Bridesmaids Attire

The Girls & Gals

What I thought would be an easy task, has turned out to be the ultimate stresser in my wedding planning… I am always one to ‘take the bull by the horns’ so to speak, so I have a hard time waiting on other people to make

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Wedding Inspiration

Wedding Ceremony Inspiration

I am a planner. Like a hardcore planner – I own a book called How to Pack which is highlighted and dog-eared because I really do use it. Fo’ reals, y’all – I like planning stuff. So, the idea of collecting and organizing inspiration for my

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Bridesmaid Dresses

Ok, have you SEEN J. Crew bridal yet?! Ok I know I know I know. It’s J. Crew, and this is a budget-savvy website. Believe you me, I will be the first to tell you that I’m that girl who will wistfully walk by one in

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DIY PROJECTS

Will You Be My Bridesmaid?

There are many details to my upcoming wedding that are non-traditional. The biggest one would have to be the wedding party. But before I dive right in, I need to share a little back story… Derek has always been the girl’s best guy friend, and I

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Bridal Party Gifts

Ask Your Bridal Party

While Matt worried about which buddy he couldn’t include in his party I had the opposite problem. I only have a handful of really close friends and when Matt decided on 6 groomsmen I easily produced 4 but two more would be tough. We decided it

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J.Crew Bridesmaid Dresses

After searching high and low I decided to go with J.Crew bridesmaid dresses. Although these are not super budget savvy, they are super easy order, receive and return. I really appreciate the customer service that the company has to offer as well. We found two styles

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Department Store Bridesmaid Dresses

I really struggle with the concept of the bridesmaid dress. I don’t like cookie-cutter bridesmaids dresses. I hate large bridal store chains. I hate being rushed, crowded and pressured into buying a dress that looks like a bridesmaid’s dress (oh, but you’ll wear it again!). I

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Multiple Maids of Honor

I swear I have the world’s most amazing maids and I decided to have multiple maids of honor, and not just one MOH. It might be different if I had a sister or something, but I do not and all of these girls are equally important

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Mix-Matched Bridesmaid Dresses

When it came time to start searching out bridesmaid dresses, I couldn’t help but think back to the movie 27 dresses and promise myself that I would not put my friends in anything even remotely resembling this…. (I know it’s a movie, but I’ve seen worse

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