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The Budget Savvy Bride

    Google tells me that the average cost for wedding flowers runs $1000-$2000. Well, even if I had an extra $2000 I wouldn’t be spending it on flowers, so John and I decided to DIY this part of the wedding. I love buying flowers for our house and arranging them in vases, so how […]

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When it comes to entertaining– whether it’s a dinner party or your wedding day– it’s always good to treat your guests well. It’s nice to anticipate things your guests might want or need because it makes them feel cared for and special. One simple and inexpensive treat you can share with your guests is offering a […]

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I am sure most of you BSB followers know what a sample dress is, but just in case you don’t, a sample dress is the dress that all of us brides try on in the store before we order our very own version.  Often, when a dress is discontinued, the sample gown is sold at […]

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If you follow me on Instagram, you might’ve noticed that my husband and I recently went on an ultra-fab vacation to the US Virgin Islands to celebrate five years of marriage. Between our anniversary trip and the Cabo trip I took in April, it’s safe to say I feel like an expert beach goer now. Plus, I […]

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You know what’s fun? Standing in line in downtown Pittsburgh with about 1,000 other people at 7:00 on a Saturday morning, vying for a coveted ticket to be allowed inside city hall for a shot at booking the park venue of your choice. To backtrack a bit, Tim and I spent the first six or […]

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FREE shipping on ALL orders from BHLDN! Y’all know how much I love to share deals with you — and it makes the deal even sweeter when it’s a special one just for our readers! BHLDN is offering free shipping on all orders (including wedding gowns!) today only. So if you’ve had your eye on a BHLDN […]

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  Inviting your best friends to stand beside you on your wedding day is a daunting task, particularly with all of the fun and potentially expensive ideas floating around on Pinterest. I wanted to find a fun way to invite all four of my bridesmaids that would be unique without breaking the bank. My goal […]

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    Confession: I was a serial over-plucker in my younger days. I remember being embarrassed by my slightly bushy brows and spending hours in front of the mirror in high school meticulously plucking away. Fast forward to twenty fourteen and bold brows are IN! Cue kicking myself. I’ve gone MONTHS without plucking and I’ve seen […]

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I’m back with another budget savvy wedding for you! This couple planned a destination wedding in Florida all the way from Canada – and managed to pull it all off for under $10k including the honeymoon!! Talk about budget savvy! I absolutely love the bride’s advice so don’t miss it. I love the idea of […]

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Before I tried on a single wedding dress, I knew that the traditional long gown wouldn’t be for me. For starters, I’m just not a particularly traditional bride. My personal style has always been a little offbeat, a little vintage, and a whole lot of ME. I also know my limitations when it comes to fit […]

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