Winnipeg, Manitoba ยท From December 2017

Happily married 🎉

September 13, 2019

865days 5hrs


Anniversary Trip
Kelly of Honeymoon, On December 11, 2019 at 12:37

We're going to go to New York for our (wait for it)...10 FREAKING YEAR anniversary (of being together. not married). We're going in May for 7 days This will be my husband's first time to New York, and...

Carolyn, wednesday 14-Jul-21 13 143
Buying a Home
Kelly of Living together, On October 16, 2019 at 10:49

We've lived together for years now, and we've always been renters. We're starting to think about buying our first home together, and we're super excited to be looking for a place that will be ours!...

Carolyn, tuesday 13-Jul-21 9 108
Invitations from Minted
Kelly of Plan a wedding, On March 5, 2018 at 17:27

Anybody get their invites from Minted? How was the shipping to Canada? were there any brokerage or duties you had to pay when they arrived?

Julie, thursday 20-Feb-20 3 1,096
Thank You Cards
Kelly of Just married, On November 20, 2019 at 16:39

The time has come! We have our photos, we made our thank you cards and ordered them, they have arrived, we bought stamps.....Now we just have to write the darn things! The majority of our guests gave...

Shannon, monday 2-Dec-19 12 144
I promised pictures
Kelly of Just married, On November 5, 2019 at 17:34

You asked, I deliver! Here are a few of our favs!

Ashley, friday 22-Nov-19 19 341
Make a registry they said. It'll be fun they said...
Kelly of Before the wedding, On January 29, 2019 at 10:00

Hi friends! Just here to vent. We thought it would be a fun day going to scan all the things we wanted. But it was a total downer. Did anybody else have this experience? 1. We don't need a lot. We've...

Kelly, thursday 14-Nov-19 38 664
Photos arrived!
Kelly of Just married, On October 29, 2019 at 15:13

Our photographer sent us the link at midnight last night and now both of us have to wait the WHOLE DAY today until we can look through them together after work. It will be worth it though! We have a...

Ashley, wednesday 30-Oct-19 6 81
Engagement Party
Kelly of Before the wedding, On October 25, 2019 at 09:52

Coming at you with questions from a guest perspective this time! We just got an invitation to an engagement party for our friends getting married next year. Neither of us have ever been to an...

Ashley, tuesday 29-Oct-19 14 130
Lash Extensions experience
Kelly of Beauty, On October 22, 2019 at 16:41

I'm sure there's lots of curious bides out there on this topic, so I thought I'd share my experience and maybe answer some questions for those wanting to try it, but maybe unsure. I wanted to give...

Chelsea, sunday 27-Oct-19 21 342
September 13th was perfection
Kelly of Just married, On October 1, 2019 at 13:37

On September 13th, my best friend and I got married, and it was the most wonderful day full of love, and laughter!! The night before we had our rehearsal and it was POURING rain and FREEZING. The day...

Becky, wednesday 2-Oct-19 17 206
Table Wine
Kelly of Wedding reception, On July 29, 2019 at 13:14

WINOS!!! What wines are you picking for the reception? Whats everybody's price range? I want to keep ours at $15/bottle or less. We're going to a friend's cabin for the long weekend and our...

Racheal, monday 30-Sep-19 14 255
2 days out!!
Kelly of Plan a wedding, On September 11, 2019 at 16:27

Hi community! Just wanted to pop on here and thank you all for your feedback, advise, shared frustrations, etc along the way. Its been fun getting to know all of you in the past year! I'm so thankful...

Vinod, wednesday 18-Sep-19 18 163
Travel fee for vendors
Kelly of Plan a wedding, On February 1, 2019 at 10:39

Our wedding venue is an hour outside the city, so with that comes travel fees for our vendors, which I get. I was just given a quote from a vendor with a travel fee rate of $50 per 10km outside...

Meghan, friday 13-Sep-19 11 458
MOH not attending rehearsal dinner
Kelly of Before the wedding, On August 27, 2019 at 17:18

Thats weird right? I realize that the actual rehearsal is the important bit, and she'll be there for that, but it would be nice to have everybody hang out casually after and just have a laugh. She's a...

Ashley, thursday 12-Sep-19 12 138
8 days
Kelly of Wedding ceremony, On September 4, 2019 at 16:55

EIGHT. FREAKING. DAYS. Help! What do I do! Whats left! AHHHH

Colleen, friday 6-Sep-19 13 191
Extra toasts?
Kelly of Wedding reception, On August 20, 2019 at 16:30

Hiiiiii! Oh my gosh we're getting so close now. We're in weeks away territory which is crazy! We started the day of schedule with our coordinator, and have just the typical speeches planned: maid of...

Cliodhna, friday 6-Sep-19 5 63
When a friend passes
Kelly of Wedding reception, On June 19, 2019 at 11:51

This post of a bit different coming from me. This past Saturday, I found out one of my best friends has terminal cancer. He's only 30. He doesn't have long. My heart is broken. He probably won't be at...

