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Engagement Pictures-include the kids?
Andrea in Etiquette and Advice, on September 21, 2018 at 9:13 PM

Hi everyone, For those who have kids and have had their engagement pics done or are going to be getting them done soon, did you or do you plan on including them? Or just you and your future spouse?

Andrea, Apr 28, 2021 15 264
First Dance Songs?
Andrea in Wedding Reception, on February 2, 2020 at 9:19 PM

Hey everyone! What song are you going to have playing for your first dance with your future spouse? I really wanted to do "Angel of Mine" by Monica... I really do but the song just makes me burst into...

Lisa, Jan 21, 2021 51 1,320 1
Heavy Appetizer receptions?
Andrea in Wedding Reception, on September 2, 2018 at 5:52 PM

Hey everyone!! What are your opinions on receptions that actually don't have full meals (e.g no plated dinner, no buffet, but maybe very heavy hor'doeurves platters/antipasto selection/desserts + bar...

Jessica, Sep 14, 2020 38 2,238 1
Sad, Sad...
Andrea in Planning, on April 5, 2020 at 8:23 AM

Yesterday, Saturday April 4th was supposed to be our wedding date. Yesterday morning, it wasn't bothering me as much. I was fine, at least I thought I was. Then, in the evening when my fiance was...

Kelly, Apr 5, 2020 13 308
30 days left!!
Andrea in Planning, on March 4, 2020 at 9:32 AM

Hi everyone!! I can't believe we have exactly 30 days until our big day. Unfortunately, we have a lot of declines but we're not letting it ruin our moods. We invited 132 people and only 83 are...

LOVETTE, Mar 6, 2020 12 165
Not a huge deal, right?
Andrea in Etiquette and Advice, on March 1, 2020 at 8:41 PM

Hi everyone, So my fiance has a sister on his dad's side (same dad, different mom) and my FSIL (who is one of my bridesmaids) asked me today if it was okay if her mom wore a full length plum coloured...

Jennifer, Mar 2, 2020 17 257
Marriage License
Andrea in Planning, on February 20, 2020 at 9:43 AM

Hi there! To my fellow April Brides: Have you all got your marriage licenses yet, or are you waiting until March?

Monica, Feb 25, 2020 15 159
How to tell my dad...
Andrea in Etiquette and Advice, on February 21, 2020 at 7:51 AM

Hey everyone, So growing up, my dad has not been the best dad to me and my sisters. Not that he was abusive or anything, he was just never really around. Did not play a huge part in my upbringing,...

Rachael, Feb 25, 2020 43 309 1
Flower Girl Dress- Too small?
Andrea in Wedding Attire, on February 23, 2020 at 6:51 PM

Hi everyone, I bought both of my daughter's dresses months ago (perhaps too early) back in November of 2019. My 2 year old fits in her matching dress just fine, but now my 5 year old is starting to...

Dominique, Feb 24, 2020 16 240
rsvp Deadlines & Extensions
Andrea in Etiquette and Advice, on February 14, 2020 at 7:32 PM

Hi friends, I have a question. For those who have had to reach out to those guests who failed to RSVP by the deadline... when you contacted these guests to follow up and get their RSVPs, how much time...

Cassandra, Feb 16, 2020 13 212
Andrea in Wedding Reception, on February 10, 2020 at 3:39 PM

I am a bit confused about the speech portion of our wedding reception. 1. Who actually does the welcome speech? Does it have to be a parent? Do we as the bride and groom do the welcome speech? 2. How...

Private User, Feb 10, 2020 10 164
What Color Veil
Andrea in Wedding Attire, on February 4, 2020 at 9:15 AM

Hi Everyone, so this is my very nontraditional wedding dress that I am so in love with! But I need help deciding what color veil would go well with this. I guess I would call this dress like soft...

Nefetera, Feb 4, 2020 19 164
What's in your baskets?
Andrea in Wedding Reception, on January 18, 2020 at 8:14 PM

Hey everyone! For those who are putting baskets in your washrooms at your receptions, what are you including for the women and men's washrooms? Would love to get some ideas!

Andrea, Jan 20, 2020 6 113
Bachlorette Party!
Andrea in Parties and Events, on January 4, 2020 at 9:30 PM

Who are you inviting to yours? Just the ladies in your bridal party (bridesmaids, MOH (s) or others in addition to your bridal party that you'd want to attend? Maybe a fave aunt, a cousin, etc?

Katie, Jan 9, 2020 9 105
Andrea in Wedding Reception, on January 8, 2020 at 7:18 AM

For those providing your own cups for your reception and are using glassware, how many cups are you providing based on your guest list? Are you providing exact amount, or maybe 10 % more than you may...

Andrea, Jan 8, 2020 4 57
Buffet - How many selections?
Andrea in Wedding Reception, on December 29, 2019 at 8:18 PM

Hi everyone, I was wondering if I could get your opinion on something. I hired an event planner (she does birthdays, weddings, etc) Not specifically a coordinator but I suppose she'd fall in a similar...

Catherine, Dec 30, 2019 14 170
Step-parents-are they invited to your weddings?
Andrea in Etiquette and Advice, on September 25, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Good morning, everyone! If you have a step mom or dad, are you inviting them? What if you feel like you have 0 relationship with your step parent- but they just so happened to be married to your dad...

, Dec 7, 2019 61 3,427
Should i invite her?
Andrea in Etiquette and Advice, on November 23, 2019 at 9:23 AM

My MOH lives with my godsister. Also in the house is my godsister's young son, her mother, two younger sisters, and her brother. I love my godsister, however I've not put her on my guest list for...

Andrea, Nov 24, 2019 7 149
Too sad of a processional song?
Andrea in Wedding Ceremony, on November 16, 2019 at 9:34 AM

What do you all think of Billie Eilish's song Ocean Eyes as a processional song? Is it too sad? I really love this song but I'd like some opinions!

Andrea, Nov 17, 2019 6 449
Putting together a playlist?
Andrea in Wedding Reception, on November 12, 2019 at 7:49 AM

Hi everyone, my beloved Godfather is my DJ for my wedding, and I am so pumped. He's been a DJ for my entire life, and has done it for many events, so I'm pumped. But, I was wondering... in terms of...

Andrea, Nov 12, 2019 6 58
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