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Edmonton, Alberta · From October 2017

So excited to plan my happily ever after!

Happily married 🎉

May 4, 2019

1496days 8hrs


Opportunity Bridal sale?
Peggy of Wedding fashion, On April 4, 2018 at 12:29

I'm just wondering if anyone has gone to an Opportunity Bridal gown sale. If you have, what was your experience like? Are the styles modern or several years out of style? Good quality dresses? Good...

Kaitlyn, saturday 25-Apr-20 23 5,998
Tell us where you are going on your honeymoon!
Peggy of Honeymoon, On April 8, 2019 at 12:43

For me, I LOVE travelling. I know a lot of people feel the same. I'm always curious where people are planning their next trip to. What I want to know is: Where are you and your future spouse...

Kaisha, friday 10-May-19 59 572
I finished the flower girl dresses!
Peggy of Wedding fashion, On April 28, 2019 at 14:58

5 days to my wedding and I finally finished the dresses for my two nieces who are five and two-and-a-half who will be our flower girls. They need to be hemmed on Wednesday when the girls get to town...

Joey, thursday 2-May-19 16 136
How long left until your big day?
Peggy of Before the wedding, On April 22, 2019 at 16:25

I'm just under 2 weeks from my wedding day...oh, who am I kidding, I know exactly how long I have left! It's only 12 days away!!! I'm getting into the swing of last minute details (altering my flower...

Candace, thursday 25-Apr-19 31 212
FH convinced we won't get gifts
Peggy of Wedding reception, On February 25, 2019 at 10:42

Let me start by saying: We have some friends who are hard up financially, and we have made it very clear that we do not expect any gifts from anyone. It's not important to us; what IS important is...

Donna Yeung, saturday 20-Apr-19 28 323
Alterations done!
Peggy of Wedding fashion, On April 5, 2019 at 21:46

Went to pick up my dress today from the seamstress. My girlfriend is a professional tailor and did the alterations for me as a gift. It's absolutely perfect - fits like a dream. Only thing I have left...

Peggy, wednesday 17-Apr-19 32 378
Ugh. rsvp vent
Peggy of Wedding reception, On March 22, 2019 at 16:47

I sent out my save the dates 16 months ago, and our wedding invitations in January. Tomorrow is our RSVP deadline. As of this morning, I still had 181 out of 270 guests who had not RSVP'd. I enlisted...

Sharlene, friday 5-Apr-19 22 652
Where to get Mom/Dad cards for wedding day?
Peggy of Plan a wedding, On February 27, 2019 at 12:52

Where did everyone get their To my Mom/Dad cards for their wedding day? We are giving gifts to our parents, and we'd like to get nice cards to go along with them. Also, of course, cards to go along...

Julie, saturday 2-Mar-19 9 88
New Bridezilla story!
Peggy of WeddingWire, On February 15, 2019 at 10:14

Haha, saw this this morning and it had me shaking my head....

Amanda, monday 25-Feb-19 28 495
Disappointed with our ceremony planning - Venting
Peggy of Wedding ceremony, On February 6, 2019 at 12:05

I just need a place to vent. Last night, my FH and I had our last meeting with the Reverend at the church we're getting married at. We're getting married at a church because A ) it's one of the only...

Vinod, friday 8-Feb-19 16 159
Rsvp's coming in
Peggy of Before the wedding, On February 4, 2019 at 11:07

Phew - After reading some of the posts from some of the ladies here on this site, I was worried we wouldn't get many RSVP's back and I'd have to spend days calling most of my 250+ guests to see if...

Michelle, wednesday 6-Feb-19 14 199
Veil progress!
Peggy of Wedding fashion, On February 4, 2019 at 13:59

Originally, I wanted a long cathedral veil, but it doesn't really 'fit' with my dress, so I've changed to a fingertip length veil. It was plain, but then my mama offered to hand bead the edge for me!...

Bianca, tuesday 5-Feb-19 7 100
Grooms attire
Peggy of Wedding fashion, On January 27, 2019 at 01:11

Today my fiance and I went to tuxedo picked out for him and his groomsmen. We tried derks Formals, Tip Top Tailors, a private bridal salon tuxedo rental place and Moores. We by far had the best...

Erin, monday 28-Jan-19 17 190
This weekend wedding progress
Peggy of DIY, On January 19, 2019 at 15:28

Spent this weekend working on the kids activity packs and are Message in a Bottle guest book

Alycia, friday 25-Jan-19 8 137
Flower girl dresses - opinions please!
Peggy of Wedding fashion, On January 16, 2019 at 10:52

I need a bit of encouragement. I'm getting married in May and I'm making flower girl dresses for my nieces. What do you think? Are they going to stand out as obviously made by a non-professional? The...

Peggy, thursday 17-Jan-19 18 164
Fiancé might not get time off....!
Peggy of Before the wedding, On January 8, 2019 at 17:31

My fiance started working for our city transit group about 17 months ago. At that point, as well as 6 months ago when he double checked, he was told time off for his wedding wouldn't be a problem -...

