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Reining In Wedding Costs

Wedding models show off bridal dresses at the Bridal Festival in Spokane on Saturday at the Spokane Convention Center in Spokane. (SR photo: Tyler Tjomsland)

Since he popped the question Christmas Eve, reality has probably started to set in. Many brides dream of the perfect wedding, but they may have to be creative when it comes to paying for it. At the Northwest’s Premier Bridal Festival this weekend at the Spokane Convention Center, many vendors offer ideas for chopping down what can be a hefty price tag. Tammy Schneider, who has been presenting the festival for more than 25 years, said she’s noticed vendors scaling back their prices in recent years to make weddings more affordable in challenging economic times. More here.

Question: What a reasonable cost to pay for a wedding today?

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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