One Week till Wedding Day
Destination Weddings

One Week till Wedding Day!

It feels so surreal to me that there is only ONE week until our wedding day! We leave in the wee hours of the morning to make the trip down to Mexico. Some of our family and friends have already landed in the sunshine, but most will be coming on Wednesday to kick

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how we saved on our honeymoon
Honeymoons

How We Saved Money on Our Honeymoon

The honeymoon was easy to choose once we finally chose our wedding ceremony location! Adam and I love to scuba dive and we have both been dreaming of diving in Cozumel. Since we are getting married about an hour south of Cancun we are planning on taking the hotel shuttle up from Tulum

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Beachy Bridesmaids Proposal Project
DIY Wedding Decor

Beachy Bridesmaids Proposal Project

I looove crafting! I can seriously search Pinterest for hours and hours just looking at different DIYs. I think that is one of the things I was most excited about when it comes to wedding planning… all of the crafting! I wanted a creative way to ask my friends, “will you be

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beach color scheme
Destination Weddings • Wedding Inspiration

Beach Wedding Colors

I knew from early on the general color scheme that I wanted for our beach wedding, and I knew Adam would probably agree because it’s his favorite color: blue! The thing is, there are about 42 million different shades of blue and I really didn’t care too much which we used as long as it

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Wedding Dresses

Looking for an Affordable Wedding Dress

The first time I went to a little shop in my hometown to try on wedding dresses I had no idea what I wanted. I thought I wanted a super low back beachy wedding dress. Funny thing is, I didn’t even try that style of dress on. They were actually difficult to find and/or

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Destination Weddings

Affordable Mexico Wedding Venue

After Adam and I finally settled on the country we would get married in we set to work looking at different venues. After looking around for a few weeks we sort of got lucky with this one because I remembered seeing the photos of one of my friends weddings in Mexico. I

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Wedding Planning Advice

Getting Started Wedding Planning

I thought for my first true post I would share the rocky start our wedding planning began with. I’d like to share our wedding “vision”… except it might be more accurate to call it a non-vision. We didn’t start planning much to do with the wedding until we were engaged for about

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New Bride Blogger: Meet Cortni

Hi BSB! I’m Cortni! I am so thankful and excited to be joining the budget savvy bride community and have the chance to be a featured bride! Currently, I am an Oenology (wine!) scientist and cider-maker. I’m also a part-time marine biologist, and I blog over at yakkafit.com. It’s a strange combination,

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