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Calgary, Alberta · From August 2021

Engaged to my boyfriend of 9 years. Decided to finally have a wedding on our 10 year anniversary.


August 13, 2022

4days 4hrs : 47min
Bridesmaid dresses - Jjs House good?
Shaylea, On August 5, 2022 at 16:31

Hello everyone! Just wondering if anyone in Canada has used JJs house for bridesmaid dresses and their experience. I initially was looking into Azazie for my girls but they don’t have the light pink...

Jacquie, saturday 6-Aug-22 6
diy flowers - real or fake?
Julie, On August 6, 2022 at 11:54

Debating if I should make an attempt at DIY boutenieres and corsage. Faux or real flowers? Wondering what some of you ladies decided on?

Julie, yesterday at 11:40 12
Wedding band costs
Malyssa, On August 6, 2022 at 13:30

Hi all! I'm just curious (if you're okay to share) what everyone spent on wedding bands? We're starting to look into it and just wondering what the average looks like.

Malyssa, yesterday at 11:05 14
Best Man
Pamela, On August 4, 2022 at 14:00

How do you handle the best man not wanting to wear a shirt & tie? I thought this was pretty much expected. Don’t want to rock the boat as we are holding the reception in our combined back yards…

Pamela, friday 5-Aug-22 17
Mother of the Bride Dress
Julie, On August 2, 2022 at 21:22

Wondering if you are having your moms find a dress to fit your colour pallette or no? Curious what you all have decided on.

Julie, yesterday at 08:10 15
rsvp Frustration
Emma, On August 3, 2022 at 11:06

Everyone is trying to invite their sister's hamster's uncle's mechanic as their plus one, asking to "keep me posted" weeks after the RSVP-by date, swapping out their addressed invitations to their...

Rachay, yesterday at 02:48 8
Appetizer wedding gift money amount
Carlie, On July 30, 2022 at 11:21

Hey everyone! I'd like to hear from the brides/grooms that had an appetizer wedding (no sit down meal, just apps/snacks) and how much money their guests gave or what you would recommend? I'm already...

Carine, tuesday 2-Aug-22 5
Wedding website trouble shoot
Laynee, On July 29, 2022 at 23:42

Does anyone know how to get rid of the food options in the rsvp??? We are doing stations so I don't need any option! Thanks

Laynee, saturday 30-Jul-22 2
Still on Cloud 9
Audrey, On July 28, 2022 at 12:21

We did it on July 15, so just 13 days ago... I'm still smiling from the memories. I was sooooooo relieved and thankful that our weather turned out well. In Toronto, it is so unpredictable, but it...

Gabrielle, thursday 4-Aug-22 24 1
Cake making!
kearah, On July 27, 2022 at 11:02

How do we feel about making our own wedding cake! if its just a small two tier cake?!?!

Katie, tuesday 2-Aug-22 17
Frustrated about the rehearsal dinner
Jenny, 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
Pre-wedding facials
Malyssa, On July 25, 2022 at 14:21

Happy Monday future (and past) brides! Who here plans to get a facial before the wedding?? Its something Ive been considering, since I'd love to have a fresh glowing face, but I have had like 1 facial...

Malyssa, thursday 28-Jul-22 9
Hair and makeup trial
Meghan, On July 14, 2022 at 10:47

Has/is anyone not doing a trial? I personally know my makeup artist very well so i'm not worried that she'll butcher me on my wedding day and the hairstyle i want is so simple that you couldn't mess...

Julie, tuesday 26-Jul-22 10
Marriage License
Meghan, On July 14, 2022 at 11:00

When I go pick up my marriage license does my Fiancé have to come with me? he doesn't seem to understand why we both need to be there. but i was told once that we both have to be there. Can anyone...

Meghan, friday 15-Jul-22 15 1
Rehearsal Dinners - Needed/not Needed? Who Pays?
Brooke, On July 12, 2022 at 14:46

Hello fellow brides! My fiancé and I are having some trouble with having some form of rehearsal for our wedding, mainly the "dinner" part. We know we want to have a rehearsal at our venue with our...

Julie, tuesday 26-Jul-22 13
Have any of you heard getting a gift even...
Carine, On July 7, 2022 at 10:20

Have any of you heard, that it's customary to give a bride and groom a wedding gift if you were invited, and you RSVP not attending. What are your thoughts on this?

Carine, wednesday 13-Jul-22 18
Not knowing parents birth place
Tara, On July 2, 2022 at 21:41

I’m getting married this summer (in just under 4 weeks). I don’t know either of my parents birth places. Should this be cause for significant concern?

