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

Savvy Articles by: Jessica Bishop

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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So I was talking to E’s sister recently and she mentioned an idea that I thought was really great and definitely a good way to save some cash- a brunch wedding/reception! Can’t you just imagine it? A lovely day in May, a tent outside with delicious food- an custom omelet bar, waffle bar, pastries etc.- […]

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A friend of E & I gave me this book a few weeks ago. It has lots of great ideas on how to save money for your wedding! Most of which include using fake flowers and cutting your guest list. Completely not helpful thus far. I read the first few chapters and then got frustrated […]

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Jasmine Star Photography This is pretty much the most perfect getaway photo EVAH. I want. Please get someone to loan us an awesome convertible or vintage car fo’ free. And make sure the sun is perfect to get the beautimus little sun-flares. GORGEOUS! KTHX. Jessica

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On my wedding day, please make me so ravishingly beautiful that E will look at me like this… and this Let him kiss me sweetly like this… and this Let us share a warm glance like this… Let us remember, most of all, to laugh and have a good time like this… or this… or […]

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Did you know that the fabulous Mag, Southern Weddings, has an equally fabulous blog? I didn’t until today. You should go check it out for all kinds of Southern-chic inspiration from real southern weddings!! Like this one. Southern Weddings

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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKqr4F9Ilis] Leona Lewis The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face I love me some Leona Lewis. It makes me happy that there’s at least one British pop-starlet that isn’t a hot mess coke-whore… ya know? (Not that I don’t love Amy Winehouse or Lily Allen, I have both of their albums and truly enjoy […]

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[b]ecker’s blog Dear Wedding Gods, If you could make my reception look like this, I’d really appreciate it. I’d call this look “Sophisticated Southern Chic.” And I have to be able to do this for cheap. Don’t forget the cheap part. Thanks a mil, Jessica

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I can’t lie, I appreciate the dainty, feminine, ornately decorated weddings that are featured on alot of blogs… but there’s something about this wedding I’m about to share that really just makes me say, “YEAH! that’s it!” E and I are so laid back… we’re just not into all this mussy fussy stuff… and I […]

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[b]ecker’s blog Dear Wedding Gods, Please tell my mother via telepathy that it will be okay if we have an outdoor wedding reception. We won’t have to worry about bugs getting into the cake because we could do something as lovely as the photo above. Isn’t it fanciful? Many thanks, Jessica

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