Does it often make you want to drool upon the sight of movies that would often play the major drama between two people falling in-love with each other but the only problem is that they belong from two different worlds? The other one would be filthy rich and the other, works hard for a living. Even if this is the case though, they would still fall for each other but their families would have issues about each other’s familial backgrounds, culture and economic status. You would think that Jumping the Broom is just one of those movies but you shall figure that “sometimes, the only way to get past family drama… is to jump right over it” says the movie tag line.

Martha’s Vineyard might have been a place of full confusion and raised brows when two families from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds met up to figure that they are in for a wedding treat! This movie is all about that, how two people, in order to avoid having their families telling them what to do or to simply forget about the one they love because of issues of money or background kicks in.

It is definitely one of those movies that would give you a hilarious approach in the otherwise dramatic situation. Love is really very powerful. For sure, there are a lot of people who would suddenly feel that there are ways when they could simply forget about how others would take their relationships to end up together. Fighting for love? Well definitely, no matter who gets in the way, if love is true, love would conquer all.

Something Borrowed: A Movie For Love, Friendship and Choices

Something Borrowed: A Movie For Love, Friendship and Choices

So you are someone like this: a successful lawyer that works at one of the most prestigious New York law firm, a loyal and generous friend who is still unhappy and single. The bad thing is that your best friend is rubbing it to your face. So you did something really stupid: during your 30th birthday, you broke off of your perpetual good girl shell and ended up in bed with a guy that you have had a crush on since you are in law school. The catch? Well that is not a problem if he is not your best friend’s fiance. What if the friendship you have with the guy collides with love and bring up complications for you and your friends? Another thing is that another guy friend who plays your conscience also harbors on his own secret as another man known for womanizing and would reach out his hands on the next girl he meets crosses your path? Indeed, this movie tells of the thin line between love and friendship that is often difficult to take. How could one person feel happy if he or she would learn that her friend just screwed up with her? Will friendship survive? Something Borrowed is a movie that is more than just about the tough things you face with friends, it is also about telling your friend the painful truth and see if friendship could still survive.

With a rooster of great actors: Ginnifer Goodwin, Kate Hudson, Colin Egglesfield, John Krasinski, Steve Howey and many others, one would never be able to help him/herself from feeling that indeed, many things are worth pondering on. Friends and lovers alike must see a movie as heart-warming as this one.



Watching the royal wedding one can’t help but ask questions as to how much the whole event will cost both the bride and groom. Both Kate Middleton and Prince William’s respective families are apparently sharing the bill, while the British Government taking care of security, which definitely won’t come cheap considering the number of people gathering to witness the spectacle.

When it comes right down to it, should getting married really be an expensive affair? To be honest, it all depends on how you want your wedding to be like, who you want to be part of it (are you looking to invite your immediate family, or the whole neighbourhood?) and where you want it to take place.

Being on a budget however, shouldn’t hinder your chances of having your dream wedding. While it’s true you’ll have to cut corners in order to make things work, you can still have the wedding you’ve always wanted. Here are some tips to help you get started.

  • Wedding packages are where the action is at. There are some great hotels and venues that offer wedding packages to brides and grooms to be. For a wedding not to look tacky—which is often the case with such packages—you’ll have to compensate by careful planning and tons of customization.
  • Ditch wedding planners and have a team of friends and family help you with your wedding. Not only will this save money—you can negotiate payment terms if you’re worried about being called cheap—it’s also easier for people who know you to understand what you have in mind.
  • Do your homework. The Internet is teeming with wedding advice—this site alone should be enough for your needs. Get your ideas and adjust them according to your present needs. From the flowers, theme, entertainment and dress, there are plenty of ways for you to save without compromising quality.

Remember that it’s foolish to place too much emphasis on the beginning of your marriage. Having good memories about your wedding is great, but what good is a fancy wedding if the marital commitments and vows aren’t kept over the long run?