BSB Book Club

Of Weddings AND Marriage

We’ll call this edition of BSB True Life: I Was an English Major. Why is this relevant to anything, you may ask? Because when I first got engaged, I did what I have always done when I’ve been excited about something I know little about: I

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Wedding Budget

Anticipated Budget Breakdown

So, I thought it was about time I told you how we plan to breakdown our budget and the DIY list I plan to tackle. We really want to keep our wedding under $15,000, right now, as budgeted, we’re at roughly $13,000. This allows for wiggle

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Reception Venue

Choose A Venue, Choose A Date

Once I said yes and made my “OMG” calls, all those stored wedding ideas started flooding in my brain. On the first call, people were asking us “When is the date?” Why do people do that? We are just telling you we got engaged! Give us

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Random

Keepin’ It Together

Eric was a groomsman in a wedding last summer, and a month before the wedding the Bride mailed a physical copy of an itinerary to everyone.  When we arrived at the Iowa wedding weeks later, a lot of the wedding party appeared to even have theirs with them.  Me

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Random

Best Day EV-ah?

When people know you’re planning a wedding, you often hear things like “Oh, how exciting! Your wedding is the best day of you’re life!” I get it. I do. People are excited about weddings in general. People see weddings as a time of renewal, of hope.

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Random

Rooms, Rooms & More Rooms

With about 106 days until the BIG DAY (but who’s counting) I’m finding myself bogged down with some tasks that aren’t as fun as I’d hoped.  With insurance out of the way, my next dreaded task– room blocks.   Both Eric & I’s families are from Iowa,

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