Jacquie, tuesday 5-Jul-22 3
Live music vs dj music
Rayanne, On June 27, 2022 at 16:12

So what's everyone's plans for music on their big day? We want with love music for the ceremony and a DJ for the reception. It was a perfect mix for us. The quartet was unbelievably beautiful and...

Beth0102, tuesday 26-Jul-22 27
Is this tacky? My dream destination wedding was cancelled twice.
V Pe, On June 27, 2022 at 14:45

Hey Brides! I was supposed to get married in Jamaica in 2020, then got postponed to 2021, then eventually had to cancel. My wedding dress is still sitting in my closet. Haha My entire bridal party has...

Patrice, wednesday 6-Jul-22 11
Bachelor Party
Brittney, On June 24, 2022 at 16:18

Ok this might seem a little crazy. But my fiancé is on his bachelor trip and I haven’t heard from in almost 24 hours. I know he is on a trip with his friends but we also have two kids at home. Is it...

Brittney, monday 27-Jun-22 4
How do you create a budget?
Heather, On June 17, 2022 at 16:11

Hi everyone! We just got engaged this last weekend and we have only just started to brainstorm ideas for the wedding which is how I found this fantastic app! We’re thinking it’ll be a few years until...

Vinod, monday 4-Jul-22 7 1
Bar Options
Amanda, On June 15, 2022 at 20:41

What are you and your significant other choosing to do with your bar option? Are you going with a Cash Bar, Toonie Bar, Loonie Bar or a Host Bar? Every couple is different and how their budget will...

Amanda, monday 4-Jul-22 25
Jewelry !!?
Samantha, On June 15, 2022 at 21:51

What kind of jewelry is everyone getting ?? I’m so torn with what type of earrings to do I wear a bracket or not .. and where is everyone getting their pieces from !!

KELLY, wednesday 22-Jun-22 18
Littles ones attending wedding
Giuseppina, On June 12, 2022 at 16:51

Hi everyone, Just looking for some advise. For starters, I absolutely love and adore kids and babies and all the kids and babies in my family and in my Fiance's family. I really want an adults only...

Giuseppina, wednesday 6-Jul-22 10
Who pays for bridesmaids dresses/hair/makeup?
Ebony, On June 12, 2022 at 23:11

Hey everyone, I’m wondering if you brides are paying for your bridesmaids dresses and their hair/makeup? If not, how did you tell them? I’m not really sure what the norm is Thanks!!!

Megan, wednesday 6-Jul-22 19
Second guessing my dress...
Dessa, On June 11, 2022 at 08:16

Anyone else start second guessing their dress??? I said YES to the dress yesterday... now I'm second guessing myself.... ugh!! It's a beautiful dress and I tried on at least 20. Yesterday I was...

Krista, tuesday 14-Jun-22 16
Music outdoors/no power?
Kelsey, On May 31, 2022 at 11:45

Our ceremony will be in a forested area with A) no power B) very little, if any, cell reception Have any other brides had this situation? How did you do music? We are thinking of using a portable...

Darbi, thursday 2-Jun-22 7
Hair or make up - which comes first?
Abbie, On May 17, 2022 at 22:11

I’m assuming hair, since they generally wash your hair but I truly don’t know 😅🙈

Darla, wednesday 25-May-22 24
Emily, On May 13, 2022 at 17:52

Hello, does anyone know of any vendors who could help me with centerpieces for my reception tables? I tried searching centerpieces and it came up empty. I also tried searching through wedding favour...

Danielle, monday 16-May-22 3
Night Before The Wedding
Liberty, On May 12, 2022 at 14:19

Are you and your Fiancé staying together the night before the wedding or are you spending the night apart? I never even thought about spending the night together but when I talked to my Fiancé about...

Liberty, wednesday 15-Jun-22 23
To have or to not have hors d'oeuvres
Andrea, On May 10, 2022 at 15:19

Having mixed thoughts as to have hors d'oeuvres or not reception is planned to start at 5pm so dinner probably by 6:15pm any suggestions?

Danielle, sunday 29-May-22 10
Bachelorette Party Guests....
Dessa, On May 3, 2022 at 01:28

Hey Ladies... I have a question about the guests invited to a Bachelorette party. Our wedding is 50 people and we were brutal on our edits. So I ask... is it rude/wrong/insensitive to invite ladies...

Carine, wednesday 11-May-22 20


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