Splendid Sundays Volume 90

Sunday, June 24, 2012

A handful of splendid finds from around the worldwide web:

*Newlywish, a wedding registry site that empowers small businesses by giving them access to registry technology they otherwise couldn't afford, is up for a $250,000 grant from Chase and Living Social. Newlywish is a true game-changer in this industry, and you can vote for them to win the grant here. Voting is easy: click this link, log-in with Facebook, type Newlywish into the search bar and then cast your vote.

*Were Facebook investors fooling themselves? Psychologists say yes. 

*What America spends on booze. 

*Why women still can't have it all.

This week in The Splendid Collective:

*Splendid Insights was included in a post on United with Love this week about the cost of DC weddings.

*Rock n Roll Bride also included data from Splendid Insights in a post about how couples choose their wedding professionals.

*From the Wedding HR Blog: Do I have to give employees time off for religious holidays?

*A new feature debuted at the Wedding HR Blog this week: Friday Finds, similar to Splendid Sundays, but tailored to all things workplace related. 

Recent wedding job postings: Stylist/Sales Associate at White Dress by the Shore (Clinton, CT) // Marketing/Social Media Internship at Courtney Brooke Events (Washington DC) // Internship at Paper Cut Industries (Long Beach, CA) // More wedding industry job openings

Wedding Statistics: 83% of people married in 2011 with standard wedding budgets ($11,000-$30,000) hold a bachelor's degree or higher.

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