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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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Rehearsal Dinner - Who's Invited, Who Pays?
Lisa, On October 21, 2021 at 18:31

Okay, so I'm trying to keep our wedding within budget, and originally didn't plan on having a rehearsal dinner, but since my half of the guest list is coming from out of town, I'm reconsidering and...

Malyssa, thursday 28-Oct-21 12 288
Becky, On October 18, 2021 at 01:28

Picked at date for our wedding! But really struggling to accept my family wont come.

KELLY, thursday 28-Oct-21 8 184
What do you do when your MOH is MIA?
Lindsay, On September 20, 2019 at 02:42

What do you do when your* MOH is MIA? Sorry in advance, this is a long one! So my MOH (and best friend) basically asked me if she was going to be my MOH right after I told her that we got engaged....

Vanessa, wednesday 20-Oct-21 14 296
Cash only wedding shower
Jennifer, On June 28, 2018 at 13:34

Hi ladies, little help here. I'm planning my wedding and was wondering about cash only showers, is this acceptable or not acceptable, tacky but harmless or just plain inappropriate? I'm asking cause...

Linda, monday 18-Oct-21 21 12,942
Bridal Party Dilemma
Kirsten, On September 25, 2021 at 19:07

Hi all, I am getting married in October 2022, and I'm having a hard time deciding on my bridal party. My only sister will be my maid of honour. I will also be asking my two college roommates to be...

Emily, monday 18-Oct-21 7 143
Is anyone else dieting before the wedding?
Jenny, On October 8, 2021 at 21:24

So I’m a mom to two and gained a lot of baby weight I never lost (oldest is three, youngest turned one in June). I’ve been dieting/losing weight since May and we finally picked a date in July. I’ve...

Daily, monday 18-Oct-21 11 145
Am i forgetting anything?
Olivia, On October 7, 2021 at 07:26

My wedding is in 16 days!!! I’m so so excited and so anxious about it, it doesn’t even feel real and probably won’t until the week of. I’ve made a checklist/timeline of the entire day before and day...

Michelle, monday 18-Oct-21 11 173
Almost There — October 16th
Tunisha, On October 10, 2021 at 19:14

Hello Beautiful People, So, the wedding will be in 5 days!!!!We have a Day of Coordinator, but I will feel like I will be missing things on the day of. These nerves are getting me… 😣 How do you calm...

Stacey Tc, monday 18-Oct-21 31 367
What was your friends' reaction when you first started dating?
Emilie, On November 28, 2016 at 07:04

Who are the other characters in your love movie? You must have wanted to tell everyone about him/her after your first dates! What was your friends' reaction when you first started dating? Next...

Elara, sunday 17-Oct-21 21 289
Sharing a Bachelorette Party…
Michelle, On August 16, 2021 at 02:40

Hey guys so one of my bridesmaids (she was the MOH of another bridesmaid) brought up my bachelorette party a couple days ago. Kinda just asking what I wanted and what not. She then asked if I would be...

Meghan, saturday 16-Oct-21 15 169 1
Days Slipping Away
Liberty, On September 1, 2021 at 14:27

When we set our date, our wedding was 560ish days away. Now we are sitting at 263 days away and I feel like days are slipping away! I'm starting to feel a little overwhelmed with everything that's...

Meghan, saturday 16-Oct-21 18 169
Ashley, On September 4, 2021 at 22:23

Hi Guys! I have sort of a silly question maybe but who should I include when I get my nails done? Are there "usual" people you include/invite to join you when you get your nails done? Thank you ...

Meghan, saturday 16-Oct-21 4 109
Happy dance after talking to vendor!
Rayanne, On September 24, 2021 at 14:14

I finally had our meeting with our venue. We can have everything (as of right now) that we originally wanted. The room we booked for wedding has a movable wall so the space is huge. We can have our...

Meghan, saturday 16-Oct-21 7 108
New Relationships/first Moving in Together!
Brittany, On August 16, 2021 at 17:36

Hi Everyone! I would like to start a discussion about when we first met and even first moved in with our significant others. Specifically, if your SO does anything that grind your gears! When my...

Meghan, wednesday 13-Oct-21 12 150
Where did you meet?
Emilie, On January 30, 2017 at 06:25

Hey you! Let's continue to remember this love story together! Where did you two meet? Did you meet in a party, online, at work? Next question >> First date success or awkward first date? ****...

Alexandra, tuesday 12-Oct-21 80 475
How did he propose?
Emilie, On January 30, 2017 at 06:25

Hey lovely brides and grooms! This is such an amazing moment in your story together! I can't wait to hear how it all happened! How did he propose? Was it all planned or was it more spontaneous? Next...

