OK, Im a stay at home mom so FI and I cant contribute much if any at all to the wedding. So mostly everything is on my Dad and Mom, they are divorced.
My Mom is saying that she can pay for the flowers and maybe a $100 here and there. Well, she wants this cousin and that cousin from her side invited.
FI's parents havent said a word about paying for ANYTHING. We plan on paying for our own honeymoon but my Dad simply cant pay for the wedding and rehersal dinner.
I dont know how to bring it up to his parents, they have a lot on their plate as they have basically raised FI's niece and nephew and are financially responsible for them as well as their 23yr old mother (FSIL). I have another concern but they tend to cut corners on a lot of things, and if they were to host the rehersal dinner Im afraid it wouldnt be as classy as I have in mind. I know that sounds terrible but we have very different taste.
I have thought about doing the wedding run through and then going to a resteraunt to eat, but I DO NOT want to ask everybody to pay for their dinner.
Would a walk through then a cookout at FI's parents home be tasteful? They could do that for around $100.00
So the ? is how do i talk to my mom about contributing more and his parents doing the rehersal dinner?