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September 19, 2021

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757 Name Dropping Post
Deidra, on October 6, 2021 at 8:47 PM

Just got married Sept 19 & would like to drop some names, places & services, some of which aren't on WeddingWire (yet?). Venue: The Smithfield Center (Ask for Courtney) (757) 356-9939 - had my...

Deidra, Oct 15, 2021 5 1
We did not do save the date invitations
Monique, on July 30, 2021 at 2:52 PM

Hi ladies we decided not to do save the date invitations because it was more money to spend we already have kick out alot. Plus we have our photographers just did want the added expense. And just...

Monique, Jul 31, 2021 29
Wedding Night Lingerie: Is it worth it?
Deidra, on July 24, 2021 at 4:28 AM

I am unsure what forum to put this in or if it's even an appropriate thing to ask here, but I feel slightly less awkward asking strangers behind a keyboard than asking my mother at all, so just...

Taylor, Aug 7, 2021 23 730
"Ring Security" Ring Bearers: Mission Impossible Style
Deidra, on July 21, 2021 at 10:14 PM

I wanted to know some tips to doing a Mission Impossible themed ring bearer entrance. Two boys, one is 2, the other is 5. I like the whole idea of giving them a chance to get their wiggles out before...

Betty, Jul 23, 2021 6
How much tea/water?
Deidra, on July 18, 2021 at 1:17 PM

Long story short, I'm having a dry wedding. Mostly because we won't be able to afford all the alcohol & because the vast majority of the guests are not drinkers anyways. So we're doing water &...

Jacks, Jul 18, 2021 5
Groomsmen Gifts?
Deidra, on July 16, 2021 at 6:25 AM

Bridesmaid gifts, I have ideas. But the groomsmen? Nada. & future hubby isn't good with gifts, which means I should probably help. We did get these nice leather toiletry bags made, but we're...

Kris, Jul 17, 2021 8 132
Job Interviews & The Wedding
Deidra, on July 7, 2021 at 4:14 PM

I landed a job interview for tomorrow. At what point do I say "By the way, in order for this to work for me, I need a week off in September"? I'm concerned if I'm upfront, they won't hire me. But if I...

Sylvana, Jul 9, 2021 20 1
Farewell Brunch
Deidra, on April 22, 2021 at 10:10 PM

Since mom & dad have been putting items in my Hope Chest the past few years, I don't *really* need much gift wise. So instead of a bridal shower, I wanted to host a Farewell Brunch the day after...

KYLIE, Apr 23, 2021 5 184
mil won't let me pay her back
Deidra, on April 6, 2021 at 12:51 PM

I know this is probably a "good problem" to have, but my in-laws to be keep paying for things. They've done catering, the cake, my dress, linens - it's just a lot. Not to mention the odds & ends...

Rebecca, Apr 7, 2021 9 1
Mommy Issues
Deidra, on January 22, 2021 at 10:30 AM

My *brilliant* mother decided to go & tell my future mother in law something about my sister's in laws had money & paid for nearly their whole wedding (while they do have more money than my...

Rebecca, Jan 23, 2021 6 290
First Dance Songs
Deidra, on January 7, 2021 at 3:24 PM

My fiance & I both have two left feet & little to no sense of rhythm. Any recommendations for a slow, but not super long first dance song?

Michelle, Jan 11, 2021 10
Wedding Bands
Deidra, on November 30, 2020 at 9:37 AM

Isn't it usually at the ceremony that the bands are put on? What if you only have your engagement ring & no wedding bands at the time?

Cassidy, Nov 30, 2020 5 105
Plus Ones
Deidra, on November 28, 2020 at 10:46 PM

What is the deal with +1s? I'm sure it's NICE to give them, but is it rude to not give them?

Jennifer, Dec 4, 2020 18
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