BunnyBride, tuesday 27-Aug-19 19 212
Rehearsal Dinner
Kelly of Before the wedding, On August 15, 2019 at 10:37

Question: Is it still a custom that all out of town guests are invited to the rehearsal and the dinner afterwards? Our rehearsal is later, like 7pm, so we're just doing a drinks and apps thing after...

Ashley, wednesday 21-Aug-19 10 116
Inviting people past RSVP deadline?
Kelly of Wedding reception, On August 12, 2019 at 11:26

We're in a position where our RSVP deadline is tomorrow, and we're thinking of extending invitations to a few more people that we weren't able to invite initially. We have an ENTIRE EMPTY TABLE! We...

Ashley, wednesday 21-Aug-19 11 172
Panicking about hair and makeup
Kelly of Beauty, On July 30, 2019 at 17:07

Just over a month to go, and starting to feel very anxious about hair and makeup. I had my trial back in May, and wasn't happy with the results. In fact...I'm considering maybe changing hair and...

Karine, thursday 1-Aug-19 7 110
Kelly of Before the wedding, On June 3, 2019 at 11:26

This is the one thing that I find absolutely mind boggling! I don't have a clue what we're doing for transportation to and from the wedding venue! I got a quote back from a limo company and they...

Sam, thursday 25-Jul-19 29 332
Lash extensions
Kelly of Beauty, On July 24, 2019 at 14:35

I just booked my first ever lash extension appointment! Aaaaahhhh! K.....I'm VERY excited about this you guys. I'm a redhead, and my natural lashes are blond, and I use three (THREE!) different...

Janaya, thursday 25-Jul-19 6 136
diy progress!
Kelly of DIY, On July 22, 2019 at 16:33

Wanted to share some of my DIY progress over the past couple weeks! I finished up the menu board, welcome sign, seating display, and the card box. I just bought the gold letters from Michael's for the...

Vinod, thursday 25-Jul-19 19 191 1
More guest list demands
Kelly of Plan a wedding, On June 21, 2019 at 13:19

I had thought that since the invitations went out, we wouldn't hear anymore from the parents about who we HAVE to invite. WRONG! Will it ever end? My mom asked the other day if we received any regrets...

Rayanne, wednesday 24-Jul-19 29 323
Airbnb Cancelled. In a panic
Kelly of Honeymoon, On July 22, 2019 at 11:45

I'm so frustrated. Our Airbnb for our honeymoon just cancelled on us. She's taking her place off Airbnb due to a couple bad experiences. Good for her I guess. Crappy for us. She offered to honour our...

Erin, tuesday 23-Jul-19 9 207
Plastic cups
Kelly of Wedding reception, On May 24, 2019 at 13:00

We just found out that our bartenders serve drinks in plastic cups. I don't really care about that as an aesthetic thing. I know some people might think plastic cups are a bit trashy for a wedding,...

Taylor, friday 19-Jul-19 11 277
Wedding Party Gift Feedback
Kelly of Before the wedding, On July 10, 2019 at 17:18

I'm crossing some things off of the to do list, and one of those things is the gifts for the wedding party. I got all the girls these Kate Spade earrings to wear on the day, and then I also got them...

Amanda, friday 19-Jul-19 9 113
Friend can no longer marry us
Kelly of Wedding ceremony, On July 4, 2019 at 17:06

Feeling a bit down. this week has been very hard. One of my best friends passed away on Sunday. On Tuesday, our other friend who was going to marry us just informed us that he can no longer be at our...

Bianca, wednesday 10-Jul-19 14 127
Peeking at the registry
Kelly of Before the wedding, On June 11, 2019 at 16:02

Shower is in just over a week. So, I've been informed that I need to do some "upkeep" on my registry as time goes by in case things get sold out and people actually do this? I don't...

Kristen, thursday 4-Jul-19 12 128
I do BBQ success!
Kelly of Before the wedding, On June 24, 2019 at 12:57

Oh gosh! I'm SO TIRED today! But its a good tired. We had our BBQ couple's shower yesterday and it was so wonderful. Just feeling really grateful. Showers are so weird though, right? Like its SUPER...

Vinod, tuesday 25-Jun-19 12 73
diy progress
Kelly of DIY, On June 11, 2019 at 11:51

Just wanted to share some of my weekend projects. Its finally nice enough out to spray paint! I finished painting the large picture frame, which will be the seating chart, the small picture frame,...

Seleena, monday 17-Jun-19 14 134
Late Night Snack
Kelly of Wedding reception, On June 4, 2019 at 11:22

My fiance and I were planning on doing a popcorn bar for the late night snack, with about 3-4 different flavours (sweet and savoury options). When my mom found out, she guffawed at our choice, said we...

Terri, tuesday 11-Jun-19 20 299


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