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Jenny
Jenny

Ottawa, Ontario · From July 2020

Hi, I'm Jenny. I'm a 26 mom to two girls (ages 3 and 1 but they'll be 4 and 2 for the wedding!). Excited to get married to the love of my life next year!... View more

Hi, I'm Jenny. I'm a 26 mom to two girls (ages 3 and 1 but they'll be 4 and 2 for the wedding!). Excited to get married to the love of my life next year! We'll have been together 5 years this October.

Happily married 🎉

September 25, 2022

70days 8hrs

Discussions

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Jenny
How do you wear your rings?
Jenny of Just married, On October 5, 2022 at 17:10

I’ve been wearing my rings with my wedding band on top of my engagement ring (so engagement ring closest to my hand, wedding band closest to my knuckle). My mom says that’s not how they’re supposed to...

AndrewticEO, friday 2-Dec-22 11 109 1
Jenny
Is it okay to outfit repeat?
Jenny of Before the wedding, On March 22, 2022 at 11:36

So I’ve been eyeing this dress from Guess to wear for my bridal shower and was wondering if it would be weird or rude for me to wear the same thing to two of the events for my wedding. I think I’m...

Anna, sunday 13-Nov-22 6 146
Jenny
How to write a thank-you card for a gift you haven’t received yet?
Jenny of Just married, On October 6, 2022 at 13:02

So one of my friends who attended our wedding put a note in her card (which also had a candle and some money) that our other gift was still on the way. The problem is that I’ve looked over both of our...

Vinod, thursday 10-Nov-22 3 49
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Just got the present i ordered for my parents and i love it 🥰
Jenny of Before the wedding, On August 16, 2022 at 14:01

I ordered this custom print from Atelier Gifthouse on Etsy and I’m absolutely in love with it 🥰 I’m going to give my parents their gifts the night before my wedding. I hope they like it as much as I...

Rebecca, wednesday 5-Oct-22 10 113
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Is it possible to have a honeymoon for $2000 or less?
Jenny of Honeymoon, On September 27, 2022 at 20:11

My fiancé wants to go somewhere beachy (we’d be going maybe in January or April). I’d like to spend $2000 max on everything. Has anyone paid around this amount for an international tropical...

Carine, tuesday 4-Oct-22 5 68
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My wedding is cursed lol
Jenny of Before the wedding, On September 24, 2022 at 09:15

So my wedding is tomorrow and both myself, my fiancé, and our kids are sick. I may have gotten an eye infection taking my youngest to be checked out by a doctor. And my period started last night. Can...

Jenny, tuesday 27-Sep-22 5 88
Jenny
Bridesmaid pulled out with a month to go
Jenny of Before the wedding, On August 23, 2022 at 15:50

I’m getting married in 32 days and one of my bridesmaids just messaged me saying that she needs to pull out. I’m so upset. One of the reasons way she cancelled is some personal stuff she’s been...

Rachay, wednesday 31-Aug-22 7 146
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Peoples - good or bad for bridal sets?
Jenny of Before the wedding, On August 12, 2022 at 16:13

We’re looking at getting a bridal set for me for the wedding - is Peoples any good? I’ve seen some scathing reviews online so I’d love some opinions from here before we commit to it.

Derek, tuesday 23-Aug-22 11 121
Jenny
How soon after sending invites do you get rsvp's?
Jenny of Before the wedding, On August 3, 2022 at 13:27

So we sent out invites a little over three weeks ago and I feel like I'm getting rsvp's super slowly - no one on my fiancé's side has rsvp'd yet and besides my parents and maid of honour only three...

Rachay, monday 8-Aug-22 10 138
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Edible wedding favours - when to make?
Jenny of DIY, On July 28, 2022 at 13:41

Hi everyone! My wedding is in less than two months and I’m diying the favours. I’m doing s’mores bags, so they include Graham crackers, chocolate, and marshmallows. I just got the Graham crackers...

Meghan, wednesday 3-Aug-22 4 47
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Best self tanner to fix tan lines?
Jenny of Beauty, On July 15, 2022 at 11:52

So my wedding dress is strapless and I currently have a bad tan with less than three months to go. Long story short I went to a baby shower last weekend that we didn’t know was outside and I got...

Alyx, saturday 30-Jul-22 4 89
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Where to find garters for ladies with big thighs?
Jenny of Wedding fashion, On July 26, 2022 at 12:56

For my wedding I decided to treat myself and get a bridal subscription box. I was super pumped to receive a garter set (pictured below) only to try it on and 😅 yeah it’s too small for me. So…where’s...

Carine, friday 29-Jul-22 7 49
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Frustrated about the rehearsal dinner
Jenny of Before the wedding, On July 25, 2022 at 13:48

So apparently when we first asked my fiancés dad to host and pay for the rehearsal dinner literally over a year ago he heard “host” and not “pay” and now is apparently shocked that they’re supposed to...

Elizabeth, thursday 28-Jul-22 13 154
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It’s my bridal shower today!
Jenny of Before the wedding, On July 23, 2022 at 09:55

I’m super excited for my bridal shower today 😄 were your showers a surprise or did you know about them beforehand?

Meghan, monday 25-Jul-22 4 51
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First dance - before or after food?
Jenny of Wedding reception, On April 17, 2022 at 10:12

So I’m working on my wedding timeline and my mom and I are disagreeing on this so I’d love some additional input - I want the first dance before the food (with father/daughter and mother/son dances...

