Synopses & Reviews
A priceless wedding is one that emphasizes the unique personalities of the couple getting married. Priceless Weddings for Under $5,000
proves that you can celebrate the spirit of love, hope, joy, and community -- without spending a fortune.
Caterer and event planner Kathleen Kennedy offers insights on how to personalize a wedding inexpensively. She shares her savvy, insider techniques and tips to help couples save money on the many high-ticket items on their to-do list, showing where to cut corners and where to go all out. Included are:
* A questionnaire to help the bride and groom decide on their top priorities Tips on how to find and book a great low-cost wedding site Guidelines on how to determine a budget, and stick to it
* Negotiation tactics for dealing with caterers, florists, musicians, and photographers.
Priceless Weddings for Under $5,000 covers every single aspect of your special day, including strategies for finding the perfect dress, great ideas for what to serve for the reception, sample wedding vows and readings, innovative decorations and invitations, and ways to incorporate children into the ceremony for second marriages. Throughout the book, inspiring stories of real-life priceless weddings, with complete budget breakdowns, show how resourceful couples around the country created their own unique celebrations.
Priceless Weddings for Under $5,000 is the ultimate guide for couples who want their special day to live on in memory, not through bills.
Discover how to to create personal, memorable, and first-rate wedding ceremonies that don't mean beginning married life deep in debt. This invaluable book includes ten steps to designing the perfect wedding, from booking a cheap but charming site for the ceremony to dealing with caterers, florists, musicians, and photographers.
About the Author
KATHLEEN KENNEDY is a caterer, chef, and stylist with more than eighteen years of experience in the hospitality industry. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Kathleen worked as a chef/instructor at the California Culinary Academy and was the executive chef at a San Francisco-based catering company. Kathleen has planned and catered weddings ranging in size from 10 to 600 guests.