Weddings

trocadero-clubhouse
09 Jan 2014

Choosing a cheap-ass wedding venue for under $1,000

Everyone kept telling us that it wasn’t going to happen for under $10,000. But, I knew damn well that there was a wedding venue for $1,000 in Northern California. Turns out, I was right. I love being right. We looked at an insurmountable amount of possibilities for a wedding site.

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BRIDESMAIDS
21 Aug 2012

A Cheapass Guide for Broke-Ass Bridesmaids

It all starts with the call. “WE’RE ENGAGED!” You’re happy they’re finally tying the knot, stoked to hear how he proposed, and touched to have been immediately asked to be her maid of honor (as if anyone else really stood a chance..pfff!) I would say it takes about 1 month for you

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
06 Jun 2012

Weddings: A Broke-Ass’s Dream Party

Recently, I had the honor of being a bridesmaid in my BFF Kate’s wedding to her longtime main squeeze, Jason.  Besides an awkward moment where the Mother-of-the-Bride looked down at me while I was adjusting Kate’s train and said, “Always a bridesmaid, never a bride!” (way to send shivers down

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
8bit Mondays
23 Oct 2011

5 Things You Should Never DIY

I don’t like to toot my own horn, but I’m a little bit of a DIY maven—not as much in the way of crafting as in salon services, home decor, and bicycle maintenance. This means I’ve tried enough crap myself to know when it’s not worth it or even just

Sarah M. Smart - Red-Light Special 2
Wedding-Guest
23 May 2011

How To Be a Wedding Guest

Spoiler: Don’t wear crazy upstaging hats. I’ve already covered the more questionable wardrobe decisions of certain coast areas, but what about the rest of the wedding? I’m sure you’ve all been holding your breath since you asked yourself that question. Well, consider this permission to finally breathe again, like Toni

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 2
Sunglasses
05 Apr 2011

Wedding Attire: NYC vs SoCal

I’ve been to quite a few weddings just over the past couple of years, both here in NYC as well as in my unfortunate original homeland of Southern California. Yes, this post is going to be a little bit “white people drive like this/black people drive like this“, but like,

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 2
wedding-cake
11 Jan 2011

Broke-Ass Etiquette: Wedding Receptions on a Budget

Got a question about how to be a polite Broke-Ass?  Email Half-Price Headliner with your queries and get schooled on how to be proper-like. Q: Dear Half-Price Headliner, My best friend is getting married and I’m helping plan the wedding.  They’re just doing a very small courthouse ceremony with a

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 1