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

Savvy Articles by: Jessica Bishop

Last week I was contacted by a reporter at the Tennessean to give an interview about our wedding. It was so fun chatting with her and reliving our wedding planning and engagement experience. Today our wedding is the Tennessean Wedding of the Week in the Life section. Check it out if you’re in the Nashville […]

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image from here Today we are going to meet with a friend’s dad who works in home loans to find out how much we qualify for. I know what we can afford and what we qualify for are two different things, so skip the lecture. Truth is, I am very scared that we will not […]

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Back when I was searching for wedding items on the cheap, I came across this site that sells cloth napkins in basically every shade you can imagine. For cheap. .83 cents apiece if you’re ordering over 72 napkins. I thought it seemed like a good deal, and a great way to add that extra POP […]

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I starred this in my Google reader many moons ago, but never shared it. How cute are these? I know they look like adorable antique milk bottles… but would you believe that they are just Starbucks Frappucino bottle spraypainted white? Talk about easy, budget friendly, and green! Don’t throw them away, use them to decorate! […]

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Have you ladies heard of Ebates? Talk about cash in your pocket! So basically, Ebates is a site that gives you cash back on purchases you make online from their affiliate sellers. Their sellers include many places you’re likely to shop already- Target, Macy’s, Ebay, Jcrew, Ann Taylor, Brooks Brothers, Gap.com, Kodak Easy Share Gallery, […]

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Marie-éve has been a long time reader of my blog. Pretty sure she was one of my first ‘regulars.’ So I was super thrilled when she submitted her wedding for the BS-WOW. Marie-éve’s wedding was personal and beautiful without breaking the bank- you’ll be amazed when you see her total. Her color scheme (which I […]

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So I realized that I never finished my honeymoon recap. I got too wrapped up in wedding recap as soon as I got those pics back! haha. So I suppose better late than never, right? These pics are from our one and only excursion outside our resort. We decided to do a mountain zipline. This […]

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  BravoBride is an online marketplace where brides, newlyweds and bridal shops or other vendors can buy and sell new and pre-owned wedding items! They just launched a new boutique section for wedding vendors to sell their items too, read more about that below. You can find just about anything on BravoBride, from designer wedding […]

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I can’t belive I’ve been married 3 whole months already. Time is flying by even faster now than it did before the wedding, which is kinda hard to believe. I have to say that married life is still wonderful. I love being married to my best friend, seeing him every day, and working together to […]

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Last week while in Charlotte I got the chance to meet a Twitter friend for the 2nd time- Erica of Green Shoes Weddings. Last time I was in town for E’s work training, Erica and I chatted and found out that we both attended the University of Tennessee, and love all things wedding! When Erica […]

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I meant to post on this earlier, but better late than never right? I had a BLAST at the Girl’s Night Out for Nashville Brides on July 23 at Aloft Hotel! I had so much fun, in fact, that I didn’t even whip out my camera to take any photos. I’m usually ‘that girl’ who […]

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