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Laura
Laura

Calgary, Alberta ยท From January 2016

Hi all! I am finance professional and I met my FH and soulmate through an online dating service. We discovered after meeting for in public for coffee and... View more

Hi all! I am finance professional and I met my FH and soulmate through an online dating service. We discovered after meeting for in public for coffee and each deciding that the other was "safe" that we lived less than 2 blocks from each other. Life does indeed work in strange ways!

Happily married 🎉

September 9, 2017

1720days 11hrs
Terri
Ceremony songs
Terri, On September 28, 2017 at 02:43

Hey guys so I have not been to many weddings to be able to distinguish what I want. I am looking for advice for what is normal or not for songs during the ceremony. How many should I typically arrange...

Emily, wednesday 17-Oct-18 23
Laura
Finished my projects today!
Laura, On September 6, 2017 at 23:35

I absolutely love how everything turned out! The favour tags and the table number cards are from minted but the rest are my own

Megan, tuesday 26-Sep-17 16 175
Katelyn
Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue
Katelyn, On August 17, 2017 at 16:04

Do brides still follow this rhyme? How are you meeting these requirements?

Laura, wednesday 30-Aug-17 23
Lynnie
The first dance! Are you winging it, practicing, or taking lessons?
Lynnie, On August 30, 2017 at 11:05

All eyes will be on you and your dance moves , so what's your plan? Are you taking lessons or choreographing the first dance? Or are you keeping it short and sweet? Photo by Steve Gerrard Photography...

Carol, saturday 2-Sep-17 19
Samantha
Wedding makeup and hair cost?!
Samantha, On August 28, 2017 at 12:55

Curious what everyone is being charged for bridal party hair and makeup?

Ap2017, wednesday 30-Aug-17 9
Laura
Hair and makeup trial
Laura, On August 25, 2017 at 23:47

So happy with how they turned out!

Melissa, tuesday 29-Aug-17 14
Lynnie
Splurge or Save: Honeymoon?
Lynnie, On August 21, 2017 at 07:05

Final question time!! Will you be splurging or saving on your honeymoon? Don't forget to tell us why! Photo from Pinterest >>Click here to return to the previous question, Splurge or Save:...

Amelia, friday 25-Oct-19 79
Joey
Splurge or Save: Favours?
Joey, On August 21, 2017 at 08:57

This week's game is all about budgeting. We want to know what wedding items you'll be splurging on, and where you'll be saving money. So... Will you splurge or save on favors? Will you have favors for...

Kat D, tuesday 3-Dec-19 105
Lynnie
Splurge or Save: Decor?
Lynnie, On August 21, 2017 at 07:05

It's all about the details... but those details can be expensive!! How are you budgeting for decor? Will you be splurging or saving? Splurge? Photo from Distinct Occasions Or Save? Photo by Steve...

Amelia, friday 25-Oct-19 84
Joey
Splurge or Save: Florals?
Joey, On August 21, 2017 at 08:56

This week's game is all about budgeting. We want to know what wedding items you'll be splurging on, and where you'll be saving money. So... Will you splurge or save on florals? Will you go all out...

Rachael, sunday 11-Oct-20 89
Lynnie
Splurge or Save: Food?
Lynnie, On August 21, 2017 at 07:05

There's no doubt that food and booze costs will eat up a large portion of your total wedding budget! On average, couples tend to spend anywhere from 20-40% of their budget just on food and drinks!...

Amelia, friday 25-Oct-19 92
Joey
Splurge or Save: Transportation?
Joey, On August 21, 2017 at 08:56

This week's game is all about budgeting. We want to know what wedding items you'll be splurging on, and where you'll be saving money. So... Will you splurge or save on transportation? Will you make...

Kailey, sunday 26-Jul-20 85
Lynnie
Splurge or Save: Photography?
Lynnie, On August 21, 2017 at 07:05

A picture is worth a thousand words... and sometimes thousands of dollars Are you splurging or saving on photography? Tell us why and don't forget to include any tips on how to save! Photo by Burnett...

Amelia, friday 25-Oct-19 97
Joey
Splurge or Save: Venue?
Joey, On August 21, 2017 at 08:56

This week's game is all about budgeting. We want to know what wedding items you'll be splurging on, and where you'll be saving money. So... Will you splurge or save on your wedding venue? Are you...

Nelly, tuesday 24-Sep-19 94
Lynnie
Splurge or Save: Attire?
Lynnie, On August 21, 2017 at 07:05

Let's talk about wedding day attire! Wedding dresses and tuxes and suits... oh my! Are you splurging or saving? And why? Photo from Pinterest >>Click here to go to the next question, Splurge or...

Kailey, sunday 26-Jul-20 100
Joey
Splurge or Save: Invitations?
Joey, On August 21, 2017 at 09:05

Happy Monday, everybody! This week's game is all about budgeting. We know it's a challenge to figure out where to spend your wedding budget, so we want to know what wedding items you'll be splurging...

