Get my favorite modern money-saving wedding tips that I shared on GMA’s Strahan & Sara show. These wedding budget hacks will help you cut costs without your guests noticing!
How do you pull off a staged exit? If having a staged exit seems like a good idea to you, all you need is a few people to help out. First, you’ll need to gather your exit celebration materials — wedding sparklers, confetti, or whatever it
Don’t miss these tips to save money on your candy buffet Candy buffets are very popular at weddings– not only do they create a nice looking display but they also double as a wedding favor for your guests. Kind of awesome, right? When you’re on a
From flowers to the venue to the dress, there are always areas where couples can save. No one knows this more than someone who sees hundreds of weddings a year—a wedding venue owner. Here Avo Petrossian, owner of Blush in Los Angeles, reveals nine budget-friendly wedding
Weddings don’t have to cost the amount of buying an organ off the black market. Keep your money in your pocket and put it toward what really counts by getting a little unconventional with your planning and purchases.The average wedding costs $35,329 — which is the
For couples hoping to tie the knot, a wedding is often their first major shared expense. But with a typical wedding costing $35,329, according to The Knot 2016 Real Weddings Study, the special occasion can quickly devolve into an overspending nightmare. However, keeping your wedding cheap might
Check out these Expert Wedding Budget Tips from Kelly Lannan of Fidelity Investments. Last year, I attended 12 weddings – not including three weddings I couldn’t attend because they conflicted with another wedding on the same day. Starting around age 25, when save-the-dates start rolling in, most
Did you know that throwing a wedding costs more than having a child? In fact, having a baby is only one-fourth the price of planning this event of the year. And while you may not be the one tying the knot, that doesn’t mean you’re out
Getting married is one of the most exciting times in a person’s life. You’re running around personalizing your ceremony and having friends and family cheer you and the love of your life on. It’s uplifting, invigorating and super expensive. Weddings have become a big business in
Thanks to our friends at Minted for sponsoring this post! Stationery is one detail I totally LOVE in weddings, and one of the best places to get your wedding invitations is Minted. Their talented roster of incredible designers never ceases to amaze me with their gorgeous
A wedding celebrates a new beginning in your life. Often it means moving in with your spouse for the first time, making room for all their things, and adjusting to a partnership where everything is shared. It’s a beautiful thing, but all the change can become
You have a very precise vision for your wedding… but you also have a very precise budget to stick to. And, unfortunately, a dream wedding doesn’t usually come with a dream price tag — extravagant weddings are called “platinum weddings” for a reason, you know. You don’t
Sitter: Brandon Marks, Seattle, WA Sitter on the platform since late August of 2014 Dog: Della // Photography: Carly Jo Hougen // Bachelorette parties, tux rentals, and ring bearer pillows fit for dogs. This cocktail fit for a romantic comedy can only mean one thing: wedding season. While
Today I’ve got a great post to share with you from Kalya of OurStart.com! A great resource for beginning your new life with your partner. Kayla’s sharing some tips for shopping your friends’ closet to save money this wedding season that I think you will love!
Happy New Year and welcome to The Budget Savvy Bride! Whether this is your first time stopping by or if you’ve been planning your wedding for a while, I hope you find helpful tips and information for your big day.One of the biggest challenges involved in