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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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Wedding Invitation rsvp Card - Unknown Guest
Jessica, On February 12, 2022 at 22:43

We’re in the part of the planning process where we’re almost at the deadline for guests to respond with their RSVP card. My fiancé and I received an RSVP card back with a name on it of someone who...

KELLY, thursday 17-Feb-22 7 130
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...

Christine, tuesday 15-Feb-22 213 3,664
Family flying in
Yuki, On February 13, 2022 at 05:41

So most of my family lives next Provence over from me I’m not sure when I invite them if I am supposed to pay part or all of transportation and hotel stay as the bride and groom do we pay all half or...

Amanda, monday 14-Feb-22 8 50
Raffle ticket prize ideas?
Lizzy, On February 11, 2022 at 20:53

Hey everyone! We're starting to plan our engagement party in Ontario, and we're trying to think of good prize ideas. The tricky part is most of my fiancé's family lives in 3 different provinces, so...

Hank, monday 14-Feb-22 3 53
i need some advice
Jamie, On February 9, 2022 at 14:57

Advice We have decided to go ahead and do just a ceremony at a local beach with just immediate family instead of a backyard wedding at my parent's place with friends and family. We will plan the...

Jamie, thursday 10-Feb-22 5 85
Planning Stress
Narissa, On February 7, 2022 at 21:40

I am just under 9 months away from my wedding date and I have felt no stress throughout the planning process. I have the majority of my vendors booked, with the exception of a couple big ones like my...

Amanda, wednesday 9-Feb-22 10 133
Let's talk engagement Rings!!
Liberty, On January 3, 2022 at 13:27

How did you and/or your partner pick your engagement ring? Did you find one and say that is the one? Did they surprise you?! My Fiancé and I went and looked at rings together twice. I've always...

Liberty, wednesday 9-Feb-22 29 183
What are you most looking forward to?
Liberty, On February 7, 2022 at 11:00

Let's talk about what you are most looking forward to on your wedding day! My wedding is now only 104 days away! I'm stressed and excited!! I'm most looking forward to our first look! A first look is...

Liberty, tuesday 8-Feb-22 11 74
Wedding bands
Elizabeth, On January 23, 2022 at 08:53

Hi everyone! I’m 5.5 months out until the big day (July 9) and my FH and I have been going back and forth on when we should go for our wedding bands. When is it the right time to go? I was thinking...

Malyssa, tuesday 1-Feb-22 10 160
Moissanite in Edmonton
Marissa, On December 5, 2018 at 13:31

Considering a diamond alternative? I wanted to share my thoughts and findings on moissanite, as I spent years researching and still came up relatively short for the Edmonton area. 1. What is...

Elizabeth, saturday 29-Jan-22 8 2,150
Videographer is it really worth it?
Jaime, On January 25, 2022 at 16:54

Hi everyone, My partner and I have our wedding in July 2023. Because of covid we've decided to start looking for our vendors now. We booked our venue last Nov so we are luckily set there. We are both...

Hank, wednesday 26-Jan-22 7 116 1
Bridesmaid & moh Gifts & Selection
Kaitlyn, On January 11, 2022 at 17:42

Hi Fellow Brides Looking for some advice on bridal gifts - not proposal gifts per se but gifts as a thank you for standing with me. My plan was to ask first and then if yes give them a USEFUL gift. I...

BreddGar, monday 24-Jan-22 9 149 1
Did you send save the dates?
Jacquie, On January 18, 2022 at 16:08

Does everyone send save the dates now a days? Did you decide to skip them and were your out of town guests okay with that? Our wedding is in August and I was going to send Save the Dates to out of...

Caitlin, saturday 22-Jan-22 26 220
Rehearsal dinner
Kathy, On January 16, 2022 at 14:41

Hi everyone, we are hoping (yet again) to go ahead with our June wedding. Fingers crossed!!!! We are having a small wedding (40 people) Our venue is an hour away for most of the immediate people we...

Kathy, friday 21-Jan-22 5 78
Premarital Counselling
Kate, On January 9, 2022 at 17:25

Hi all! Curious to know if anyone has done/is going to do premarital counselling? I’ve always been a believer in therapy and recently decided I’d feel better if we did this though I know my fiancé is...

Jacquie, wednesday 12-Jan-22 4 65
All the little details
Gloria, On January 11, 2022 at 14:06

Hello, After postponing twice, I am hopeful that our wedding will happen this October. With that being said, I was hoping to get peoples thoughts on a few things - are there any "little details" that...

