Gen
Gen

Married my college sweetheart on June 2, 2019! We love country music, roadtrips and exploring new places, and our two kitties.

June 2, 2019

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BAM - Video Edition!
Gen in Married Life, on September 3, 2019 at 1:20 PM

Finally, our much anticipated video!Let me tell you, hiring a videographer was one of the best decisions we made! Initially we were so on the fence about it, and we actually decided against having one...

Naikesha, Sep 13, 2019 20 236
New Jersey Brides... let's see your beautiful locations and photos!
Gen in New Jersey Planning, on May 15, 2019 at 12:48 PM

For those of you who live in/are getting married in beautiful New Jersey, where are some places that you've gotten the best photos? We are lucky enough to have such a diverse landscape in this...

Alexandra, Sep 11, 2019 13 227
Share your recessional photo! 😊
Gen in Wedding Ceremony, on July 29, 2019 at 11:29 AM

Everyone always makes a big deal of the photo of the moment you see each other during your processional... and don’t get me wrong, that’s an AMAZING moment that is NOT overrated at all...But I do...

Carissa, Sep 3, 2019 133 4 1,616
Live-streaming your ceremony?
Gen in Wedding Ceremony, on February 26, 2019 at 1:02 PM

Is anyone live-streaming their wedding, or know anyone who has? I am 99% sure we will NOT be doing this, but was just curious of everyone’s opinions on the subject!FH has a friend who had someone...

Mark, Aug 19, 2019 15 141
Big married-life changes! August is a crazy month!!!
Gen in Married Life, on July 31, 2019 at 12:02 PM

My hubby and I finally got our own place (EDIT: just renting, but still! Lol) After living with my family the past year to save up (and then delaying our move by a few months because we realized house...

Haley, Aug 1, 2019 44 365
Let's get organized!
Gen in Planning, on July 31, 2019 at 2:43 PM

With so much to keep track of throughout the wedding planning process, it's so important to have a system (or multiple systems!) for staying organized! My methods of choice were:-A binder, with tabs...

Michelle, Aug 1, 2019 9 101
Counseling books/journals
Gen in Married Life, on July 22, 2019 at 4:38 PM

Anyone have a marriage counseling book that they really love? Regular “books” as well as ones that can serve as kind of a journal, that prompts you to fill things out?Specifically ones that focus on...

B, Jul 22, 2019 2 1 67
nwr - I’m a light sleeper and my husband’s tossing and turning is so loud :(
Gen in Married Life, on July 15, 2019 at 10:43 AM

Ok guys this isn’t wedding related but you all give the best advice and I’m in such an upsetting and frustrating situation. I am SUCH a light sleeper, and my husband is so beyond restless. We already...

Destiny, Jul 16, 2019 13 185
Do you wear your veil to the reception?
Gen in Wedding Attire, on October 12, 2018 at 11:33 AM

So obviously if you have a veil you'd wear it during the ceremony and for pictures, but do you keep your veil on during the reception? Does it depend on how long/in the way the veil is? Is it just a...

Casey, Jul 10, 2019 24 1,072
Fun idea - keeping a wedding planning/engagement journal
Gen in Planning, on May 15, 2019 at 11:41 AM

Just wanted to share this idea because I read it in an article a few months ago and wished I had started doing it sooner!The idea is to keep a journal with some frequency throughout the wedding...

Andrea, Jul 7, 2019 9 99
Post-wedding bridal party weirdness
Gen in Family and Relationships, on July 7, 2019 at 11:02 AM

Anyone else feel low key regret or weirdness about who was left out of your bridal party, after the wedding? Like we had our reasons for choosing certain people of course, but 1 month post-wedding I...

Mandi, Jul 7, 2019 5 188
Signing marriage license during the ceremony
Gen in Wedding Ceremony, on August 4, 2018 at 9:39 PM

We really like the idea of signing our marriage license during the ceremony! Has anyone else done this?We are thinking of putting it after exchanging the rings and right before the breaking of the...

Gen, Jul 3, 2019 27 1,543
Instagram?
Gen in Community Conversations, on July 2, 2019 at 3:36 PM

WW friends! For those of you who want to share, what is your Instagram handle? I feel like I'm on here less frequently since getting married but would love to maintain contact with you lovely people....

Talia, Jul 3, 2019 14 170
Bonus pro pics / adjusting to post-wedding life
Gen in Married Life, on June 28, 2019 at 12:15 PM

SO we initially got over 1100 photos from our photographers but this morning she just sent me their “outtakes” which was an additional 1900 photos 😱 A lot of them were definitely right to take out of...

Katherine, Jul 1, 2019 16 355
Complain, or let it go?
Gen in Etiquette and Advice, on June 25, 2019 at 1:11 PM

I am sure many of you have seen my repeated grievances that we had about our venue and the horrible events people that worked there, throughout the wedding planning process. They made planning an...

CourtneyBrittain, Jun 25, 2019 29 515
Newlywed chop!
Gen in Married Life, on June 17, 2019 at 9:46 AM

Anyone else cut a drastic amount of hair after growing it for your wedding?! Lol. I’ve been growing my hair out for 18 months for the wedding but it’s just gotten so long and heavy and difficult to...

Gen, Jun 25, 2019 30 313
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