Kansas City Wedding Season Suffers Amid Rising Inflation

Marriage is a grind and weddings are just the start of a lifetime of misery that either ends in death or divorce court.

For better or worse . . .

This year high costs for wedding industry operators offer a hint that nuptials are the best way to ensure eternal economic hard times in service of an institution that benefits society far more than the lonely suckers who mistakenly believe propaganda about romantic love in a society that is organized solely for the purpose of making war. 

Here's just a bit of data . . .

Businesses have also had to navigate the supply chain hold ups and rising market costs. At Spark Events in Springfield, Cox says the price of real print film has increased by 800%. Flowers have gone up in price for many reasons including travel restrictions and increased gas costs.

As a result, these wedding businesses raised prices recently to avoid major hits. It’s shocked some customers, but mostly people have been understanding, the owners said.

“I think sometimes they don’t think about that until they see a proposal and they’re, like, ‘Why is it so high?’” Molitor said. “Because everything has gone up. I mean, look at the price of bacon, for crying out loud.”

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