I got engaged in March 2018, to a man that I have been with for 4 years. Our wedding date will be the day before 5 years together, and it feels like a... View More

I got engaged in March 2018, to a man that I have been with for 4 years. Our wedding date will be the day before 5 years together, and it feels like a fairy tail with lots of stress that costs a lot of money! HAHA!

Happily married 🎉

January 20, 2019

1005days 6hrs


Dress Regret - and then not!
PurdyAikey in Wedding Attire, on November 5, 2018 at 5:10 PM

LONG RANT: I wanted to post this for all the girls who have had dress regret -- I went shopping with my MOH and found a dress that I loved (my mom loved the pics) --- I should have just gotten it...

Tammy, Feb 11, 2019 22 524
8 Days Left (aka my last weekend) - January Brides whats left?
PurdyAikey in Community Conversations, on January 12, 2019 at 1:06 PM

FH has been trying to go snowboarding for 2 years (last year WE LITERALLY GOT NO SNOW, but this year we got 3ft in one storm), so today is his day to go do that because one his groomsmen got him a...

PurdyAikey, Jan 14, 2019 8 84
fh - rsvp rant
PurdyAikey in Etiquette and Advice, on December 23, 2018 at 8:17 PM

We gave everyone an Plus 1 because it was easier to budger for a plus 1 and not have one than them want a plus one and us not have planned for it. Most people didn't use it, so it was great! Some how...

PurdyAikey, Jan 8, 2019 23 454
rsvp Due Date in 3 days Finding Out people have not received their invitations!
PurdyAikey in Planning, on December 17, 2018 at 10:54 AM

So my RSVP due date is in 3 days, and I started reaching out last week to nudge people to send the RSVP card, and several of them informed me that they NEVER got it! I am a little stressed because I...

PurdyAikey, Dec 19, 2018 14 246
rsvp Humor
PurdyAikey in Community Conversations, on December 15, 2018 at 4:02 PM

So RSVPs have been the most stressful thing for me (and many) probably because it is mostly out of our control and people are selfish, so I thought I would make a little discussion about the the funny...

Rebecca, Dec 17, 2018 7 230
Hair and Makeup Trial Love!!!
PurdyAikey in Hair and Makeup, on December 8, 2018 at 3:45 PM

Today I did my hair and makeup trial and after all the horror stories on here I wanted to share my success story. The artist schedule a 2.5 hour trial 1/2 hour for talking through my look and 1 1/4...

PurdyAikey, Dec 13, 2018 14 268
1.5 Months and Still Planning Holiday Party
PurdyAikey in Family and Relationships, on December 6, 2018 at 2:19 PM

WHAT AM I THINKING!?!?! Since we bought in 2015 we have hosted a Christmas party EVERY YEAR, and I didn't want to miss it this year because I would like to carry on the tradition after we are...

PurdyAikey, Dec 6, 2018 11 157
diy Bridal Party Gifts -shot Glasses
PurdyAikey in Do It Yourself, on December 5, 2018 at 12:52 AM

They font photograph well, but I etched 10 shot glasses with tuxes or dresses and everyone's name!

Jayla, Dec 5, 2018 28 152
My Center Pieces
PurdyAikey in Do It Yourself, on November 29, 2018 at 7:57 PM

I finally tested my centerpieces!! My colors are purple, blue, and green, with silver accents, and I was amazingly able to find some daisies with green, blue, and purple petals, and my girls came over...

Mrs. J Robinson, Nov 29, 2018 8 185
Dress Alterations! - Funny story!
PurdyAikey in Wedding Attire, on November 26, 2018 at 3:06 PM

Happy Monday everyone! I did my first fitting last Wednesday (the day before Thanksgiving [I feel like I have a great holiday DIET PLAN! HAHAH])!! For the most part everything went smoothly the...

PurdyAikey, Nov 26, 2018 8 180
Rehersal Dinner - Invites
PurdyAikey in Etiquette and Advice, on November 14, 2018 at 11:22 AM

We are doing word of mouth/text invites for the rehearsal dinner, but my question is how far in advanced should we send out the invitations?

PurdyAikey, Nov 14, 2018 8 96
i finished my bouquets!!!
PurdyAikey in Do It Yourself, on November 10, 2018 at 7:18 PM

So I just finished one of my only DIY projects!!! The bouquets! I took a picture of them from above, the "front", and paired with the corresponding boutonniere. Let me know what you think!! From...

Jayla, Nov 12, 2018 9 164
Names on Inner Envelopes (for +1)
PurdyAikey in Etiquette and Advice, on October 26, 2018 at 2:04 PM

I have a cousin, and I can't for the life of me remember he name (I assumed since we have been planning that it would come to me, but it hasn't...) He has a child with her, and I know the child's...

Judith, Oct 27, 2018 13 118
Back from Bachelor/ette weekend!
PurdyAikey in Parties and Events, on October 4, 2018 at 5:33 PM

Hi All, I don't have any "shareable" pictures from my weekend, but I am just sooooo excited I want to brag about it! The guys and girls arranged for everyone to go to Vegas for the weekend, and they...

Rebecca, Oct 5, 2018 4 98
Couples getting married on January 20, 2019 in New Mexico
PurdyAikey in New Mexico Planning, on October 4, 2018 at 12:16 PM

Hi NM January 20th brides! We are about 3.5 months away, and I was wondering how everything is going? What city are you getting married? Why did you pick your date? Why did you pick winter? I feel...

Rebecca, Oct 4, 2018 1 19
rsvp Tool - Help
PurdyAikey in Account Support, on September 24, 2018 at 5:36 PM

I am wondering if there is anyone who has used the WW RSVP tool recently? It used to have a feature where you had to search by exact name to see the household, but now it shows every ones name "like"...

PurdyAikey, Sep 25, 2018 6 69
Large Wedding and a Receiving Line
PurdyAikey in Planning, on September 21, 2018 at 3:03 PM

Hi All! We are trying to work out our schedule. We are inviting 300 people to our wedding, and the reception is at a different place than our ceremony, so we decided to do a receiving line with just...

Jennifer, Sep 24, 2018 13 232
4 Months - What is Left? (january)
PurdyAikey in Planning, on September 20, 2018 at 11:53 AM

HI All, Today marks 4 months until I say I DO! Who is getting married in January? What do you have left? I feel behind on somethings and ahead on others, and I just want to hear what other brides also...

PurdyAikey, Sep 21, 2018 38 292
Got our marriage license yesterday!
PurdyAikey in Wedding Ceremony, on September 7, 2018 at 10:39 AM

OMG it super exciting! I know its still early (but until January we have lots going on)! It was super easy, and very anti-climactic, but we did it!!! How long before your wedding did you get your...

Liana, Sep 7, 2018 19 230
Cookies and Hot Beverage Station
PurdyAikey in Wedding Reception, on August 22, 2018 at 6:53 PM

We are having an outdoor wedding in the middle of winter (at a location about 30 minutes from the Reception) there is about 2.5 hours in between ceremony and cocktail hour because we are not doing a...

PurdyAikey, Aug 23, 2018 49 527
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