Megan, wednesday 6-Jul-22 28 316 1
Jenny
Husband-to-be’s Day of Present
Jenny of Before the wedding, On May 10, 2022 at 20:09

For my soon to be husband’s wedding day present I put this together 😊 it has his favourite tic tacs, alcohol, and chocolate, plus a pair of socks and two (vintage!) monogrammed handkerchiefs. What...

Rebecca, sunday 3-Jul-22 15 195
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What colour for ring bearers?
Jenny of Wedding fashion, On May 31, 2022 at 20:03

So we have two little ring bearers (one is going to be 5 at the time of the wedding and the other is 2). My fiancé is wearing a black suit and his groomsman/best man are wearing grey suits. Should the...

Alana, thursday 30-Jun-22 7 76
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Fake bouquet for bouquet toss - thoughts?
Jenny of Before the wedding, On May 26, 2022 at 03:51

Another post made me think of this so I’d love some opinions! What do y’all think about a fake bouquet for the bouquet toss? I want to keep my bouquet so I’m thinking of buying a fake floral bouquet...

Rebecca, wednesday 8-Jun-22 10 90
Jenny
All done my bridesmaids/moh gifts 😊
Jenny of Before the wedding, On May 9, 2022 at 09:18

Just need to add a little alcohol but they’re all done! Comfy robes, comfy slippers, earrings, custom tumbler, cosmo mix, and a bath bomb. And I’m putting everything in these super cute bags I got at...

Stephanie, wednesday 11-May-22 17 115
Jenny
Does your wedding budget include your fiancés suit if your parents are paying?
Jenny of Plan a wedding, On April 26, 2022 at 15:16

Just wondering what everyone else is doing 😊

Vinod, friday 6-May-22 8 59
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Who gets invited to a Bridal shower?
Jenny of Before the wedding, On April 28, 2022 at 02:15

I know I know there’s a bunch of lists out there but I’m having trouble figuring out which family members are supposed to be invited - does close mean like aunts and cousins or does close mean family...

Rayanne, sunday 1-May-22 8 91
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Bridal party gifts
Jenny of Before the wedding, On April 17, 2022 at 09:51

Hey everyone! I’ve been slowly putting together my bridal party gifts (to give just before the wedding as a thank-you) and I’m trying to figure out what else to put in. So far I’ve got cosmo mix,...

Hailey, monday 18-Apr-22 3 83 1
Jenny
What is your “something borrowed” going to be?
Jenny of Before the wedding, On March 23, 2022 at 02:49

I love the whole “something old something new something borrowed something blue” tradition but I’m struggling to think of things for old and borrowed to use. My something new is going to be basically...

KELLY, monday 4-Apr-22 8 104
Jenny
Two guest books?
Jenny of Plan a wedding, On March 28, 2022 at 17:33

So I bought a guest book I really love on sale a while ago, however I recently found a Jenga tower style guest “book” where guests can write sayings on the blocks. I would love a guest book but I also...

KELLY, monday 4-Apr-22 12 81
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Seriously in love with my dress 🥰
Jenny of Wedding fashion, On January 28, 2022 at 17:14

Look at this killer photo the store associate took of me 😍 can’t believe I’m getting married this year! Here’s the front as well -

Lindsey, wednesday 16-Mar-22 19 319
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Is it rude to ask the bride/groom if they’re inviting someone?
Jenny of Wedding ceremony, On January 19, 2022 at 01:05

Not sure where to post this but basically my cousin and his bride to be decided to book their wedding exactly two weeks before mine this year. I’m not sure who they’re inviting so this is definitely a...

Stacey Tc, sunday 30-Jan-22 13 308
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Does this flower girl dress work with the bridal party/bride dresses?
Jenny of Wedding fashion, On January 1, 2022 at 11:56

So this is my wedding dress My bridesmaids and moh are wearing this And I was thinking of this for the flower girls but I’m not totally sure it flows right with the other dresses Thoughts?...

Liberty, saturday 1-Jan-22 6 73
Jenny
First dance song troubles - fh saying no to every song i suggest
Jenny of Plan a wedding, On November 27, 2021 at 09:49

Okay so I’m having issues finding a first dance song. I’ve sent my fiancé dozens of songs that I love and that I feel have lyrics that represent us. He’s sent me one. I asked him about it this morning...

Vinod, saturday 11-Dec-21 13 113
Jenny
Father/daughter dance for groom?
Jenny of Wedding reception, On November 17, 2021 at 00:42

Okay not sure if this is the right place to ask this but my fiancé and I have been together for five years (six next year a few weeks after we get married!) and we have two daughters who are three and...

Hank, wednesday 17-Nov-21 2 50
Jenny
How to ask someone else to be a bridesmaid?
Jenny of Plan a wedding, On October 28, 2021 at 13:54

Alright, so one of the people I asked to be my bridesmaid said “no” because it would make her too anxious. I’m still processing my feelings about that since I really wanted her to be my bridesmaid and...

Vinod, wednesday 17-Nov-21 4 103
Jenny
What kind of neckline should my bridesmaids dresses have if my dress is off the shoulder?
Jenny of Wedding fashion, On October 26, 2021 at 19:39

I am 100% not into the whole “bridesmaids in mismatching dresses” trend. It just isn’t me - I think it looks nice, but it just isn’t what I want. I want all my bridesmaids in the same colour and the...

Amanda, thursday 28-Oct-21 6 93
Jenny
How long did it take your bridesmaids to respond to your “will you be my bridesmaid?” letter?
Jenny of Plan a wedding, On October 16, 2021 at 03:15

So the three girls I’m asking to be my bridesmaids don’t live that close to me (okay two of them live six hours away now lol) but I’m a pretty anxious person in general and was wondering, if you...

Jenny, wednesday 27-Oct-21 8 109

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