Jessica Bishop, Founder of The Budget Savvy Bride
The Budget Savvy Bride

Savvy Articles by: Jessica Bishop

I find inspiration in the most random places… it's part of being a graphic designer I guess. While E was out of town this weekend, I took it upon myself to use the opportunity to watch stupid chick flicks I knew he wouldn't want to watch. I don't know if I should admit this to […]

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Choosing my colors has been a really tough thing for me to accomplish so far. With all the beautiful inspiration boards out there it gets really overwhelming because you literally have an infinite amount of options! I have spent a good amount of time myself working on inspiration boards and trying to come up with […]

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I am going to take a couple of days off from blogging over the weekend so I can get some great stuff together for next week. E is gone on a rafting trip with his buddies and will be gone for the WHOLE weekend. Since I’m still not ready to go dress shopping yet I […]

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Um, hi there Wedding Gods… Um, I was just wondering… if maybe… um, I mean, if it’s not too much trouble… I was just thinking it would be nice… if you could give me a pretty, sunny day for my wedding? Maybe like these couples had? They all look so happy to be outdoors in […]

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Okay, so… like many brides, newly engaged, hoping-to-be-engaged, or not-even-close-to-being-engaged girls out there, I’ve been reading WeddingBee for a while. Let’s admit it- we all read it. And I’ve seen some of my favorite bloggers go through the process of applying and getting rejected- so I know that they are picky about what they want. […]

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Head over to Perfect Bound to read a great list of things that a real mother-of-the-bride learned while helping to plan her daughter’s wedding. *Cough, cough* Mom… go there…. *cough* Pay special attention to #1. Advice for the Mother of the Bride

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So… I’ve always had a pretty generic name. So generic in fact, that there are 3,164 people in the US with my same first and last name. There was even another girl in my graduating class in high school with the same name. Our transcripts would get mixed up from time to time and she […]

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If you remember, I posted earlier about possible color scheme ideas. I still absolutely love this color combo of red & aqua, but I feel like it probably wouldn’t work so well with the venue we’ve chosen. I’m thinking it might look a little too modern with my historic, rustic backdrop. But- for any brides […]

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So on Friday I said goodbye to a relationship I have been in for 8 years. It was a tough decision… I spent so much time thinking about it and weighing the pros and cons… but ultimately I knew in my heart it had to be done. The worst part of it was, he just […]

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I know it’s random, and you probably don’t care, but I just wanted to make note of a sweet little thing that E did for me today. It’s really not uncommon that he does sweet things- he’s a genuinely thoughtful guy. I rarely ever make it to lunch hour during work without receiving a sweet […]

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So… being that I am the “Budget Savvy Bride,” I thought I’d share with you one of the resources that I’ve found thus far to give me tips on how to spend my money wisely. SavvySugar.com This site opened up in January of this year, one of the many sister sites to PopSugar- my daily […]

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