'Niagara Falls', Ontario ยท From March 2019

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.


January 29, 2022

95days 16hrs : 1min


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...

Liberty, tuesday 19-Oct-21 8 95
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 51
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...

Stacey, monday 18-Oct-21 16 151
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 88
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 12 101
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 97
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 95
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 23 130
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 87
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 35 235
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 10 126
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 25 170
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 25 219 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 4 101
Couples getting married Jan 29/2022
Rayanne of Plan a wedding, On January 28, 2021 at 23:37

Who else is down to one year? Is this the first time or the second time you are down to a year countdown? We were originally booked for Feb 20, 2021.

Rayanne, saturday 30-Jan-21 6 81
Something old, something new
Rayanne of Plan a wedding, On January 15, 2021 at 07:30

So many people are skipping on traditional wedding ideas. No to the garter or boutique toss, no they don't want to have favours, no to dads walking down the isle and so on. I think that it makes each...

Vinod, sunday 24-Jan-21 16 158
139 days to 482 days
Rayanne of Plan a wedding, On October 3, 2020 at 19:34

The countdown that started at 786 days went down to 139 and today we postponed to 482 days. It is such a big relief for us. Instead of ordering our invitations we are repicking a wedding date. Now...

Vinod, tuesday 13-Oct-20 7 122
Couples getting married Jan 29, 2022
Rayanne of Ontario, On October 5, 2020 at 14:17

We changed our date and I'm feeling so good about that. Who else is getting married that day? Did you rebook or is that your original day? What are you most excited for?

Rayanne, tuesday 6-Oct-20 2 87
Couples getting married on 20/february/2021 in Ontario
Rayanne of Ontario, On August 22, 2019 at 21:59

Exciting times. What have you gotten done? What are you waiting to get done? What is your favourite part of wedding planning?

Rayanne, monday 5-Oct-20 15 159
Finally dyed some of my flowers
Rayanne of DIY, On June 29, 2020 at 23:10

I purchased a big box of sola wood flowers so I could do the flowers myself and possibly sell them once we are done. I have had them since December because I've found that starting is a little...

Rayanne, wednesday 1-Jul-20 12 132
How is everyone doing?
Rayanne of WeddingWire, On May 1, 2020 at 11:10

I just realized my countdown just went to under 300, that was 6 days ago! Wedding count downs aren't as much fun as they were a few months ago. How is everyone keeping themselves excited about their...

Rayanne, wednesday 13-May-20 21 234
White winter wedding
Rayanne of Plan a wedding, On February 18, 2020 at 09:55

I am getting a new wave of excitement going for my white winter wedding. After over a year of planning on Thursday I will be officially at the one year before mark!! February 20, 2021 we will finally...

Rayanne, tuesday 18-Feb-20 8 91
Why did you pick your wedding season?
Rayanne of Ontario, On September 24, 2019 at 13:10

I love the thought of a big fur wedding cape with sparkly snow and horse and carriage rides. I'm not someone who necessarily loves winter but I am in love with the season for a wedding. For me it's...

Jason, saturday 15-Feb-20 23 172
Show me your diy
Rayanne of DIY, On January 27, 2020 at 18:01

I love DIY projects. Show me your completed projects or your inspiration projects, even show me your didn't quite "nail it" pictures. DIY gives you a chance to put a little of yourself into your...

Rayanne, thursday 30-Jan-20 8 119
Brides of 2021!
Rayanne of Plan a wedding, On January 21, 2020 at 19:50

It's so exciting to see more brides who are starting up for 2021. When I started last year there were not many of us. I am personally, after over a year of already planning, getting close to the one...

Ashley, wednesday 22-Jan-20 9 113
Wedding show in Niagara
Rayanne of Plan a wedding, On January 11, 2020 at 11:58

So this is the second wedding show I've been to, one great thing about a long engagement. I'm really excited. I know how I want to tackle this one. I'm definitely going to the second fashion show. The...

Ashley, tuesday 14-Jan-20 15 81
What has being engaged meant to you?
Rayanne of Plan a wedding, On January 13, 2020 at 13:56

How has being engaged changed your relationship? Do you think differently about this person now that they are more than just a boyfriend or girlfriend? This is someone you want to spend the rest of...

Rayanne, monday 13-Jan-20 8 64
a picture is worth a 1000 words.
Rayanne of Plan a wedding, On January 6, 2020 at 21:47

Picking your photographer is a huge milestone in the wedding planning experience. I feel that we have made the best choice for us. I don't need two photographers or a million pictures. I do want to...

Rayanne, wednesday 8-Jan-20 14 93
What did you look for in Mua?
Rayanne of Beauty, On December 2, 2019 at 22:27

How did you pick your MUA? What is important? Are you looking for airbrush? Are you looking at someone to do makeup and hair? Is it important that they come to you or are you going to a shop? I know I...

Kelly, wednesday 11-Dec-19 11 105
Decisions, decisions...
Rayanne of Wedding fashion, On December 1, 2019 at 11:29

I was so sold on the idea of a cape for a winter wedding I totally love this look Then I continued to look at different winter fashions and found thisI am very conflicted and very happy I have lots of...

Katelyn, thursday 5-Dec-19 10 102
Is there a habit your FS has/had that you felt was a deal breaker?
Rayanne of Living together, On November 11, 2019 at 19:00

I know that if I come home and it's been an extremely tiring day I'm very quiet. My FH would think that I was angry or that something was wrong. He would get annoyed when I avoided conversation. I...

Rayanne, friday 22-Nov-19 9 64
Who won a free photobooth? This girl!
Rayanne of Wedding reception, On November 21, 2019 at 15:38

I'm so excited. I entered the draw at our local wedding show and the drawing was on Nov. 13. They give you 24 hours to reply if your number is drawn, then they move on. My number came up 6 days later....

Rayanne, friday 22-Nov-19 11 72


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