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Cochrane, Alberta · From January 2021

I am one of a few featured users on this wonderful site! If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask! I'm here to help in anyway I can. I fell in... View more

I am one of a few featured users on this wonderful site! If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask! I'm here to help in anyway I can. I fell in love with the process of planning my own wedding, Then helping other brides on this platform! My fiancé and I met in July of 2018, he proposed in July 2020, now we have our 1 year old boy! 👨‍👩‍👦 💕 we say I do 09/30/2022


September 30, 2022

89days 13hrs : 32min


Show me your wedding dresses!!
Alyx of Wedding fashion, On January 4, 2022 at 03:54

Yes I’m thinking about wedding dresses at 2 am 🤦🏼‍♀️😬 I’m worried my dress is out of date .. I’ll link my dress below. I ordered it in September and it’s a very trendy dress shop but the consultant...

Rayanne, tuesday 28-Jun-22 140 1,631 2
Second wedding dress?
Alyx of Plan a wedding, On May 19, 2022 at 12:45

I never thought I wanted a second wedding dress! My grandma bought my wedding dress for one and second I love my dress!!! But now that I have it and tried it on a few more times , I’ve realized it’s...

Alyx, friday 17-Jun-22 18 190
Vivid wedding dreams
Alyx of Plan a wedding, On June 4, 2022 at 12:42

… anyone else getting crazy vivid wedding dreams yet? 😳 Every single night I’ve had wild dreams , some of them I won’t even say lol but one night I had a dream I forgot to get my lip waxed and I had a...

Alyx, saturday 11-Jun-22 6 42 1
Flower girl gift
Alyx of Plan a wedding, On June 7, 2022 at 15:11

I have 3 flower girls! So I made these little gifts for them! Sunglasses, ring pop and a bracelet! And they can reuse the little purse! I wanted to put one together to see how it looked I’m not going...

Tunisha, thursday 9-Jun-22 8 50
Awkward guest situation… help 😭
Alyx of Plan a wedding, On May 29, 2022 at 01:16

We are now at the point of getting rsvps from our guests! So far it hasn’t been too bad! Simple questions from people which is fine! But tonight I got a rsvp from my cousin (4th cousin) asking if she...

Carine, wednesday 8-Jun-22 21 334
Attention Kelowna ladies !!
Alyx of British Columbia, On May 23, 2022 at 20:36

Now that I have your attention 😆 My bachelorette is in Kelowna! I have never been! and I’m so excited! My MOH has planned our first day going to 3 different vineyards on Canada day! Then the next day...

Amanda, friday 27-May-22 4 32
Mental health of planning a wedding
Alyx of Plan a wedding, On May 4, 2022 at 16:24

It’s only normal that with wedding planning comes mental stress! weather it’s family situations or wedding party situations and working through these issues with your partner! It may even cause strain...

Sascha, wednesday 11-May-22 8 103 1
Minted VS vista print (my experience)
Alyx of Plan a wedding, On April 8, 2022 at 20:36

Hi Brides! 👰🏼‍♀️ I just wanted to share my experience with you guys about using minted and vista print for all my signage! I started out using minted, I love their templates and their address book...

Audrey, sunday 10-Apr-22 13 201 1
When to do the first dance?
Alyx of Wedding reception, On February 7, 2022 at 22:48

I planned on doing the first dance after our grand entrance so everyone is seated and in the room. But my fiancé thinks it’s awkward lol What are you guys doing first dance before or after dinner ?

Maggnard-Smanta, monday 4-Apr-22 11 119
Bouquet flower preservation
Alyx of Plan a wedding, On March 22, 2022 at 17:09

I’ve been looking on Etsy to get my bouquet preserved, ideally I’d like it in a frame and then maybe some coasters. I’m hoping to find something in Canada but I couldn’t find too many shops that to do...

Tunisha, thursday 31-Mar-22 14 77 1
What are the ways you saved money?
Alyx of Plan a wedding, On February 25, 2022 at 13:19

Did you cut things out , are you repurposing items? What’s are the types of ways you saved money for your wedding? I personally cut out boutonnières. I’m reusing my ceremony flowers in the reception!...

Derek, saturday 19-Mar-22 35 314 2
Ring bearer attire dilemma
Alyx of Wedding fashion, On March 13, 2022 at 14:31

So my son is quite tall for his age! He’s 16 months and fits in anywhere from 24months to 3T just depends on where we are getting it from! And for shoe size he’s 6T My wedding is in September.. so...

Hank, thursday 17-Mar-22 4 39 1
Alyx of Wedding fashion, On February 15, 2022 at 13:38

This may be a weird question but what is everyone doing for under your wedding dress ? Lol I have a very low back dress and I’m quite chesty. My dress has cups in it but I’m nervous of falling out...

Tunisha, sunday 27-Feb-22 5 93
Price of hair and makeup?
Alyx of Beauty, On February 19, 2022 at 20:44

I’ve already booked my hair and makeup and my trial but I’m just wondering if what I’m paying is normal? I paid 250 for hair and makeup and 210 for hair and makeup trial. Obviously plus tax. It’s so...

Malyssa, wednesday 23-Feb-22 21 141
Calling aug/sep/oct 2022 brides!!
Alyx of Plan a wedding, On January 28, 2022 at 00:51

Wedding date -September 30th 2022 I have enjoyed wedding planning since I started in February! It hasn’t been too stressful! But the last couple weeks I have felt a little pressure/stress with getting...

