You are invited :

To a family wedding !

My Parent’s celebrates there 64th Wedding Anniversary this month :

Invitation: Pick the Date

Find Out the Best Month to Hold Your Wedding

  • January – February. Pros: January, as the first month of the year, represents new beginnings. …
  • March – May. Pros: It’s summertime! …
  • June – August. Pros: These months, including the traditional wedding month of June, are considered to be an off-peak season for weddings. …
  • September – November. …
  • December.

Wedding date choice : In South Louisiana dates take of weddings and party’s must factor in Farming ,LSU Football and Hunting season so that a crowd will show up. January are the perfect time if late enough to miss playoffs.

My Mom’s bridal shower : In the back of the Methodist church .

What is a bridal shower?

A bridal shower is a pre-wedding celebration in honor of the bride that traditionally is an opportunity for guests to give her gifts to help set up her new home. 

Who hosts and pays for the bridal shower?

The bridal shower is usually hosted by the bridesmaids, the bride or groom’s mother, or other close female relatives.As with other pre-wedding events, the guest list should be limited to people who are also invited to the wedding.

My Mom kept a detailed list of what things cost:

Cost comparison:

She paid $3.00 dollars for wedding shoes. Mine was $150. But they can go from very inexpensive to costly.

Average cost of wedding veil : The range / average cost of a wedding veil is anywhere from $100 to $800, but generally around $250 to $400 is the average cost. Mom’s cost $23.02.

Florist was the biggest price ( $106.85) Depending on your style and needs, your wedding flowers cost will vary, but the average cost of wedding flowers in the U.S. is around $1,500 with most couples spending between $700 and $2,500.

My Mom’s wedding picture :

The wedding announcement is a short article giving information about you and your new spouse, as well as about the ceremony. Many newspapers will even print announcements for free, though most will charge more for longer announcements or ones with pictures. Generally, newspapers run the announcements on the weekend of your wedding or after it, but you will need to get them the information or announcement well in advance

This is the picture that was placed in the Newspaper as the announcement.

50th Wedding Anniversary Quilt

My Mom’s dress fell apart over the years. For there 50th anniversary I made a quilt top with parts of her dress sewed into it. These are the flower applicated from the wedding dress.

I also made small keepsakes for all nieces and nephew as wedding keepsakes when they got married. Lisa

Thanks for helping me celebrate this event. Friday on My Crafts Table : fun wedding favors to make. Lisa

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