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The Budget Savvy Bride

  During the first month of our engagement, my husband-to-be and I were browsing through the nearby unnamed dollar store, on the prowl for anything usable for our wedding. Most of the “wedding” section in these stores are full of sad fleur de lis patterned napkins, small plastic bubble bottles, and shoddy two piece champagne flutes. […]

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Today I’m not talking about something strictly wedding related, but something that has spared John and I probably hundreds of nights of bickering: The Chore Board. Whether you and your partner live together already or you’re about to after the wedding, part of a working marriage is learning to live together. A survey in the […]

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I am a stationery junkie. Journals, notecards, planners… I have way more notebooks than a sane person needs. For my wedding, I would’ve loved to do linen invitations with a gold foil letterpress and fancy typography. However, I knew that our stationery was going to be very low on the budget totem pole. So low, […]

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    What the what? HOW is it already August? This year is flying by, y’all. I wanted to pop in before the weekend to share some cool links and wedding deals I’ve come across this week!     I had the pleasure of attending an event celebrating the new collection from Whitney Port for […]

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One of the biggest struggles in wedding planning is setting a budget and finding the money to make it happen. Maybe your personal budget is tight due to other financial commitments like student loans, car payments, etc. If that’s the case, have you thought of trying to find ways to earn extra money to put […]

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Our venue comes with an alcohol permit, which is pretty sweet because it means we can buy our own booze and do it on the cheap. Here are our tips if you are going to buy your own wedding alcohol: 1) Think about what is important to you. Tim and I love beer, and we […]

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With just a couple weeks left till our wedding I’m final starting to find a bit of time to work on some of the more wish list DIY projects, like DIY Marquee Letters. I love the look of this ‘modern-vintage’ trend and wanted to find a way to have something similar as decor at our […]

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The details in this Purple Park Wedding are sure to make you smile! This wedding has so many lovely purple details for you to swoon over so if purple is your fave, you’re gonna love this wedding! The couple got married in a state park (love how they thought outside the box on the venue!) and […]

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I’ve been a long time viewer of the show Bridezillas. When I watched it before I was engaged, it was one of those guilty pleasure shows where I could laugh at someone screaming over something seemingly silly like a veil being half a shade off. The first time I watched it after beginning the adventure […]

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For my wedding, I am hoping to do a photo guestbook with an instant camera. Because I was having a hard time finding a fun, unique guestbook, I decided to make my own! I bought a burlap journal at Michael’s for about $2.99 (with a coupon). Then I bought a few inexpensive decorative pieces and […]

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Something I like to share every now and again is the sweeter, simpler weddings of the world. Not everyone wants to spend a downpayment’s worth of money on one day, and if that’s not your style, you’ll love today’s wedding. This courthouse wedding is precious and the couple looks so in love! At the end of the […]

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Excited to share some new and awesome deals with y’all this week!   Hukkster is a new free desktop, iPhone and iPad app that lets shoppers discover, browse and tag products across hundreds of popular sites and get notified the moment those products go on sale! Hukkster has already saved users over $25 million on everything from […]

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