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We had a lovely engagement session (or actually two, due to technical difficulties/wind) with Valerie Henderson of Henderson Photography in Hendersonville, TN.  We wanted some unique photos that reflected the theme/vibe of our wedding, but we also wanted some more traditional shots as well.  We chose Percy Warner Park, the Shelby Street pedestrian bridge, and […]

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In the last seven days, we’ve bought our own place (and all of the stressful mortgage details that that includes), moved everything we own, bought a new car in between unpacking, had family in town from Iowa for Thanksgiving, and I ordered my dress (or so I thought)—All overwhelmingly large commitments that rub my budget-savvy […]

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I was a bridesmaid for a close friend’s wedding in September (the bride had 11 bridesmaids, with several being from out-of-state).  Her Maid of Honor had already thrown her a nice shower in Mississippi, and someone needed to step up to put together a shower for her here in Nashville.  With having been recently engaged […]

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This is probably one of the least useful posts that I’ve submitted, but sometimes (as in the wedding planning process), a bride just needs to slow down, take a deep breath, and enjoy some things along the way. The same weekend as a bridal shower that I’d thrown for a friend, some of our great […]

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I had found our ideal venue… online anyway.  After seeing press from Blake Shelton & Miranda Lambert’s engagement party, Front Porch Farms (Charlotte, TN) seemed definitely out of reach, but I thought, “What the heck, I’ll check it out.”  It ended up that the farm was owned by a couple that lived in the main […]

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I had never really been one to dream about my future wedding.  As a little girl, I loved Disney movies just as much as the next kid, but never thought I was a princess, never tore wedding photos out of magazines as a teenager, and never anticipated the day when Prince Charming would sweep me […]

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Hello fellow Budget Savvy Brides!  My name is Emily, an booking agent assistant from Nashville, TN, and my lucky groom is Eric, a deputy sheriff.  Eric & I met at my cousin’s wedding in Iowa two years ago. He was a groomsman and I was a bridesmaid– a typical love story really (yeah, right).  Somewhere […]

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