12 Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding Dress and Alterations

One of the largest line items in your wedding budget will be the wedding dress. ¬†For some women it’s the most important part of the whole day, and they’ve dreamt of it since they were a little girls. ¬†Personally, I was not one of those women. ¬†I recognized that I would be wearing this dress for less than 24 hours and I just couldn’t wrap my head around spending as much on a wedding dress as I did for my current car. ¬†No matter which side of the spectrum you are on, there are ways to save money on the wedding dress. Continue reading

How to Start Planning a Budget Wedding (With a Free Wedding Budget Download!)

When I got engaged I was SO EXCITED…to create a wedding planning spreadsheet. ¬†And to be engaged to the greatest guy on Earth, of course! ¬†For me, I’m such a type A planner, it feels like my whole life was just leading up to this ultimate planning mission haha! ¬†Along the way I’ve learned a few things about how to get the process started. ¬†Read on for my tips on how to start planning for your wedding, and don’t forget to scroll all the way through for a free wedding budget template download! Continue reading

Camping In Rocky Mountain National Park

For my partner’s birthday we (he) decided we should go camping at Moraine Park in Rocky Mountain National Park. ¬†This is the second National Park that we’ve camped in, the other being Yellowstone, and there were a lot of similarities. ¬†I wanted to write an overview of the trip as well as a review of the campground in case anyone is interested in visiting. Continue reading