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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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Engagement Photos + A Guest book

I was thrilled that an engagement session was part of our wedding photography package. However, my Mr. Wonderful just isn’t one who enjoys having his picture taken and I knew a whole photo shoot of us wouldn’t work out well. So I asked if we could

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Montenegro-Quddus Wedding: Part 1

I’m writing this post as a newly married woman! And let me tell you, aside from a few minor (and not so minor setbacks) our wedding was a success. But the funny thing is? Even with all those setbacks, I was so happy to be with

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Birthday Engagement Surprise From My Valentine

I knew I had met my Mr. Wonderful and that he would always be part of my life. We found each other after previous relationships and making the final commitment of being together in marriage more challenging since we both have children and established lives. Don’t

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Why a Budget Wedding?

When I first got engaged I was absolutely floored to find out what the average wedding costs today. I immediately felt worried because I knew I wanted a wedding, and not to run off to Vegas or head to the local courthouse as some people suggested.

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New Bride Blogger: Kelsey

Dear Budget Savvy Brides, My name is Kelsey Scarbrough, and I am honored to be a new bride blogger for the Budget Savvy Bride blog. I’m looking forward to basking in budget wedding ideas with each and every one of you! I am a young bride with a

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Eco-nerds Need Apply

There weren’t too many things that I planned about our wedding before Matt and I got engaged. Since we had only minimally discussed the scale of wedding we wanted to that point, I knew there were lists of pros and cons on yellow legal pads in

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Outdoor Engagement Pictures

Brandon and I did not have very many pictures of us together. One of us was always behind the camera. We have been together for a really long time, yet if I were to count all the pictures we have together, I wouldn’t even need to

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Meet Ashley: A Cart Before the Horse Bride

Hi, fellow BSBs! I’m Ashley, and I hope to entertain you over the next few months with my stellar wit and occasionally self-deprecating humor. Come, experience my trials and tribulations of planning a New York City wedding on a decidedly un-NYC budget! A few NY-centric things

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An Outdoor Wedding in April?

I live in Nashville, TN, which, for the record, can be quite unpredictable when it comes to the weather.  Now, I feel a bit ahead of the game with an amateur Meteorologist for a fiancé, but there still remains the potential of being rained out and

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I Forgot to Introduce Myself!

After writing several posts, I realized that I completely neglected to introduce myself! First off, I’m really excited to be writing for The Budget Savvy Bride; I really feel strongly about not having a wedding that will cause our little family of three (I have a

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