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

Hello my lovelies! I could not be happier to share this with you today. Let’s just say I’m feeling generous. Today is a wonderful day because: A: I have pics of my wedding dress (in rough form) to show you B: I am giving away a prize to my 1000th commenter! AND C: It’s my […]

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So I’m working with Dena Bathgate of A Special Touch in Murfreesboro on my wedding dress and my bridesmaids dresses. I went by her shop on Wednesday for my first fitting (which didn’t happen- apparently there is another girl in town who is getting her dress from AST who has my exact same name… weird). […]

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Julianne Smith contacted me a while back and offered to send me one of her beautiful garters to wear on my wedding day. I was so excited! She makes absolutely fabulous products that have been recognized by BRIDES.com and featured many of your favorite wedding blogs. I looked at all the examples of her products […]

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Wayyyyy back when, I posted this post about fabulous photographer EvokeNC who was generously giving away free wedding photography. Well, it just so happens that Ashley came across my blog for the first time that day. She saw the info about the contest and decided to take a chance and enter. Ashley and her fiancé […]

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Today is the big day- I am ready to witness history and the beginning of positive changes in our country. Congratulations to our 44th President, Barack Obama, on this momentous day in the history of the United States!

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Hello! Hope everyone’s having a happy Monday. I just got back from Atlanta where Tara and I attended the Southern Weddings Magazine launch party last night! It was SUCH an awesome night and I feel so lucky to have had the opportunity to go! I got to meet so many wonderful people whose blogs and […]

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Deciding to go was kind of spur-of-the-moment, but I’m heading down to Atlanta today with my DOC, Tara Milam, to go to the Southern Weddings Magazine Launch Party! I’m so excited to meet all the fabulous wedding professionals and bloggers who will be there, along with the ladies of SW Mag! I feel like such […]

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I’m thinking that E & I will either have to A: Scrap all the plans we’ve made so far regarding the wedding and just do the church thing or B: Move our date. I don’t like option B. May 2 is OUR DAY. It’s been OUR DAY for the last 9 months. It can’t change […]

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My life is moving so fast these days! The holidays really flew by and I can’t believe it’s 2009! Happy New Year! I know that 2009 is going to be a great year for me. This is the year I will become a Mrs! I can’t believe it. I’ve got GREAT news- I’m starting a […]

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I happened to stop in my local Hasting’s store in Murfreesboro yesterday while waiting for my passport photos to get printed across the street at Walgreen’s- and lo and behold the goodies I found in their magazine section! Of course, Martha Stewart Weddings is one of the only bridal magazines I purchase regularly, but I […]

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Howdy there my blog friends- hope my minor freak-out moment last night hasn’t made you all run for the hills. Sometimes I just get emotional and need to get it out, ya know? I appreciate all your comments, and like I told some of you- I’m glad that I can use this space (*my* space) […]

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Seeing as this is my blog and therefore a place to vent I have come here tonight to do just that. *deep breath in* I’m already getting all sad and mopey being away from E. I hate not seeing him every day. He is my best friend, the one I tell my secrets to, the […]

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