecdotes, superstitions and pictures. It’s written by a journalist and two British wedding photographers who have shot over 500 weddings around the world. It’s a perfect stocking...

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How to Plan a Wedding, an Historical Perspective

by Azure

Happy Monday! I went to my public library’s book sale this weekend and among other things, I picked up this book, first written in 1939 and updated in 1958 (you can actually get your own used copy on Amazon). As you can see, the illustrations are fabulous! In some places the book feels surprisingly modern. For example, there are pages and pages of instructions on how to word invitations in the case of various kinds of situations, including divorce and remarriage. In other places,...

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Savvy Steals Winner: Arming one lucky lady with fabulous budget wedding ideas!

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We've got one Savvy Scoop reader who is on a roll! Our Savvy Steal winner this week, who will be armed with the tools to plan her dream wedding without emptying her piggy bank, is PattyJ! Congratulations, PattyJ- we know you will love the Bridal Bargains Gift Set, chock full of fantastic budget wedding ideas! Last week, PattyJ was the lucky winner of 5 amazing Essie nail polish shades, and now she's ready to plan a champagne wedding on a beer budget. See, girls, we take care...

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway- Budget Wedding Ideas with Bridal Bargains!

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This week we are thrilled to offer an amazing wedding planning resource from the authors of Baby 411 and Baby Bargains (both books turned me into an unbelievably savvy mom). Rest assured, our Savvy Steals giveaway this week will be all about Weddings and not bringing up baby. Product Description: To help plan your dream wedding without breaking the bank, one lucky Savvy Steal winner will receive the Bridal Bargains Gift Set- America’s best-selling guides for planning a fantastic...

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Jewish Weddings: An Interview with Rabbi Hyim Shafner

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Interview with Rabbi Hyim Shafner author of The Everything Jewish Wedding Book When I got married I was decidedly un-interested in Judaism or religion. But, my husband and I are both Jewish and so we went with the flow and had a Jewish wedding. After reading Rabbi Shafner’s Everything Jewish Wedding Book, and having a chance to talk to the very forward-thinking man. I sort of wish I could have a do-over. His relationship-based, spiritual approach to weddings and Jewish life in...

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