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Cheap Wedding Gems, Issue #21 -- Really cheap wedding food
August 01, 2012

Really Cheap Wedding Food

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- Really Cheap wedding food- Without making your wedding look cheap!

- Latest articles on my-cheap-wedding.

- Tip of the month.

- Final thought.

Really Cheap Wedding Food

What if you're on a really tight budget and want to get the food as cheap as possible but don't want to cheapen the look of your wedding day?

Well the food can be done by using a little imagination but my favourite is to get some of your friends and family to make something to bring with them for the guests. Some might do a main course while others can bring some deserts etc. Or have a hog roast or BBQ.

There is always a way, but the next issue you have if your budget is very tight is how to get plates, cutlery etc. without having to rent it. Paper plates and plastic cutlery would be great as it's cheap, but you don't want your wedding day to look cheap.

So why not make a feature of it, tie it into the BBQ (or other) theme on the invites. By giving your guests fore warning they won't be expecting fancy plates etc. for a BBQ or hog roast.

You can then save more money by not needing waiting staff to feed your guests as they can collect the food themselves. What's more you'll have minimal clean-up costs as the plates and cutlery can be thrown away after use.

This method can even help with the atmosphere as people will get to mingle and don't only get to talk to the people either side of them at a table.

Get more ideas from my article on wedding food...

Latest articles on

Wedding Ring Profiles.

An often overlooked aspect of choosing wedding rings is the profile of the rings.

While we are primarily interested in how the rings look it is also worthwhile remembering that you will both have to wear them for the rest of your lives so getting the comfort right is equally important.

For many grooms the fear that the wedding ring will not be comfortable is often their biggest concern, especially if they don't normally wear a ring. So have a look at my latest article explaining the most common ring profiles and which tend to be more comfortable...

Tip of the month.

In our current "summer" where you're more likely to suffer from trench foot that sun stroke it's extra important to have a survival bag nearby at all times.

Start with it in the car and then give it to your chief bridesmaid to look after for you during the ceremony and reception.

In it put a small umbrella (hopefully the driver will have one, but just in case), emergency make-up, a sewing kit, hair spray, hair clips and any other little things you think may come in handy.

If there's something you would like to see included within please get in touch and let us know.

Final Thought

I'll keep my fingers crossed that any of you who are getting married over the next few weeks manage to get better weather. I'm not sure what the opposite of a rain dance is but I'll do one of those too.

Until next month...

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