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Choose the ceremony and reception venue, find your dress, prepare the necessary paperwork, make the guest list, and stay on top of your budget. Here’s everything you need to know to plan your dream wedding step-by-step.



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Who Said "i Love You" First?
Brittany, On February 14, 2023 at 10:08

Hello Everyone! In honors of Valentine's Day, I was wondering who said I love you first? With my fiancé and I; I said it first. We were hanging out after I finally moved back to Edmonton where we were...

KELLY, friday 10-Mar-23 5 46
In honour of Valentines Day!
K1327, On February 13, 2023 at 12:18

Hello wonderful community In honor of tomorrow being all about love - I thought I would strike up the love at first sight conversation Be real, did it take you a minute to know your partner was the...

Carine, tuesday 14-Feb-23 10 52
Bachelor Party
Brittney, On June 24, 2022 at 16:18

Ok this might seem a little crazy. But my fiancé is on his bachelor trip and I haven’t heard from in almost 24 hours. I know he is on a trip with his friends but we also have two kids at home. Is it...

Casimir, an hour ago 5 163
Has anyone gotten pregnant after buying their dress?
Carine, On March 20, 2023 at 11:15

Has anyone gotten pregnant after purchasing their dress and the wedding was 2 months before the due date? Asking for a friend. If so any tips or advice?

Carine, monday 20-Mar-23 15
Virtual Stag and Doe
Aoife, On September 29, 2020 at 20:29

Has anybody considered doing a virtual stag and doe? I wanted to do a traditional one but the venue I reached out to isn't emailing me back and with corona here I feel like it will be too difficult to...

Kimberly, saturday 18-Mar-23 14 4,289
Engagement Ring : complete surprise or previously picked out?
K1327, On November 29, 2022 at 13:23

Hello all! Let's talk rings! I feel like it is becoming more and more common to pick out your own ring and have your sweetheart go pick up or drop lots of hints as to what you love! So my question is...

I'm, friday 17-Mar-23 29 175
Crying 😂
Jackie, On March 15, 2023 at 00:39

Ok, who can relate…. Getting married in 6 months, I think about ANYTHING wedding related and… waterworks. What should my vows be? Cry. Browsing online for reception outfit? Cry. Replying to my...

Mila, friday 17-Mar-23 4 45
Time to Share - How Did You Meet your Fh/spouse?
Julie, On February 13, 2023 at 12:41

Is it just me? Or are you also feeling extra lovey this month cause of Valentine's Day? Let's share how we met your significant other. I met my FH on a dating app 7 years ago. I saw his profile and...

Jessica, thursday 16-Mar-23 97 840 3
Wedding invitations
Jessica, On February 11, 2023 at 18:08

I'm trying to figure out where to get my invitations printed. I printed my save the dates at Staples and there is no option to choose what kind of cardstock you can get. I'm looking for something...

KELLY, thursday 16-Mar-23 6 103
Destination Elopement - Being a Good Friend and Guest...
Megan, On March 13, 2023 at 12:42

My husband and I have been asked to 'witness' our good friends' destination elopement ceremony, and we are the only two guests attending (second wedding for both, and none of their parents or children...

Rebecca, thursday 16-Mar-23 6 48
Wedding Raffle
Faith, On January 20, 2023 at 12:29

So my wedding is in July and we are thinking of doing a raffle and a 50/50 in place of a Jack and Jill. I know absolutely nothing about how to go about this, and my wedding party isn't all that...

Renee, wednesday 15-Mar-23 10 123
Stag and doe
Oliver, On March 12, 2023 at 17:26

I’m not sure how many people do stag and does but we have set up a group on Facebook to do this. Please feel free to have a look and give us any tips to make it a great evening! Thank you

Oliver, sunday 12-Mar-23 1 14
Engagement : How long is too long?
K1327, On January 23, 2023 at 22:11

Brides/wives/grooms/husbands! How long was your engagement? Do you prefer a longer engagement (more time to plan!) Or shorter - let's get to it! I know Covid probably impacted a lot of the engagements...

K1327, thursday 9-Mar-23 21 123
Show off your ring!!
Emilie, On June 28, 2016 at 15:55

Hey beautiful ladies!! Now is the time to show us that beautiful engagement ring of yours!! Post a picture here and tell us if there's something symbolic about your ring Photo taken from Allen and...

Adriana, tuesday 28-Feb-23 215 3,909
Green or Red Light: First Look?
Cliodhna, On March 9, 2020 at 09:05

Where do you and your fiance(e) fall on the first look debate? Is this something you want to do on your wedding day? Is a first look getting the green light for your wedding? Photo by Zahra Zaman...

Natasha, saturday 25-Feb-23 38 312
Dress woes-advice on how to make it up to friends
Tara, On February 21, 2023 at 18:17

So I found my dress in August. Was assured that the dress wouldn't take long to arrive (told it takes 6-8 weeks to make) We did the start of a deposit in Sept, and then the rest of it in October...

