Do you and your partner have a furbaby? Maybe you’re considering including your dog in your wedding day! If so, you won’t want to miss these tips for making it stress-free for everyone, as well as creative ways to incorporate your pup in your big day.
The secret to managing your money in marriage: COMMUNICATION! We’ve all been told, at least once in life, not to mix business and friendship. Basically, money problems are bound to come up at some point in life. Unfortunately, financial issues can easily destroy a relationship if
Let these real-life DIY tragedies serve as a warning to any couple who is planning to take on certain aspects of their big day themselves! Check out these five examples of how DIY can ruin your big day… or otherwise known as, How to DIY your
Picking the Best Team for Your Big Day The vendors you choose for your big day could make or break your wedding. A top-notch vendor will spend all the time necessary to solidify your vision and create a plan to make your vision a reality. They’ll
Check out these Expert Wedding Budget Tips from Kelly Lannan of Fidelity Investments. Last year, I attended 12 weddings – not including three weddings I couldn’t attend because they conflicted with another wedding on the same day. Starting around age 25, when save-the-dates start rolling in, most
This educational post has been sponsored by Wholesaleflowers.net. Thanks for supporting the sponsors that make this site possible! Here at The Budget Savvy Bride, you know we love to share advice and practical tips to help you plan every aspect of your big day the DIY
When it comes to planning your wedding, one of the first steps to take is thinking about the location of your nuptials and the celebration afterward. If you’re like many brides, you and your groom will be keen to say your “I Do’s” outside where you
With the amount of imagination filling our minds with our wedding dreams, we never expect the negatives or downfall of events that may come with the wedding day. On the big day, the amount of pressure the couple end up putting on themselves is so immense
5 Reasons Why Wedding Debt is a Big Mistake 1. You’re Allowing Outside Forces to Pressure You A third of couples go into debt for their wedding. If you’re planning your wedding based on a “dream” list that your family or society or the wedding industrial
In this economy, rip-offs during any stage of a wedding endanger more than your chances of staying within budget. They can potentially destroy your honeymoon plans and savings. Worse yet, they can even cast a dark shadow over the entire event that leaves you and your
Today I have a fun treat for you all! Jen Glantz, professional bridesmaid and entrepreneur behind Bridesmaid for Hire, is sharing some of her insight and tips from her experiences being a bridesmaid dozens of times over. I had the chance to ask Jen a few questions
If Rachel Cruze’s new book, “Love Your Life, Not Theirs” was available when I was engaged, I know it would have been the motivation and inspiration needed to plan a budget-savvy wedding. Rachel’s book (which releases today) goes beyond the typical book about budgeting that covers staying out
When first getting to know a client and formulating budget tips for their event, we’ll peruse digital images, such as their Pinterest. Often, they’ll point out a photo of an idea that looks gorgeous, but doesn’t quite fit in with their budget. For example, a set
Last month, I discussed the ‘reverse’ destination wedding, staying Stateside; this month, we’ll discuss the overseas European affair, and how to set a sensible destination wedding budget for your glamorous getaway. You’d be surprised how you can save big. Here’s how: Keep up on exchange rates.
Wedding negotiation is one area of wedding planning that can be intimidating for many couples. Avoiding a contentious negotiation process and succeeding in a win-win, fair price for all, can be done with careful preparation and empathy for the vendor that you are negotiating with. Tips