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Whoa. This week flew by! I worked so very hard on our Favorite Dresses Under $1500 post and then today the site experienced some heavy, heavy downtime. I am so sorry if you tried to access the site and it didn't work for you. We are currently in the process of switching to a new hosting provider, so there might be some more intermittent issues over the weekend, just FYI. Thanks for your patience while we sort this out. Because of the server issues today, our links post is a little abbreviated, but we're trying something new with it! In case you missed some of our posts this week, here are our top 3:

Our Favorite Wedding Dresses under $1500
Hello lovelies! Today, I have a treat for you. I asked my friend Kelly (a recent bride whose very own budget savvy wedding will likely make an appearance h
Jodi & Vince decided to have an intimate weekday wedding attended only by immediate family and close friends, and as such they were able to use of th
And now onto some other gems I found this week:
#StartSomething Special: Mairead & Kevin's Wedding – YouTube
When loyal Honda fans Mairead & Kevin asked us to be part of their wedding day, we couldn't resist and wanted to do a little more. Watch how they #StartSomething Special!
Five simple lessons from the first half decade.
If you go for a ‘traditional’ wedding venue, most of them cater with a three course wedding meal option. If you want a formal sit down meal and good food this can be a great route to go down. Check with your venue or caterers that you can have a menu tasting before the day, to check you are happy with what you will be served.



Our friends at Forever Amour Bridal in NYC are having an awesome dress sale all November long! If you are in the NY area or close by, I highly recommend checking out their stock- they have some gorgeous designers for 50% off or more!

designer dress sale NYC



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Thanks so much for reading BSB! Have a fabulous weekend!


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