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Hailey
Photographer in Mexico
Hailey, On July 11, 2022 at 10:25

Looking for a photographer around the Cancun Mexico area for our destination wedding next year! Anyone have any recommendations?

Hank, monday 11-Jul-22 2 47
Amanda
My Bridal Shower
Amanda, On July 4, 2022 at 23:05

This past weekend I had my bridal shower out at my mother in laws lake house! And while I had my shower, the guys went golfing! Even though 2 of the 3 days was completely raining, it was a great...

Amanda, friday 8-Jul-22 4 86
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Not knowing parents birth place
Tara, On July 2, 2022 at 21:41

I’m getting married this summer (in just under 4 weeks). I don’t know either of my parents birth places. Should this be cause for significant concern?

Jacquie, tuesday 5-Jul-22 3 77
Kate
Biggest Day of Worry??
Kate, On July 3, 2022 at 10:53

Hi all! Big day is approaching soon (less than 2 months away) and I am on track with my planning and feel like we have put together a fun day/evening for guests but I am sooo worried the party will be...

Kate, tuesday 5-Jul-22 4 87
Jenny
Husband-to-be’s Day of Present
Jenny, On May 10, 2022 at 20:09

For my soon to be husband’s wedding day present I put this together 😊 it has his favourite tic tacs, alcohol, and chocolate, plus a pair of socks and two (vintage!) monogrammed handkerchiefs. What...

Rebecca, sunday 3-Jul-22 15 215
Stefany
Emergency kit
Stefany, On June 16, 2022 at 17:51

Any suggestions on what your bride emergency kit should have in it?

Rebecca, sunday 3-Jul-22 9 107
Lissa
Bridal shower
Lissa, On June 18, 2022 at 21:59

We had my bridal shower today and it went so well! Except for the wind the weather was perfect, not too hot but not cold either.We did a couple games 1) guests had to guess my age in various photos...

Alana, thursday 30-Jun-22 13 186
Malyssa
Engagement Photoshoot
Malyssa, On June 10, 2022 at 11:49

We had our complimentary engagement photoshoot a few weekends ago and we finally got our pictures back! We couldn't believe how easy it was to work with our photographer. Having only had a chat with...

Lissa, sunday 26-Jun-22 12 161
Linda
Frustrated
Linda, On June 22, 2022 at 22:39

Is anyone else getting frustrated with their moh mine is my sister an you think she would help me more but no she wants me to plan my own shower and my own bachelorette like im just so flustered 😫

Danielle, sunday 26-Jun-22 5 97
Lissa
Engagement Photos!
Lissa, On June 21, 2022 at 21:12

We just got our engagement photos back and we're beyond thrilled. There are honestly too many good ones to choose from which is a great problem to have

Lissa, friday 24-Jun-22 18 126
Katherina
Evening Out Tans for Strapless Dress
Katherina, On May 13, 2022 at 09:26

I’m in need of dire help. I have a strapless, low back wedding dress. Our date is September 24th 2022. I originally planned to be very cautious over tan lines, however I tend to tans very easily. With...

Yami, thursday 16-Jun-22 9 267
Tam
Bridesmaids Gifts
Tam, On May 24, 2022 at 22:41

Anyone have a good suggestion for bridesmaids gifts? I want to gift something more unique for my girls, and not what people always give for bridesmaids (ie. purses, jewelry, robes).

Yami, thursday 16-Jun-22 9 128
Liberty
Night Before The Wedding
Liberty, On May 12, 2022 at 14:19

Are you and your Fiancé staying together the night before the wedding or are you spending the night apart? I never even thought about spending the night together but when I talked to my Fiancé about...

Liberty, wednesday 15-Jun-22 23 212
Kayley
Following up with Guests Rsvps
Kayley, On April 28, 2022 at 17:40

Hi ladies! my RSVP deadline is quickly approaching (May 16/22). I only have a handful of guests who haven't RSVP'd so I have been slowly starting to follow up but my Fiancé got some push back from one...

Audrey, wednesday 15-Jun-22 15 267
Kara
June 18 couples- how are you this week?!
Kara, On June 14, 2022 at 08:05

The day is coming quickly!!! How are you all doing? Are you nervous? Excited? Stressed? I’m all of the above! Can’t believe it’s finally here… Just working on a lot of last minute things the next few...

Rebecca, wednesday 15-Jun-22 6 81
Maggnard-Smanta
Days before the wedding
Maggnard-Smanta, On April 2, 2022 at 09:59

Hey there, I was wondering if some of you have an idea of how you were planning on spending your days before the wedding day. Did you take days off, spending time eith family, ect. Our wedding day is...

