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August 12, 2022

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Hailey
Food
Hailey, on February 27, 2021 at 2:00 PM

I love the idea of having a food truck at the reception. Not having a traditional buffet will take up less room at our venue but my fiancé brought up a couple concerns with it. He is concerned the...

Bride2Be, Feb 28, 2021 26
Sam
Wedding reception decor
Sam, on February 28, 2021 at 3:00 PM

Hi everyone! Did you use the reception decor that the venue provided? I don’t know if venues typically offer there own reception decor or not but mine does at an extra cost of course. (reasonable) or...

Bride2Be, Feb 28, 2021 6
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Shoe bar idea
Bride2Be, on February 24, 2021 at 5:26 PM

I’m debating if I want to include a shoe bar at my reception and wondering if anyone else did this and what was the response? Did guests like it and use it or did it go to waste? I’ve been to a...

Bride2Be, Feb 28, 2021 18
Megan
Where to put bouquets
Megan, on February 28, 2021 at 1:08 AM

We are having rather large arm bouquets made with delphinium and lavendar sweet peas. I know usually the bridesmaids and bride just put their boqs in a vase at the reception but with these being so...

Megan, Feb 28, 2021 13
Carrie
Help me Please!!
Carrie, on February 28, 2021 at 7:12 AM

I’m getting married in 3 weeks! The date we were suppose to get married was 3/20/2020 (last year) now we are 3/20/2021. The wedding was canceled the week of so I had everything for the day and all...

Leah, Mar 4, 2021 13
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Bridesmaids dress that i like, or that the bm like?
Michele, on February 19, 2021 at 1:34 PM

Hi ladies! So I have 7 BM, and they have different skin tones and will all be at different walks of life come wedding time - some will be pregnant, and some will just have had babies. They are all...

Hanna, Feb 19, 2021 22
LaToya
Speeches / Toasts - are they necessary at the reception?
LaToya, on February 19, 2021 at 2:00 PM

Hey beautiful brides, I have a question. Are speeches / toasts necessary at the reception? We don't want a lot of people just talking and embarrassing us. We are both very shy and don't like stories...

Eniale, Feb 21, 2021 23
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Dessert Dilemma
Elizabeth , on February 7, 2021 at 2:53 PM

So I keep hearing that cakes are a waste of money - no one likes cake and would rather drink than have a slice. My fiancée and I are planning on ordering a small cake for us to cut, but I’m on the...

Shelby, Mar 1, 2021 62
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Wedding gifts for the parents?
Zachary, on February 7, 2021 at 1:59 AM

Hello Everyone! I am starting to think a present to each parents on the day of the wedding would be super sweet and a cool way to show my appreciation for raising me and helping with the wedding. I...

Bride2Be, Feb 7, 2021 6 1
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Thoughts on Inviting an Old Friend that Ghosted You?
Jessica, on January 28, 2021 at 12:10 PM

Hey ladies! I need some advice! Throughout high school and college, I had a dear friend who was like a sister to me. In 2018, I went to Texas to do a semester-long internship for grad school. I'd call...

Jessica, Feb 14, 2021 21
Addi
Whether or not to invite family
Addi, on January 28, 2021 at 5:33 PM

Hello! Sorry for the long post!! So I am getting married October 2 of this year. And as some background information, I’ve had an on and off relationship with my mom who has some problems including an...

Addi, Feb 17, 2021 7
Erica
Who pays travel fees?
Erica, on January 28, 2021 at 6:16 PM

Our hair and makeup artist is coming to our room the day of the wedding. She will be bringing 3 other girls to help. The travel fee is $100. I was going to ask everyone in the bridal party...

Sara, Jan 29, 2021 13
Shirley
Don't know why I'm even doing this
Shirley, on January 25, 2021 at 1:42 PM

I was legally married in a minimony last month. I had always wanted a big wedding and my family really wanted me to have a big event, so I started planning a big event again. But it is just making me...

Chrysta, Jan 26, 2021 6
Brennan
Ribbon Wand Send Off
Brennan, on January 25, 2021 at 6:32 PM

Has anyone done a ribbon wand send off outdoors at night? If so, was your photographer able to capture the ribbons well in photos? Our venue has cafe lights along the sidewalk immediately outside the...

Meghan, Jan 26, 2021 6
Sarah
Bridal Party
Sarah, on January 25, 2021 at 3:22 PM

Hi ladies! I got engaged back in December 2018, asked 5 girls to be in my bridal party, and we ended up calling off the wedding. I just got re-engaged (same guy, we’ve overcome A LOT).. do I have to...

Kyen, Jan 25, 2021 13
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Starting over
Bride2Be, on January 23, 2021 at 9:18 AM

My FH and I are scratching our old wedding plans and restarting. We haven’t paid any money yet and still in the planning stages. Originally we were doing a semi- destination wedding on Mackinac...

Bride2Be, Jan 23, 2021 19
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Destination Wedding std vs Invitation or both?
Bride2Be, on November 13, 2020 at 2:27 PM

We are planning a destination wedding for Summer of 2022, and booking our venue this summer about a year out. What should we do in terms of sending a Save The Date or Invitation? I want to send...

Bride2Be, Jan 22, 2021 16 1
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Table assignments
Bride2Be, on January 13, 2021 at 7:41 PM

For those of you who are assigning people to a specific table, are you also assigning them to a specific seat? Are you doing individual guest cards or one board for people to read off of? Are you...

mrswinteriscoming, Jan 14, 2021 21
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