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What Day of the Week is your Wedding?
Brittany, On January 25, 2023 at 18:22

Hello Brides & Grooms. What day of the week are you having your wedding? Did anything cause you to choose the specific date? I know with costs that prices are usually cheaper during the week day...

Layla, sunday 7-May-23 19 137
What kind of planner are/were you ?
K1327, On February 7, 2023 at 13:59

Hello all! For those that are currently planning and those that are happily married, how much planning did you do yourself? Are you all about making the decisions and love to plan or are you more...

Brittany, friday 10-Feb-23 17 119
Telephone Guest book for Wedding
Debbie, Yesterday at 06:06

I’m looking for a company that does the new trend of having an old fashion Telephone to record messages for the Married couple at their wedding as the guest book.

Amanda, 16 minutes ago 3 22
Brides of 2023! How Are we Feeling?
Brittany, On June 5, 2023 at 18:04

Hi Everyone! Wedding season of 2023 is in full swing and I was wondering how you are all doing? How many days till your wedding? Ours is 73 days away and I am getting so excited! We just finished...

Carine, an hour ago 16 91
Should i hire a photographer?
Shui, On June 6, 2023 at 15:47

So this is our third wedding celebration (reception only). First in Japan (we lived there), then in Malaysia (where I’m from). Now in Canada (where my husband is from). First two weddings,...

Carine, an hour ago 11 81
Wedding venue problem
Emily, Yesterday at 08:21

I need advice on what to do. We went and found what we thought was the perfect venue. However I have contacted them multiple times and the communication on their end has not been the best. Should I...

KELLY, yesterday at 14:58 7 37
Wedding Cake
Alexandra, On May 14, 2023 at 17:29

Hello all! Has anyone here made their wedding cake themselves ahead of time and froze it? Does anyone have any recommendations? I was just looking at potentially doing that since we are just doing a...

Alexandra, tuesday 6-Jun-23 2 24
What compromise have you/are you willing to make for your big day?
K1327, On June 1, 2023 at 08:29

Hi all We all know life is full of compromises and sometimes to have things work out this is just what is needed however, when it comes to your special day, does it get a free pass or do you/did you...

K1327, monday 5-Jun-23 7 59
How many Guests will stay the night?
Sadie, On June 3, 2023 at 13:10

Hi everyone, Needing some help or advice or opinions... We are hoping to host 120 guests at a family resort for our wedding. Only con is, we are required to book 30 rooms for both Friday and Saturday...

Hank, sunday 4-Jun-23 2 27
Cost of Flowers and Decor?
Bea, On May 30, 2023 at 21:24

How much did you spend on flowers and decor? Bonus if you’re getting married in Banff Alberta. Fiancé and I have budgeted $4000 for a 40 person wedding. I know that chair covers, charger...

Carine, thursday 1-Jun-23 21 109
Wedding favours for guests?
Jackie, On April 28, 2023 at 11:32

Curious to know who is going to be giving their guests little keepsakes? We want to find a fairly inexpensive trinket to gift to our ~100 guests that won't break the bank. Wanted to know if you brides...

Arden, wednesday 31-May-23 19 136
Catering quotes
Jessica, On May 28, 2023 at 12:38

Hi everyone, I’m curious to know what the average cost for a plated service should be? We have about 200 guests and we were quoted 45k from one company in Ottawa which I thought was insane...

Carine, tuesday 30-May-23 7 55
Food before the ceremony
Melanie, On May 28, 2023 at 18:18

This might be a weird question, but who usually pays for food before the ceremony for the bridal party? We plan on going there around 10am to decorate and start getting ready around noon. The ceremony...

Carine, tuesday 30-May-23 5 78
How are you staying organized?
Roberta, On May 28, 2023 at 19:42

I feel like I’ve got control on a lot of the bigger items, organization. My issue is all the small details, small things I could miss, how do you stay on top?

Carine, tuesday 30-May-23 3 34
When to send out invitations? Ceremony & Reception
Katrina, On May 24, 2023 at 13:36

Hi community! I am getting married next year June 1st 2024.I overheard that it’s best to send out the invitations (ceremony and reception) 6 months ahead. So January 2024? However .. I will be having...

Marie-france, monday 29-May-23 10 199
How to find a photographer + videographer
Shamick, On May 9, 2023 at 12:53

Hello!! I’ve started my search for a photographer + videographer but I am running into some trouble easily searching for providers that offer both. I feel like searching for one or the other is...

Joy, saturday 27-May-23 5 62
Wedding Invitations
Denise, On March 27, 2023 at 22:31

I wanted to ask how many months in advance are you ordering your invitations? Staples, Vista Print, Shutterfly etc. Anywhere else Brides/Grooms are ordering from??