Hélène, thursday 10-Jan-19 12 192
Where'd you buy your bridal shower/rehearsal dinner dress?
Peggy of Wedding fashion, On January 7, 2019 at 13:53

I'm having trouble finding a white dress for my bridal shower and rehearsal dinner. I'm a plus size gal; I'd like a tea-length white dress ideally (My mom and sister are throwing a high tea for my...

Kaisha, monday 7-Jan-19 10 162
2019 is huge for me!
Peggy of Alberta, On December 4, 2018 at 10:19

I know this board is for wedding planning, and I am currently planning my wedding, but I also just got amazing news I wasn't expecting until after my wedding in May. I got accepted into a highly...

Peggy, wednesday 5-Dec-18 5 51
Grooms gift: Boudoir book?
Peggy of Before the wedding, On November 26, 2018 at 16:04

Hi folks! So I got to see my boudoir pictures last night (BTW, if anyone in Edmonton wants an amazing boudoir experience, I am happy to tell you where I got mine done!) and holy crap...this fat girl...

Andie, wednesday 28-Nov-18 23 269
Help me feel better re bridesmaid dresses
Peggy of Wedding fashion, On November 21, 2018 at 13:43

Well - I finally got the last of my girls to order her dress from Davids Bridal last week. And now I hear DB has filed for Chapter 11. I know they said it's business as usual but my anxiety is on...

Erin, tuesday 27-Nov-18 13 184
One more done!
Peggy of DIY, On November 19, 2018 at 12:02

Had two of my bridesmaids over yesterday. 180 napkins folded and stuffed with our menu and candy favour bags, phew. Safely packed in boxes to take to our venue next year.

Allen, tuesday 20-Nov-18 21 195
What am i missing?
Peggy of Before the wedding, On October 4, 2018 at 16:54

So I've gone over so many checklists out there, including the wedding wire one. I've made list upon list, and I still feel like I'm missing things from my planning list. What do you ladies (and gents)...

Keena, sunday 4-Nov-18 12 213 1
6 months!
Peggy of Before the wedding, On October 30, 2018 at 10:14

Anyone else feel like reality smacked you in the face when you reached 6 months out? Yikes! Time flies! It seems like only yesterday that we got engaged (but in reality it was almost 14 months ago!),...

Stephanie, saturday 3-Nov-18 9 115
Two pseudo honeymoons?
Peggy of Honeymoon, On August 7, 2018 at 10:34

So my fiancé and I are doing something a bit different, and I'm not sure what to call it! Our plan was always to have our honeymoon about 1 year after our wedding (going to Disney World, Universal...

Sharlene, thursday 1-Nov-18 11 193
What do you think...first cupcake test!
Peggy of Wedding reception, On October 7, 2018 at 14:29

Over the Thanksgiving weekend my sister and I did a first test run of sugar work for the cupcakes for my wedding. We're trying to different versions of coral to go with the beachy tropical theme. What...

Gina, wednesday 24-Oct-18 18 232
Trouble giving up control
Peggy of Before the wedding, On October 10, 2018 at 10:44

Has anyone else had trouble giving up control of the bridal shower and/or bachelorette party? I am a super planner - I enjoy planning. I also really like knowing that what's happening is something...

Vinod, wednesday 10-Oct-18 9 139
Never thought it would happen
Peggy of WeddingWire, On September 26, 2018 at 11:39

Am I the only one who had given up on the idea of finding someone and getting married? I was almost 35 when I met my now-fiancé. People had stopped asking me when I was going to have kids, when I was...

Peggy, wednesday 3-Oct-18 18 241
Bride/groom speech - thoughts?
Peggy of Wedding reception, On September 11, 2018 at 16:39

So I am way ahead of schedule, but I like to be prepared and have time to practice. We want it to be humourous, and short. This is what I have so far - thoughts? Peggy: Jared and I would like to start...

Monica, saturday 22-Sep-18 10 169
Haha - Another bridezilla (not me!)
Peggy of Before the wedding, On September 19, 2018 at 14:57

Or maybe it's a planner-zilla? And one who can't spell! I got a chuckle out of it, and a reminder that I'm not nearly as bad as I sometimes think I am! Nope!

Bianca, friday 21-Sep-18 15 214
Reserving parking?
Peggy of Plan a wedding, On September 11, 2018 at 10:15

What did everyone do to reserve parking for the wedding party/family at the ceremony site and reception hall? I just realized that we'll need to do that (still 8 months to go so lots of time to figure...

Stephanie, sunday 16-Sep-18 11 89
Opinions on my Center piece?
Peggy of DIY, On September 5, 2018 at 10:15

Well, I finally gathered enough of my 'stuff' to do a test run of my center pieces. I'm hoping you amazing ladies and gents can give me opinions. Our theme is tropical/beach-y, and the tables will be...

Julia, friday 14-Sep-18 29 322
Has anyone used the Dress Lounge prep room?
Peggy of Before the wedding, On September 7, 2018 at 12:46

As the title asks - Has anyone in Edmonton used The Dress Lounge prep room in Edmonton for getting ready the morning of their wedding? I'm considering renting it (I'm going to view it tomorrow with my...

Peggy, saturday 8-Sep-18 4 67


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