‘Frugal’ Bride Spends $30,000 on her Wedding

Spend $30,000 on your wedding and you’ll be considered a ‘frugal’ and ‘budget concious’ bride by mainstream media. Don’t believe me? Read it for yourself.

I need a drink. A cheap $9 chocolate martini would suffice. I’m on a budget.

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  1. Posted by Nightfall on June 5th, 2009 at 2:58pm

    WTF? No way "frugal" means $30,000. What planet are they on?
  2. Posted by FoxFire on June 6th, 2009 at 3:08pm

    That is crazy- $30K is a house downpayment! If that is what you can afford to spend, then more power to you, but don't dare call that frugal!
  3. Posted by Tammy on June 8th, 2009 at 1:54pm

    $30K is not frugal, lol. That is slightly a bit above the average cost in most communities, even. Wow, that woman (and MSNB) must have lost touch with reality a long time ago.
  4. Posted by FloridaBride on August 3rd, 2010 at 3:38am

    This makes my head hurt. From the start of my wedding planning, I have said that definition of the word "budget wedding" is not universal. My budget is definitely NOT this woman's budget.

    My wedding is costing a little over $4,000 and it is more than I ever dreamed of! My dress is amazing, the venue makes my heart flutter even if I didn't have a budget, we are having 150 guest, open bar, full meal, and a live steel pan player for the ceremony.

    We got very lucky! I thought we were doing into this alone. I was wrong! You honestly never know which second cousin twice removed is a professional baker or owns 150 white chairs. :D
  5. Posted by Christina on August 3rd, 2010 at 2:33pm

    Sounds like you're very resourceful! Congrats on the budget wedding!!
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