Joy, saturday 27-May-23 19 117
Feeling the Pressure
Stevie, On April 2, 2023 at 14:15

Is anyone else really feeling the pressure right now? I don’t know why but I feel like no matter what choices I make I’m going to feel somewhat disappointed on my wedding day. Either I’ll regret my...

Joy, saturday 27-May-23 13 179 2
Trisha, On May 5, 2023 at 09:17

Hey ladies! Just a quick question. I’m curious as to how much you are paying for your photographer. Currently mine is booked for 6 hrs @ $3000. Is this insane or close to normal? TIA! 😊

Jen, friday 26-May-23 30 545
Should i explain the bar situation?
Julie, On May 6, 2023 at 14:49

For our reception, we aren't having an entirely open bar. Guests will get 1 welcome cocktail, a half bottle of wine per person with dinner, and then we've budgeted for 4 drinks per person after. We...

K1327, wednesday 24-May-23 8 80
Wedding Flowers - Dried and/or Artificial?
Christine, On May 18, 2023 at 16:18

Hi everyone! I’m thinking about getting either artificial or dried flowers for my wedding so that I’m spending money on something that can be reused and won’t die in a week lol For anyone who got...

Amanda, wednesday 24-May-23 9 69 1
Julie, On May 16, 2023 at 18:03

I'm trying to figure out the logistics of getting ready... My venue is a restaurant with halls, so they don't have a bridal suite, but the coordinator said that there are offices we can wait in so...

Jackie, monday 22-May-23 6 42 1
Personal loan to pay for the wedding?
Shanise, On December 30, 2020 at 14:23

Hello everyone! I’m planning my wedding for spring 2022 and our budget is $20k - $25k, I received a suggestion to take out a personal loan to pay for everything up front and slowly pay...

Alice, thursday 18-May-23 14 535
Cake topper
Angela, On May 15, 2023 at 20:06

We are doing our first initials for our cake topper but unsure if we should do AB or BA ( Ben ans Ange ) Help !

Angela, wednesday 17-May-23 7 39
What does your guest list look like?!
Amanda, On April 12, 2023 at 10:15

Hello everyone! There has been so many new members recently! Let's talk about you guest list! Are you hosting a huge bash or a more intimate celebration? Are your invites going to mainly friends, or...

Amanda, friday 12-May-23 28 210 1
Big Weekend of Wedding Stuff!
Brittany, On May 2, 2023 at 22:37

Hey everyone! I just had a wonderful weekend full of all things wedding and it has got me so excited for the upcoming 3 and a half months till my wedding! On Thursday my wedding welcome sign came in...

Carine, tuesday 9-May-23 14 116 1
Who Is In Your Wedding Party?!
Amanda, On February 28, 2023 at 20:50

Will you have your closest friends and family standing up by your side? Or are you keeping it simple?! Who is in your wedding party?! My husband and I chose to have only a maid of honor and best man...

Amanda, sunday 7-May-23 45 328 2
Is a 3 hour gap between ceremony and reception too long with skipping cocktail hour?
Bn, On May 3, 2023 at 19:16

My wedding is in October at a botanical garden. Right now the ceremony time is set for 1pm, the reception is supposed to start at 5pm. Most likely the ceremony will start around 1:15pm and last until...

Hank, saturday 6-May-23 8 92
Cancelling Vendor - Do i Need to Pay Remaining Balance??
Alison, On April 28, 2023 at 16:01

Hi everyone! I’m looking for advice/reassurance. I booked a hair & makeup artist for my wedding & paid the deposit to reserve the date. She’s been super unresponsive & I found a cheaper...

MoBoNYC, tuesday 2-May-23 6 118
Anyone getting married in a catholic church? costs..
Cassandra, On June 25, 2017 at 22:46

Hello beautifuls, We are having our ceremony in a Catholic Church and I'm kind of surprised at the costs to be honest.The church is $500 and this includes meeting with the priest & the...

Tatiane, monday 1-May-23 26 18,848 2
Wedding Planning/after hosting your own wedding - what have you learned ?
K1327, On April 26, 2023 at 09:07

Hello all ! Thought I would spark up a discussion regarding appreciation and things you have learned throughout the wedding planning process. Sometimes it takes putting ourselves in someone else's...

K1327, saturday 29-Apr-23 8 74
Chefs Delight
Alex, On January 23, 2019 at 20:25

Question for all you brides! Anyone have experience with CHEF’S DELIGHT? My fiancée and I went to a bridal show last week and won a culinary demonstration with Chefs Delight. They say we get a bridal...

Petrina, wednesday 26-Apr-23 41 12,550


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