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Got married during a pandemic. Happy to chat and share ideas.

Happily married 🎉

September 5, 2021

298days 13hrs


Wedding Favours
Hank of Wedding reception, On December 14, 2021 at 16:01

What are you planning to give as a wedding favour if you're having them? For us, we made our own beer at a brewery and bottled it as an individual serving. We were able to pick from different types of...

Derek, tuesday 28-Jun-22 17 179 1
Boutonnieres and Corsages
Hank of Wedding fashion, On May 4, 2022 at 20:23

Anyone incorporating boutonnieres and corsages into the bridal party attire? Did you pick flowers that were in season or specifically chose something in your colour scheme? We picked flowers based on...

Danielle, wednesday 11-May-22 10 85
How Much Food?
Hank of Wedding reception, On March 30, 2022 at 15:41

How many choices did you get to try at your tasting? How many options are you giving your guests? What appetizers are you having for cocktail hour? How many courses are you serving for dinner? We...

Melissa, monday 18-Apr-22 19 214 1
Indoor vs Outdoor Ceremony
Hank of Wedding ceremony, On March 19, 2022 at 19:01

Are you planning to have an indoor or outdoor ceremony? If you go indoor, you don't have to worry about any last minute potential changes due to the elements since things can continue according to...

Vinod, thursday 24-Mar-22 17 135
Where to Post Photos After Wedding
Hank of Just married, On October 26, 2021 at 07:53

How do you plan on sending out photos after the wedding? Are you sending a link to your photographer's gallery, making a public album, posting on social media, or emailing them individually to each...

Xanter, friday 18-Mar-22 7 82
Studio vs Outdoor Photography
Hank of Before the wedding, On February 28, 2022 at 15:47

What would you choose for an engagement or couples photos shoot? Would you rather be outside or in a studio? With outdoor photos, you can choose from a ton of different surroundings whether it be an...

Derek, thursday 10-Mar-22 10 81
Matching vs Mismatched Wedding Party Attire
Hank of Wedding fashion, On February 24, 2022 at 10:31

Are you on team match or mismatch when it comes to your bridesmaids and groomsmen's clothes for the wedding day? Matching blue dresses (in different styles) vs mismatched blush dresses Mismatched...

Hank, tuesday 8-Mar-22 25 227
Ceremony Time and Length
Hank of Wedding ceremony, On January 19, 2022 at 11:00

What time is everyone having their ceremony: earlier in the day or closer to the reception? How long do you plan your ceremony to be? Do you have any specific elements in your ceremony that you'll be...

Vinod, tuesday 25-Jan-22 18 132 1
Happily Married For 100+ Days
Hank of Just married, On December 21, 2021 at 17:26

We got married on a long weekend where the weather turned out beautifully despite the constant calls for rain. Though not everyone we wanted to be there were able to join us (gathering limits mean...

Hank, sunday 23-Jan-22 11 126
Where did you get engaged?
Hank of Before the wedding, 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 13 129
Boxing Day Sales
Hank of Plan a wedding, On December 26, 2021 at 15:35

General $50 off when you spend $200 at The Bay Extra 60% off sale styles at Banana Republic Men's Clothes 20% off site wide at Spiers and Mackay Up to 85% off clearance suits at Moores...

Vinod, sunday 26-Dec-21 2 59
Favourite TV and Movie Weddings
Hank of Famous weddings, On July 8, 2020 at 19:40

Hey, thought I would play a fun game to liven things up here. What's a wedding you've seen on the big and small screen that you thought looks awesome? I'm going to start out with a bang and say Crazy...

Samantha, friday 24-Dec-21 17 253 2
Catering Options
Hank of Wedding reception, On December 8, 2021 at 18:11

With tons of food options that one can have for their guests as your wedding, I'm curious as to what is everyone is aiming for with your catering options. Options include a formal sit down...

Liberty, monday 13-Dec-21 7 65
Grand Entrance Songs
Hank of Wedding reception, On November 13, 2021 at 18:54

What songs are you using for your bridal party's grand entrance into the reception? There are a lot of hype tracks out there so curious as to what you plan to use to start the party.

Jennifer, saturday 20-Nov-21 17 127
Wedding Jitters
Hank of Wedding reception, On October 27, 2021 at 15:42

Anything in particular about your wedding itself on the big day that makes you nervous? Some people don't like public speaking so speeches are scary. Some people hate the camera so the idea of being...

Michelle, thursday 28-Oct-21 11 97
Suit Styles and Colours
Hank of Wedding fashion, On March 26, 2021 at 22:41

Lots of discussions about dresses on Weddingwire but I want to put some spotlight on the gents (and ladies who opt to wear suits instead of dresses)! What made you decide on that particular style,...

