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Meet Amber

Hi budget savvy brides! I’m so excited to get to share my wedding plans with you all over the next couple of months. I’ve been following BSB since—well, let’s be honest—since before we got engaged, so to now be a guest blogger is terribly exciting. Let

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New Bride Blogger: Elisabeth

My name is Elisabeth and I’m thrilled to get to share my wedding journey with you! I love this site and it has already been incredibly helpful in my planning. Let me start with some facts about us. I’m 21 and a full-time student, part-time retail peon.

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New Bride Blogger: Casey

Greetings and salutations! Newly minted bride blogger, Casey here! I’m incredibly excited to join the BSB community. For the past six months, I have turned to this fantastic group of brides for tips and tricks, and I can’t wait to share my own with all of

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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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I’se Married Now!

When Shug Avery belted the words “I’se married now,” in the Color Purple, it was an exclamation of joy and triumph.  Post-wedding, I understand exactly what she meant. It’s been almost a week and I’m still floating high from my nuptials last Saturday. To be completely

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Tomorrow is my BIG Day!

It was almost five years ago to this date that I told my dad that I thought I’d met my husband.  I hadn’t known Sherrod very long, but somehow I just knew.  Even still, I played it cool.  A few months later, he worked up the

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It Takes Two

Our wedding planning is coming to a close, and I couldn’t be happier. Not because I hated planning my wedding but because I finally get to marry the man who has made the last 15 months of my life A TON easier. I dedicate this post

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The New Breed of Bridesmaid

My best friend in college got engaged just before we graduated. I remember how excited I was for her, and I remember how she squealed when she told me and held her hand out to show me the ring. Flash forward six months later: I had

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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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Vendor Shout Out – Las Vegas Wedding Photography

The main reason I selected our venue at the Flamingo Chapel was their lovely tropical inspired gardens, but honestly the wedding photography of Luxe Pixel sealed the deal. We decided against taking engagement photos so in the meantime I’ve enjoyed their blog posts to get me excited

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Engagement Photo Sneak Peak

Hey there! I hope you’re all having a fabulous week. On Sunday, I had the pleasure of hosting a holiday photo session for my sister’s husband’s family at India Point Park, a beautiful harborside park on the outskirts of Providence, RI. Although the sky was overcast,

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New Bride Blogger: Sarah

Hi I’m Sarah, a new bride blogger here on The Budget Savvy Bride! I’m a 29 year old modern seamstress living in the lovely Central Coast of California. This here is Charles, or as I was introduced, Chuckles. We haven’t always lived in California, actually my

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Greetings BSB Readers!

When I was a little girl dreaming of weddings, my dad told me he would pay me $1,000 to elope.  “What a great deal!” my six-year-old self thought. Seventeen years later, I find myself engaged and not taking my dad up on his “great deal” 🙂

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