I am beginning to realize there is a huge market for wedding-related items. Once I got engaged, I started noticing even Walmart and the Dollar Tree have wedding sections. I now get 5-10 emails a day about honeymoon destinations, bridal party gifts, and invitations. I've even started to receive wedding snail mail.
This past week, I got an Oriental Trading Company magazine exclusively for weddings. The magazine was divided by color/theme. I liked the black and white damask section the best! I'm not sure I will buy anything from it, but they did have some cheap favor ideas.
Also, I've started to get my free subscription of Brides Magazine from the bridal expo. Inside, I found a coupon for a free bridal makeup consultation and Clinique lip gloss if I create a Macy's registration. I'm such a sucker for free things, so this is definitely on my to-do list!
In unrelated wedding news, I found a fabulous new apartment in Salem yesterday for when I begin my new job. It's a studio apartment, complete with a Murphy bed, walk-in closet, and beautifully landscaped apartment grounds. The apartment is only 4 years old and amazing. Plus, I have access to a heated pool, hot tub, sauna, NICE gym, and business center. The grocery store, Walmart, Dairy Queen, and gas stations are all within a mile away. It's just what I wanted!