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

Savvy Articles by: Jessica Bishop

Sorry I didn’t have a post for you this morning… E and I were driving the 7 hour trek back from our visit to the Carolinas today and I forgot to schedule something ahead of time. I know it’s super lame…especially after all the wonderful comments and emails I got over the weekend regarding what […]

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So E and I have been in Charlotte this week while he trains for work at the corporate office… luckily for me my job is flexible and I can do it from anywhere so I was able to accompany him. I’ve been spending alot of time in the hotel working on freelance work and just […]

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Gourmet Gift Company is a California (OC) based company offering personalized cupcake mix favors and baking mix gifts. Talk about sweet treats! For $5 each, you get the box with baking mix for one dozen gourmet cupcakes, with instructions and a custom label! Then you can assemble and add other personal touches like ribbons or […]

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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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