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Dear Jessica… One of our friends recommended my fiancé and I make a wedding website to share the news about our big day. But I don’t know anything about technology. Can you recommend any wedding website examples? -Lara in Kentucky   Hi Lara, Thanks for the question! Nowadays, it’s more popular than ever to create a […]

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Mushy Post Alert!! I just had to take a moment to say HOORAY because today is my five year wedding anniversary!! It’s honestly hard for me to wrap my brain around the fact that we’ve already been married for five years. In some ways it feels like a lifetime ago and in other ways it […]

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The walk down the aisle is probably THE most anticipated moment of any in weddings.  It’s a very special moment and the music you select is very important. Long before I was ever engaged I always knew that I’d walk down the aisle to a Stevie Wonder song. It was predestined. When I was just […]

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***   How do I love Wedding Paper Divas collection of wedding invites and other paper goods? Let me count the ways!! Premium quality papers – they use the good stuff! Amazing designs in a plethora of styles so you can find the perfect invite for your day! Fab designer collaborations with the likes of  BHLDN and Claire Pettibone! […]

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So excited to share this sweet vineyard wedding with you all today! The bride did tons and tons of DIY and it added so much character and personalization to their big day. If you give yourself time and do things yourself you can save lots of money. The venue definitely takes center focus at this […]

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Charming decorations. Fantastic cakes. Elegant hairstyles. Breathtaking venues. In the pre-Internet days, brides pasted magazine clippings in a notebook, consulted library books, and took notes at friends’ weddings for inspiration. Today’s bride has unlimited possibilities because of idea-warehouses like Pinterest. However, it can be overwhelming. Perhaps you’ll see yourself in one of these five brides. […]

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As we’re getting closer to the wedding, my fiancé and I have had a few expenses pop up recently that we happened to overlook during budgeting.  In my planning and preparation to cover all budget situations I could think of, I’ve read and spent time searching for ‘hidden wedding costs.’  There are lists out there […]

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Last year, I judged some high school speeches on alternative energy with a colleague. Essentially, the students gave short speeches on what they thought was the best form of sustainable energy, then the judges shared some of our thoughts. My colleague made a good point: There’s not one form of alternative energy that meets all of […]

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Our wedding planning is coming to a close, and I couldn’t be happier. Not because I hated planning my wedding but because I finally get to marry the man who has made the last 15 months of my life A TON easier. I dedicate this post to him, but I also want to focus on […]

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Happy FRIDAY Lovelies! I’ve got some fun news, we are opening applications for a new group of Bride Bloggers to share their budget weddings here on BSB! We are looking for five to seven budget savvy brides who are currently planning their weddings to blog and share their experiences, tips, and DIY projects with the community here at […]

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Hello BSB’s! Today I have a cute little flower garden wedding program for you. It’s an eight page booklet held together with ribbon in the color of your choice. With all these pages you have PLENTY of room for your ceremony details, and as always, this is an exclusive free wedding program template for BSB’s! […]

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I just know you’ll love this sweet, crafty wedding from Florida! I absolutely adore the baby’s breath bouquets and the crafty details. I love it when couples take a practical approach to planning their big day and keep their heads on straight when it comes to spending. I’m a sucker for burlap, doilies, lace and […]

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