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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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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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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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A Few Wedding Photos of Erin + Nick

I wanted to share a few wedding photos that our photographer posted on her blog. We haven’t gotten the CDs of the rest of our photos, but when we do, I’ll share a few more of our favorites. All images via Gillette Portrait Arts, our photographer

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Putting My Game Face On

So, I will have you know that I am extremely excited about joining the BSB tribe and I can’t wait to share this journey with you all!  I mean it, my little heart is running around doing Par Core at the thought!  *Par Core* So, armed

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Nice to Meet You!

Hi there Budget Savvy Brides! My name is Renae, and I’m so happy to be joining the BSB family. I look forward to sharing with you all my insight and advice on planning a fabulous yet budget-friendly wedding! My fiancé, Kyle, and I are high school

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Hello Everyone!

Hello BSB readers!  My name is Heather and I am one of the lucky new bride bloggers.  I am pretty excited because, like many of you, I am on a tight and tiny budget and I turn to the blogging world for ideas. A little about

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