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Savvy Articles by: Danielle

Just like Laura, I started my wedding planning process with a hefty DIY list. Being less than a week away from the wedding, I thought I’d let you guys know how I did on my list! I must preface this post with a bit of a disclaimer. I firmly believe the only reason why I […]

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As a former event planner, I know the importance of day-of-coordination (DOC). While I always loved running events, I know I do not want to experience all the stress and running-around of orchestrating an event on my wedding day. It’s very important to me that I, and my family and closest friends, get to soak […]

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As I’ve mentioned before, Dan and I are trying to be budget savvy while still having flair at our wedding. We don’t want to sacrifice the “wow-factor” just because we’re making economical decisions. One thing that was really important to Dan was to be able to toast his new bride (i.e. me) during his speech. […]

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Like many budget savvy brides, I am not having flowers at my wedding. Well, that’s not totally true. My bouquet will be made of real flowers, but that’s it. No flowers on the tables, none for the bridesmaids, none for the groomsmen, none for the decor. Oh, the shock and the horror! I’m actually really […]

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Given we want to be as budget savvy as possible, we decided to have a Stag and Doe to help with the cost of our wedding! For those of you who aren’t familiar with the concept, a Stag and Doe (aka a Jack and Jill, a Stag and Hen, a Buck and Doe) is a […]

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You know what’s great? When your bridesmaids are of the same mentality as you. Not only am I budget savvy, but so are my awesome  Co-Maids of Honour, S. and V. I must pre-face this post with the fact that I am one of those blessed brides who just couldn’t narrow it down to one […]

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Ladies, I am happy to report that one of my first DIY projects for my wedding cost me a total of twenty-five cents!   Materials: – cardboard – yarn – stapler This was a super easy and fun project to do. I think I am going to put them on the head table right in […]

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When me and my ladies (hereafter referred to as S. V. and J.) started bridesmaid dress hunting, there were a few factors to consider that are common for most wedding parties: 1) All three of my girls have very different styles when it comes to clothes 2) We all wanted to keep costs low as […]

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Hi there! My name is Danielle and I’m excited to be a part of BSB! 5 fun facts about me: I’m a middle-school and high-school English teacher. My life revolves around lessons planning, teaching, and grading papers/tests for 125 students between grades six and eleven. This means I am constantly on the go and usually […]

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