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    Updated on Sep 1, 2020. Posted on Jun 23, 2015

    These Drawings Explain Planning A Wedding On A Budget

    Should we elope?

    The engagement.

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    Five minutes of serenity.

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    "I don't know why people say wedding planning is so stressful?"

    The realization that venues book up a year or more in advance.

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    Suddenly everything looks like a possible venue option.

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    And then nothing looks like a venue option.

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    You consider eloping.

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    You come REALLY SERIOUSLY CLOSE TO ELOPING.

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    Even your mom seems like she's on board.

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    Then she starts to cry.

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    You end up booking a venue that pleases everyone.

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    Completely exhausted, you're thrilled to potentially relax a little and figure out the guest list.

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    Take whatever you thought it was going to be and multiply by four and then painfully cut it in half.

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    You consider eloping again, but you already put money down on the venue.

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    Time to pick out "save the dates."

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    You look for cheap options but soon realize anything that has to do with weddings is marked up by 5 million percent.

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    You say good-bye to all your money.

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    And in some cases comfort your parents for losing all their money.

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    The eye of the storm.

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    Three months later the invitations, food, decor, and seating arrangements hit you like an avalanche.

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    You consider carrying bags of rocks instead of flowers to cut costs.

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    Your mom cries again.

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    THE. SEATING. ARRANGEMENTS.

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    You consider eloping one last time.

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    The wedding.

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    Everyone cries happy tears.

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