I am a student and a teacher. So it is no surprise I am working with a limited budget to plan a wedding! My fiancé and I have been together for 3 years,... View More

I am a student and a teacher. So it is no surprise I am working with a limited budget to plan a wedding! My fiancé and I have been together for 3 years, it will be 4.5 years when we get married! We are getting married in Grand Rapids, MI.

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My Fh’s Mom Isn’t Coming to the Wedding.. cancel?
Allisonkatbb, on August 16, 2020 at 2:52 PM

So my fiancé’s mom lives in Germany. She is not coming to the wedding because it would require her to quarantine for a week before and after traveling to America. (It might be 2, I can’t remember...

Jessica, Aug 17, 2020 17
Honeymoon for $1,000?
Allisonkatbb, on February 21, 2020 at 7:32 PM

My fiancé and I are trying to pay for our wedding AND buy a house this year. So our budget is TIGHT. We want to spent $1,000 when all is said and done on our honeymoon. Does anybody have any...

Tanyia, Feb 23, 2020 23 500 1
Need Honeymoon Ideas
Allisonkatbb, on November 29, 2019 at 9:03 PM

We are getting married in September 2020. We are thinking of a 5-7 day honeymoon at the very least. All in all we want to spend between $1000-$2000. Any suggestions? Would prefer to be...

Elizabeth, Nov 30, 2019 6 133
i bought a second dress. Now i have to sell my first... Advice? 😩
Allisonkatbb, on October 27, 2019 at 12:03 PM

I bought my first dress (which is lovely) but then started thinking about one of the very first dresses I had tried on at my first appointment. I made two 6 hour round trips to go try the dress on...

Aimee, Nov 26, 2019 8 354
Spaghetti Strap Dress Alterations for Something Different
Allisonkatbb, on October 24, 2019 at 1:13 PM

The back of my dress is kind of driving me crazy. I’m just not a big spaghetti strap fan. I thought about having them crossed or something. Or making it a halter top instead. Has anybody purchased a...

Sinéad, Oct 25, 2019 5
Wedding Veil Help
Allisonkatbb, on October 23, 2019 at 8:32 PM

My dress has a very long train. I attached a picture. Originally I thought I would get a long veil too, but I haven’t been able to find one that exceeds the length of my dress. My dress hasn’t been...

Natalie, Nov 1, 2019 6 200
Where can i purchase artificial bouquets for cheap?
Allisonkatbb, on October 8, 2019 at 8:43 PM

I am hoping to purchase already put together artificial bouquets. I found this one for $10 at IKEA. But I'm hoping for something a little more colorful. I'm looking for REAL cheap!...

Summer, Oct 9, 2019 9 216 1
Delayva, on July 30, 2019 at 7:54 PM

I need help. I’ve been looking at bouquets and I just can’t make up my mind. Did you girls put a huge amount of thought into yours and what are your thoughts on non traditional bouquets? I kind of...

Rebecca, Sep 10, 2019 20
Wedding Timeline, Do i need to reserve two time blocks?
Allisonkatbb, on July 22, 2019 at 3:49 PM

So here is some information: Our ceremony is taking place at a park trellis that I LOVE. It is 20 minutes from our reception location. We originally thought we would have our reception from 6 to...

Michaela, Jul 22, 2019 4
Wedding band... 1 or 2?
Allisonkatbb, on April 23, 2019 at 9:31 PM

A few weeks ago I ordered my wedding band. Originally I thought I wanted a wrap, but then I found this one. My FH said I should get two and put one on each side. I worry that will be too much. It will...

Melissa, Jun 18, 2019 18
Couples getting married on September 4, 2020 in Michigan
Allisonkatbb, on April 23, 2019 at 9:03 PM

Hi twins! What city are you getting married in?

Laura, Apr 24, 2019 2 13
He doesn’t like my dream wedding dress
Cora, on April 23, 2019 at 1:46 PM

I’ve recently found out my partner doesn’t like the wedding dress that I’ve dreamed about since high school. I’m not into surprising him with first look bc that’s not important to us. I mean of course...

Pia, Apr 23, 2019 30
Groomsmen & Bridesmaid Gifts
Allisonkatbb, on April 13, 2019 at 8:17 PM

Any gift ideas for $15-$20 per person? Working with a tight budget!

Amber, Jun 18, 2019 5 112
Looking for a cheap outdoor ceremony venue in Grand Rapids!
Allisonkatbb, on April 12, 2019 at 5:25 PM

I have been struggling to find a place for $600 or less or anything even close! Just for the ceremony. 50 people max.

Nicole, May 3, 2019 3 33
Is 9pm too early to end the reception!?
Allisonkatbb, on April 12, 2019 at 3:54 PM

I have been searching for venues and I found one DIRT CHEAP. $250 for the WHOLE DAY. Its cute and historic. We would have to rent chairs for the outdoor ceremony, rent table clothes &...

Lady, Apr 15, 2019 19
Rachel, on February 25, 2019 at 8:24 PM

Can we start a ring thread? I just love looking at all the different styles 😍

Je Bre, May 26, 2021 460 3
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