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

Savvy Articles by: Jessica Bishop

My fabulous wedding day face-fancifier, Amy Lynn Larwig just updated her site showing off her mad makeup skills. And to my surprise she included a picture of lil’ old me in her portfolio! (Okay, not SO surprising- she told me she was going to! haha) And who’s that E & I are next to? Why […]

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Things are changing slowly here at BSB… among (finally) sharing the budget breakdowns I am working on a few new projects to share with you all! Please take a moment to visit my new About Me page, as it has been updated, as well as my sidebar here on the blog, with new ways to […]

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Classic Party Rentals- $2,561.02 We rented enough tables, chairs, and linens for 150 people, a bar to serve drinks from, a dance floor, and a tent to cover it. Originally there was a BIG tent on our order but because of the large amounts of rain in the days before the wedding the ground was […]

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Our Wedding is being featured on Inspired Goodness!! Such a fabulous blog- it is an incredible honor to be a featured Real Wedding! IG is a wonderful source for inspiration and eye-candy from fabulous weddings- it’s been one of my fave blogs since I started blog stalking many moons ago… A few words from Kimberly, […]

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Have you decided on favors for your wedding yet? If not, you should check out Moments of Elegance! They have a great selection of wedding favors and gifts to choose from! My favorite type of favors are either edible or functional. Functional items like these fans make great favors for an outdoor wedding, and your […]

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Catering- Miller's Grocery -$2,673.17 We used a local restaurant, Miller’s Grocery, to cater our wedding. For this price we served enough food for 150. That’s $18 per person WITH service, tax AND gratuity. They delivered the food, set it up in nice chaffing dishes, served and refilled as necessary, cleaned it up and broke it […]

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Get excited, ladies… I am finally going to start posting what I spent on the wedding. Even though part of me wants to not post it because of all this debate going on about the cost of weddings and whatnot, and in the end wondering why it matters what I actually spent. These two situations […]

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We exited to bubbles and Don’t Stop Believin’ by Journey. Everyone described it as the ‘longest exit ever’ because we wanted to stay and jam, and we probably stopped and hugged like every person on the way out… haha Welp- that’s the end of the recaps, folks! I am not going to share the random […]

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Congrats to Ellen who was the 63rd commenter and wrote: I'm getting married in less than 3 weeks and this would be a HUGE help, especially since we're moving cross country a few weeks after the wedding! Would LOVE to win this! Ellen is the lucky winner of the MissNowMrs.com giveaway! Thanks everyone for entering- […]

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I don’t have written copies of their speeches so I can’t share them with you in their entirety… but I’m pretty sure E’s Best Man was just ‘winging it’ since he didn’t have a piece of paper in his hand. He told a story about how he and E jumped in an algae infested pool […]

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