Did you know the age of the average bride getting married in 2011 is 25.8, up from age 20 in the 1960s*? While that may be the current statistic, the majority of my friends were closer to thirty when they tied the knot. Does this mean the era of the young blushing bride over?
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Everyone seems to tell me the same thing, that if you’re one of the first of your friends to get married, you will have one “golden” year where you will find yourself loading up your calendar with showers, bachelorette parties and weddings to attend. Of course you are so excited for your friends, and look forward to sharing this special time with them and helping with preparations for their special day, but you may also find yourself feeling somewhat overwhelmed, and unfortunately not being able to accept all invites due to other schedule conflicts, and not to mention the obvious… budgetary restraints.