Maggnard-Smanta, tuesday 14-Jun-22 58 646
Rayanne
June 11 couples how are you doing???
Rayanne, On June 10, 2022 at 08:09

Well it's wedding eve. No matter what tomorrow is the day. Best of luck to everyone and take the time to enjoy your day.....looking forward to pictures

Rayanne, monday 13-Jun-22 11 138
Jenny
Fake bouquet for bouquet toss - thoughts?
Jenny, On May 26, 2022 at 03:51

Another post made me think of this so I’d love some opinions! What do y’all think about a fake bouquet for the bouquet toss? I want to keep my bouquet so I’m thinking of buying a fake floral bouquet...

Rebecca, wednesday 8-Jun-22 10 104
Abbie
Timing for Hair
Abbie, On June 1, 2022 at 16:21

Hi all! You were all so helpful with my hair or make up first question, I am hoping to get some more insight into the “getting ready” part of the day! Is 9:00am too early to start a (fairly simple)...

Rebecca, tuesday 7-Jun-22 4 105
Melissa
rsvps
Melissa, On May 18, 2022 at 11:57

Hi all, I’m in a bit of a crunch to get my wedding invites out. We have run into an issue with our RSVP cards. I made up the cards so that guests could check off / indicate their choice of meal....

Melissa, wednesday 18-May-22 4 84
Dessa
Bachelorette Party Guests....
Dessa, On May 3, 2022 at 01:28

Hey Ladies... I have a question about the guests invited to a Bachelorette party. Our wedding is 50 people and we were brutal on our edits. So I ask... is it rude/wrong/insensitive to invite ladies...

Carine, wednesday 11-May-22 20 247
Jenny
All done my bridesmaids/moh gifts 😊
Jenny, On May 9, 2022 at 09:18

Just need to add a little alcohol but they’re all done! Comfy robes, comfy slippers, earrings, custom tumbler, cosmo mix, and a bath bomb. And I’m putting everything in these super cute bags I got at...

Stephanie, wednesday 11-May-22 17 129
Liberty
Wedding Day Emergency Kit
Liberty, On May 2, 2022 at 00:13

Let's talk wedding day emergency kits! Are you creating your own wedding day emergency kit or do you have a wedding planner that will have one on hand for you? If you are already married and had an...

Luanne, monday 9-May-22 5 99 3
Jasmine
Difficult bridesmaids
Jasmine, On January 20, 2022 at 17:23

It is very hard because i ask bridesmaid to order the dresses last year but they didnt want to and now the dress is longer available and we have to choose again i ask bridesmaid to plan bachelorete...

Kara, wednesday 4-May-22 22 312
Jenny
Who gets invited to a Bridal shower?
Jenny, On April 28, 2022 at 02:15

I know I know there’s a bunch of lists out there but I’m having trouble figuring out which family members are supposed to be invited - does close mean like aunts and cousins or does close mean family...

Rayanne, sunday 1-May-22 8 111
Kayla
Rehearsal Dinner Questions
Kayla, On April 27, 2022 at 15:46

Hello! Our Wedding is July 1st, 2022, it is coming soo quickly! I am kind of lost when it comes to the rehearsal dinner. To put it simply, what do I do?! My in-laws are covering dinner, we have a spot...

Kayla, wednesday 27-Apr-22 7 175
Liberty
one month Out!!
Liberty, On April 22, 2022 at 11:14

Omggg!!! I am one month out from my wedding!!! We have been planning for 16 months and can't believe there is only one month left! What advice can you give for a bride (and groom) one month out?! What...

Liberty, monday 25-Apr-22 6 110
Malyssa
Complimentary Engagement Shoot
Malyssa, On April 18, 2022 at 18:03

Hi all and happy Monday! Question for those of you who have a complimentary engagement shoot in your photography package (or those who have done this already)... When did you book your shoot? I know...

Dessa, sunday 24-Apr-22 12 140
Meghan
Bachelorette gifts
Meghan, On April 21, 2022 at 07:48

Is anyone here doing bachelorette gifts on top of day of wedding gifts for their bridesmaids? I’m seeing mixed reviews on if brides should be gifting something on their bachelorette weekend?

Liberty, thursday 21-Apr-22 10 106
Amanda
Invitations!
Amanda, On April 14, 2022 at 20:45

Hey Everyone! I just wanted to share with you guys the final product for my invites!! These were done at home through Gartner Studios website. We bought the invite package from Michaels. Two years of...

Stephanie, thursday 21-Apr-22 13 168
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Who is responsible to planning/ paying for stag & doe
Sarah, On April 14, 2022 at 15:01

Hey there, I was hoping to get some insight as to who is primarily responsible to booking, planning, and being financially responsible for the stage & doe.

Jenn, wednesday 20-Apr-22 5 200
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How early is early to host stag and doe?
Sarah, On April 13, 2022 at 09:58

Hey everyone, my wedding is October 2023. I was wanting some input on how early is too early to host a stag and for. Because our wedding is near Halloween, I was wondering if hosting my stag and does...

Rayanne, wednesday 20-Apr-22 3 309

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