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October 15, 2016

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Diamond in wedding band?
Karen in Wedding Attire, on March 3, 2016 at 3:54 PM

My engagement ring is a beautiful solitaire 1 carat diamond ring in a 14k white gold textured band that was passed down from my FH's great grandmother. I love it, and more importantly, I love the...

Geet, Feb 6, 2018 18 113
Teeth Whitening
Karen in Wedding Attire, on April 14, 2016 at 1:22 PM

I'm looking into teeth whitening and coming across a lot of options and am a little lost. What method are you using and how far in advance are you starting?

Nannie, Nov 29, 2016 12 1
Wedding Cake Cost (????)
Karen in Planning, on November 2, 2016 at 1:18 PM

We just had our wedding a couple weeks ago (YAY!) and a long time friend of mine who is an excellent baker and decorator offered to make our cake for friend prices. It came out beautiful! The problem...

A&W, Nov 3, 2016 43 52
NWR: Saying Goodbye to My Kitty
Karen in Community Conversations, on October 11, 2016 at 9:57 PM

We had to make the unfortunate decision to put our Remy kitty to sleep today. He lived a very long happy life of 16 years, but it's still very hard, and harder still given everything else going on in...

Leslie, Oct 12, 2016 49 9
How Involved Should Day Of Coordinator Be?
Karen in Planning, on September 23, 2016 at 1:39 AM

I'm ~3 weeks out from my wedding day and I'm starting to get stressed out about the lack of involvement from my DOC. When we booked her services, she said she would attend 2 vendor meetings, create...

Karen, Sep 23, 2016 8 1
Favorite Accessory?
Karen in Wedding Attire, on September 22, 2016 at 3:58 AM

What is your favorite accessory you're planning on wearing on your wedding day? (or did wear!) I have two for two different reasons. 1 - my hairpiece which was my only splurge and I love, love, LOVE...

SoontobeMrs., Sep 22, 2016 24 7
Writing Own Vows?
Karen in Community Conversations, on September 19, 2016 at 7:50 PM

Wondering how many of you have or will be writing your own vows? How long did they end up? What did or are you getting hung up on if anything? Are you writing them together or separately? So many...

MrsMamaP, Sep 21, 2016 31 6
Rant: Hair & Makeup Frustration
Karen in Wedding Attire, on September 4, 2016 at 1:59 AM

Over a year ago I booked a stylist to do hair and makeup. I signed the contract with TBD as the start time, but made very clear in the email that we would likely need them to be available around 8 or...

Private_User804, Sep 5, 2016 5 1
GoPro In Bouquet
Karen in Community Conversations, on April 26, 2016 at 4:02 PM

What do you think? Any of you familiar with the ins and outs of gopro cameras? I know it won't be professional quality by any means, but I think it could be fun. Thinking of using the gopro hero 4...

Celia Milton, Apr 26, 2016 5 97
Very Popular Wedding Dress
Karen in Wedding Attire, on April 21, 2016 at 1:39 PM

I've had my dress for awhile now and it's beautiful. I never expected to have that "OMG THIS IS MY DRESS" moment, but I did with this one which was a surprise since it was nothing like what I pictured...

UnderTheJuneWillows, Apr 21, 2016 33 44
Six Months!
Karen in Community Conversations, on April 15, 2016 at 11:43 AM

That's it. Six months to go and I'm super excited and didn't want to shout my joy on Facebook but needed to share somewhere. Eeeeeee! So excited!!!

FutureMrsW, Apr 18, 2016 11
S'more Questions
Karen in Planning, on April 10, 2016 at 2:52 PM

I want to have s'mores for the reception, but I'm still deciding on whether to individually wrap as guest favors, or just set it up as a s'mores bar which will let us have different options of...

klimberkat, Apr 10, 2016 17 567
Groom's Day Of Kit
Karen in Wedding Attire, on April 8, 2016 at 9:14 AM

There's a lot of talk about putting together day of kits for the bride and bridesmaids and even welcome kits for guests, but not so much for the groom or groomsmen it seems. I mean, they're...

EleanorRigby, Apr 8, 2016 10 469
Changing Your Name?
Karen in Etiquette and Advice, on March 9, 2016 at 2:03 PM

I'm going back and forth on whether or not to change my last name to FH's. I never thought about weddings at all when I was a little girl, but I ALWAYS felt weird that when I was older, I might lose...

mrs.ford, Apr 5, 2016 138 48
Karen in Honeymoon, on April 4, 2016 at 10:54 AM

We were planning on having our honeymoon in Jamaica immediately following our wedding, however concerns about zika are putting a damper on that. Instead we think we're going to go for a mini-moon...

Kelly, Apr 4, 2016 14 14
Let's Lighten the Mood: Silly E-Pics Time!!!!
Karen in Community Conversations, on March 29, 2016 at 1:51 PM

Okay, it's gotten pretty tense here in recent weeks. I'm not saying it's not warranted, but man, am I ever over adding internet stress to my daily life stress, so let's lighten the mood a little shall...

VJ, Mar 30, 2016 40 7
What was just Meant To Be?
Karen in Wedding Attire, on March 27, 2016 at 1:56 PM

So excited I found these! I was on the hunt for red flats when a co-worker shared a buzzfeed article about unique touches for your literary wedding (which is what we're doing if you haven't caught on...

OG Brittany, Mar 27, 2016 8 1
Wedding Cardigan? Shawls? Coverups?
Karen in Wedding Attire, on March 24, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Hey you brides with fall or winter weddings! What did / will you use to keep warm? I'm leaning heavily towards a cardigan of some sort. I just love the pop of color and the more casual feel it can...

Overkat, Mar 25, 2016 32 247
Glue Dots That Don't Damage Paper?
Karen in Do It Yourself, on March 23, 2016 at 9:50 PM

Anyone have any suggestions for glue dots that will not damage paper when they are removed? We skipped the pocketfolds for our invitations, but I would love a way to secure the rsvp to the invite so...

Karen, Mar 23, 2016 3 488
Who is giving / gave toasts at your wedding?
Karen in Etiquette and Advice, on March 20, 2016 at 5:44 PM

I had originally planned not to have any at all, but my mom really wants to speak so we're adjusting. But now, I'm not sure who we should ask, or even who is generally expected to speak. SO - who did...

bridetobe, Mar 23, 2016 36 2
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