By all accounts, the 2017 Prescott Bridal Affaire Expo was an unqualified success resulting in a record turn-out and a 13% increase in registered brides from last year’s expo. Thank you one and all for participating in the largest bridal expo in the quad-city area. Though months away, don’t forget to Save-A-Date for the 2018 Prescott Bridal Affaire Expo taking place on Sunday March 4 at the Hassayampa Inn.
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WHAT IF I DON’T HAVE $50,000?!
According to the Bridal Association of America, the average cost of wedding in this country has now soared to $50,000. In today’s economy, many engaged couples and their families don’t have that type of money to spend for a wedding and are looking for ideas to plan a beautiful day while keeping costs to a minimum.
For years, brides have found ways to keep wedding costs under control without their guests ever suspecting it. We at PrescottWeddings.com are passing on a few tips they’ve learned:
Brian invited his mother over for dinner. During the course of the meal, Brian’s mother couldn’t help but notice how beautiful Brian’s roommate, Jennifer, was. Brian’s mom had long been suspicious of a relationship between Brian and Jennifer, and this had only made her more curious.
Over the course of the evening, while watching the two interact, she started to wonder if there was more between Brian and Jennifer than met the eye.
Reading his mom’s thoughts, Brian volunteered, ‘I know what you must be thinking, but I assure you Jennifer and I are just roommates.’
About a week later, Jennifer came to Brian saying, ‘Ever since your mother came to dinner, I’ve been unable to find the beautiful silver gravy ladle. You don’t suppose she took it, do you?’
Brian said, ‘Well, I doubt it, but I’ll send her an e-mail just to be sure. So he sat down and wrote:
“I’m not going to limit myself just because people won’t accept the fact that I can do something else.”
– Dolly Parton, American singer-songwriter (1946 – )
A Little Zen
There are three ways to correct our faults:
We can change through behavior.
We can change through understanding.
We can change from the heart.