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Our Frugal, Christ-Centered Wedding

August 26, 2014 by


My twin sister and I both got married the same summer – 1994. Our parents gave each of us $5000 and said, “If it costs more than that, you pay the extra. If it costs less than that, you keep the extra.” Greg’s dad was the pastor at our church that averaged about 250 -300 […]

Worldly Weddings VS. Christ Centered Weddings

August 25, 2014 by


  It is VERY, VERY easy to get caught up in the hype of the wedding industry and the world and to allow our priorities, goals, dreams and desires for our wedding to become all about earthly things, as we talked about in “Dream Disney Weddings”.   WORLDLY TEMPTATIONS A WOMAN MAY FACE AS SHE […]

Dream Disney Weddings /

August 18, 2014 by


My friend and I were looking at Disney’s wedding stuff lately – all the things you can buy and do if you have a wedding at Disney World. Wow! There sure are some beautiful, fantastical ideas there and a LOT of ways to spend gobs and gobs of money. The pictures are glorious. They do […]

Can We Drag a Man into Marriage?

October 6, 2013 by


They say a picture is worth a thousand words. My children and I saw these wedding cake toppers at Wal-Mart.  They were labelled “humorous wedding cake toppers.” I don’t know if you can see it – but – on the top one, the grooms fingers are actually digging into the ground.  He is SO opposed […]

A Spiritually Rich, Financially Frugal, GLORIOUS Wedding!

May 17, 2013 by


Hello April! I was really blessed by your recent post on Peaceful Single Girl about weddings. I thought I would share with you my experience. After knowing each other for almost 10 years, and after a long courtship and short engagment, hubby and I got married last year at the beginning of February. I borrowed […]

Let’s Redefine How to Have a Christian Wedding!

May 6, 2013 by


I am sure you have seen the statistics – the average wedding in America now costs over $25,000. That is just INSANE! I, personally, am on a mission to change the mindset of Christians about how to celebrate weddings.  I believe that we can have God-honoring, beautiful, poignant ceremonies RICH with meaning without wasting thousands […]