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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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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 4 130
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 3 148
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 96
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 40 344
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 16 583
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 12 205
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 10 165
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 14 396
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 3 133
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 90
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 36 259
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 40 262
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 12 716
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 8 186
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 17,333
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 7 146
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 11 150
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 11 179
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 31 370
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 21 329
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 15 172 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 18 174
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 4 112
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 7 110
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 12 154
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 80 501
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 65 480
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 13 259
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 59 706
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 1,967
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 1,020
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 74 441


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