Christine, wednesday 17-Mar-21 107
Kaytee
Wedding timeline
Kaytee, On August 23, 2017 at 12:49

What does everyone's timeline look like? I am trying to create ours and I am not sure if first dance should be BEFORE or AFTER the dinner. I feel like after, only because we are doing speeches before...

Kaytee, thursday 4-Jan-18 19
Carol
Engagement rings, haven't seen any posted.
Carol, On August 20, 2017 at 22:04

Show off your rings, engaged ladies and married ladies.

Brittany, sunday 25-Mar-18 58
Ashleigh
Timing - hair & make-up
Ashleigh, On August 11, 2017 at 11:57

What sort of timeline are you leaving for this? For some reason this is really stressing me out. My make-up artist needs 45 minutes per face. Hair is about 45 minutes each. I wanted to hire a stylist...

Melissa, tuesday 29-Aug-17 15
Christy
Songs
Christy, On August 21, 2017 at 02:38

Just curious..... what song are you dancing to for your first dance? Bride/father dance? What song are you using for the bouquet toss? Garter removal and toss? Cake cutting? Reception entrance song? ...

Britt, wednesday 18-Mar-20 19
Vanessa
Outdoor ceremony seating
Vanessa, On August 21, 2017 at 19:02

Hello everyone, We are having an outdoor wedding ceremony in exchanging our vows next August 2018. What have you done or what are you doing for seating? Looking for ideas. I love the idea with hay...

Vinod, thursday 4-Jan-18 17
Marcie
Show invites please
Marcie, On August 15, 2017 at 22:13

STRUGGLING WITH INVITE IDEAS BUDGET FRIENDLY PLEASE SHARE YOUR NEED RSVP INVITE AND A CARD EXPLAINING THERE WILL BE A 2 TO 3 HOUR BREAK ALSO IF YOU CAN POST PICTURES AND WHERE U GOT IT

Vinod, monday 1-Jan-18 22
Amyfanggg
Outdoor rainy day engagement shoot?
Amyfanggg, On August 13, 2017 at 18:56

Who has done a rainy day engagement shoot and how did it turn out? The day I booked for engagement shoot is forecasting 56% rain . I am hoping it is not too bad and photos would end up okay. If it...

Melissa, thursday 24-Aug-17 10
Carol
My colour theme is peacock, what's yours?
Carol, On August 16, 2017 at 12:32

Here are the ideas that (Buddy just says yes babe what ever you want) lol I have chosen for our reception. I found pictures of what we want on internet sites so these are not my pictures (Yet). I've...

Vanessa, monday 21-Aug-17 32
Sonja
Engagement to wedding day - how long?
Sonja, On August 14, 2017 at 23:38

How many months (or years) from the time you got engaged to your wedding day? Nine months for me.

Janaya, saturday 15-Sep-18 71
Kayla
Any tips on how not to cry?
Kayla, On August 15, 2017 at 17:35

So, i'm a crier when it comes to weddings. I don't want o sob at my own. Anyone have any tips on how to control the crying? Or am i doomed? lol

Carol, monday 4-Sep-17 20
Rekramer
Bought a dress!
Rekramer, On August 14, 2017 at 13:07

As some of you may know, I decided I should take my bridal party and moms shopping this weekend as they're hard to get in a room at the same time (just scheduling, everyone gets along fine). Anyways,...

Ashley, tuesday 26-Sep-17 25
Emily
Help! can't decide between two dresses!
Emily, On August 16, 2017 at 01:13

I have found two dresses that I love but am having trouble deciding between the two. They have similar characteristics but one has a more simple elegant feel (Madison 1460) while the other has a...

Joy, sunday 27-Aug-17 31
Lynnie
What's your Wedding Style? Adults-Only or Kid-Friendly?
Lynnie, On August 13, 2017 at 10:05

Hi everyone!! This week we want to know all about your wedding What style and atmosphere are you going for? Tell us all about it! Will your wedding be.... adults-only or kid-friendly? Adults...

Clare, friday 4-Sep-20 85
Joey
What's Your Wedding Style: Buffet or Plated?
Joey, On August 13, 2017 at 14:05

Hello everyone! This week we are discovering "What's Your Wedding Style" through a series of questions. So... Will your food be served buffet style or plated? What about family style, or stations?...

Tina, wednesday 29-Jan-20 78
Lynnie
What's your Wedding Style? Daytime or Nighttime?
Lynnie, On August 13, 2017 at 10:05

Hi everyone!! This week we want to know all about your wedding What vibe and atmosphere are you going for? Tell us all about it! Will your wedding be.... during the day, or lasting all night? Daytime...

Kaisha, friday 23-Nov-18 67

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