Real Weddings

My Wedding Recap

Hello BSB fans! Well the big day happened. The last couple weeks leading up to the wedding got very hectic, as you will all probably (and unfortunately) get to experience. I put my blogging on the wayside to get things done. But I definitely did not forget about

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Accessories

It’s All About the Accessories

My J.Crew dress is super simple. No adornments, no bling, no lace. So does that mean I was just going to be plain on my wedding day? Of course not! I love to accessorize. Starting from my shoes (since I’m slightly obsessed), I knew I wanted

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Wedding Planning Advice

Wedding Woes

I knew it would happen. The snags that lead to a mini melt-down. I came across two wrenches in my wedding plans that of course I didn’t plan for. The first snag came up when I was starting to plan out my DIY decor projects. I

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Bridesmaids Attire

‘Maid To Order

We all want our bridesmaids to look wonderful on our big day (just not more beautiful than us) as a compliment to our beauty. I have been a bridesmaid and maid of honor six times now. For awhile my closet event looked like 27 Dresses because

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Wedding Tech

Digital Save The Da(y)tes

Another one of those traditions we knew we’d have to modify for our short engagement, the Save The Date, or STD for all you wedding blog followers (not to be confused with the other STD). The recommended time frame to send out STD cards is nine

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Wedding Tech

Wedding Website Wows

When Max and I decided to have only a seven month engagement, we knew some of the traditional rules would have to be thrown out the window. Many traditions now days are much more relaxed when it comes to weddings but some keep people on track.

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Wedding Dresses

Say Yes to the eBay Dress?

How many of you just freaked out when you read eBay and thought “Wedding dress from eBay… is she insane?!” Let’s start the story from the beginning… I always knew I was not a big poofy ballgown type of girl. The more I saw crinoline, the more

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Random

Calling All Photographers!

I know for a fact after your venue and caterer (if you go that route), photography is the next biggest expense for a wedding. And booking a good one can be tricky. Luckily, most photographers can travel much easier than most caterers can. So how do

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Reception Venue

Choose A Venue, Choose A Date

Once I said yes and made my “OMG” calls, all those stored wedding ideas started flooding in my brain. On the first call, people were asking us “When is the date?” Why do people do that? We are just telling you we got engaged! Give us

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Random

Let The Planning Begin!

Why hello there Budget Savvy Brides! My name is Maureen Dolezal and I’m a 30-year old retail worker by day and a multifaceted designer and blogger by night. Now I’ve joined your ranks of engaged life and add wedding planning to my long list of things to do.

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