It’s your special day, and you want every aspect to be perfect – but you also don’t want to get yourself into debt. You’ve planned out all the costly aspects carefully – the dress budget, hiring a photographer and finding a venue that you can afford – but when it comes to organizing the wedding reception, costs can quickly escalate.
Although the ceremony is a hugely special part of your day, the reception is where you get a chance to celebrate and connect with all your loved ones, and it will certainly be one of the most memorable parts of your day. But all that eating, drinking and dancing doesn’t come cheap, especially if you have a big family and plenty of friends who you don’t want to miss out.
Luckily, the secret to a great wedding reception isn’t spending lots of money you don’t have – its all about keeping it personal to you and your other half. The touches that make it uniquely yours are what guests will really remember – and they don’t have to be expensive. Personal touches make everyone smile and ensure your day is memorable long after the music has faded on the last dance. [Read more…]