Dream Wedding on a Dime

7 Secrets for the Budget-Savvy Bride

Non-Fiction - General
204 Pages
Reviewed on 12/16/2013
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Author Biography

Bobette Kyle has owned and published the My Online Wedding Help website since 2006 and for more than 20 years has made planning and strategy, which most always involve financial constraints, her life's work. As an employee, she held several positions in charge of all areas of marketing planning and implementation, learning that breaking a project or goal into chunks and staying organized helped immensely. Her planning experience also includes authoring a book on marketing planning, as well as co-owning two planner companies. She used those deeply ingrained skills to develop the seven secrets and uncover ways to save money during wedding planning, which she shares in "Dream Wedding on a Dime."

Bobette also loves finding bargains, probably due to her early days as a single mom working her way through college. The only thing that makes her happier than figuring out how to get a designer item for 70 percent off retail or completing a project for less money is sharing the way she did it.

Finally, like most people who are getting married on a limited budget, she didn't know all the wedding-related details when she started. For that reason, she has tried to take advice to the next step by answering the questions she had in the beginning and is sure many others have as well.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

Dream Wedding on a Dime - 7 Secrets for the Budget-Savvy Bride by Bobette Kyle is a useful guide for those who are planning to have a budget wedding and save money by avoiding extravagance, but at the same time making it an event of their life. As we all know, weddings are always expensive affairs. The book will give you useful tips to manage your finances and wedding funds. Every topic in the book is useful to the reader who is planning on a dream but budget wedding. There are useful tips to choose from a lot of options in managing the wedding funds.

I found the tips given to be practical and relevant. The author has managed to cover every aspect related to planning a wedding, from the clothes to the venue, rings, jewelry etc. The author has gathered details and written this book after her personal experience of marriage. The author tells readers that she and her husband had to elope because they could not afford to hold a decent wedding due to lack of finances. The author advises anyone who is going to get married to have a strategy and a good budget.

The book is straight and simple. It is written in a manner that it is very easily understandable. The author takes you through it in a methodical manner, giving the planners an idea on how to go about it in a way that will reduce your tension to a large extent. I was very impressed with the book. The author has done a lot of research in writing this and it shows.