Hank, wednesday 27-Oct-21 15 198
Wedding Furniture Rentals
Hank of Wedding reception, On October 13, 2021 at 16:49

How many people are renting extra furniture from external vendors? Sometimes the venue comes with chiavari chairs but others, the default chairs at a venue might be too plain (like the white plastic...

Amanda, thursday 14-Oct-21 6 57
Wedding Highlight Video
Hank of Plan a wedding, On September 24, 2021 at 14:13

For those who are opting for a wedding video, what do you want to see in the highlight? If you were to direct your own 3-5 minute video to send to your guests, what would you want in it? Some examples...

Vinod, wednesday 29-Sep-21 2 47
Post Wedding Week
Hank of Just married, On September 13, 2021 at 23:43

So we just passed our first week as a married couple. A lot of people go away after their wedding but we decided to hold off and save up for a true vacation when travel is safer. Until then, we'll...

Vinod, saturday 18-Sep-21 15 164
Leftover Cake
Hank of Wedding reception, On September 14, 2021 at 18:26

If you have leftover cake, how long do you plan on keeping it for? I've always been a proponent of not over-ordering on our cake and despite our best efforts, we had some leftovers at the end of the...

Carmel, wednesday 15-Sep-21 6 73
How to Live Stream Your Wedding
Hank of DIY, On May 5, 2021 at 22:59

I'm seeing a lot of people wondering how to live stream their wedding on here and on Facebook wedding groups, so here's a step by step guide for those looking to live stream their wedding. 1. Pick a...

Kaitlin, tuesday 31-Aug-21 5 173 3
Family Traditions
Hank of Wedding ceremony, On August 17, 2021 at 20:11

Anyone incorporating a particular family tradition at your weddings? In Chinese weddings, we have a tea ceremony where we kneel in front of our parents and elders (grandparents, potentially uncles and...

Vinod, monday 23-Aug-21 5 78
Grand Exit Ideas Without Sparklers
Hank of Wedding reception, On August 9, 2021 at 18:43

Anyone have any grand exit ideas that don't involve sparklers or pyrotechnics?

Rayanne, friday 13-Aug-21 8 104
Hank of Before the wedding, On August 3, 2021 at 15:12

Are you doing a lot of printing for your wedding? Is there anything that you are opting out of? I know a lot of you are very gung ho about printed invitations but it's not our thing. Even without the...

Kani, tuesday 10-Aug-21 11 180 1
Matching Attire to Season?
Hank of Wedding fashion, On July 31, 2021 at 12:21

Are you matching your wedding attire to the season of your nuptials? Or are you going against the grain so you can have your favorite color or style of clothes regardless of the season? For example,...

Amanda, monday 9-Aug-21 7 79
Anyone doing a special performance at their wedding?
Hank of Plan a wedding, On July 22, 2021 at 19:37

Every wedding I've attended, there's always a surprise performance by someone in the wedding party. It could be a performance by the groom or bride (or both), solo or with members of the bridal party....

Vinod, sunday 25-Jul-21 12 98
Wedding Planner/coordinator
Hank of Plan a wedding, On June 22, 2021 at 06:14

For those who had or are having a small wedding (under 50 people), are you still using a wedding planner/coordinator? For those who of you who hired a coordinator but decided to change your event from...

Tunisha, thursday 22-Jul-21 17 141
More People vs Dancing
Hank of Wedding reception, On July 13, 2021 at 15:35

In Ontario, you're only allowed 25% capacity of an indoor space if you're having a dance party while you can go up to 50% if you choose to forego a dance. For those in this situation, what would you...

Hank, thursday 22-Jul-21 9 169
Wedding Guest Attire
Hank of Wedding fashion, On July 13, 2021 at 16:34

What do you typically wear as a guest to a wedding? Any particular rules you follow? Other than the obvious no-nos (white dress), is there any consistency on how you approach the dress code? My go to...

Liberty, thursday 22-Jul-21 7 97 1
Kids Meals
Hank of Wedding reception, On July 16, 2021 at 18:38

If you're having little ones attend the wedding, what are you feeding them? A venue's go to seems to be chicken fingers but maybe yours have other options like pasta, grilled cheese or some other type...

Hank, tuesday 20-Jul-21 9 86
Outdoor Weddings and Summer Heat
Hank of Plan a wedding, On July 6, 2021 at 12:21

So a lot of us are more or less forced to stay outside for weddings in the upcoming months. Certain provinces/cities have it worse this year than others (forest fires in Vancouver!!!) so what are you...

Vinod, monday 19-Jul-21 13 171
Bridesmaids and Groomsmen vs The Parents
Hank of Plan a wedding, On July 12, 2021 at 18:04

Have you ever been part of a bridal party where you're doing what you can to support the couple's vision of their day only to have the parents come and demand something different? Both my fiancee and...

Vinod, friday 16-Jul-21 4 82


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