Samantha
Samantha

A Kansas bride planning Coronado, CA destination wedding and trying not to spend a fortune in the process!

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August 13, 2022

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Caitlin
Polaroid guest book?
Caitlin, on December 16, 2021 at 6:54 PM

Are any of you doing the Polaroid pic guest book? Which camera should I buy? Not wanting to spend a lot because I’ll never use it again. And how are your guests putting them in the book? Tape? Glue...

Sarah, Dec 28, 2021 8 1
Vicki
Bridesmaid dresses
Vicki, on December 16, 2021 at 10:37 PM

Hi all. I am having my daughter as my maid of honor (she’s 20, rail thin and 5’6”) and my sister in law as a bridesmaid (she’s 51 , heavier and 5’ flat) . I found this dress I am in love with for my...

Vicki, Dec 17, 2021 7
S
Thoughts on my trial makeup?
Shannon, on December 13, 2021 at 3:24 PM

Hi everyone! I had my hair and makeup trial today and absolutely love the hair. It’s everything I wanted and more! The makeup I’m not so sure about. I can’t tell if I just feel weird about it because...

Tara, Jan 13, 2022 17
Rachel
Show me your dress! 😍
Rachel, on December 13, 2021 at 3:11 PM

Let’s talk wedding dresses!! I just bought mine on Saturday and I am OBSESSED! It’s literally all I want to talk about to the point where I am annoying my friends and family to death lol. So I...

Kimmi, Dec 27, 2021 66 6
Hugh
Friend thinks he’s a groomsman
Hugh, on December 13, 2021 at 4:10 PM

At a work party last week a friend (Louie) of mine’s mother told my mother how excited Louie was to be in my wedding, but I haven’t asked him to be a groomsman. My fiancée and I are going to have...

Mcskipper, Dec 14, 2021 2
Cece
Which looks better??
Cece, on December 13, 2021 at 10:09 AM

I’m stuck! Which "look" would look better in this space? I’ve been staring at pictures and going back-and-forth for months! Help! OPTION 1: OPTION 2:

Ansley, Dec 14, 2021 16
CountryBride
Mask mandate during reception
CountryBride, on December 13, 2021 at 3:31 PM

Currently my wedding venue that is completely paid for. has a mask mandate until January 2022. They will re evaluate than and either suspend it or renew the mask mandate, our wedding is in April 2022...

Kari, Dec 15, 2021 9
Samantha
Veil and Train for Destination Beach Wedding?
Samantha, on December 13, 2021 at 3:02 PM

Hi everyone! When I purchased my dress I had thought I for sure wanted to skip the veil and just go with pretty hair pins. I also thought for sure I'd cut off most of the train. However, the more I...

Lynne, Jan 7, 2022 8
mrswinteriscoming
Do you count your anniversary from when you first got together or got married?
mrswinteriscoming, on December 5, 2021 at 5:34 AM

FH and I are getting married next weekend on our 7th anniversary and after this long together, I feel as though we will keep counting our anniversaries based on how long we were together as a whole...

Laura, Dec 22, 2021 15
Miranda
Planning a cheap wedding
Miranda, on December 13, 2021 at 2:01 PM

We have started to plan our wedding, we were originally going to the Justice of peace(which is still an option). But the more we started talking both of our fathers would be devastated about not...

Laura, Dec 16, 2021 16
Michelle
Family reunion vs wedding
Michelle, on December 13, 2021 at 1:15 PM

In your families/social circles, is a wedding the only time you see family whom you aren’t in everyday contact with? Or do you get together once or a few times a year regularly as a family reunion...

Rosie, Dec 13, 2021 6
Giselle
Stopped looking at the Budget 😫
Giselle, on December 11, 2021 at 9:10 AM

Hey guys, Just here to vent a lil, I was so overwhelmed by everything going on that I decided to stopped looking at my wedding expenses. Now, I’m dreading sitting at my computer and checking where we...

Giselle, Dec 15, 2021 14
Nicole
Wedding colors help please!
Nicole, on December 8, 2021 at 10:55 PM

So I’m a winter bride and I want our colors to be gold and dark red. My fiancé on the other hand wants gold and purple. Here’s the thing, my older sister already used purple for her wedding. On top of...

Samantha, Dec 13, 2021 7
Andrea
Countdown!
Andrea, on December 9, 2021 at 1:44 AM

After you said, YES - when did you start your countdown after you picked your date? I started immediately 🤣 with 297 days to go 😍

Kris, Dec 21, 2021 12
Andrea
Lunch for Wedding Day
Andrea, on December 9, 2021 at 8:10 AM

Hello, My wedding is just over a month away, so I am in the process of securing lunch for the day of the wedding. We begin getting ready with hair/makeup at 10am and will start getting into dresses...

Samantha, Dec 13, 2021 10
Layla
Alternatives for a first dance at a destination micro-wedding?
Layla, on December 9, 2021 at 12:29 PM

My micro wedding (20 people) will be about 3 hours away for all of our guests (and some are coming from across the country), so I feel a lot of pressure to entertain everyone for the whole weekend,...

Emilia, Dec 25, 2021 6
Serena
Welcome party/rehearsal/morning after brunch
Serena, on December 9, 2021 at 3:20 PM

Should we do a welcome party? We definitely want to do a rehearsal and the dinner that goes with that. Not too sure on the morning after brunch because we want to stay in a hotel that is a good drive...

Michelle, Dec 13, 2021 8
J
Older bride
Janice, on December 9, 2021 at 3:29 PM

my wedding is in March 2022

Kari, Jan 8, 2022 11
Rebecca
Let’s talk wedding favors?
Rebecca, on December 10, 2021 at 9:35 AM

I’m Really on the fence about weather or not we need wedding favors. We are having a very small wedding so it wouldn’t be much of an expensive…I’m just not sure if they are relevant and if they are...

Kelly, Jan 2, 2022 33
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