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As you can see I'm one of the featured users on wedding wire and would be happy yo help you in any way I can. I am obsessed with wedding planning and love... View more

As you can see I'm one of the featured users on wedding wire and would be happy yo help you in any way I can. I am obsessed with wedding planning and love to hear about other peoples plans. This is my second marriage. FH is getting married for the first time. I have two older sons and FH and I have one son and one daughter together.


June 11, 2022

17days 20hrs : 46min


Cutting the cake
Rayanne of Wedding reception, On May 20, 2022 at 18:34

The cutting of the cake symbolizing the first thing you do together as a married couple. Are you including this tradition? I feel like there is a certain degree of trust involved with this one. I have...

Rayanne, an hour ago 26 120
How did you pick your flowers?
Rayanne of Plan a wedding, On May 2, 2022 at 15:46

I knew from the beginning I had zero desire for fresh flowers when we started planning the wedding. Allergies definitely dictated that we'd go with artificial but there are so many types of...

Tunisha, sunday 8-May-22 28 143
What style of wedding do you dream about?
Rayanne of Wedding reception, On April 11, 2022 at 20:43

I found that once I started planning that there are so many styles to weddings. Glamorous, rustic, chic, romantic, bohemian, many choices it can really get overwhelming. We have always...

Rayanne, sunday 17-Apr-22 16 102
So I'm confused? New Ontario restrictions
Rayanne of Ontario, On January 3, 2022 at 14:15

So the wedding is down to 50% is that just the ceremony? Does that mean for the next 21 days there will be no receptions? My wedding is 3 days after. I just want the nightmare to end now ๐Ÿ˜…

Rayanne, saturday 16-Apr-22 18 345
Ok down to 74 days and about you?
Rayanne of Before the wedding, On March 28, 2022 at 14:53

I finally dyed a few more of my flowers. It will take longer for this style because I had to put them on a wire before I dyed them. I'm loving the yellow! The clear sealer di keep my flowers from...

Rayanne, monday 4-Apr-22 16 85
Plated meal or buffet?
Rayanne of Wedding reception, On March 15, 2022 at 18:38

There are pros and cons to any meal service which one did you decide on your wedding? What was it that appealed to you about it? We decided the best thing for us was actually family style. I didn't...

Rayanne, saturday 19-Mar-22 26 153
Bought the chocolate for candy bar!
Rayanne of Wedding reception, On November 26, 2021 at 16:11

I went out to brave the black Friday crowds today to but some of the coloured lindt chocolate balls. I got a couple of the 150 boxes for only $45/box. I loved that I could pick out any colours...

Com, friday 11-Mar-22 11 118
Trying to make my winter wedding more summery...
Rayanne of Wedding reception, On January 13, 2022 at 15:25

Well the colours for our wedding have gone through so many changes. Originally we were going with red and silver with lots of winter sparkle (Feb then and Jan wedding). However when I came to making...

Rayanne, saturday 5-Feb-22 17 133
Third times a charm?
Rayanne of Plan a wedding, On January 4, 2022 at 18:52

We made the decision to reschedule our wedding again. We don't have a need date but we are hoping before the end of September. We will have a list of available dates tomorrow to go through. I'm not as...

Rayanne, saturday 5-Feb-22 19 190
23 days back up to 156 days ๐Ÿ˜…
Rayanne of Plan a wedding, On January 6, 2022 at 11:06

We have a new date. June 11 so let's hope that this one is good. As long as restaurants are opened we will be getting married. Hopefully things will be opened up a bit by then.

Vinod, saturday 5-Feb-22 12 130
Menu choices
Rayanne of Wedding reception, On January 17, 2022 at 12:35

When we booked our venue FH was really excited about the tasting before the wedding. I didn't really realize how much until covid hit and they told us that it would most likely be impossible to work...

Rayanne, friday 28-Jan-22 17 141 1
June 11, 2022 Couples!
Rayanne of Ontario, On January 6, 2022 at 15:49

I've probably met a few of you but we didn't have the same date until today ๐Ÿ˜… How many of you are on a second or third or fourth date? I'm going from winter wonderland wedding to sweltering heat I...

Rayanne, thursday 20-Jan-22 12 169
Have you picked your date yet?
Rayanne of Plan a wedding, On January 3, 2022 at 14:31

Welocme to all the newly engaged couples. I think one of the hardest decisions to make is when to have your wedding. There are so many things to take into consideration. Do you pick a holiday weekend...

Rere, monday 3-Jan-22 19 130
Disappointed but we'll soldier on i guess
Rayanne of Plan a wedding, On December 22, 2021 at 13:54

With the new ontario restrictions I'm no longer allowed dancing. Last year we postponed because of that but I'm over everything. I'm feeling sorry for myself and I just want this to be over now....

Vinod, sunday 26-Dec-21 34 285
I'm just above the 4 month mark and i have increased my water
Rayanne of Beauty, On September 13, 2021 at 20:37

So what has everyone changed when it comes to your beauty routines leading up to the wedding? Right now the biggest thing I've changed is my diet. Not that I'm on a diet but I am definitely trying to...

