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Hamilton, Ontario · From August 2017

I'm an older bride but I like to think wiser, we are paying for our wedding ourselves. There is 14 in our wedding party and we are having approximately... View more

I'm an older bride but I like to think wiser, we are paying for our wedding ourselves. There is 14 in our wedding party and we are having approximately 180 guests.

Happily married 🎉

March 24, 2018

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Late Night Food: is it necessary?
Chanelle, On February 7, 2018 at 23:47

If we plan on serving dinner around 6:30/7, and the venue shuts down at midnight, is the extra food necessary? Part of me is thinking this is just one more expense I can cut back on but I’d love to...

Carol, tuesday 19-Nov-19 43
Stag and doe (event to raise money)
Samantha, On February 5, 2018 at 04:38

Im from a small town where you see stag and does, in order for the bride and groom to make money for the big day. I'm looking for suggestions from people who had such an event, would you do it again?...

Carol, friday 25-Oct-19 18
Friday vs Saturday Wedding?
Bridget, On February 13, 2018 at 23:54

Hi everyone! I have booked my wedding date for Friday, August 17th, 2018 with the ceremony to take place at 3 pm. I am considering changing my date to Saturday, August 18, 2018 to allow for...

Rebecca, saturday 17-Feb-18 18
What flavour is your cake?
Joey, On February 6, 2018 at 08:05

Tell me about your cakes! What flavor did you choose? Will you have any special fillings? Is your frosting flavored? Are you having different flavor options for each tier of your cake? How hard was it...

Carol, wednesday 7-Feb-18 13
No one is helping me! :(
Amyfanggg, On February 7, 2018 at 00:03

I want to have a stag and doe but my wedding party is not budging, neither is my family. I was going to say screw it, I'll just plan it myself but I am so inexperienced and don't have time! I told my...

Jen, saturday 10-Feb-18 10
Paying for the venue
Christina, On February 5, 2018 at 05:33

Hi everyone just wondering how venues work... When you finally find one how does paying for it work. Are you expected to pay for it in full or installments? Or do you have to put half down?? Thanks

Stephanie, tuesday 6-Feb-18 22
Wedding bands for him
Joey, On February 1, 2018 at 14:07

Let's see some mens wedding bands! Show off yours, your partner's, or your inspo pics. Did you design your own? What is the material? Have you gone for any custom details like engraving, unique...

Elise, wednesday 25-Jul-18 23
Guest book
Christina, On February 5, 2018 at 11:27

Hello I'm just wondering if anyone has came cross any of these pieces I could buy. I'm wanting to do something like this, I'm looking for 3d wood tree pieces, or the hearts. I'm having a hard time...

Rosalyn, tuesday 6-Feb-18 9
Shout it out! What's the next item on your planning to-do list?
Joey, On February 5, 2018 at 10:05

It's time for a shout-out thread! Where are you currently in your planning? Shout out the next thing you're planning (pun intended!) to accomplish on your planning to-do list!

Brittany, wednesday 7-Feb-18 31
Guest list etiquette - what to do
Nadine, On June 6, 2017 at 18:55

We have a tight budget and restricting the list to 100 including us and the bridal party. What I'm stuck on, is I heard you can limit the invites and do invites to after the dinner party/dance to save...

Carol, sunday 4-Feb-18 7
Do's and don't
Samantha, On February 4, 2018 at 20:26

What would you have changed of your wedding / added ? - to make sure your wedding stayed in budget.

Stephanie, tuesday 6-Feb-18 8
Wedding Cake swing
Jess, On February 4, 2018 at 18:18

Hello: I am wondering if anyone in the Toronto/Vaughan/Brampton area (or general GTA) knows a place where I can rent a cake swing. I see beautiful cake swings in Australia and the USA but haven't had...

Ashley, monday 26-Aug-19 8
Seating chart
Celina, On February 4, 2018 at 18:54

Hii everyone ... what have you seen couples use for seating chart for a rustic nature theme wedding ? We have about 120 guests so 12 tables of 10. Thanks everyone !

Vinod, tuesday 6-Feb-18 8
Shower? Registery?
Kat, On February 4, 2018 at 19:40

Hi all! Recently engaged, just starting to plan a fall wedding. My FI and I own a house together and live together. We're both 37/39. Do I need a shower? How do I decide? Do we do a registry just in...