Hank, wednesday 12-Jan-22 1 67
Should i invite my co-workers?
Emily, On January 3, 2022 at 04:45

I have been working with this group of people in a small work environment for 5 years. In the last few years, I have really had to sit down and think: Are these really people who I consider friends?...

KELLY, tuesday 11-Jan-22 9 185 1
Wedding Day Gifts for your spouse
Meghan, On November 21, 2021 at 09:32

Has anyone not exchanged gifts with your spouse the day of? My FH doesn't really want to exchange gifts cause he feels we just paid for this wedding plus we are getting rings that he doesn't see the...

KELLY, tuesday 11-Jan-22 12 118
Where did you get engaged?
Hank, On January 3, 2022 at 21:20

Welcome newly engaged couples! Curious where you all got engaged at. Was it at a spot that had meaning to you? Did it happen at home or was it somewhere you travelled to? When I proposed, I wanted a...

Farrah, monday 10-Jan-22 13 128
Storing Dress Before the Wedding Day
Anne, On January 9, 2022 at 17:39

Hi everyone, My dress came in earlier than expected. I was told it would be here in May when I ordered it last year but it came in just this week. I need to store it away until end of July for our...

Amanda, sunday 9-Jan-22 6 68
Electronic Save the Dates? When is the right timing?
Farrah, On January 6, 2022 at 15:22

Hi! My wedding is April 2023 in BC and I have been looking into sending out electronic save the dates. My only concern is I have a few relatives who are older and don't have email. Has anyone been...

Katie, thursday 6-Jan-22 5 108 1
Bridesmaid selection - wedding etiquette
Claudia, On January 3, 2022 at 02:10

Hi everyone! I have a question about if this is a faux pas or not. I have a friend group that includes me an 2 other girls. We are all friends from highschool however one of them has been in my life...

Malyssa, wednesday 5-Jan-22 3 74
Toxic Bridesmaid ?
Lise, On December 30, 2021 at 01:57

So I have a situation... One of my bridesmaids is exhibiting some toxic behaviours and I want to know if I should absolutely cut her out of my wedding party or just stick it out. I'm just feeling...

Maggnard-Smanta, monday 3-Jan-22 12 282 1
Bridesmaid gifts
Alyx, 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
Meghan, On November 3, 2021 at 11:05

Hey ladies for your guests to RSVP are you having them RSVP through your wedding website? or are you doing the traditional way with having a card in the invitation for them to send back to you? TIA

Alyx, saturday 18-Dec-21 31 344
Fire a bridesmaid?
Amanda, On December 13, 2021 at 00:39

Hey guys so im just hoping for some advice. my brothers girlfriend who im somewhat close with is being super distant from me lately. she avoids my messages, refuses to go help my mom find a bridal...

Jenn, wednesday 15-Dec-21 8 86
After two years engaged, finally... photos!
Laura, On December 8, 2021 at 22:43

We finally did our engagement photos and they turned out so great! We are in Tofino, BC for a while so we wanted photos done here to help commemorate our time here, and we were so lucky with the...

Kara, friday 10-Dec-21 11 87 1
Changing name or hyphenating debate. Need advice
Genna, On November 28, 2021 at 18:18

I live in Alberta and my current last name is linked to my business and of course shows up on my taxes. I have 2 concerns. 1. I dont want to have to change ALL my information to accommodate the new...

Megan, thursday 9-Dec-21 4 85
Workout plan/personal training?
Kate, On December 3, 2021 at 19:32

Curious if anyone did personal training leading up to their wedding (SUPER costly I know). I work out regularly and am pretty active already, but am considering it around 3 months or so before the...

Megan, tuesday 7-Dec-21 11 133
Bridesmaid regret
Stephanie, On November 5, 2021 at 13:34

I am having serious regret over one of my bridesmaids. I have been trying to arrange for dress shopping/dress pickup and everytime it feels like an inconvenience to this one bridesmaid. My most recent...

Jowell, sunday 5-Dec-21 3 105
We picked up our license today!
Rayanne, On December 2, 2021 at 18:10

57 days to go and we have one of the last checks marked. Definitely makes everything feel more real....

Rere, friday 3-Dec-21 7 68
Amanda, On November 17, 2021 at 12:25

Hello Everyone! How many days until everyone's wedding?! For us, we are finally less then a year away!! We've had to postpone twice, once in 2020 we switched to 2021 and back in April we switched to...

Amanda, tuesday 30-Nov-21 40 291


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