Mari, monday 21-Feb-22 22 494 6
The most exciting part of planning your wedding?!
Alyx of Plan a wedding, On February 2, 2022 at 15:41

What has been the most fun, exciting thing so far of planning your wedding? Mine has definitely been trying on wedding dresses and picking the one!!! I can’t wait to get it on again! Secondly, our...

Lindsay, friday 18-Feb-22 34 198
i want to see your wedding bands!
Alyx of Wedding fashion, On January 28, 2022 at 01:26

Let me see your wedding band 😍 I need some inspiration! I went wedding band shopping last week with my fiancé! I’m having trouble deciding on what goes best with my ring! What do you think?? I wish I...

Alyx, thursday 17-Feb-22 40 282 2
Hotel caught fire 🤦🏼‍♀️ Venting…
Alyx of Plan a wedding, On February 8, 2022 at 22:34

So I just found out from one of my guests who was trying to reserve a room that the hotel we had reserved caught fire 🤦🏼‍♀️ So they haven’t called me or emailed me which is annoying and then I heard...

Alyx, friday 11-Feb-22 17 99
Toughest part of planning?
Alyx of Plan a wedding, On February 2, 2022 at 00:09

What has been the toughest part of the planning process for you ladies? I’ve got a couple areas. 1-Actually sticking to the budget of $25k I would LOOOVE tips on how to get it even lower but...

Tunisha, sunday 6-Feb-22 23 150
Sunset photos
Alyx of Plan a wedding, On February 1, 2022 at 23:28

Does anyone know how I can best fit sunset photos without it being so rushed? No first look Ceremony at 3pm Cocktail at 4-5:30pmDinner/toasts at 6pmSunset 7pm Dances at 8pm Is it weird if my fiancé...

Vinod, saturday 5-Feb-22 14 86
Venting i guess… 🤷🏼‍♀️🤦🏼‍♀️
Alyx of Plan a wedding, On January 17, 2022 at 01:03

My fiancé and I decided when planning that venue, catering and florals were the most important things to us. For my photography was too but my grandma said her family friend could do it for us and for...

Alyx, friday 28-Jan-22 10 143
I’m so embarrassed…
Alyx of Plan a wedding, On January 1, 2022 at 13:57

My fiancé and I decided to get an Airbnb for our wedding party to stay in for the wedding weekend. I had my gma help me out with calculating the totals and the wording to send everyone. So my bad on...

Kelsey, saturday 1-Jan-22 5 127
Covid Restrictions .. here we go again
Alyx of Plan a wedding, On December 22, 2021 at 01:08

Well here we go.. Alberta and BC restrictions are put in place. I live in BC and my venue is in Alberta. I have to say I was preparing for this and unfortunately I’m not surprised… my wedding is...

Sascha, monday 27-Dec-21 9 191 1
Bridesmaid gifts
Alyx of Before the wedding, On December 17, 2021 at 02:11

Did you guys do bridesmaid proposal gifts , bachelorette gifts and day of wedding gifts? My bridesmaids have already been asked so I think doing a proposal gift is a little silly? But I also want to...

Hank, sunday 19-Dec-21 8 110 1
Rehearsal dinner
Alyx of Plan a wedding, On December 8, 2021 at 15:15

How do I invite the people who are coming to my rehearsal dinner? I will have the rehearsal at the venue and the dinner (a bbq) at our Airbnb Do I put this on the invitations? Or do I send a Facebook...

Tunisha, sunday 12-Dec-21 9 88
Am i missing something??
Alyx of Plan a wedding, On November 28, 2021 at 23:32

I feel like I’ve planned everything I can plan for right now ? Lol my wedding is September but all of our vendors are booked. Bridal Accessories picked, dresses picked. Groomsmen attire/bridesmaids,...

Alyx, saturday 11-Dec-21 15 216
Vendors not replying
Alyx of Plan a wedding, On December 3, 2021 at 16:27

My wedding is still 10 months away but I’ve had a few vendors not email me back for months at a time. I’m not going to name names. At first they were all really good at replying. And I understand that...

Alyx, saturday 11-Dec-21 23 281
Father daughter dance songs but with my uncle ?
Alyx of Wedding reception, On November 28, 2021 at 23:40

I feel like I’ve listened to every song possible and nothing is meaningful to me, or relatable to my relationship with my uncle .. I grew up with my grandparents but my grandpa passed so my uncle is...

Alyx, tuesday 30-Nov-21 4 66
Bar supplies
Alyx of Alberta, On November 24, 2021 at 16:38

We’re doing a toonie bar for our wedding. So we need to get bar supplies, I’m a bit confused on if I’m supposed to get 100 cups , 100 wine glasses 100 straws and so on! Where do I get this stuff at a...

Alyx, thursday 25-Nov-21 4 38
Day of coordinator
Alyx of Alberta, On November 24, 2021 at 15:38

Alberta day of coordinators! If anyone has dealt with a company they loved drop the name below please! My budget 500-1000

Amanda, wednesday 24-Nov-21 1 11
Tables!? Dance floor!?
Alyx of Wedding reception, On October 23, 2021 at 16:40

I want to have rectangle tables and round tables but my reception space it isn’t the biggest and it isn’t the smallest either. Think of the space as a big square it can fit 250 people inside. I have...

Samantha, monday 25-Oct-21 4 124
Please help. i can’t sleep this is making me sick
Alyx of Plan a wedding, On September 9, 2021 at 13:48

I’m really freaking out. Help please!! I can’t even sleep. My wedding date is September 30th 2022. We have most things booked. Except DJ florist and photographer. We were supposed to pay for those...

Vinod, saturday 11-Sep-21 6 197


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