Throughout our wedding planning journey, my fiancé, TJ, and I haven’t experienced many controversies. We are truly lucky in the sense that our family wants us to have what we want at our wedding. However, as mentioned in my previous post, the least important item to us was alcohol, as neither of
Here at The Budget Savvy Bride, we love a good wedding candy buffet. We’ve talked about this fact several times before — I had a candy buffet at my wedding, and a few of our bride bloggers have shared tips for planning a candy buffet and the best resources for candy on a
Recording artist Kina Grannis recently released a music video for her song “My Dear” to celebrate her one year wedding anniversary. The video features footage from her actual wedding in Southern California and it is absolutely stunning, y’all. “My Dear” is a song that she wrote for her husband and longtime touring mate, Jesse. Talk about sweetness!
As with just about everything else involved in a wedding, DJs are expensive. A good DJ can read the flow of the party and choose the appropriate songs for the mood or to get people on the dance floor. They can make announcements and come with their own light and smoke shows.
If you and your partner aren’t big dancers, you may not want to focus your reception around a dance floor. How else will your guests be entertained? Lawn games are a great alternative to dancing. Don’t get me wrong, we’ll still have music and dancing, but I like to have options 🙂
Our venue comes with an alcohol permit, which is pretty sweet because it means we can buy our own booze and do it on the cheap. Here are our tips if you are going to buy your own wedding alcohol: 1) Think about what is important to you. Tim and I love
When it comes to entertaining– whether it’s a dinner party or your wedding day– it’s always good to treat your guests well. It’s nice to anticipate things your guests might want or need because it makes them feel cared for and special. One simple and inexpensive treat you can share with your guests
During a recent bridal event at our reception hall my fiancé and I loved the up-lighting set up inside of the venue. We hadn’t planned on including up-lighting as part of our décor, and I was under the impression that it was incredibly difficult to set up and hundreds of dollars, if
One wedding trend that I’m 100% behind is a candy buffet. Not only does it add a whimsical flair to your wedding decor, but it also doubles as a perfect favor for your guests. However, thanks to Pinterest inspiration it is SO easy to go overboard (and over budget) on the tasty
Q&A with Nisa Burns Bride-to-be, chef and author of Kitchenability 101 kitchenability.com What are some ways that couples can infuse their personal tastes into their wedding menu in a unique way? Some ways to infuse your own personal taste in a wedding menu are incorporating your favorite foods, knowing your risk
Dear Jessica, I want to make sure my guests get up and shake their tail feathers. Where can I find popular wedding dance music?” –From: Wyoming WallflowerHi there! Thanks for your question! For your wedding reception, it’s so important to pick the right combination of tunes to get your guests grooving! Popular wedding
One of the things that I surprisingly put alot of thought into was our first dance song selection. The first dance as husband and wife is a special one, so choosing the song that perfectly describes your feelings or relationship can really make the moment magical. Some things to consider when choosing
So, we set up yard games (status-post wedding now, they went over GREAT!). We painted colored circles in the grass for twisted, made ring toss out of wine glasses set inside of a crate and, my favorite, Corn Hole (aka: bean bag toss). We were going to buy one – it was
Desert is one area where my fiance and I have done some serious compromising. For starters, I wanted cupcakes. They’re fun, you can get them in a variety of flavors, colors, and there is less to clean up at the end of the event (not that I would be doing the clean