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Our Wedding Feature on The Budget Savvy Bride

Our Wedding Feature on The Budget Savvy Bride

Nearly two years ago we planned and paid for our own wedding out of pocket and are so proud of that accomplishment!  Staying as far away from debt as possible while starting our lives together laid a solid foundation for the money-making decisions in our […]

Gift Giving for the Savvy Spender

Gift Giving for the Savvy Spender

With wedding season upon us, I thought it was time to share some gift-giving secrets from a fellow baller-on-a-budget, as well as a former bride!  Many wedding guests feel the strain on their wallets just to attend, but shelling out big bucks for a fancy […]

How I Threw a Wedding for 100+ People for under $10k

How I Threw a Wedding for 100+ People for under $10k

Weddings are expensive.  This is not new information.  Every millennial has heard horror stories about the debt their peers have gone into to afford that picture perfect, Pinterest-inspired dream wedding.  In many ways I was your typical bride-to-be, picturing dresses and flowers and venues, but […]