Jessica Bishop, Founder of The Budget Savvy Bride
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Savvy Articles by: Jessica Bishop

photo from USPS.com I was at the post office mailing off a package and I remembered I needed stamps. So I bought these. Aren’t they adorable? I’m thinking if I don’t do zazzle custom stamps, these would be suuuuuper cute for the wedding invites.

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So I’ve mentioned before that the BMs are not going to be wearing matching dresses. Most likely not matching styles or colors! I’ve not gotten a whole lot of time to go looking for dresses for my maids but I have done some internet-searching. Each of these were pretty reasonable in the $$$ department- which, […]

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I hadn’t really given alot of thought to what I wanted my wedding cake to look like. Whenever I browse my many subscriptions in my Google Reader, I always grab photos of things I like and put them into separate files in my ‘wedding inspiration’ folder on my desktop. Well, I opened my ‘cakes’ folder […]

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There’s something about eyelet that just seems so sweet and romantic to me! Here’s some pretty eyelet dresses I found around the interwebs… Some of these dresses are muy expensivo.. but others are pretty reasonable. From top l to bottom r- 1. Sherri Hill 2. Maggy London at Nordstrom 3. Aria ($225) 4. JCrew 5. […]

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I LOVE sock pictures. I’m talking about the adorable photos of all the groomsmen showing off their little secret under their shoes. Polka Dot Bride recently did a post about some of these super cute photos, as well as Jessica Lynn (who I am anxiously awaiting to return from honeymoonland to share her wedding with […]

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These 3 are from Dillards, and all for under $200! Getting a gown like one of these would SOOO give me extra padding in my budget!! I’m gonna have to start seriously considering my priorities as far as my dress is concerned…

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After work on Friday, I dragged E along with me to do some e-pic shopping! I’ve been wanting to figure out what we’re going to wear for a while now, and we didn’t have any plans so it worked out perfectly. We hit the Columbus Day sale at Old Navy and got E some new […]

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So I’ve been blog-silent for a few days, and I want to apologize. I’ve had alot going on with work, boot camp, and freelance work- not to mention alot on my mind. When I first read the announcement on Thursday that Weddingbee had been sold to eHarmony, I didn’t know what to think of it. […]

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Yesterday, I wore these all day. All 3 of them. When I got home E laughed at me and then told me that wasn’t allowed. Then I asked him if he wanted to elope. He laughed in my face again. I explained to him that I’m just really ready to be his wife and I […]

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Aren’t these lightweight casual dresses so dreamy? They’re all very reasonably priced- could be worn again, and look über comfy. All by Calvin Klein- dontcha just love ”em? These are a tad more on the classic side, with some nice details like beading or interesting shapes. Super chic, no? And also all relatively on the […]

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American Gothic by by Grant Wood from 1930 I don”t know what it is about American Gothic that I love so much… perhaps it”s that we studied it in-depth in my American Art History class (which was, by far, my favorite non-creative class I took in college, BTdub.) It really is an iconic work of art- I […]

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I’ve been Tagged! I’ve been blog “tagged” by Wedding Poop! Here’s my answers that I forgot to post last night… not so much forgot but fell asleep from exhaustion before I got the chance… 4 Things I Did Today 1. Went to Boot Camp and looked idiotic trying to jump rope with an injured foot. […]

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