Alexandra, tuesday 12-Oct-21 65 453
Another Wedding Cost Post
Emily, On October 4, 2021 at 17:37

Do you guys think its possible to host a wedding for 32 people for around $15 000? A couple things to factor in as well; It'll be a winter wedding, no one needs transportation or hotel blocks,...

Meghan, saturday 9-Oct-21 13 254
How many days until your wedding?
Emilie, On January 30, 2017 at 06:25

Hey wonderful soon-to-weds! Isn't it fun to remember how your story all began? How many days until you get married? Did you answer all 10 question? See all of them here: Your love story in 10...

Samantha, tuesday 5-Oct-21 59 682
Your love story in 10 questions
Emilie, On January 30, 2017 at 06:26

Hey future brides and grooms! You finally found the one! You're ready take this new step together in your life and I'm sure there is a beautiful story behind it Let's hear your wonderful stories!...

Samantha, tuesday 5-Oct-21 10 1,159
What ring did he choose?
Emilie, On January 30, 2017 at 06:25

Hey lovely fiancés! Your ring is such a beautiful sign of the love and commitment you share for one another! What ring did he choose? Next question >> How did he propose? *** Image: ...

Samantha, tuesday 5-Oct-21 83 989
Did he ask your family before he proposed?
Emilie, On January 30, 2017 at 06:25

Hey future brides and grooms! You're engaged! Who knew about it before hand? Did he ask your family before he proposed? Next question >> What ring did he choose? *** Image:

Samantha, tuesday 5-Oct-21 74 418
How was your first Valentine's day together?
Emilie, On January 30, 2017 at 06:25

Hi lovely soon-to-weds! It's almost Valentine's Day! There will be a lot to celebrate together! How was your first Valentine's day together? Next question >> Where was you first trip together as...

Samantha, tuesday 5-Oct-21 56 309
First date success or awkward first date?
Emilie, On January 30, 2017 at 06:25

Hey brides and grooms-to-be! It might have gone smoothly or been... well not entirely what you expected Was your first date a success or was it awkward? Next question >> How was your first...

Samantha, tuesday 5-Oct-21 66 380
What is the name of your SO?
Emilie, On January 30, 2017 at 06:25

Hi lovely brides and grooms! His / her name probably didn't mean the same before you met... Then it happened and it took a whole different meaning What is the name of your SO? Next question >>...

Samantha, tuesday 5-Oct-21 69 462
How long have you known each other for?
Emilie, On January 30, 2017 at 06:25

Hi wonderful ladies and gents! Did you know from the first day you met? Or did it take a while before you realized that you were in love with each other? How long have you known each other for? Next...

Samantha, tuesday 5-Oct-21 141 3,240
White dress for engagement photos?
Jenny, On September 12, 2021 at 00:35

So I won a contest and we’re getting free engagement photos done tomorrow! I went shopping this past week for something to wear but I’m all in my head about my outfit now that it’s almost the day of...

Jenny, sunday 3-Oct-21 13 161
New bridesmaid???
Erika, On September 27, 2021 at 00:15

Bridesmaids My husband and I got married on our special day this year but due to covid we weren’t able to have the big celebration we wanted. So we are doing our big party wedding next year. Soon...

Carmel, tuesday 28-Sep-21 3 84
What goes on your e-invite & how did you decide on design?
Rebecca, On September 16, 2021 at 15:36

We're set on sending E-invites and sent out our Save the Dates already with a design from Canva (loved it). I'm wondering what most people included on their invites. I've received a paper invite which...

Rebecca, friday 17-Sep-21 3 74 1
Need Help for Editing Website!
Brittany, On September 16, 2021 at 12:48

Hi Everyone! So I finally got my engagement photos done and I have received them. Now I am trying to finish updating my website and add the photos, but for some reason it is not letting me? I click...

Brittany, thursday 16-Sep-21 2 72
How did you meet?
Emilie, On November 28, 2016 at 07:04

Hi lovely ladies Let's rewind and start this love movie of yours from the beginning! How did you meet? Continue here >> Did you like each other when you first met? *** Images: Giphy - You've got...

Kara, wednesday 15-Sep-21 38 324
No kids allowed decorating?
Mo, On September 8, 2021 at 08:42

So one of my very dear and close friends is helping us with decorating the hall we have our wedding at one night prior. She plans to bring her tween son to the hall after she picks him up from school....

Alexandra, thursday 9-Sep-21 3 105
Wedding Fast Approaching
Melissa, On September 2, 2021 at 14:57

We are getting married on September 25th and I'm getting nervous because of the rising COVID #'s in Ontario. We have asked all guests for their vaccination status and if anyone is unvaccinated we have...

Christiana, thursday 2-Sep-21 2 148


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