I have to confess that I've never actually seen a garter toss in person! But apparently 37% of grooms still participate in this reception tradition! Will this toss tradition make the cut for your wedding?Do you want to keep or cancel this toss...
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Cancel, cancel, cancel. This is even worse than the bouquet toss. I've... View full discussion
To toss the bouquet, or not to toss? 💐 That is the divisive question! Some brides are so over this outdated tradition, and don't want to drag out all their single friends onto the dance floor while "single ladies" plays. Other brides can't imagine it...
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Cancel! Totally ridiculous, kind of creepy tradition. View full discussion
Clink Clink!! 🥂 It's time to smooch again, as demanded by your guests! Are you saying keep to this tradition because you'll take any opportunity to lay another kiss on your new spouse's lips? 😘 Or do you want to cancel the incessant...
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Cancel for sure. We'll kiss enough throughout the night, you don't... View full discussion
Reception toasts from your father, maid of honor, and best man can be incredibly moving and bring everyone to happy tears! 😭 That is, when the speeches are done well! On the other hand, they can also be awkward, embarrassing, and totally...
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I personally would not mind cancelling these in the slightest, but one... View full discussion
Are you keeping the tradition of dancing with your parents at the reception with father-daughter and mother-son dances (or whatever family combo works for you!)? Or would you rather cancel this tradition and trim down the number of spotlight dances...
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Keep for me. FH and FMIL haven't decided if they're dancing/what to.... View full discussion
Do you still get emotional when you hear the traditional promises of "in sickness and in health"? Or are you all-in on modernizing the old wedding vows and making them more personal to your relationship?Do you want to keep or cancel the traditional...
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Cancel. I always thought we'd use regular vows until I started writing... View full discussion
"Here Comes The Bride" (aka Wagner's Bridal Chorus) is the traditional old-school processional song. Do you still love this dramatic bridal march? Or are you ready to say goodbye to this old organ song in favor of more contemporary and personal...
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Cancel all the way, I couldn't picture walking down to that even as a... View full discussion
Are you SO over seeing an army of bridesmaids wearing the exact same dress? Or do you still like the traditional uniform look?It's time to vote on matching bridesmaids dresses! Keep or cancel?Photo by Shane Long Photography in Saint Paul, MNNext...
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*Personally* keep, but I think it's nice when other weddings cancel! View full discussion
Will you be keeping with tradition and spending the night before your wedding sleeping separately? Or are you ready to cancel this old tradition?Keep or cancel?Next Question: Matching Bridesmaids Dresses Back to the Beginning: Keep or Cancel?
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Keep, because I know it'll add to my nerves and I guess I'm a sadist,... View full discussion
When I was younger I heard the rule was the cost of an engagement ring should be 1 month’s salary. I wouldn’t marry a man who did that. It’s jewelry. There are so many better uses for money, in my mind. My engagement ring is a tiny blue diamond. It...
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My set is lab grown diamonds! Engagement ring and wedding band for... View full discussion
Many years ago guests would rip off pieces of the bride's bouquet to gain good luck. To prevent guests from trampling over the bride women began tossing their bouquets into the crowd and this tradition became known as the bouquet toss. Today most...
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That's a much nicer, modern spin on it! View full discussion
According to Bridebox, the garter toss is a tradition that most couple's participate in without knowing it's history and purpose. Story has it that many decades ago, there was a superstition that owning a piece of the brides wedding dress would bring...
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Nope, the last thing I need is to sit in front of everyone I've ever... View full discussion