Links + Things of Interest: May 18, 2012 | The Budget Savvy Bride
The Budget Savvy Bride

 ideeli’s Bridal Flash Sale!

 

TODAY,  May 18th, at 12PM EST, ideeli will kick off its third ever bridal flash sale event, Ready, Set, Wed!  On the “racks” will be a selection of gowns from the likes of Badgley Mischka, BCBG, Nicole Miller, Jenny Yoo, Tadashi Shoji and many more – at prices that start as low as $69.99. Check out this sneak peek of some of these featured styles here. Have your mouses mice at the ready at 11:59 am to take part in the ‘clicking of the brides!’

Instagram Canvas Photo Deal

If you’re an Instagram lover like me (I’m *mildly* obsessed… follow me here) then you will LOVE this deal from Eversave! (It says “Nashville” but it’s a web-based company so you can purchase it no matter where you live. You can get a 20×20 inch canvas of any of your instagram pics for $34! Would make a great gift or easy wall art. I got 3 of these and I will most likely get canvas prints made of my adorable pets because I’m a dork like that.

Running of the Bride Review

I meant to post an update on this last week but I finished reading Rachel Eddey’s humorous memoir Running of the Bride!

The publisher was kind enough to send me a copy to review. It was a quick, light read and I found myself giggling out loud quite a few times. Specifically during the parts where Rachel talks about attempting the master cleanse, because I was a crazy enough bride to do that, too! I enjoyed Rachel’s conversational tone and her self-deprecating humor– gotta love a woman who can laugh at herself and her faults. I’d like to think that she and I would TOTES be friends IRL. She reminds me of a little less foul-mouthed Jen Lancaster (whose books I LOVE!) By far my favorite quote from the book was:

“When people say their wedding is a blur, they’re lying.
Every moment is crystal-clear until the next, which replaces it.”

Because, seriously… it’s SO true. Overall I really enjoyed the book, it was a quick read and had a few laugh-out-loud moments. Plus, you get to read about her amazing proposal story where her now-hubby popped the question on the set of the Sex and the City movie. C’mon- how cool is that? I recommend this book to anyone who likes chick-lit, sarcasm, funny/embarrassing stories and of course brides!  You can order it on Amazon- go ahead, get a copy for yourself and another bride in your life!

Hope you all have a fantastic weekend!! xoxo

 

 

 

 

 

Jessica is the creator of The Budget Savvy Bride; she launched the site in May of 2008, shortly after becoming engaged. Jessica has been recognized as a budget wedding expert by various media outlets and continues to share realistic inspiration and actionable tips to help brides save money on their weddings. Google

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