On Saturday 19th October 2019, my partner Shane and I tied the knot! The day was absolutely amazing; it was everything we wanted it to be and more. When we started planning we set ourselves a budget of five thousand pounds and we managed to come in £68 under!
If you want to know exactly what we spent, scroll down to find out all the costings along with a few wedding snaps.
Be honest, would you use something that was past its best before date? If you said no, I’m here to try to convince you otherwise. Not only is this a fab way to save money, it’s a way to reduce waste and a way to get the most out of products that are still absolutely fine to use!
This weekend was absolutely brilliant; not only was it my thirty-first birthday, it was also Poppy’s tenth birthday! I celebrated like most thirty-somethings with some retail therapy, a few drinks and a spot of lunch. My birthday shopping and dining had a retail value of around £130… However, me being me, I had a few tricks up my sleeve and got £90 worth of that for FREE!
Would you be willing to get into debt for your big day?
I love a bit of deal stacking and these offers allow you to get a bottle of Absolut Vodka Juice Edition – Strawberry for just £6.50 rather than the usual price of £16! Here’s how…
How much do you think a hen party outfit should cost? My entire outfit – shoes, dress and accessories – has cost under £25!
This is a brilliant little hack that is perfect for creating a special gift for Mothers Day, birthdays or for Bridesmaid proposals. My Thrifty trick costs just 89p and looks brilliant…
According to Hitched.com, the average cost of wedding flowers is £1200-£1500! To keep costs down I’ve decided to buy artificial and to make my own bouquet. My total cost for all our wedding flowers was a very Thrifty £70!
Did you know that the average cost of a UK wedding currently stands at a whopping £30,355! It’s great if you can afford to spend, but if you don’t you can still have the day you want on a smaller budget…