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My advice for printing DIY invitations: Save your work oftenTriple check for spelling errors Check dates, times, addresses Proof over and over Print on High quality settings There is a good chance you can avoid printing errors for your wedding invitations, or any invitation for that matter. Included in the box of printable invitations I bought were […]

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Tis the season for gifting! I’ve rounded up some of my favorite ideas for Bridesmaids Gifts on a budget! Each of these picks is $30 or less and sure to be something your best gals will love!     SONIA KASHUK GOLD BRUSH SET - $29.99 at Target. This 10 piece luxe brush set makes the […]

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I love this crafty yellow wedding I’ve got to share with you today- all the details are truly gorgeous. I absolutely adore the bride’s wedding dress (those lace sleeves? stunning) and her choice to wear a sparkly headband instead of a veil. The flowers? Amazing. The decor? Super crafty and adorbs. I’m always a sucker […]

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Did you know that wholesale clubs like Sam’s Club offers wedding flowers? Neither did I until a co-worker suggested it to me! Everything comes packaged neatly in a little box, already arranged for you!  After a little online research I found Sam’s offers Floral Wedding Packages.  In particular, a 17-pc package in white (The color […]

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  Once Matt and I were engaged, we spent a lot of time talking about what our reception would look like. Now, our ceremony decisions have been fairly straightforward. Our favorite reverend will officiate our quiet outdoor ceremony, and while we’re still working out the readings, deciding on the vows, etc.,overall, we’re keeping things very […]

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I recently wrote a post about the BSB’s options for wedding flowers. Here’s how I was introduced to silk flowers: My sister (my MOH) had a friend who got married a couple of years ago, and she was in her wedding. She showed me the bouquet she carried…a silk assortment of gerber daisies-beautiful! When I […]

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Do you remember when I talked about the things Mr. M and I decided to forego?  Well, I thought it might be fun to share where the biggest portions of our budget are going.  The best part about saying no to some items is that it gives you the freedom to say yes to what’s […]

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Red Mountain Ranch Wedding Mesa AZ - Brian Minson Photography

Melissa + Dave FEBRUARY 1, 2013 Mesa, AZ  |  Red Mountain Ranch Country Club    What was your budget? Please give us a breakdown of how you spent your budget– rough estimates are fine! $15,000 was our budget: 7,500 for the food and venue 1000 for photography 1000 for flowers 1000 for dress 1000 for […]

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I know I don’t get personal here on BSB too much anymore, but today calls for a little love! Today is my parents’ 30th Wedding Anniversary! In this day and age, it seems to be a rare thing for marriages to last that long. I’m so thankful to have parents who’ve given me an example […]

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Happy Friday, lovelies!! Sharing some of the best wedding deals of the week– this weekend there are some amazing sales going on– so if you haven’t blown your budget on Christmas gifts yet, I highly suggest checking out these deals from our partners! Shopping with our partners and affiliates helps keep this blog in operation. […]

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  Over the years, I’ve not been invited to any black tie affairs, but the occasional wedding or event will require nicer attire then I currently keep on rotation in my closet. In these moments I’m faced with the budget savvy gal’s dilemma… do I splurge on an expensive dress I’ll likely only wear once? […]

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My family is really into telling stories and documenting our history in pictures.  It’s a BIG part of how we bond and stay connected when the miles separate us.  Under normal circumstances, the engagement session would be a big deal for me.  However, because Sherrod and I have long dated outside the gazing eye of our families (with the exception […]

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