Author Archives: Julie

About Julie

Julie blogs about food science, her favorite recipes and appreciating the little things in life at

I’ve Moved

Hello, friends!  Due to time commitments, I have decided to merge Modern Bride with a Budget with my food and fitness blog, Savvy Eats.  To learn more about our wedding and other adventures, please visit: Hope to see you … Continue reading

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Engagement pictures!

We took our engagement pictures tonight, and our photographer already has  a preview up on her blog!  I love the pictures, and I’m so glad we decided to go with Blue Dandelion Photographer for our wedding! I was just … Continue reading

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I’m Still Here….

Sorry for the lack of updates lately.  No major decisions have been made on the wedding-front lately, but once they are, I’ll be sure to post them!

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And the Winners Are…

Congrats to Brittney and mismikado! Please send me your contact information ASAP so that I can get you your copy of “The Worse-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Weddings!”

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Last Call!

This is the last call for entries into my very first giveaway… enter now!

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ModCloth Dresses

I just discovered this site, and I love love love their dresses!  ModCloth is a small company that sells unique clothes, and was opened 7 years ago when the founder, Susan, was only 17! I had my bridesmaids pick out … Continue reading

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Bridesmaids’ Dresses… Check!

Two weekends ago, 3 of my 4 bridesmaids, our officiant and I went shopping for dresses.  Unfortunately, BM Kari couldn’t make it, since flights from LA to Minneapolis aren’t cheap.  But as you may recall, she already picked out her … Continue reading

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