November 2, 2019


The Journey Begins: Making My Dress!
Zoe O. in Wedding Attire, on March 23, 2019 at 9:51 PM

Tonight I begin a long Journey, the ultimate DYI: My dress! I’m excited and a little anxious (as I often am before a big sewing project) but I’ve procrastinated enough! Well, here goes!

Andrea, Oct 16, 2019 67 8 1,575
Family pto Issues
Zoe O. in Family and Relationships, on September 9, 2019 at 3:54 PM

Warning: Minor rant aheadToday I got some of the most upsetting news I've had to deal with throughout my entire wedding planning process. My brother's employer is refusing to allow him to take PTO for...

Lisa, Sep 11, 2019 19 488
Church/how Brides: Show off Your Venue!
Zoe O. in Wedding Ceremony, on April 8, 2019 at 11:00 AM

I don't know if anyone else here is a "Church Crawler" but I just love seeing churches and houses of worship, especially older ones; so, I thought it might be fun for those of us getting married in a...

, Apr 8, 2019 15 152
Rehearsal Dinner Booked and Paid For!
Zoe O. in Planning, on April 2, 2019 at 4:41 PM

Today I get to check a big thing of the to do list! Our rehearsal dinner venue is booked and the meals are paid in full thanks to my future in laws. I know the rehearsal dinner is one of the smaller...

Haley, Apr 2, 2019 7 142
Too Soon for Rehearsal Invites?
Zoe O. in Etiquette and Advice, on March 28, 2019 at 10:41 AM

Our wedding is November 2 of this year with the rehearsal and rehearsal dinner being the night before. We have our dinner venue set and reserved but they won't issue a contract until we have a final...

Colleen, Mar 28, 2019 9 187
David's Bridal Experience. Is this normal?
Zoe O. in Style and Décor, on March 4, 2019 at 12:51 PM

This past weekend, my mom and I went out shopping for her mother of the bride dress. Typically, we're not a fan of chain bridal stores, but we saw that David's Bridal was having a sale, so we stopped...

Native Dancer, Mar 4, 2019 27 643
Save the date designs are done!
Zoe O. in Style and Décor, on February 11, 2019 at 2:31 PM

Good afternoon! My fiance just finished our save the date designs and I wanted to share. Sorry for the low quality. I had to compress the image to a suitable file size in order to upload it (the...

Danielle, Feb 11, 2019 5 88
Two-person Bridal Escort
Zoe O. in Wedding Ceremony, on January 2, 2019 at 4:08 PM

Since I got engaged, the plan has been for my mom to walk me down the aisle, as my father has been mostly absent from my life since I was 9 years old and pretty much entirely out of the picture since...

Tamara, Jan 2, 2019 11 284
Mother/daughter Dancer
Zoe O. in Wedding Reception, on December 13, 2018 at 10:15 AM

It was decided early on that we would not be having the traditional father/daughter or mother/son dances as part of our reception. My father isn't in my life and a dance wasn't anything that my fiance...

Brittany, Dec 13, 2018 8 82
Cousin Picked the Same Weekend
Zoe O. in Family and Relationships, on November 14, 2018 at 2:39 PM

Honestly, I didn't think I'd ever really need to post a rant or a rave on these forums. Typically, I come here to try and give suggestions to smooth out tiffs between family and friends. Alas, here I...

Zoe O., Nov 19, 2018 49 1,988
Reception Venues in Indianapolis
Zoe O. in Indiana Planning, on April 15, 2018 at 5:26 PM

Can anyone recommend a reception venue in or near downtown Indianapolis that has space for about 100 people? My fiancé and I were originally hoping to have the reception at an Irish pub as we are...

Faith, May 9, 2018 6 54