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Mixed Emotions About Wedding
Conny in Married Life, on September 7, 2021 at 10:02 PM

We just got married two days ago and my fiancé now hubby is so special to me. I have no regrets about marrying him. Our actual day was really hard. First, IT RAINED. The worst. Then our day of...

Conny, Sep 19, 2021 26 522
Any brides doing their own makeup?
Conny in Hair and Makeup, on August 11, 2021 at 10:06 AM

I’m looking for inspiration for brides doing their own ? My MUA cannot be found and most people are booked since it is Labor Day weekend . The few available I do not have time for a trial as it is a...

Kris, Aug 13, 2021 10 131
Jo Malone Lovers For Wedding Scent
Conny in Hair and Makeup, on August 10, 2021 at 3:47 PM

I’m Obviously obsessed with Jo Malone. Wondering if they’re any brides more experienced with the scents. I lean towards the blossoms but only tried orange blossom . Wondering what others think in...

Rosie, Aug 10, 2021 3 64 1
Keep or Drop the Sleeves!
Conny in Wedding Attire, on July 27, 2021 at 6:26 AM

I went for my fitting yesterday . After a couple hours I still couldn’t get the desired look I wanted. I’m chatting with my seamstress again today but I wanted to gather some thoughts. I think I want...

Abigail, Jul 29, 2021 6 213
Torn between diamond vs diamond and sapphire wedding band
Conny in Wedding Attire, on May 24, 2021 at 5:24 PM

I’m excited to pick out my wedding band. I looked at a sapphire and diamond band which I loved. However, I’m starting to second guess myself and consider a diamond band then maybe down the road (an...

Rosie, May 25, 2021 13 220
Dress alterations
Conny in Wedding Attire, on January 5, 2021 at 12:31 PM

nothing has been done to the dress yet** I’m hoping to get some perspective on what I’m thinking with altering my dress vs. the reality. I’m hoping to maybe remove boning from the dress around my...

Mrs. Spring, Jan 5, 2021 9 265
Wedding after / before Pregnant Bride - pros and cons
Conny in Planning, on October 6, 2020 at 4:29 PM

Hi ladies, I’m looking for advice. Due to covid we had to push back our wedding to next Fall. I don’t think we can in good faith move it to spring because if covid isn’t gone then we are having to...

Conny, Oct 8, 2020 10 493
Photographer dilemma
Conny in Planning, on July 23, 2020 at 4:33 PM

We’re getting married in a month and we just got our engagement photos done . They’re horrible we had maybe 200 prints and of those 40 were remotely ok and we picked 7 which I ended up editing myself...

Nicole, Jul 24, 2020 7 231
Flower girl dresses
Conny in Wedding Attire, on June 30, 2020 at 11:09 AM

I’m wondering if I can have some suggestions on where I can find big puffy flower girl dresses that don’t cost an arm and a leg? Something like this

Britteny, Jul 14, 2020 5 132
Any older 2020 brides feeling anxious?
Conny in Community Conversations, on July 8, 2020 at 4:07 PM

I’ve been engaged for going two years now. First year we had to wait because FH was deployed and we are set to be married this Fall. Our state is fine (I’m in VA) and we have max limits of 250...

Conny, Jul 9, 2020 6 143
September Bride and My dress Finally Arrived !
Conny in Community Conversations, on July 6, 2020 at 5:15 PM

Hi ladies ! I’ve been planning this wedding for a year. Waited patiently for FH to come back from a yearlong deployment! And I was nervous about marrying in VA but it opened to max 250 guest and were...

Lynnie, Jul 8, 2020 6 110
New Zealand honeymoon
Conny in Honeymoon, on June 27, 2020 at 4:08 PM

We’re thinking of New Zealand for our honeymoon. Anyone been/ any advice for this as a possible location to honeymoon? I’m a little concern about weather in October ish timeframe . Thanks

Conny, Jun 30, 2020 5 105
Veil question
Conny in Wedding Attire, on April 15, 2020 at 8:23 AM

I’m looking for some input. I’m torn between which veil to pick. I’ve attached pictures of my dress. Should I pick a simple pearl veil with no trim detail or a trim detailed veil ? Also, should I...

Alisha, Apr 15, 2020 7 162
Accommodations Dilemma
Conny in Planning, on March 6, 2020 at 11:12 AM

I’m having a mini crisis. We reserved a block of 10 rooms at the hotel closest to the venue. These rooms will have to be booked before they extend more rooms to us. So far only a handful of people...

Alys, Mar 6, 2020 12 146
Djs are costly! What are 2020 brides paying?
Conny in Planning, on February 16, 2020 at 11:13 AM

I just had a consultation with our potential DJ. He’s charging $1995 for a comprehensive package which includes all the bells and whistles (ceremony, cocktail hour and reception) also includes...

Sarah, Feb 20, 2020 23 310
Spain Honeymoon Details!
Conny in Honeymoon, on January 27, 2020 at 2:32 PM

We are considering honeymooning in Basque, Spain and the south of France . Any tips on planning a European honeymoon? with or without a travel agent? We already have cash/experiences honeymoon fund...

Clíodhna, Feb 4, 2020 4 67
Re-do Invitations?
Conny in Planning, on January 28, 2020 at 10:54 PM

We just ordered our wedding invitations and they are gorgeous! The only thing I’m concerned about is we listed the discounted rate on the actual invite. I was trying to factor in older guests who...

Rachel, Jan 29, 2020 6 198
Anyone diy make up
Conny in Hair and Makeup, on January 18, 2020 at 7:56 PM

I just had a make up trial today of which I paid $100. It was a disaster. I was way too nice and told the make up artist I liked it but I visibly looked uncomfortable I look nothing like the...

Kristen, Jan 18, 2020 3 133
Honeymoon Fund Details, Success Stories?
Conny in Honeymoon, on January 15, 2020 at 3:52 PM

Hello! I’m considering starting our honeymoon fund and have read a few posts but I’m seeking more clarity/ personal examples. I’m worried about the fees all these companies charge. Has anyone had any...

Conny, Jan 17, 2020 8 183
Catering and other expensive vendors! Help!
Conny in Planning, on January 14, 2020 at 2:55 PM

I had NO idea how much it is to feed 60-100 people! I’m low key panicking because it’s so expensive. I’m looking at my contract from my vendors and have a few questions. Please help any advice is...

Suzanne, Jan 15, 2020 13 208 1
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