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

Savvy Articles by: Jessica Bishop

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Where did you get married? The Griffin House Bed and Breakfast in Warrensburg, New York. Their restaurant, called Grace’s, was the site of our reception. The grounds were gorgeous and full of flowers, so we chose to have the ceremony outside near their guest house. What was your budget? Our budget was around $5000, and […]

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 Hope you guys love this very lovely autumnal themed wedding! Lots of handmade and crafty details, and a bride in a short dress! LOVE! xoxo – Jessica Stephanie + Aaron The Wherehouse  |  Holyoke, MA   What was your budget? Approximately $5000 for 80 people   What was the biggest thing you did to save money? […]

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I’m so excited to share this incredibly beautiful destination wedding with you. Doesn’t it just look like a dream? All the sunshine makes me feel warm and fuzzy inside, and the whole vibe is just relaxed and full of love. I just about melted when I saw these images and I hope you enjoy them […]

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Last Friday morning, I was enjoying a bowl of cereal on the couch when E came down and informed me that we had no hot water. He’d just taken an icy cold shower. Now, the thought of a cold shower pretty much makes my skin crawl. E says that my showers are almost nuclear temperatures, […]

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Tosha and Will’s adorable wedding has already graced the screen over at Style Me Pretty, so you know it’s full of eye candy. Tosha was a long-time reader of my blog and I even created her programs for her special day, so I am thrilled to share it with you! They included tons of special […]

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Since the most common question I get is about my wedding shoes, which have been out of production for over a year, I decided that maybe a shoe post was in order. Even now, over 8 months post wedding, I get emails weekly about those shoes!! It cracks me up! So, during my sick time, […]

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I checked my Ebates account today to see how I was doing on my Cash Back program and saw that by using Ebates over Christmas when I shopped online for gifts, and for referring friends to use Ebates, I’ve got a ‘Big Fat Check’ waiting to be mailed to me on February 15 for over […]

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Camille + Nolan SEPTEMBER 26, 2009 Paradise Park   |   South Lake Tahoe, California     What was your budget? Our budget was $15, 000 Rough Break down: Venue: $900 Catering: $4500 Cake: Included in Catering Price Rentals (tables/chairs/linens/umbrellas): $1000 DJ:$300 Photographer: $300 Dress: $525 My accessories: $200 Groom’s suit and accessories: $300 Gifts […]

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I was so excited to hear the news that BSB was included in the Top 100 Wedding Blogs to follow in 2010 as a part of BrideTide‘s prestigious list! What an honor to be included among such fabulous blogs! Hello to anyone who has made their way here from the list!

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I know alot of people will say that 2009 sucked. There are lots of folks out there who had an overall crappy year. With the downturn of the economy, I know there are many people out there who lost their jobs. Which led to them losing their homes. Losing their security. For many, 2009 was […]

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I thought it would be nice to do a round-up of all the Budget Savvy weddings I’ve featured here on BSB this year! I have to say I really enjoy this series and I think you all do as well! It’s great to see how different and fabulous these weddings are even on their sometimes […]

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