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October 10, 2020

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Intivitation/std sale at Magnetstreet.con
Jamie in Planning, on March 25, 2020 at 3:48 PM

Just an FYI- Truly Engaging by Magnetstreet.com (which has invites other than magnets) is running a sale of 75% everything + free shipping until 3/31! Use code: Together Just ordered 100 5x7 invites +...

Ti'Anna, Mar 25, 2020 5 47
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Attn: All 10-10-20 brides! When are you sending your Stds?
Jamie in Planning, on September 24, 2019 at 11:39 AM

Because this date is "cutesy" we've already had 2 different people we planned on inviting tell us they have another wedding to attend that day! So I'm wondering if we should get our STDs out early. I...

Jacqueline, Feb 12, 2020 15 615
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Can't decide on a veil! Need help! Pic heavy!
Jamie in Wedding Attire, on February 4, 2020 at 1:58 PM

So this is my dress with the $200 boutique veil... I'm not paying $200 for a veil I'm not even in love with. So now I'm on the hunt that is turning out to be more difficult than picking...

Jamie, Feb 4, 2020 11 141
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Chicagoland Bridal portraits
Jamie in Illinois Planning, on January 30, 2020 at 12:05 PM

Has anyone in the Chicagoland area done a bridal shoot? I know it's more of a southern tradition, but I kind of like the idea. But since it's not really a thing in the northern states, I was wondering...

Jamie, Feb 3, 2020 2 37
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Dress came in!!
Jamie in Wedding Attire, on January 25, 2020 at 6:04 PM

My dress finally came in and I love it!!😍 Still have a while before fittings, but as of now it needs to be taken in😁Love all the beading and lace on it, couldn't stop touching it lol. I can't wait...

Jamie, Jan 26, 2020 20 256
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Registry info. On our wedding website
Jamie in Planning, on January 6, 2020 at 11:13 AM

I'm sending out or Save the Dates in a few weeks and I have the generic stuff on there, including our wedding website. My question is, do I activate the registry portion of our website now? Or only...

Jamie, Jan 15, 2020 4 62
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Former coworkers
Jamie in Parties and Events, on December 31, 2019 at 11:36 AM

So I'm inviting 3 of my former coworkers to our wedding, we stay in contact still (check in every few months or so.) They are super excited about the wedding, but I'm not sure if I should invite them...

Kristen, Dec 31, 2019 9 120
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Fall Engagement Pictures- pic heavy(ish)
Jamie in Parties and Events, on October 28, 2019 at 4:20 PM

So I was super nervous about getting pictures done. I don't consider myself very photogenic, so I was counting on the pro to help! It was a perfect fall day for pictures, which if nothing else, makes...

Sherry, Nov 26, 2019 15 168
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Nail color for fall engagement pictures...help!
Jamie in Hair and Makeup, on October 20, 2019 at 12:03 PM

So I did some trials, but I'm not 100% which one I like better. I never do my nails, so I'll get a manicure for the pictures lol, but I wanted to try some different combos. I'm wearing a navy blue...

Tara, Oct 22, 2019 5 139
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Gap between Ceremony and Reception
Jamie in Planning, on October 12, 2019 at 4:28 PM

I was wondering how long to have between the ceremony and reception? The locations are only about 5-10min away from each other, but we're not doing a first look so we need time for pictures. We'd also...

Jamie, Oct 14, 2019 10 162
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Advice for getting pictures that guests take
Jamie in Wedding Reception, on September 30, 2019 at 1:39 PM

So I'm doing an I Spy game at the reception. I'm putting our cell numbers on them for people to text their pictures to, but I also want to do either an email or app option for them to send them too if...

Jamie, Oct 1, 2019 11 91 2
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i Spy game at reception
Jamie in Wedding Reception, on September 24, 2019 at 10:20 AM

I'm thinking of doing this for our outdoor reception. It's gonna be on the more casual side with lawn games, food truck, and a firepit for s'mores. I figured people can just take pictures with they're...

Catherine, Sep 25, 2019 9 126 3
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Addressing Informal Stds & Invitations
Jamie in Etiquette and Advice, on September 19, 2019 at 11:33 AM

So our wedding will on the more casual side. The ceremony will be in a church, but our reception will be at a botanic gardens with burgers/pulled pork sandwiches from a food truck, lawn games, and a...

Sara, Sep 19, 2019 5 90
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Seating chart for a semi-formal outdoor reception
Jamie in Wedding Reception, on May 1, 2019 at 4:26 PM

My FH and I are having our reception at a botanic gardens under a pavilion in Oct. 2020. We're trying to keep this on the more casual side; we're having BBQ food truck/buffet table, lawn games, just a...

Cristy, May 1, 2019 5 68
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Outdoor Reception 10/10/20 Chicagoland, good idea?
Jamie in Wedding Reception, on April 23, 2019 at 6:27 PM

My fiance and I love the fall, and knew that we wanted our reception outdoors in October. It's going to be at a botanic gardens under a pavilion (it will have ceiling fans, concrete floor, and roll...

Ceci, Apr 24, 2019 8 123
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