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Hiring Corporate to Capture our Covenant?

In a fortuitous alignment of schedules, I was able to tag along with a friend and her fiancé when they went to visit a potential Chicago photographer. The company had been recommended to me by one of my many acquaintances who has gotten married recently, but

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Nashville Engagement Photos!

We had a lovely engagement session (or actually two, due to technical difficulties/wind) with Valerie Henderson of Henderson Photography in Hendersonville, TN.  We wanted some unique photos that reflected the theme/vibe of our wedding, but we also wanted some more traditional shots as well.  We chose

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Finding The Photographer

Ladies, wedding planning is getting serious lately! I’m officially 4.5 months away from the wedding date, so it’s getting to be that time when we have to really get down and dirty with the finances. So I’m a little bit of a stressy jessy lately…but I’ll

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Journey to “Yes”

Wedding planning, in many ways, is kind of awesome. You get an excuse to choose a beautiful dress, make countless “inspiration boards” with an infinite palette of colors; plan an awesome party that’s exactly to your taste; sample some delicious food; and, when the day arrives,

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I’m a (Wo)man of Wealth and Taste

Hey y’all, I’m Cris. Ten points if you got the Rolling Stones reference in the title (and yes, I AM old enough to remember some of their original hits thankyouverymuch). I’m pretty stoked to be one of Budget Savvy Bride’s newest bloggers and I just know

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Heather’s Modern Midwest Marriage

Oh, where to start? How do I sum up an entire 6-year relationship in one post? I can’t, I guess. But I’ve gotta start somewhere. So, bonjour! Hola! Aloha—and all that good stuff! Nice to meet you, BSB readers! I imagine that some of you are

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Meet Bride-to-be from Toronto, Leah

Hello there Budget Savvy Brides! I will be one of the contributors over the next few months and am excited to share my journey through wedding planning with you. So let’s get to know each other… A little about us: My name is Leah, and I

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Introducing Emily!

Hello fellow Budget Savvy Brides!  My name is Emily, a booking agent assistant from Nashville, TN, and my lucky groom is Eric, a deputy sheriff.  Eric & I met at my cousin’s wedding in Iowa two years ago. He was a groomsman and I was a

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Maggie Plans Fairy-tale Wedding!

Hello all you budget savvy babes! My name is Maggie and I’m so happy to be taking you along on this crazy wedding planning roller coaster with me. First off, let me say that I’ve been reading this blog for over a year now (way before

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Call Me Mrs. D

We’re home from the honeymoon. I’m now an old married gal…sorry for being out of touch while I was off honeymoonin’. The wedding was without a doubt the absolute very best day ever. It seriously couldn’t have been anymore perfect. Well, it would have been a

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Photography + Engagement Photos

Hello lovelies! Like most brides, I hands-down through the FLOOR believe that wedding day photography is one of the most important vendors I’ll have (ok that and like food and stuff, but you know). It’s seriously jaw-dropping how photographs can encapsulate such beautiful moments, images, and

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I Got Married!?

Hi there! So Matt and I got married this past weekend and it has been a CRAZY week. It went SO fast! I can hardly believe it’s over. I apologize for being so MIA and I promise as soon as we get back from our two

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Bake Fest

Things are certainly trucking along here in wedding planning land. I thought I’d share a few photos of a recent get together with some special ladies. Julie’s Wedding Sweatshop: Round Two…The Bake Fest. Much like the last “wedding sweatshop” [the images seem to have disappeared from

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Not Sure Anyone Noticed But…

Not Sure Anyone Noticed But… I haven’t posted in a while. Things have been…rough. Though, things are okay. Actually they are totally okay it’s just that life has a funny way of being inconvenient. That being said I just wanted to drop a quick update so

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Dress Sneak Peek

For many, this is a long and boring story. You’ve been warned. For others, I really do hope it can be a useful wedding planning idea. The famous wedding dress has arrived at last. [It’s not really famous, just in my head.] As many people in

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