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

Exchanging our rings Blessing us, at this point, we have exchanged vows and rings and we are married! Sharing the peace Our first act together as man and wife was to serve communion to our guests. It was a cool experience to commune with our loved ones and serve together in that way. Tomorrow: The […]

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Everyone told me that our ceremony was the most beautiful, personal ceremony they’d ever been to. I was so happy for that, because that was the *important* part- was the actual marriage! You might notice that there are two pastors officiating the ceremony… Pastor Ed is the pastor of the church I grew up going […]

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So walking down the aisle was a very surreal experience for me. It didn’t feel real- at all!!! It was so overwhelming to walk down that aisle and come face to face with so many special people in my life. It made me even more glad that E & I had chosen to see each […]

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My friend Patrick is a YouTube sensation (or at least he will be!) He is the most sweet and precious person ever and he loves to make videos. We met one summer when we were both interning in New York City- he at MTV and I at Condé Nast. We lived in the same dorm […]

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So the weather the week of the wedding was pretty bad- specifically on Friday- all day it poured. Since the ground was so wet from the rain that week, the rental company could not do our original set up plan- which was to have a large tent over the grassy area next to the Creek […]

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Me & my two sisters with our Cousin R, our flower girl. She’s a stunner! E’s family! Minus a few who were late… E’s immediate family- mom, dad, sis, and bro Us with my in-laws, E’s parents E w/ his parents E with his dad E with his mom My ridiculously large extended family My […]

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The fabulous Julianne Smith launched a new line of garters recently. As you know I wore a JS garter at our wedding last month and I LOVED it! They are so chic and you all need to go check out her beautiful new line at her site. Everyone knows Style Me Pretty. If you don’t- […]

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I absolutely love how these shots of E and his groomsmen turned out– they are some of my faves for sure!! E has such a great group of friends and having them all together was really cool. Preparing for the sock pic We got them the matching socks and the ties as part of their […]

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In Response to the current Economic Climate, Alfred Angelo is now offering Nine New Bridal Styles Starting at just $299.00 !!! all images courtesy of Alfred Angelo The Recessionista collection offers brides the same quality, craftsmanship, and design philosophy that Alfred Angelo is known for in their Alfred Angelo, Alfred Angelo Sapphire and Piccione bridal […]

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This was the first time I’d seen the guys and I was freaking out because I loved their ties so much! haha. We had Dena at A Special Touch make matching ties from the fabric from the bridesmaids dresses. LOVE them. Pretty good lookin’ group, no?

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