Bianca, monday 5-Feb-18 7
Wedding Rehearsal dinner
Carol, On February 3, 2018 at 08:56

What is everyone's plan for their wedding rehearsal dinner?

Candace, wednesday 7-Feb-18 19
Wedding Party Gifts
Carol, On February 3, 2018 at 08:58

What have you chosen to give to your wedding party, as a Thank You for standing up for you and your FH?

Candace, thursday 8-Feb-18 29
Show me your guestbook!
Lynnie, On February 4, 2018 at 10:05

What does your guestbook look like? Share you inspiration and ideas below!! Photo from Photo Booths by Borsellino Photography in Edmonton For more ideas, check out: 8 Unique Guest Book Ideas for Your...

Jen, tuesday 6-Feb-18 15
Wedding shoes - looking for comfort and style :)
Isabel, On February 3, 2018 at 19:28

Hey ladies, really looking for suggestions. Having a hard time picking out my wedding shoes. I've got my eye on a pair of sequinned pumps but I'm a wimp when it comes to foot pain and I'm afraid of...

Elizabeth, friday 9-Feb-18 28
Help issues with a groomsman
Maya, On February 4, 2018 at 09:02

So I have an issue with my fiancé groomsman who he potentially may have asked to be his best man. What should I do? I have been with my fiancé for about 2 years now and I have yet to meet this friend...

Maya, monday 12-Feb-18 15
What’s involved in changing your last name? I’m in Ontario
Jackie, On February 1, 2018 at 23:15

Does anybody know what’s involved in changing your last name in Ontario? I’m thinking that I might like to take his name also. He actually doesn’t care as he doesn’t like his last name. But if I look...

Jackie, tuesday 6-Feb-18 16
Parent attire of the bride and groom
Lor, On February 2, 2018 at 10:59

So ive been asked what the parents should wear and im at a complete loss. I honestly dont care what they wear. (should i?) We are having our wedding at a ranch. my dress is simple lace but no bling....

CHRISTINE, wednesday 12-Sep-18 17
Have you ever caught the bouquet?
Lynnie, On February 2, 2018 at 13:05

As a wedding guest, have you ever caught the bouquet? 🌹 Yes I have!! Nope! Not yet

Rachael, monday 28-May-18 15
How popular were signature cocktails?
Peggy, On February 2, 2018 at 14:21

My fiancé and I are talking about having signature cocktails at the wedding, but we have no idea how popular custom cocktails are (we know beer and wine and regular rum and cokes will be the majority...

Jen889, saturday 3-Feb-18 8
Entertainment at the Reception
Jessee-Lee, On February 2, 2018 at 19:47

What are fun things to do for guests who may not be drinkers or dancers? I was thinking photo booth could be fun but only for a short while. ideas?

Lina, monday 4-Jun-18 15
Seating assignment dispute
Michelle, On January 31, 2018 at 15:06

Hi ladies, I have yet to send out invites will be going out late Feb/early March. But my mother has voiced her opinion on how she wants the guests to be sat and I DO NOT plan on going with her...

Michelle, wednesday 7-Feb-18 42
Average costs
Jacqueline, On January 31, 2018 at 14:37

Hey Ladies! I am newly engaged and I am looking at venues and caterers etc. I have NO CLUE what an average cost is per plate for people or for a venue etc. I do not know what a decent budget is for a...

Elizabeth, monday 17-Feb-20 92 1
Venue Anxiety
Bianca, On January 31, 2018 at 11:02

I don’t know about anyone else but I am having venue anxiety. So we found the venue, the price is right, but they have us committing to a minimum number of guaranteed adults. This wasn’t a problem...

Lina, friday 2-Feb-18 27
Wedding Ceremony & Music
Robyn, On January 31, 2018 at 19:04

First of all - let me start out by saying we are planning a super casual, family style wedding - getting married on the beach by our cottage and then to a casino resort close by for our reception -...

Vinod, wednesday 7-Feb-18 7
Website Advice
Janelle, On January 29, 2018 at 19:59

I know wedding wire offers the option to build a wedding website through them, has anyone had any great or not great experiences with this? Or what other website did you use and love to build your own...

WeddingWire Support, thursday 28-Mar-19 10 2
What was most important to you when choosing your DJ or band?
Joey, On January 30, 2018 at 08:05

Music helps set the tone of your reception, and is an integral part of your wedding. You need to feel confident that the person in charge will set the right mood, play your featured songs at the right...

Carol, wednesday 31-Jan-18 7


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