Broke-Ass Tag: brides


Hey you! Yeah, you: If you’re at least 6 months away from your wedding day and have a way with words, then we want you to come play with Team Broke-Ass and blog about your planning process!

Join The Broke-Ass Bride and Blog Your Wedding Planning Adventure!

So if you dig the wedding blogging world and want to dive on in, c’mon! The water’s great! We’re looking for a few good newbies to join the fun and be a Real Bride contributor for The Broke-Ass Bride! Blog about your family dramz, dress twirlz, DIYz and all the other fun stuff, and share it with our schamazing readers. Share how you’re making your broke-ass budget work so that you can rock a badass wedding!

The right candidate will:

  • Know your way around WordPress
  • Be able to commit to a pretty regular posting schedule (one post every other week)
  • Have some writing experience — or are such a word nerd that you just know
  • Know the deadline … respect the deadline
  • Share your shizz with sass, smarts and sweetness
  • Know that e-hugs and e-high fives are the best kind of payment, since this is an unpaying gig. However, there is a possibility to earn some skrilla down the road, and we’re always happy to dole out love, ridiculously good recommendations and even the occasional freebie (plus, you get an endless amount of resources right at your fingertips)

Please send a writing sample and a letter of intro (include information about your wedding — specifically budget, location and wedding date) to!

  • 12/3

    Last year’s million dollar winners!

    Picture this: It’s a gorgeous late spring day. The warm sun is filtering through the trees, making the venue shimmer and sparkle. Music drifts through the air, and as the song changes, the assembled crowd turns and gasps: it’s you, in a breathtaking designer gown. It’s a million dollar wedding, and it’s yours.

    No, we’re not telling you to take out an enormous loan and throw this pricey fête yourself, we’re saying that you should enter to win The BRIDES Live Wedding Event! Here’s the deal: you and your sweetie make a video entry telling BRIDES about yourselves, your love story, the proposal, your perfect date night, why you think you should win, and which charity you’d support and why. Submit some recent photographs (make sure to get permission from the photographer!), answer a few short essay questions, and you’re in, baby!

    Here’s where things really get exciting: every single aspect of The BRIDES Live Wedding Event is chosen by the general public: from the dress, to the cake, to the decorations, to the honeymoon–EVERYTHING! This means that those random outliers of bad taste that everyone struggles with, the moments of “What was I thinking!?”–those won’t happen with this wedding, because no one is going to let you strut down the aisle like you stepped out of an episode of Toddlers & Tiaras. No way! Everything will be top notch gorgeous, the best of the best.

    So let’s recap: a million dollar wedding plus $50,000 in prizes, guaranteed gorgeousness, planned for you, practically stress free…what are you waiting for? Break out the video camera and enter now!

  • 2/1

    You've agonized over your choice of song for your first dance with your new spouse - which lyrics really speak about you and your relationship? Be it buttrock or alt-pop or country, one special way to remind you of who you are as a couple in that moment in time is a customized photo frame from KJFrames. Would you rather have your photo surrounded by…

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    YOU GUYS. This is legit broke-ass brilliance right here. Brides is hooking it UP with a super sleek wedding giveaway. We're not just talking a centerpiece here, an accessory there ... they're going whole-hog with this bad boy. Say your "I Do's" at the uber-chic St. Regis Monarch Beach resort in Dana Point, CA. Get your hair did by TRESemme, topped off with a veil from Bel Aire…

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    It's Thanksgiving! You know, the day before BLACK FRIDAY?! But seriously, enjoy all that serious family togetherness time on Turkey Day. RELISH in it, like you relish in so many servings of yo' mama's homemade stuffing.  But when all that TOGETHERNESS is about to drive you batty, take a breather and start game-planning for the next four days of DEALS. There's Black Friday and Cyber…

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    Aside from calling your mom and updating your Facebook status after you got engaged, what's one of the first things you did? Was it pick up a copy of Brides magazine? You're not alone! Brides is one of the biggest, most well respected names in the wedding biz, and for a damn good reason. When it comes to wedding inspiration, runway coverage, gorgeous photography, and all-out…

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    Oh, BAB readers, you are in for a TREAT. Today we have a special guest post from the uber talented, stationery-designing hottie behind Sugarflower Design! She's gonna clue you in on whether you're truly ready to get your DIY on or not - it may save you a ton of $$$, but it's not always a cakewalk.  Hello Broke Ass Bride readers! I’m Autumn. I…

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    True story: It's a beautiful Saturday morning. My first stop is my bride's house...where everything is in a complete panic. Bridesmaids and family members are missing,  so hair and makeup is going to finish late. My girl is  still in curlers, and I'm following her around the house as she finds her place cards, her table numbers, etc. so I can take them to the…

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    In addition to our regularly scheduled weekly giveaway goodness, we've also got a special treat for West Coast brides! The fabulous gals behind HITCHED, a Palm Springs wedding showcase for brides and grooms and lovers of fun, are hooking us up with a pair of FREE TICKETS to their fabulous event! Hitched is a carefully curated affair which provides "a fresh vision in wedding planning",…

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