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

I forgot to add this earlier, but I was just wondering for those who believe, if you wouldn’t mind raising up a few prayers for my daddy. He’s currently having surgery in Middle TN and I would really appreciate the prayers (or just good thoughts if you’re a non-believer). He’s having his gall bladder removed […]

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I’ve definitely got a case of the Mondays. E & I had a good weekend. We went and saw Pineapple Express on Friday- it was hysterical. I laughed my butt off. It was definitely over-the-top ridiculous, but it was hilarious nonetheless. Saturday we registered at Target and Bed Bath & Beyond. It was an exhausting […]

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So I just realized that pretty much all my post titles end with an ellipsis… HAHA! Everything seems to have a dot dot dot attached in my life these days.

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So… like most brides on a budget I’d always thought that hiring a wedding planner would not be a good option for me. But boy was I wrong! There are many benefits to hiring a planner- some that will even save you some money! This weekend, I had the opportunity to meet with the fabulous […]

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I told you all last week about how my BFF, S went to IKEA and found some great stuff for decorating tables for the reception. Well, she sent me some pics and I was so excited to see all the affordable things we could use. I went to IKEA’s website and searched myself. This is […]

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***This Post is Non-E-Friendly. Look no further, fiance!! I will tell you when this post has made its way off the main page! Love you! *** So I committed the cardinal sin of budget savvy dress shopping… I tried on dresses that were out of my budget. EEK! Of course I went into the weekend […]

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I probably won’t have a real post for you all today. This weekend was GREAT but exhausting. I dunno if my mind is just on wedding overload right now but last night I felt like crapola! After the 3 hour drive home from Nashville I settled in to have dinner with E and I ended […]

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Feel free to peruse my links, I spent some time updating them last night! If I missed anyone, leave me a comment and I’ll try to add you as soon as I get a chance! Have a lovely weekend everyone! I am off to go shopping for my wedding dress… catch you all back on […]

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Here’s an invite idea I’ve been working on. I’m thinking layers, here. The yellow strip across the middle will be ribbon, wrapped around a layer of heavy paper/cardstock with the printed info on it, with a piece of vellum over the bottom portion. All this mounted on a teal or turquoise backing. Thoughts?

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This AMAZING photographer, Evoke Photography out of Raleigh, NC is currently accepting nominations for free wedding photography. That’s right ladies, get your wedding photography fo’ free. If your budget is tight, if you’ve been through a hardship that is keeping you from affording the photographer of your dreams- send an email to April,

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I hope you all have seen this video… because it’s so ridiculously hilarious. I have shared the clean version b/c that “Kelly” has got one dirty mouth… haha. Whenever I look at shoes, whether online or in the store, this silly song pops in my head. While browsing the web for some shoes, I found […]

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image from ZDnet Okay, so… not really. Here’s the story. I’d been thinking I might buy a domain name for my little blog here for a while, but never got around to it. Then today, I got a “Google Alert” in my email with the web address www.budgetsavvybride.com. Some big meanie out there has taken […]

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