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

[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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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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