Carine, thursday 23-Feb-23 9 68
Anyone experienced cold Feet?
Natasha, On May 6, 2018 at 23:42

I have been with my now fiancé for years and we have gone through a lot together good and bad. Marriage is very sacred and special to me. Is it just me or did anyone else second guess anything? Like...

Softbolt, tuesday 21-Feb-23 11 362
Rsvp’s aren’t coming
Jes, On February 13, 2023 at 20:00

How do you encourage your guests to RSVP? We didn’t think to put a date for RSVP on our invites and I am nervous that they won’t respond quickly.

Natasha, sunday 19-Feb-23 5 91
When Did You Get Engaged?!
Amanda, On December 31, 2021 at 12:18

Did you know that Christmas Day is the most popular day to get engaged? Or that December is the busiest month of the year for proposals?? 💍 When did you get engaged??!!! Did you get engaged in...

Natasha, sunday 19-Feb-23 218 2,018 2
Kitchen Charm
Stephanie, On January 15, 2018 at 14:01

Hey Guys, Has anyone heard of Kitchen Charm? I went to the Bridal Expo in Edmonton and received a call from Kitchen Charm. They said if I partake in the 90 minute presentation of cookware that I would...

Michael, saturday 11-Feb-23 21 6,511
Friendship Rift over Wedding Planning
Andrea, On February 9, 2023 at 15:04

I recently had a rift with one of my closest gfs whom I have known for nearly 20 yrs. She is very type A and I truly y believe that she thought her suggestions about my upcoming July 2023 wedding were...

Julie, friday 10-Feb-23 4 65
Putting in the Work: Pre-marital Counselling
Leah, On February 22, 2019 at 10:39

With less than 60 days to go before our big day, we've successfully completed 3 of 4 pre-marital counselling sessions, and I would highly recommend it. For us it's been an act of love to be actively...

Catherine, friday 10-Feb-23 22 186
How Much to Give for Bridal Shower Gift
Jessica, On February 7, 2023 at 13:51

Hello! My friend is getting married this spring, and her bridal shower is next weekend. The invitation specifically asked for “contributions to the honeymoon” rather than a gift. How much is...

Amanda, tuesday 7-Feb-23 4 58
Morning Drinks?
Samantha, On February 5, 2023 at 15:56

I'm not sure if anyone has asked this question already and if so i'm sorry i missed it! I am wondering what everyone is doing for morning cocktails, specifically the groom and groomsmen. I'm already...

Carine, tuesday 7-Feb-23 9 71 1
Stag and doe prizes
Alexandria, On March 2, 2019 at 20:26

Hello, just wondering what people have for the main prizes for the games at a stag and doe. I have the Great Canadian whack off, plinko, whole in one, punch a cup and find the joker that I need prizes...

Tracy, sunday 29-Jan-23 6 2,655
Getting ready outfits
Rebecca, On January 18, 2023 at 16:56

Okay so I'm planning on getting something for my girls to get ready in, but I'm drawing blanks on where to order from and suggestions!! what did you guys get ready in ? do you have any regrets or wish...

FloydSuinoWG, friday 27-Jan-23 20 217 1
Did your Partner ask your parents for their blessing before proposing?
Julie, On December 30, 2022 at 11:19

Now that you're all engaged, did you find out if your partner asked for your parents blessing before the proposal? Or anyone else's blessing? How did you react after you found out? My FH asked my...

Julie, friday 27-Jan-23 30 214
Wedding dress shopping
Chanel, On October 28, 2022 at 19:11

I’m getting married in May 2024 - about 18 months from now. Is it too early to start trying on dresses just to get an idea of my style?

Petrina, thursday 26-Jan-23 14 170
Buck and Doe Prize suggestions?
Amanda, On January 20, 2023 at 15:13

Hey everyone! I'm trying to come up with a list of gift baskets/prize ideas for our upcoming Buck N Doe! This is what I have so far, any other suggestions are totally welcome! -BBQ basket, Coffee...

Hank, monday 23-Jan-23 4 60
At what age are you getting married?
María, On January 6, 2017 at 09:05

Hi future brides We all know there's not a proper age to get married because when you truly love someone, age doesn't matter. At what age are you getting married? *** Image: Pinterest

Petrina, monday 9-Jan-23 150 2,009
Is grey too dark of a Wedding colour??
Sira, On January 4, 2023 at 18:21

I'm working on my own Save Our Date cards to send out digitally along with a website link to help me collect guests email and mailing addresses. I'm doing this a YEAR before my wedding to give plenty...

Tanu, monday 9-Jan-23 7 89
Wedding weight loss
Katie, On December 19, 2019 at 00:47

I’m having a hard time figuring this out and I figured this might be a good place to turn to! I’d like to lose a bit of weight (10 pounds) before my wedding in June. I know there’s a lot of varying...

Kaitlin, saturday 7-Jan-23 26 497


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