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Fort Wayne Couple Saves Nearly $22,000 on their Dream Wedding

Fort Wayne, IN (PRWEB) November 6, 2006 -- Fort Wayne couple, Tim and Lisa Spooner, recently celebrated their three year anniversary. On September 20, 2003 Tim and Lisa were married at the elegant wedding of their dreams planned on a budget of less than $2,000.

Such dramatic savings are an impressive accomplishment at a time when a couple in the U.S. can expect to spend on average $27,490 and even in Fort Wayne where the cost of living is relatively low weddings still costs $23,640 on average (according to

What makes Tim and Lisa's accomplishment all the more impressive is that when they say they spent less than $2,000 on their wedding they are including every aspect of their wedding including items not considered by such as the engagement ring.

"There is no way we could have afforded a more expensive wedding," Tim explains, "They say necessity is the mother of invention and our tight finances fanned our creativity into a full fire. We ended up planning a great wedding on a very tight budget using principles we feel anyone can apply."

Although this frugal couple did not spend much on their wedding, they did not skimp either! They put together a beautiful ceremony and a lavish reception dinner. From the gorgeous wedding dress to the shrimp and caviar, nothing was done halfway. The photos displayed at Tim and Lisa's website pay tribute to the elegance achieved by these wedding planners.

Tim and Lisa realized that their budget wedding planning system could not be kept to themselves so they wrote a guide book called "Wedding Planning on a Budget: Plan the Wedding of Your Dreams... Without Breaking the Bank!" offering step-by-step instructions to help other couples follow their lead.

A recent review posted at the Great Wedding Network's blog points out that "This book isn't your typical budget wedding book. It doesn't tell you to have your wedding in the off season or on a Friday night."

In the newly released downloadable book, the bride and groom wanting the elegant wedding they have always imagined, can find easy-to-follow guidance and plenty of actual examples from Tim and Lisa's wedding planning experience.

One of the overriding themes in Tim and Lisa's eBook and on their website is that a successful wedding does not have to be an expensive wedding. As our economy slows down and the cost of weddings rises, Tim and Lisa offer hope to the couples who find that their parents are no longer compelled by tradition nor able to shell out the big bucks for that dream wedding.

"It is extremely satisfying to have the chance to share our success with other engaged couples out there," Lisa commented, "I mean why should anyone have to give up their once-in-a-lifetime wedding dreams just because they happen to be low on cash when they find the love of their life?"

To learn more about Tim and Lisa's ebook and wedding, be sure to visit their website:


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