Food + Beverage

CAKE VS. CUPCAKES

I love baked goods.  I love cake.  I love pie.  I love cake pops.  I love cobbler.  I love cupcakes. I love pie pops.  I love most anything that falls into any other categories not mentioned. With that being said, dessert options for our wedding seemed

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Stationery + Paper Goods

SAVE-THE-DATE!

Our save-the-date cards finally out went! I decided to go with postcards to save the inconvenience of envelopes, and save some money on postage (only 29 cents). One important thing to keep in mind is the size of the postcard. If it’s too large, you’ll end

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Random

Nashville Engagement Photos!

We had a lovely engagement session (or actually two, due to technical difficulties/wind) with Valerie Henderson of Henderson Photography in Hendersonville, TN.  We wanted some unique photos that reflected the theme/vibe of our wedding, but we also wanted some more traditional shots as well.  We chose

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Wedding Dresses

Wedding Dress DISTRESS!

In the last seven days, we’ve bought our own place (and all of the stressful mortgage details that that includes), moved everything we own, bought a new car in between unpacking, had family in town from Iowa for Thanksgiving, and I ordered my dress (or so

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Parties + Showers

Engagement Party Ambush

This is probably one of the least useful posts that I’ve submitted, but sometimes (as in the wedding planning process), a bride just needs to slow down, take a deep breath, and enjoy some things along the way. The same weekend as a bridal shower that

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Random

Introducing Emily!

Hello fellow Budget Savvy Brides!  My name is Emily, a booking agent assistant from Nashville, TN, and my lucky groom is Eric, a deputy sheriff.  Eric & I met at my cousin’s wedding in Iowa two years ago. He was a groomsman and I was a

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