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What to Rent for Your Graduation Party

If you’re planning on graduating in the next couple months, you are probably also planning on having a graduation party. Whether you are graduating from high school, have received your bachelor’s degree, or a higher degree, a party is a great way to celebrate this achievement — on that not everyone has the perseverance to reach. Because there are likely many people who were involved i

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Checklist for How to Plan the Perfect Graduation Party

Whether the graduation is from high school or university or the graduate is your child, best friend, or significant other, you want to plan the very best graduation party possible. Luckily, you have a little bit of time to make sure that the party is absolutely perfect, as most high schools and universities don’t let out until the beginning or middle of May. Finishing high school or getti

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Ten Reasons You Should Rent a Tent for Your Graduation Party

If you are planning a graduation party, you have probably looked at many different venues. From asking your parents or friends to use their homes and backyards, to renting out your favorite restaurant, to using a local park for a few hours, there are lots of places you could hold your party. However, there is one that you might not have thought of yet. Not only will it be inexpensive and co

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Spring Graduation Party Planning Tips

If you are in charge of planning your school or university’s graduation ceremony, you might feel as though you have a lot to do in the next couple of months. Depending on when your school releases for summer vacation, your graduation might be in mid-May or early June. If this is the case, right now is the time to make sure that all of your ducks are in a row and that your ceremony is complet

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Planning a Great Wedding for Less than $4000

If you’ve ever watched one of those wedding shows on TV, you’ve probably seen couples spending tens of thousands of dollars on a wedding. For couples that have that much money to spend on a wedding, setting that kind of standard is fine. For couples that are trying to save to buy a house or just to start their lives together without a mountain of debt, a great wedding doesn’t have to cos

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How to Plan a Wedding in 2 Months or Less

Whether you just want a short engagement or you have put off all of your wedding planning tasks until two months before your wedding, don’t panic! It is possible to plan a wedding in less than three months. My parent planned their wedding in less than a single month (those crazy kids)! It is doable, and it doesn’t even have to consume your entire life. No matter what circumstances, here is

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Common Wedding Planning Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Wedding planning is stressful. There are a lot of moving parts, and while it seems like planning for this, what’s supposed to be the happiest, most romantic day of your life, should be fun, if you’re a first-time bride, you may not know what to do or how to do it. Even the most comprehensive wedding Pinterest boards might not cover all aspects of weddings or wedding planning. If you’re p

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Best Wedding Planning Apps for Spring Weddings

While making a binder that has a physical copy of all of your important wedding documents (like your license and contracts with vendors) is always a good idea, a smartphone is easier to carry, so you can plan on the bus, check on your to-do list while commuting to work, and double-check your dress fitting appointment while you’re at the doctor’s office. If you’re getting married, here are te

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Graduation Party

How to Plan a Graduation Party, on a Student’s Budget

You’ve just spend tens of thousands (possibly hundreds of thousands, depending on the university) getting your degree. You want to celebrate that degree, but planning a party, especially a graduation party, where lots of people want to come and celebrate this major achievement with you, is expensive. Luckily, there are ways to cut down on the costs of planning that party, whether or not your

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Wedding Food

20 Ideas to Save Money on Wedding Food and Service

One of the most expensive parts of planning a wedding is making sure you have enough food for all of your guests and enough plates, cups, forks, knives, etc. for all of those people to eat the food. Most caterers charge per-person for appetizers, meals, and desserts. Even if you’re only inviting fifty or fewer people, a serious part of your budget is going to go towards just feeding people a

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