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December 13, 2019

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Cambodian Buddhist+catholic
in Planning, on June 4, 2018 at 3:37 PM

I am Catholic and my fiancé is Cambodian and Buddhist. We both think it’s important to have both ceremonies. We may not do full ceremonies of either. Has anyone else done this? Or know someone that’s...

, Jul 18, 2020 5 152
All inclusive resorts other than Cancun area?
in Community Conversations, on April 9, 2020 at 11:17 PM

Hello all! My husband and I are hoping to go on a vacation in December to celebrate our one year anniversary! We went to excellence Playa mujeres for our honeymoon, and we’re hoping for a similar vibe...

Katherine, Apr 28, 2020 6 76 1
Tip versus service charge?
in Etiquette and Advice, on December 8, 2019 at 1:49 AM

Hello all! I’m getting married Friday and my fiancé and I are figuring out how much to tip. Our venue charged us a 20% service charge, which was $3358. How much should we tip the servers,...

Michelle, Feb 2, 2020 7 223 5
Rich cousins but no wedding gift??
in Etiquette and Advice, on December 17, 2019 at 7:35 PM

Hello all! So my fiancé and I got married December 13th, and the entire day was AMAZING!!! We had so much fun! Some flukes but nothing earth shattering! We’re both just kind of annoyed by one thing....

Maggie, Dec 18, 2019 38 973
Please my mom or myself?
in Planning, on December 9, 2019 at 10:20 PM

My mom wants “let me call you sweetheart” to play during my reception, where people make 2 circles (one in the other) around the bride and groom and sing the song to them. Now when I told my mom over...

Lady, Dec 11, 2019 11 188
Interracial Cake Toppers?
in Style and Décor, on July 28, 2019 at 10:55 PM

Hello! Does anyone know where I can find relatively inexpensive interracial cake toppers? I’m Eastern European and my fiancé is Cambodian. I haven't found ANY cake toppers with a white woman and a...

Catherine, Dec 9, 2019 19 197
11 days left and so much to do!!!
in Planning, on December 2, 2019 at 8:47 AM

Does anyone else getting married soon feel like they’re just doing A TON of last minute stuff????

Diana, Dec 2, 2019 5 52
66 inch table max people?
in Wedding Reception, on November 25, 2019 at 4:47 PM

My coordinator keeps saying 12 is good but that just seems like it’ll be TIGHT! What do you guys think? We have 3-4 tables that have 12 people at them right now, but I assumed they were 72 inch...

, Nov 26, 2019 8 124
Reception Timeline Question
in Planning, on November 16, 2019 at 9:17 AM

Hello! Is it weird to do cake cutting and first dance before dinner? I’m trying to figure out what order to do things in that’ll maximize the 6 hours I have my photographer. We plan on doing a first...

Erika, Nov 21, 2019 10 170
Bridesmaid can’t afford bachelorette party
in Etiquette and Advice, on October 26, 2019 at 8:23 AM

So I was completely unaware of anything til I got a call the other day at work. One of my 5 bridesmaids called me and said she can’t afford to go to my bachelorette. She just put a deposit down on an...

Tara, Oct 28, 2019 14 1,909
Which wrap goes best?
in Wedding Attire, on August 12, 2019 at 11:11 AM

I’m getting married December 13th in the Chicagoland area and wanted a faux fur wrap! What looks best?! Also my bridesmaids will be wearing burgundy and I can’t afford to buy all of them faux fur...

Yam, Sep 11, 2019 5 117
Is it rude to take away a plus one?
in Etiquette and Advice, on September 9, 2019 at 12:50 PM

So my fiancé and I initially offered his cousin and friend a plus one via save the dates in case either of them got in relationships. Neither of them have, and I can see them just trying to bring...

Heather, Sep 10, 2019 17 410
12/14/19 Brides! How much do you have done?!
in Planning, on April 25, 2019 at 8:16 AM

Hello December brides! I’m just curious how much you have all planned by now! What’s next on your list? I feel like I’m behind but maybe I’m not! Booked: reception venue, church, photographer, DJ,...

, Sep 10, 2019 15 187
Excellence Playa Mujeres Honeymoon Booked! ✅
in Honeymoon, on September 6, 2019 at 3:57 PM

We’re going in December for 6 nights!!! I can’t wait! We chose the swim up option!

Katy, Sep 8, 2019 4 54
Down to 99 days!
in Planning, on September 5, 2019 at 2:10 PM

And there’s so much to do still! Still need to crest invitations, choose our cake option, and many little things! Sheesh!

Sinéad, Sep 6, 2019 3 34
Don’t want to be bo Bride!!!
in Fitness and Health, on September 2, 2019 at 10:59 PM

We chose a wedding date in the winter in part because I sweat like no other!!! I definitely sweat much much less in the winter, but I’m nervous I’ll start to smell still! My dress is sleeveless, but...

Sinéad, Sep 5, 2019 6 149
Anyone doing cupcakes?
in Wedding Reception, on September 1, 2019 at 12:01 AM

So my venue is making us pay a $2.50 cake cutting fee per person if we use a bakery other than the awful one that they want us to use. I asked if we could do a cupcake display, and if there...

Keri, Sep 1, 2019 11 172 1
How much pto before wedding?
in Community Conversations, on August 23, 2019 at 7:59 AM

When are you taking time off before your wedding?? So far I’ve requested off just the Thursday and Friday before my wedding! I wanted to see what others are doing! I’m just not sure if it’s enough...

Selena, Aug 24, 2019 25 245
What jewelry should i buy?
in Wedding Attire, on August 20, 2019 at 8:24 PM

What do you think would look good? My mom thinks a tiara would look nice and I’m not so sure I’m a tiara kind of girl 😂

Katie, Aug 21, 2019 10 138
Excellence vs beloved vs secrets playa mujeres?
in Honeymoon, on August 17, 2019 at 2:56 PM

Who has stayed at any of these resort?! Pros and cons of each? My fiancé and I are looking into a December honeymoon and are deciding which one to go to! We want a good beach, good food, and the...

Lydia, Aug 17, 2019 8 2,107
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