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Engagement rings: the 10 best ways to save money

Diamond engagement rings are popular, but expensive. Here are some of the best ways to save money on this big purchase, from buying vintage to buying “light.” Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty11 June 21, 2016

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My Thrifty Wedding: What I’d Do Differently

You know, I can only write a post like this because I loved – and I mean LOVED – my wedding day. It was eight years ago this year. We organised it ourselves, in five months and on a strict … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty10 June 28, 2013

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A Thrifty Family Wedding

When we got back from Brittany, we had a card from my cousin thanking us for being at her recent wedding.  Ah, what a day that was: a proper thrifty family wedding! As I’ve mentioned before, my family lives in … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty8 September 18, 2012


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Bride2Bride: one way to save money on your wedding day

Sophie from Bride2Bride got in touch to ask if I’d take a look at their website – and I think it’s a brilliant idea. Bride2Bride is a free wedding classifieds site, where used and new wedding dresses, bridesmaids’ dresses and all the … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty2 July 6, 2012

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UPDATE: Where to buy fake wedding cake in the UK

I wrote about fake wedding cake more than two years ago now – and that post still gets a lot of traffic, especially at this time of year. For those uninitiated in the ways of the fake wedding cake, here’s … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty18 June 28, 2011

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My 80-year-old wedding dress: behold!

This is me on my wedding day in 2005, wearing my thrifty wedding dress. I bought it on eBay for £25; according to the faded little note that came with it, the dress had last been worn in 1927. Candis … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty12 October 21, 2010

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Fake wedding cake – hmmm!

UPDATE: If you are visiting from MSN Smart Spending, welcome to Miss Thrifty! My passion for fashion knows no bounds, but neither does my craving for saving…  Bargains ahoy!  Please have a look around; if you like what you see, … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty18 February 23, 2009