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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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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 94
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 10 191
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 2,447
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 7 152 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 9 185 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 26 245
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 5 100
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 88
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 9 211 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 12 142
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 13 153
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 95
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 5 130 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 99
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 12 384 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 8 133 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 31 365
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 8 106
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 11 108 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 4 118
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 3 139
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 93
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 40 336
Wedding Gift for Husband
Katrina, On November 19, 2021 at 20:20

Hello, If someone can help me out. What’s a good wedding gift for the husband-to-be? Thanks!!

Laura, sunday 21-Nov-21 8 118
Bridesmaid wants to bring husband and baby to my bachelorette weekend.
Chantelle, On November 19, 2021 at 01:25

My MOH planned bachelorette party weekend in wine country a few hours from our town for wineries, spa, and girl time. All of the bridal party is going and some other friends. About half of the people...

Hank, saturday 20-Nov-21 16 446
Dislike my engagement photos
Elly, On November 7, 2021 at 18:45

Hi everyone, I have got my engagement photos and I hate most of it. I can only like one. Most of them the posing is awkward and my photographer didn’t correct us. Also, the lightings and the framing...

Vinod, monday 15-Nov-21 12 199
Bridal Shower
Laura, On November 12, 2021 at 13:31

My mom, future mother in law and my Maid of Honour (by extension, the bridesmaids) are currently in talks to throw my bridal shower. I can't decide if I want to be in the know of what's going on, or...

Samantha, monday 15-Nov-21 10 162
Wedding Costs
junielien_, On October 1, 2021 at 21:50

Honest opinions! What is average to spend on a wedding for 150 guests? My fiance and I are in the midst of wedding planning and it just seems to be our estimated total keeps going up lol.

Malyssa, friday 12-Nov-21 14 389
August 27, 2022
Melissa, On September 27, 2021 at 17:39

Hello brides, I am reaching out to see if there is anyone else getting married on this day and how you’re all feeling this far. We were suppose to be married August 28 of this year and we postponed...

Meghan, tuesday 2-Nov-21 3 129
Stag and Doe Tickets.
Cassandra, On November 1, 2021 at 11:25

This might be a super dumb question but how far out do you start selling stag and doe tickets? Our wedding is completely planned so I just want to start tackling the stag and doe. Just not sure when...

Hank, monday 1-Nov-21 1 86
All about catering - Are you having a rehearsal dinner?
Joey, On May 6, 2019 at 08:05

This week we're talking about food, glorious food! Are you having a rehearsal dinner before your wedding? What are you serving? Who is on the invite list? Photo by The Manilla Church Guesthouse in...

Samantha, friday 29-Oct-21 36 253
Do you plan your wedding at work?
Joey, On May 14, 2018 at 08:42

It's time to confess whether wedding planning has taken over your life! When no one is looking at your screen, do you sneak peaks at cake designs, place orders for your decor pieces, and check the...

Samantha, friday 29-Oct-21 40 252


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