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August 13, 2022

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What's a realistic budget for a Chicago area wedding?
Miranda, on December 25, 2016 at 12:10 AM

Hey y'all! I was just wondering if anyone had some advice for a REALISTIC Chicago area wedding in the northwest/western suburbs. My mother seems to have the idea that we can get married for the same...

Tanise, Dec 20, 2020 16
Bridesmaid Dilemma
Tallissa, on August 27, 2020 at 4:36 PM

Hi everyone! I asked a cousin to be a bridesmaid in my wedding. She viewed the message, but has not responded. Would it be wrong if I take that as a no and move on?

Kiara, Aug 29, 2020 27
Would you go?
Ashley, on April 3, 2020 at 8:17 AM

Hey ladies! I just want some opinions. Would you go to a reception only (next year) if you weren't invited to the ceremony (in June) because of this virus?! FH doesn't think people would come. I just...

Rosilus, May 25, 2020 123 1
Hurt by lack of consideration from friends
Nicole, on April 22, 2020 at 4:52 PM

Hello everyone!!! I hope you're safe and well. My fiancé and I just postponed our May 15th 2020 wedding and my bridal shower and bachelorette party were also recently cancelled (4/18/2020). We're...

Samantha, Apr 23, 2020 10
Bridal Party Food on the Wedding Day
Alyssa, on March 19, 2019 at 12:19 PM

Did you guys serve your bridal party food during the morning/afternoon while getting ready? If you did, what did you serve them?

Amanda, Mar 8, 2020 45
Is it ok to wear another culture’s wedding dress?
Michelle, on December 24, 2019 at 10:35 AM

How do you feel about another culture wearing your cultural wedding dress? I feel it’s only appropriate if you’re in that country (when in Rome, do as Romans do) or marrying into that culture. For...

Samaita, Jun 17, 2021 13
Party all day or dance the night away?
Clíodhna, on October 1, 2019 at 11:05 AM

If you had to choose between having an early wedding or one where the celebrations go on until the wee hours of the night, which one would you choose? Party all day?Photo from Briar Patch Bed &...

Emilia, Jul 14, 2021 125
Too big of a rock?
Sarah, on December 25, 2019 at 1:31 AM

This is an odd insecurity....I have been engaged for a few months now and find myself sometimes insecure because my ring is pretty big and sparkly...I know that’s not a bad problem to have, but I...

Cher Horowitz, Dec 26, 2019 10 1
Outdoor ceremony or reception?
Clíodhna, on October 1, 2019 at 11:05 AM

If one part of your wedding day had to be outside, which do you choose? Would you rather have your wedding ceremony outdoors, or your reception? Photo from La Cour Venue McKinney, TX Photo by Deidre...

Emilia, Jul 14, 2021 138
Cake Wars: Buttercream or Fondant?
Clíodhna, on December 17, 2019 at 11:05 AM

Which type of icing has your vote? Are you a fan of fondant for the clean lines and intricate designs? Or do you prefer the rich flavor of a buttercream icing? Which icing gets your vote? Buttercream?...

Mrs. Spring, Nov 16, 2020 68
Is this redneck for a wedding?
Gwendolyn, on December 18, 2019 at 12:57 AM

My fiance and I had decided on doing a cookout for our wedding reception but his coworkers have him convinced that it is trashy and redneck to have a cookout. (We're doing it at a state park in...

Jana, Apr 15, 2020 76
a Dj-less wedding
Candace, on December 15, 2019 at 9:31 AM

My fiancé and I are coming to a disagreement. We are keeping our wedding under $10k, we’re having around 75-100 guests, with an open bar. My fiancé doesn’t want to spent $600 on a DJ and...

Lindsey, Dec 21, 2019 64 2
Cake Wars: Mini or Mega?
Lynnie, on December 17, 2019 at 11:05 AM

Are you drawn to dainty cake designs like single tier mini cakes? Or are you all about the drama and dreaming of a massive mega cake?? Which extreme cake size is your favorite? Mini? Photo by Alvea...

Mrs. Spring, Nov 16, 2020 77
Open bar vs Cash Bar
Niro, on December 15, 2019 at 9:27 PM

Hi, I would like to know which one you prefer... if open bar or cash bar? so far I haven’t had to go to a wedding where I have to pay for my drink, I don’t know how common it is because I’m not...

Olivia, Dec 19, 2019 37
Compromising is Key!
Hottrad1012, on December 14, 2019 at 5:03 PM

I was wondering if there were any couples out there with struggling to come to a compromise about details related to the wedding? My partner and I continue to have difficulty agreeing on two things,...

Hottrad1012, Dec 19, 2019 37
House or wedding?
Yohana, on December 14, 2019 at 9:23 PM

So we just got approved for a house but closing will be in May 2020 and we had set a date for our wedding August 2020. We are paying for our wedding and at this point we can't make big purchases til...

MrsD, Dec 16, 2019 18
No ceremony?
Destiny, on December 14, 2019 at 9:06 PM

Has anyone gotten married at the courthouse and then had a reception? I'm just really stressed out about the whole thing and it's taking a toll on my anxiety. 😔

Destiny, Dec 16, 2019 13
Help! stuck between 2 dresses
Eileen, on December 5, 2019 at 4:56 PM

dress 1 back. veil. dress 2 veil. side.

Caitlin, Jul 15, 2020 183 4
diy Flowers!!
Abby, on December 12, 2019 at 11:32 PM

So, I have taken it upon myself to DIY the bouquets and boutonnieres for my wedding in June, and I am so excited about the result so far! With everything I have, I am able to do my own bouquet, all of...

Mrs.hays, Jan 23, 2020 16
Handwritten or Typed?
Dana, on December 13, 2019 at 4:33 PM

We’ve delayed on sending our save the dates for a few reasons and we’re 3 months out and want to send them this weekend! Why did I do this to myself lol?! Why didn’t we enter addresses into a label...

Dana, Dec 17, 2019 9
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