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Wedding photos as Christmas gift?
Ashley in Etiquette and Advice, on December 3, 2021 at 11:44 PM

Hi, all! I got married in July and I was planning to give my immediate family (mom, dad, sisters, stepdad, niece, and in-laws) a picture of us with each of them as a Christmas gift. My husband thinks...

Ann, Dec 24, 2021 13 312
Cheesy to use plastic disposable plates for a backyard wedding?
Ashley in Planning, on April 28, 2021 at 10:50 AM

Hi all! Having a backyard wedding in July with about 40 people. Trying to cut down the costs anywhere I can. Is it cheesy to use disposable plates and silverware? I was looking at the white ones from...

Kim, Jul 24, 2021 23 382
We’re married!
Ashley in Married Life, on July 12, 2021 at 4:19 PM

We did it! Survived the 109 heat … barely! 🤣Everything turned out perfect!! Planned this wedding in 2 and a half months and Wedding Wire has definitely helped me with that!! Cheers to being married to...

MaryElena, Jul 13, 2021 14 306
Tip for cookies?
Ashley in Planning, on July 9, 2021 at 1:41 AM

I’m getting cookies made as favors by a girl I used to go to school with. Four dozen for $240. More than I wanted to spend but she does a really good job. Wondering if I need to tip? I wasn’t...

Kari, Jul 9, 2021 7 196
Hot weather
Ashley in Planning, on June 29, 2021 at 1:05 AM

Wedding is July 10th, and I’m stressing big time about the weather. Not sure why I picked a summer wedding. Having a backyard wedding at my moms house. Weather says 101! Ughhhhh. Ceremony is at 5:00....

Ashley, Jul 8, 2021 18 351
Processional order
Ashley in Wedding Ceremony, on July 6, 2021 at 7:02 PM

Hello fellow brides! Four more days to go for me! Figuring out little details. We aren’t having a wedding party. So it’ll be my FH walking down and then I will walk down after him with my dad....

Lynnie, Jul 8, 2021 4 109
Grand entrance - is it necessary?
Ashley in Planning, on June 11, 2021 at 12:11 PM

Is a grand entrance really necessary!? I know it’s completely up to me but curious what others think. I’m having a backyard wedding at my moms house. Yard is small. The reason I’m debating it is...

Michelle, Jun 11, 2021 5 175
Seating chart
Ashley in Wedding Reception, on June 4, 2021 at 10:53 PM

I’m having a backyard wedding with 40 people. I need to do assigned seating. They will be sitting at the tables during ceremony and for dinner. How do I go about setting this up so people know where...

Lynnie, Jun 7, 2021 2 95
Recessional and intro songs
Ashley in Planning, on June 2, 2021 at 5:56 PM

Picking out songs is hard!! We’re not having a bridal party. Need to think of a recessional song for me and my FH and an entrance song. Classic rock, alternative, hip hop. Need ideas!!

Lynnie, Jun 4, 2021 2 96
Water bottles
Ashley in Planning, on June 2, 2021 at 6:59 PM

Having a backyard wedding in a few weeks. It’s going to be HOT! I was planning to do water bottles in ice buckets at the bar area, but should I also have water cups and pitchers at the tables? My...

Melle, Jun 3, 2021 10 219 1
Self-serve bar setup
Ashley in Style and Décor, on May 4, 2021 at 1:06 AM

Does anyone have any pictures to share of their self-serve bar setup? Planning to do this at my backyard wedding. And any other backyard wedding decor! ✨

Nur, May 9, 2021 2 209
No bridal party
Ashley in Wedding Ceremony, on May 6, 2021 at 7:32 PM

Hi all! We’re having a small backyard wedding. No bridal party. I was thinking to have my my mom walk down who’s the officiant (or do officiants not walk down??) and then groom after her with our fur...

Rebecca, May 7, 2021 4 119
Table layout for small area
Ashley in Wedding Reception, on May 2, 2021 at 8:02 PM

Hi all! Having a small backyard wedding and we don’t have a lot of room for tables unfortunately. I was thinking to connect three 8 foot tables, one 6 foot, and then a sweetheart table from the rock...

Lynnie, May 4, 2021 3 117
dj at backyard wedding - yes or no?
Ashley in Planning, on May 3, 2021 at 10:48 AM

Having a small backyard wedding in July. 35-40 people. It was my plan to hire a DJ, but now looking at their prices I’m not sure if we’ll be able to. The one I wanted to use is 1,600. One other I...

Ashley, May 3, 2021 12 191
Timeline for small backyard wedding
Ashley in Planning, on April 28, 2021 at 2:16 AM

Hi all! Planning a small backyard wedding. Ceremony to begin at 5:00. The yard is small so where we’re getting married, taking family pics, and eating/dancing is all in the same area. No bridal party....

Lynnie, Apr 29, 2021 4 167
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