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The wedding reception is where the party really starts. It’s where you and your guests will celebrate your “I dos” with drinking, dancing, mixing and mingling. Find out how to choose the best venue for you, how to decorate it, and of course, how to choose the menu.



The modern guestbook
Jackie, On July 31, 2023 at 16:10

Guestbooks are one of those beautiful mementos we get to keep and re-visit for years after our wedding day. Couples have been moving away from the traditional guestbook in favour of things like shadow...

Jackie, thursday 10-Aug-23 16 182
First Dance As a Married Couple
Amanda, On June 5, 2023 at 20:46

Hello all Brides to be! What have you and your significant other chosen for your first dance song as a married couple?! It's always nice to see what everyone has picked My husband and I danced to...

Stephanie, wednesday 28-Jun-23 39 501
Daytime Cocktail Reception
Michelle, On July 18, 2023 at 12:01

Hello, we are planning an afternoon reception with an open bar and hors d’oeuvres. Our wedding is at the end of October, so we’ll be in full fall mode. We are doing a first look and photography before...

Michelle, tuesday 25-Jul-23 11 77
Wedding Favors?
Arianna, On July 25, 2023 at 16:48

Hi everyone! My friend is getting married in November and we are currently trying to decide on wedding favours. We are looking at working with a company that does customized beer labels and then doing...

Leandra, tuesday 1-Aug-23 6 102
Tiny Ceremony Larger Reception
Kate, On July 21, 2023 at 13:14

Looking for some advice - we are doing a private ceremony with immediate family and closest friends (12 people) and then having our reception later that day with about 70 people. What are some ideas...

Carine, wednesday 26-Jul-23 3 63
If you had a weekday wedding, how many people attended vs how many you invited?
Michelle, On June 8, 2023 at 21:53

I'm having a Thursday wedding and we totally understand there may be fewer people able to attend or stay until the end of the night. I'd love to know what the range may be of guests RSVPing yes vs no....

Daily, sunday 18-Jun-23 9 126


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