Frugal Couple Served Expired Food To Their Wedding Guests

A British couple from Durham served their guests out-of-date food at their wedding, aiming to keep their financial costs as low as possible.

Many couples save thousands of dollars for years to save up for one of the most important days of their lives, their wedding day.

Kim and Dan Woolnough spent only $3,000 on their special day, serving guests out-of-date food and used recycled materials as much as they could, the Daily Mail reported.

“Some of our guests thought it was a bit weird that we were having out-of-date food for the wedding breakfast but everyone said it was really tasty,” Kim said.

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ReFuse, a charity in the United Kingdom, supplied the food for the guests that would have been thrown away if not for the couple’s request to have the food at the wedding, according to Yahoo.

Vegetable curry, tomato and red pepper soup, pasta and select desserts were on the wedding menu.

After the wedding, the guests were given an option to take their food home with them, aiming to continue the theme of saving food.

Along with saving costs on food, the Woolnoughs sent their save-the-date invitations via email and purchased their reused metal wedding bands on Etsy.

Kim also bought her dream wedding dress for $80 on Gumtree, a British classifieds website.

It’s understandable if engaged couples want to save money while being environmentally conscious on their wedding day, but to torture your guests to eat out-of-date food is disgusting and just plain wrong. 

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