Budget Idea for Dresses: Think Prom

by Azure

As a mom, I hate that kids’ clothes look so adult these days. As a short shopper on a budget, I love it! It’s one of the few benefits of being short, kids’ clothes and shoes cost less than adult clothes and shoes. I’ve found a few places where the smallest adult size and largest kid size are identical, except for pricing. Even if they aren’t short, your bridesmaids can take advantage of a similar “youth discount.” Instead of looking for bridesmaids’ dresses in bridal...

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Hostess with the Mostess: Red Rose Wedding Centerpiece Ideas

by Azure

About Hostess with the Mostess And... They’re off! With the Kentucky Derby this weekend, there is one particular flower on everyone’s mind. Red roses play a huge part in the Kentucky Derby, which has been fittingly christened the “Run for the Roses” due to the gorgeous garland of more than 400 red roses and bouquet of 60 long-stemmed red roses presented to the winning horse/jockey duo. Here are a few quick, easy, & budget-friendly centerpiece ideas to get you started… ...

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Savvy Steals Winner: Arming one lucky lady with fabulous budget wedding ideas!

by Azure

We've got one Savvy Scoop reader who is on a roll! Our Savvy Steal winner this week, who will be armed with the tools to plan her dream wedding without emptying her piggy bank, is PattyJ! Congratulations, PattyJ- we know you will love the Bridal Bargains Gift Set, chock full of fantastic budget wedding ideas! Last week, PattyJ was the lucky winner of 5 amazing Essie nail polish shades, and now she's ready to plan a champagne wedding on a beer budget. See, girls, we take care...

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway- Budget Wedding Ideas with Bridal Bargains!

by Azure

This week we are thrilled to offer an amazing wedding planning resource from the authors of Baby 411 and Baby Bargains (both books turned me into an unbelievably savvy mom). Rest assured, our Savvy Steals giveaway this week will be all about Weddings and not bringing up baby. Product Description: To help plan your dream wedding without breaking the bank, one lucky Savvy Steal winner will receive the Bridal Bargains Gift Set- America’s best-selling guides for planning a fantastic...

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Always A Blogsmaid: Green Gifting with your Wedding Registry

by Azure

About Always A Blogsmaid If green living is a way of life for you, you should consider starting a registry with 3R Living. This Brooklyn Based company has items for the home from cookware to bedding, all of it eco friendly and most of it pretty design friendly as well. Started by an actual couple, they have filled their catalogue with items that are design friendly and useful. For the couple looking to live green and not break the bank, this is an amazing option, as the products...

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The Man Registry: Best Man Tips for Keeping the Bachelor Party Cheap

by Azure

About The Man Registry We’re taking a departure from our weekly advice for the groom to offer some tips to another guy who may need it: The Best Man As Best Man, you want to give your buddy the ultimate bachelor party send-off into married life. Only problem is that your wallet is feeling pretty light lately (Let’s face it, whose isn’t)? Cuts in bachelor party festivities have been an unfortunate result of the economy we’re living in. However, this doesn’t mean that the...

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Tax Deductible Wedding Tips

by Azure

Happy tax day! Hopefully, you’ve already filed and aren’t using us an excuse to avoid finishing your taxes. But, by this time next year, you may be filing as a married couple, and looking for some tax deductions. No matter how many business clients you invite, your wedding is not tax deductible, but there may be some things you can do around your wedding that do count as deductions. We here at OneWed are good with love, not necessarily numbers, so we suggest you consult with your...

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Save on Wedding Accessories

by Azure

Happy Monday Savvy Scoopers! Nothing like starting the week off with a good deal. That’s why I’d like you to meet my new best friend, her name is Nancy Jaeger, and she’s the founder of usabrideweddings.com. Basically, her site has everything you need for your wedding outfit! Nancy wants to be your best friend, too. That’s why she’s offering you 10% off any order over $50, and free shipping! Read through some of Nancy’s money saving tips below, and when you get to the...

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Letterpress Wedding Invitations for Less

by Azure

Special Feature by Thuy Ha of Paper Chez 5 ways to keep the cost down on your letterpress wedding invitations Many brides are absolutely in love with letterpress but are afraid of the higher price tags they usually come with. For style-conscious brides who are looking for letterpress invitations that won’t break the bank, there are many ways to keep the cost down (without sacrificing style). Here are five ways to shop for letterpress invitations on a budget. 1) 1-color...

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Hostess with the Mostess: A Modern Spin on the Traditional White Wedding

by Azure

by Morgan Spenla - the Creative, DIY Bride! via Hostess with the Mostess.com The Vibe: This contemporary ‘White Wedding’ took a spin on the traditional to feature creative designs by a do-it-yourself bride. The goal was to create an atmosphere that captured a whimsical and romantic feel within the clean look of a contemporary celebration. The dreamy backyard venue featured an ideal garden setting and 360-degree view of the Pacific Ocean, rolling meadows and brilliantly green...

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