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Calgary, Alberta · From February 2019

Hi I'm Maddie! I like diet coke, quoting vines, writing, and podcasts.

Happily married 🎉

July 10, 2020

767days 2hrs
Aug wedding
Gloria, On March 17, 2020 at 10:18

Anyone else having an August wedding? I know it’s months away and hopefully by then we’ll have everything under control but is anyone worried? I was very chill till now but seeing everything shut down...

Taylor, sunday 5-Apr-20 25
Photographer Meeting Questions
Lorena, On March 9, 2020 at 14:07

Hello everyone, I have an appointment with my photographer coming up. I've read that you should provide them with a list of pictures you want taken and with inspiration photos so they understand what...

Maddie19, tuesday 10-Mar-20 9 2
Kids at the wedding
Malou, On March 10, 2020 at 12:58

Hello everyone! Just curious... For those who got married, did you have guests with kids? For those getting married, are you considering not having kids (except for the entourage: flower girls and...

Carly, tuesday 17-Mar-20 12
Wedding Advice – Nerves!
Maddie19, On March 10, 2020 at 18:00

I'm getting really nervous for the big day. Not cold feet but just lots and lots of nerves. I feel like we have so many things left to do and not enough time (four months to go) SO, what is one piece...

Vinod, monday 16-Mar-20 10 202
How big is your guest list?
Sinéad, On December 24, 2019 at 09:05

It’s the season for spending time with your loved ones! Have you completed your guest list for your wedding? How is it looking? Are you inviting everyone who is near and dear to you, or are you...

Derek, tuesday 17-Aug-21 28
Photography costs what!!??
Natasha, On December 24, 2019 at 18:00

When I was initially doing a budget, I allotted $2,000 for photography which I thought was a healthy budget. HA. What I quickly realized that you can only get a basic photographer with little...

Ashley, monday 30-Dec-19 17
Engagement ring doesn't fit?
Joey, On September 26, 2019 at 08:05

If your ring didn't fit at first, what did you do? Get it resized right away? Wear it for a few weeks to show it off first (maybe on a different finger) then get it sized? Add sizing beads or a ring...

BunnyBride, sunday 29-Sep-19 15
All The Small Things - Which time was shorter, dating or engagement?
Joey, On February 25, 2019 at 08:05

Which period of time in your relationship was shorter: the time between your first date until your proposal, or the time from your proposal to your wedding day? Photo by Nicole Alex Photography in...

Дмитрий, monday 7-Oct-19 37
Your wedding in numbers! How many guests are you inviting?
Lynnie, On September 3, 2017 at 10:05

Share your number! How many guests are you inviting to your wedding? Photo from Picture Perfect Event Design by Katherine Langford in New Brunswick >>Click here to go to the next question, How...

Melissa, tuesday 28-Sep-21 110
Engagement Party?
#GotmanTablefor2, On September 26, 2019 at 20:45

Hey everyone, Less than a week engaged and I am trying to just get our engagement photos and a small get together for the parents. I am stuck on how to make this small get together work. Our current...

Maddie19, friday 27-Sep-19 7
The Countdown - How many days until your wedding?
Rebecca, On September 23, 2019 at 21:17

How many days until your wedding? Mine is 364 day away, in just under a year we will be saying I do with our toes in the sand at Disney's Private Island.

Rebecca, wednesday 9-Oct-19 32
What is good price for Photographer, videographer and Dj?
Liga, On September 18, 2019 at 01:36

What is a good, reasonable price for photographer and videographer wedding? I guess we would need this service from ceremony till first dance.So maybe 6h. I am from Montreal! And ceremony and dining...

Liga, wednesday 18-Sep-19 21
Special Wedding Date
Maddie19, On September 18, 2019 at 12:17

Our wedding date is July 10, 2020. We said I love you on July 10, 2017! Does anyone else have a wedding date that has sentimental meaning to them?

Chere-Lee, tuesday 24-Sep-19 23 141
Maddie19, On September 17, 2019 at 17:48

We're doing e-invitations for a few reasons 1. I made them myself so they don't cost a thing 2. The cost of stamps can add up quickly. 3. People are going to throw out the invite after a little bit 4....

Stephanie, wednesday 1-Jan-20 9 103
Sleeping apart the night before the wedding? Keep or Cancel?
Lynnie, On September 16, 2019 at 09:49

Will you be keeping with tradition and spending the night before your wedding sleeping separately? Or are you ready to cancel this old tradition? Keep or cancel? Next Question: Matching Bridesmaids...

