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The Budget Savvy Bride

Happy Friday, lovelies! Earlier this week I spent alot of time getting our LearnVest profile filled out to being our meetings with our Financial Planner. Remember the promo they ran with us? I totally took advantage of it because with a new living and working situation I want to make sure E and I are […]

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  On the hunt for wedding accessories? You’ll definitely want to check out our friends at The Wedding Outlet – they have pretty much anything you could think of for your special day! Check out their New Arrivals here! Here’s some of my favorite items (just click on the photos to view and/or purchase!) Love […]

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  One of the nice things about planning a wedding on a budget is not feeling obligated to do what is considered traditional. From the aspects you decide to cut out completely (we’re not having table numbers or favors) to things you decide to do a little differently, or to DIY. Throughout the wedding planning […]

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Of course I love all the weddings we feature here on BSB, but this is probably one of my very favorites! I had the hardest time choosing photos for this feature because there were so many gorgeous ones– well done to the photographer, Nolen Photography! Everything from the choice to use cotton instead of flowers, the hayride […]

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I’m baaaaaack!!!   So, here we are… at the end of the wedding marathon. Well, almost, anyway. I am good and married; we have had our destination wedding and our at-home reception. So now to wrap it all up! I have included it ALL here, but I will try to specify what was the at-home […]

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So this isn’t necessarily about saving money but it’s something that has been abundant in the bridal world lately and I wanted to share my personal take on it and my little DIY that I did to address our request at our ceremony. I have found that with this wedding, we’ve come across a few […]

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  Hi friends! Wanted to share this fun story with you from my friends at New York Life and the Keep Good Going campaign because it definitely resonates with any budget savvy bride.    One of the best ways to cut costs on your wedding is to incorporate family heirlooms and ‘borrowing’ items instead of […]

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Looking for a wedding favor that lasts longer than Jordan almonds, more useful than a heart shaped bottle opener, and won’t break the bank? Give a gift that comes back every year and makes the world a little brighter – the gift of wildflowers. Wildflower seeds can be bought in bulk one-pound bags, which would […]

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I’m back this week with a budget savvy pink and black DIY wedding for you! This one cost just $5,000! Amazing for the look and the amount of guests. I love that the bride cut out unnecessary expenses and found alternatives to flowers for their wedding to keep costs low. By doing alot of DIY […]

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We run in the sort of “non-traditional” realm on some things – which, in all honesty, is where a LOT of brides and grooms fall in today’s day and age. Some of the “traditional” ways are being tossed to the side as we venture into new ideas, a new way of doing things, and personalizing […]

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Desert is one area where my fiance and I have done some serious compromising. For starters, I wanted cupcakes. They’re fun, you can get them in a variety of flavors, colors, and there is less to clean up at the end of the event (not that I would be doing the clean up). But as […]

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