The Holidays are over

Here Come the Brides

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Within the next three months the River City will be home to three bridal shows. Now is the time to get a jump on your wedding plans. Wedding professionals say a year is not too long a time period for planning a wedding. But today more and more brides work full time and just can’t devote that much time to their Big Day. Let SN&R’s Bridal Guide help you spend your time and money wisely.

Really this is one area of life when time spent planning and getting organized will save you lots and lots of money. Last year the average cost of a wedding was $30,000 according to CNN, so we’re here to help you begin to get a grip, go-with-the-flow and avoid any potential wedding woes.

And … congratulations on your engagement. Enjoy!

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