Here are some links that will assist you in planning your wedding and reception on the same grounds without having to pay high dollar at hotel venues.  The general rule is to spend one third of your wedding budget on the accommodations.

Renting homes and estates allows you to spend more intimate time with your guests.  You can host the rehearsal dinner, the ceremony, the reception, and next day's brunch for your guests all under one roof or venue.  I find that most couples that rent a private home or estate save money and more casual.

One of the ways to have a more economical wedding is by hiring "burger buses" and "ice cream trucks" for dessert.  It will save you money per guest plus no clean up afterwards.  More time to spend with your guests new hubby and guests.

Here are some links to consider.

- http://www.weddingcompass.com/featured.cfm?STYPE=location&ByCounty=Santa%20Barbara&ByViewType=Estate/Mansion

- http://www.vrbo.com/335111

- http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p171557

- http://www.weddingcompass.com/DisplaySearchResults_ByWord.cfm?searchphrase=santa%20barbara

- http://casadaspalmas.com/event-rental.php

- http://www.santaynezvacationrentals.com/blog/weddings-santa-ynez-ca-wine-country

- http://www.estateweddingsandevents.com/venue/casa-corinna-estate/

- http://www.yelp.com/biz/santa-ynez-vacation-rentals-santa-ynez

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