Jessica Bishop, Founder of The Budget Savvy Bride
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image from IMDB This post today is for my mom… today is her birthday! Happy Birthday, Mom! I cannot even explain how excited I am about this movie! Mamma Mia! was the first Broadway play I ever saw with my mom. She bought us tickets for my 16th birthday- it was AMAZING. My mom went […]

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So I just discovered the sheer AWESOMENESS that is Google reader. I have a TON of blogs I read on a daily basis, and it gets tricky trying to make sure I stop by each one every day! That’s where Google Reader comes in. You type in all your subscriptions- and Voila!- they are all […]

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Get ready for another self-deprecating post! Haha, just kidding. I won’t be so hard on myself today because this one already has found its happy ending!! I remember getting my first zits at the ripe age of… 10. No lie. I was a 4th grade pizza face. I remember the summer after 5th grade my […]

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Okay. Enough is enough. When I graduated from college last year, I was in the best shape I had been in during my college career. I was working out nearly every day. I was eating well. I was on a high- it was great to be at a “happy weight.” Then I graduated. I lost […]

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Stamp Connection Not THOSE types of STDs, silly! Save-the-Dates!! Okay, I know… so not funny… or original. So, if you read My Proposal Story, you know that my fiance proposed to me by offering up a notarized document saying that he officially loves me more than I love him. So, I’ve come up with the […]

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I’ve read a few other blogs where the author has written about their wedding nightmares… I didn’t think this would happen to me. But this morning I woke up in a cold sweat after a terrifying dream involving and revolving around my wedding. Basically, it was all wrong from the start. It wasn’t held at […]

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Michael Howard Photography I LOVE this ring shot. E & I met with Michael Howard a few weeks ago- he is a phenomenal photographer. I would love it if we could afford to have him shoot our wedding. We”re still trying to figure out exactly how much we”ll have to work with- but he”s definitely […]

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So E and I have come to the conclusion that in order to save enough money for a wedding we”d both be happy with, we need to make some changes in regards to our finances. We both have student loan debt. We both have credit cards. We”re working to pay these down, of course. I […]

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So, I’ve been trying to come up with some ways to cut corners, save a buck or two (or two thousand). It’s tougher than I thought, especially when I’m not willing to budge on the guest list. We chose May to get married so we’re in the beginning of wedding season, therefore we won’t save […]

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