Geneviève, sunday 3-Nov-19 41
diy Head Table Backdrop
Maddie19, On September 17, 2019 at 15:36

Did anyone make their own backdrop out of wood pallets? What did it end up costing you? I can't justify spending hundreds on drapery!

Sinéad, friday 4-Oct-19 4 70
Parent Dances? Keep or Cancel?
Lynnie, On September 16, 2019 at 09:49

Are you keeping the tradition of dancing with your parents at the reception with father-daughter and mother-son dances (or whatever family combo works for you!)? Or would you rather cancel this...

Amelia, thursday 31-Oct-19 31
The Garter & Bouquet Toss: Into It or Over It
Lynnie, On August 20, 2018 at 08:05

This one's less of a trend and more of a tradition that some people are deciding to do away with! How do you feel about the bouquet and garter tosses? Are these still an essential wedding tradition to...

Nelly, wednesday 25-Sep-19 26
Dessert Table or Late Night Snacks?
Lynnie, On July 22, 2019 at 07:05

Final question!! Is your style more sweet or savory? Would you rather have a dessert table full of sweet options, or savory late-night snacks? Dessert Table? Photo from Epiphany Events & Design in...

Maddie19, tuesday 17-Sep-19 33
Engagement Photos
Flora, On September 17, 2019 at 10:18

I am so excited got some of our engagement photos back. We got rained out so we had to reschedule for this week but we definitely got a few good ones

Ashley, monday 23-Sep-19 16
Videographer worth it?
Tabitha, On September 9, 2019 at 11:11

Did any of you guys hire a videographer? And do you think it’s worth it? Any suggestions on who to hire if you’ve hired one?

Tabitha, monday 4-Nov-19 25
What's your fiancé(e)'s favourite team?
Lynnie, On August 5, 2019 at 09:52

Whether your fiancé(e) is all-in on one team, or cheers for what feels like twenty ... What's your fiancé(e)'s favourite team? Photo by Olive Photography in Toronto Next Question: What is your...

Nelly, saturday 12-Oct-19 28
How many kids (and pets) does your fiancé(e) want to have?
Lynnie, On August 5, 2019 at 09:53

How big of a family does your fiancé(e) want? How many kids and how many furbabies? How many kids (and pets) does your fiancé(e) want to have? Photo from The Marrying Lady in Toronto Next Question:...

Nelly, saturday 12-Oct-19 35
Brett, On September 12, 2019 at 17:38

When you hear the word Vintage what do you picture when it comes to weddings?

Maddie19, tuesday 17-Sep-19 11
Reception Speeches? Keep or Cancel?
Lynnie, On September 16, 2019 at 09:50

Reception toasts from your father, maid of honor, and best man can be incredibly moving and bring everyone to happy tears! 😭 That is, when the speeches are done well! On the other hand, they can also...

Renee, tuesday 3-Dec-19 31
Cake Smash? Keep or Cancel?
Lynnie, On September 16, 2019 at 09:50

It's our final tradition! How do you feel about the cake smash? Is it a cute and fun memorable wedding moment? Or would you be super pissed if your new spouse smashed cake in your face? 🍰 What's your...

Amelia, thursday 31-Oct-19 33
Jillian, On September 12, 2019 at 13:48

How soon before your wedding did you do tastings? And was that the first time you met with the venue coordinator at that time?

Vanessa, wednesday 18-Sep-19 17
No Honeymoon?
Maddie19, On September 13, 2019 at 17:22

Did anyone NOT go on a honeymoon and regret it? I'm thinking we'll do a small getaway to Banff and go on a big trip the year after. Did anyone else do something like this? I'm scared I'll be sad we...

Ashley, monday 23-Sep-19 9 76
Do you wear your engagement ring 24/7?
Lynnie, On August 27, 2019 at 13:47

Do you wear your engagement ring 24/7? Or are there specific times when you take it off? Share your ring rules and routine! 💍 Photo from The Mindful Choices in Brampton, ON

Darren, sunday 3-Nov-19 37
Have you lied about your wedding?
Joey, On September 12, 2019 at 08:00

Have you told anyone a lie about your wedding? Maybe you fudged the truth about the capacity of your venue to explain why someone wasn't invited. Maybe you pretended you'd already chosen your...

Vinod, wednesday 18-Sep-19 18
Friday Weddings?!
Maddie19, On September 13, 2019 at 17:03

Hi Everyone! Our wedding is on a Friday evening. It just worked out because the date has sentimental meaning to us. Anyways, for brides who had a Friday wedding, did you notice a lot of people...

Ashley, monday 23-Sep-19 7 95


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