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Post-Wedding Polaroids!

Hello, my lovelies! I’m now on the other side of the wedding planning chaos, and it is AWESOME! Being a Mrs. to a wonderful Mr. is just about the best thing I can imagine. Thanks so much to everyone for following my pre-wedding journey. We spent

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Semi DIY Engagement Session!!

My fiance and I did our engagement session in mid-December. We are getting married um… tomorrow(!!!) and have been engaged since May. If you are shaking your head or laughing at me right now, that’s okay. I’ve laughed at myself plenty these past few weeks in

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Affordable Engagement Photos

When I was looking for a photographer, I was toying with the idea of taking engagement photos. I didn’t want to pay extra for a simple session, so I was hoping to find a photographer that offered a free engagement session in their package. I felt

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Lesley’s Engagement Photos

Nate and I had engagement photos taken in early October with the amazing husband and wife team of Mitch and Steph Haaby of Haaby Photography, and I am giggly happy with the results! I’ve been drooling over engagement shoots I’ve seen on Budget Savvy Bride and

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Historic College Campus Venue

I mentioned in my last post that we’d already booked our venue, and that it was the only one on our radar. This is mostly true. Originally when we got engaged, we had planned to be married in my hometown in the midwest. I wanted to

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My Wedding Thankful List

Because it is Thanksgiving week, and I only have to work three days this week, and I REALLY want to procrastinate and not start on making the orange marmalade or myriad of pies that are awaiting me, I want to use this week to give Budget

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Using a Church Venue

Hello my dears! As an interior designer, I’ve always had a love for unique buildings and great architecture. So when it came time for Nate and I to pick our wedding venue…well, surprisingly, we chose something that is neither unique nor great! Because we live in

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Becky’s Save the Dates!

Last week our Save the Dates went out in the mail. Dropping them in the mailbox was definitely one of those, “Wow! I am really getting married!” moments. It was scary and exciting and there were definitely lots of butterflies in my stomach. We debated about

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Meet Bride Blogger Rowenna!

Alright ladies, this is our last new guest blogger for a while, so please give her a warm welcome! Rowenna is super practical when it comes to her wedding planning and I definitely love her no muss, no fuss attitude! She definitely represents a very common

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Meet Bride Blogger Anne!

Alrighty ladies, it’s time to meet bride blogger, the fabulous Anne! This lovely lady comes to us from Charlotte, NC and is sharing with us how she’ll pull off her wedding on a $10k budget. Anne was one of my sorority sisters at the University of

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Meet Bride Blogger Leah!

Please say hello to our newest bride blogger, Leah! She’s from Ohio and her wedding plans stood out to me because she and her fiance are planning a Kentucky Derby themed wedding!! How cute is that? She’s hoping to pull off her wedding for a guest

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Meet the bloggers: Welcome Krystal!

I’d like to introduce you all to another fab blogger today, the lovely Krystal!! I really love her positive, upbeat spirit and her laid back approach to planning her destination wedding. Sometimes, not only is it less of a headache but it can also be less

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Welcome Bride Blogger Becky

Please welcome another of our guest bloggers, the fabulous Becky! I’m so excited to be sharing the wedding of an avid BSB reader who actually found one of her fab vendors through this blog!! I love connecting brides to savvy, awesome vendors! I can’t wait to

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Welcome Bride Blogger Jess!

Today you all will be meeting another of our guest bride bloggers, the fabulous Jess! Not only does she have an awesome name, but she’s from Cali. (I was born there, random- I know.) She’s a really talented photographer and is bursting with creativity. She’s keeping her

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Meet Bride Blogger Lesley!

Sorry for the absence yesterday folks, I’ve been busy coding away in anticipation for our new bride bloggers! Today marks the start of the blogger introductions— I will start with the lovely lady who has the closest wedding date: Lesley! I was really impressed with Lesley’s

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