Rayanne, wednesday 8-Dec-21 19 195
We picked up our license today!
Rayanne of Before the wedding, On December 2, 2021 at 18:10

57 days to go and we have one of the last checks marked. Definitely makes everything feel more real....

Rere, friday 3-Dec-21 7 68
Done! Table numbers all finished
Rayanne of DIY, On November 5, 2021 at 13:19

I'm not going to put the water in all of them until the night before but table number are finally finished. I think they turned out awesome. I used the card stock from the invitations to put on the...

Rayanne, saturday 20-Nov-21 16 165 1
Halloween not so scary...
Rayanne of WeddingWire, On October 26, 2021 at 19:55

Last Halloween I would not allow my children to go out for Halloween. It was the uncertainty of everything going on and that I work with the most vulnerable when it comes to Covid. This Halloween will...

Vinod, wednesday 17-Nov-21 4 76
Ceremony music
Rayanne of Wedding ceremony, On November 8, 2021 at 21:19

What is everyone doing for their ceremony music? I've been thinking more of the ceremony lately since most of the reception is taken care of now. I joined a Facebook group Grace Notes Events and I...

Vinod, monday 15-Nov-21 8 88
Rayanne of DIY, On October 16, 2021 at 21:11

So I decided to try the print at home invitation packs that are available for DIY. I personally have next to zero computer skills and have to say if my friend (who is a graphic designer) didn't help...

Vicky, friday 12-Nov-21 12 175 1
What type of ceremony?
Rayanne of Wedding ceremony, On October 16, 2021 at 21:28

We recently booked our officiant and we have a few types of ceremony to choose from. Traditional, partnership in life and Christian. We can also choose 1 to 3 readings for during the ceremony. It has...

Hank, monday 18-Oct-21 7 62
Happy dance after talking to vendor!
Rayanne of Before the wedding, On September 24, 2021 at 14:14

I finally had our meeting with our venue. We can have everything (as of right now) that we originally wanted. The room we booked for wedding has a movable wall so the space is huge. We can have our...

Meghan, saturday 16-Oct-21 7 89
Decor! What are you going to diy and what will you only trust to professionals?
Rayanne of DIY, On October 11, 2021 at 21:33

I'm planning on doing all the flowers myself (arches, flower balls for vases in centerpieces, bouquets, boutineers). I'm also making my invitations (which are almost done) I will make a new post to...

Daily, friday 15-Oct-21 12 117
Question for the men...about suits
Rayanne of Wedding fashion, On September 19, 2021 at 11:12

I need to buy my older sons a suit for the wedding. I need to find something affordable because honestly there is a chance this will be the only day they wear the suit but for the price of renting I'd...

Rayanne, saturday 25-Sep-21 11 105
Honouring loved ones at wedding
Rayanne of WeddingWire, On August 3, 2021 at 12:41

This weekend has been particularly hard for my family. On Saturday we lost my future MIL. Of course all parts of our lives have changed but we know on our wedding day her absence will be felt. We are...

Joey, thursday 5-Aug-21 13 100
Wedding season!!
Rayanne of Plan a wedding, On July 27, 2021 at 16:40

Now that we are looking forward to weddings again (knock on wood) I'm wondering how did you pick what season to have your wedding? Was it your dream from long ago or was it a more practical reason?...

Hank, saturday 31-Jul-21 23 132
Best. Day. Ever. That wasn't yours....
Rayanne of WeddingWire, On July 13, 2021 at 00:34

So I think most of us have been to a wedding or two before. Which one really stands out? What made it seem like the best wedding you'd ever been to? I think my favourite wedding was my best friends...

Vinod, friday 16-Jul-21 4 91
Well i doubled my ring budget.....
Rayanne of Wedding fashion, On June 26, 2021 at 20:41

So I think it is more my own fault but I doubled our budget for our rings once we got to the jewelers. I am 100% ok with going over since it is the one thing after everything is said and done that...

Megan, wednesday 7-Jul-21 35 241
What do you have planned for rehearsal party/dinner?
Rayanne of Before the wedding, On June 28, 2021 at 21:14

FH recently asked what we are going to do about going over where we should be when duting the wedding. Basically what is the plan for the rehearsal. Who needs to be there? How much do we go over what...

Tunisha, thursday 1-Jul-21 10 133
What is your next to do on your list?
Rayanne of Plan a wedding, On June 21, 2021 at 22:13

Are you just starting to plan? Are you almost done? My next "to do" is to make the appointment to get our rings made. I'll be calling this week to see when we can come in to speak to them. I recently...

Gift, thursday 24-Jun-21 25 172
Style of bouquets
Rayanne of Plan a wedding, On May 21, 2021 at 11:34

When it comes to bouquets what style is everyone looking at? I personally want a pageant style boutique Some like the more round shape While some are more of the cascade type... There are the floral...

Tunisha, saturday 29-May-21 25 222 1
My best friend is getting married too!!
Rayanne of WeddingWire, On February 12, 2021 at 10:14

I'm so excited. I'm so happy for her. She is planning a destination wedding which I have always wanted to go to. It'll high jack our honeymoon (which is fine with us since we were planning more of a...

Rayanne, friday 12-Feb-21 4 103


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