I am in the beginning stages of my wedding planning, and I am at a very difficult crossroad, our wedding higher is not very big and still have a lot of saving to do, but would like to get married next spring. I have been venue scouting but have only found one that is reasonable and within my price range. We also have a very close family friend who have offered their big backyard for the ceremony and reception.
My question is, are there brides out there with similar experiences? I don't know if it'll be worth it financially to build everything from scratch or if I should just go with a venu