Product Review

Montage Wedding Album Review

My wedding was nearly 1 year ago, but due to difficulties with our photographer I never received a wedding album.  I’ve been procrastinating  putting one together myself so when the opportunity came up to review a wedding photo book from Montage, I jumped immediately! Originally we

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Honeymoons

An Unforgettable Honeymoon

During the entire wedding blogging process, I’ve been hesitant to mention the honeymoon my husband and I were planning on the blog.  I didn’t want it to seem like we were bragging or boasting for what we were intending, and I feel it’s a privilege to

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Tough Subjects

My Dress Didn’t Fit!

It’s hard to believe but my wedding day has finally come and gone. The final few weeks leading up to the “I Do’s” was a whirlwind of finishing projects and last minute surprises. Fortunately, the honeymoon that followed was absolute bliss! Now, we’re starting to settle

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Random

Five Days Until “I DO!”

We’ve made it to the single digit countdown!  Our wedding is taking place this Sunday, on the 25th! We’ve been tying up all the planning loose ends over the past week, making purchases to stock the bar, craft projects, final meetings and conversations with our vendors,

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Health + Fitness

Running for the Wedding

Last August I decided to sign up for the Kalamazoo Marathon which takes place on May 4th, 2014. Three weeks before my wedding date.  I’m not a running guru by any means, nor am I one of those annoying know-it-all running people who think running is

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Money Saving Advice

Don’t Forget to Budget For…

As we’re getting closer to the wedding, my fiancé and I have had a few expenses pop up recently that we happened to overlook during budgeting.  In my planning and preparation to cover all budget situations I could think of, I’ve read and spent time searching

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Parties + Showers

A Catered Rehearsal Dinner

At the beginning of the new year I plummeted into bridal panic mode realizing all of the things I still needed to do for the wedding.  Since becoming engaged over a year ago, we’ve already booked the venues, the caterer, the entertainment, and I’ve chosen my

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DIY Wedding Decor

DIY Pomander Balls

Here’s an easy project for some super cute DIY pomander balls. My maid of honor helped me create these, and I’m getting double duty usage from them since I displayed them on tables at my bridal shower then plan on using them to hang in the

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Product Review

Cut It Out – A Die Cutter Overview

I’m loving the wedding signage and cut outs trend that’s hot right now (Check out Bianca’s Post here for ideas) but I was a little intimidated by trying to cut out shapes myself for signs free handed or trying to take on painting every letter. One

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Random

Rescue My Wedding Dress Follow-up!

I’m so happy to be writing a follow up on my Wedding Dress Giveaway from last month! (https://thebudgetsavvybride.com/rescue-my-preloved-wedding-dress/) I chose Bride-to-Be, Allison , who wrote in to rescue my pre-loved dress. Allison also provided a few fun beach themed wedding ideas that I thought other readers might

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