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Mrs. Coakley
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Happily married 🎉

June 23, 2017

1346days 14hrs
Do i invite everyone?
Briana, on February 2, 2021 at 4:19 PM

So I live in New York and our wedding is 10/31/21. The governor just announced we will be able to have 150 guests and every guest must get tested beforehand. The thing is we had an original number of...

Briana, Feb 5, 2021 23
When to Begin Uninviting Guests (covid)
Kayla, on January 19, 2021 at 1:33 PM

My FH and I sent save the dates out to 101 guests at the end of October when we were more optimistic about the future state of things. Our wedding is June 12th in Massachusetts, where guest counts are...

Eniale, Feb 9, 2021 15
Removing bridesmaids?
Tracee, on January 18, 2021 at 12:05 PM

Long story short - around May 2020 I asked 3 friends to be bridesmaids, then July 2020 suddenly my fiancé’s mother passed away. Since her passing we are not wanting to do any sort of wedding planning...

Tracee, Jan 21, 2021 23
B-listing Guests: practical or rude?
Chrysta, on December 23, 2020 at 11:53 AM

So I am curious about a topic that seems to be quite controversial: having a guest “B list” For those who don’t know, a B list is a list of guests who don’t make the initial guest list cut for one...

Lindsey, Dec 30, 2020 17
Sister's Demands
Jenna, on December 22, 2020 at 9:43 PM

My sister has recently tried to make two different demands for our wedding or she says she will drop out. The first one is that she wants her step-son to be allowed to attend. We are having a child...

CountryBride, Dec 24, 2020 21
How can I manage my parents' expectations about my ltr boyfriend and I getting engaged?
Rachel, on December 20, 2020 at 8:09 PM

Hi everyone, happy holidays! I wonder if anyone has been in a similar situation and may be able to offer some advice. My boyfriend (24M) and I (24F) have been together for the past 4 years (our 4 year...

Annika, Dec 21, 2020 17
Friend dropped me after i told her she’s not a bridesmaid
Katie, on December 18, 2020 at 2:17 PM

Hi everyone, Need some advice/venting about bridesmaid drama. I have a friend I’ve had for a very long time, since before high school. She’s always been supportive- physically attending my life’s...

Annika, Dec 21, 2020 14
Wedding Guest Drama... Help/advice
Shae, on December 13, 2020 at 9:24 PM

SORRY FOR THE LONG POST So I didn't think I would have to make this post because I avoid drama like the plague.... If an issue even comes up I am quick to squash and move on. Unfortunately this just...

Mrs. Coakley, Dec 15, 2020 26 1
Mil’s questionable drinking habits
Megan, on December 14, 2020 at 4:29 PM

Hey everyone! There’s something I’ve been thinking about a lot and am having a hard time figuring out what to do. My future MIL is a mildly heavy drinker. She doesn’t necessarily take shots or drink...

Josie, Jan 5, 2021 22
Baby Due 1 Month Before Wedding! 😳🤣
Julie, on December 12, 2020 at 10:29 PM

Like many of you, I am a Covid bride who was slated to have my big wedding this past September 2020. After facing the heartbreaking reality we weren’t able to more forward with our 250+ person...

Tiger Bride, Dec 14, 2020 19
How to include Goddaughter
alexandra, on December 3, 2020 at 9:24 AM

I am in a real pickle with my future MIL... Me and my fiance have 2 children (1 and 2 years old) that are going to be our ring bearer and flower girl. Now my MIL is pitching a fit because she thinks...

Marie, Dec 9, 2020 23
Gifts from uninvited family/friends
Hannah, on November 25, 2020 at 3:45 PM

Because of Covid we couldn’t invite everyone we wanted but we have received several gifts from family members and friends that were not invited. This makes me feel terrible. Is this common? Even...

Judith, Nov 27, 2020 11
Thank you cards for those who couldn’t come due to covid
Michelle, on November 25, 2020 at 3:45 PM

Is anyone else writing thank you cards for those that couldn’t come whether it’s due to being sick, being exposed, unable to travel, being high risk and cautious? I don’t know what to say but I want...

Yasmine, Nov 26, 2020 17
Wedding Invitation Wording - Lots of parents!
Amanda, on November 12, 2020 at 3:49 PM

Hi WW friends, I'm working on invitations for our destination wedding and need some advice on wording + etiquette for which I'm super unfamiliar (our wedding will be fairly casual). My mom is very...

Mrs. Coakley, Nov 16, 2020 16
Thank you notes at the wedding.
Debbie, on November 12, 2020 at 7:58 AM

I recently saw an idea, but I need some feed back. I saw someone posted a pic of thank you notes they put at each place setting at the table. How would you feel about this idea? I'm thinking it's a...

Florida Marlins, Nov 17, 2020 33
Reception buffet style dinner
Courteney, on November 10, 2020 at 9:28 AM

Hi guys! My fiancé and i are trying to figure out ideas for our wedding dinner. Our wedding is in November and we want buffet style. Tell me what you guys think?

Molly, Nov 12, 2020 21
Cut Guest List. How do i deal with family members that expected an invitation?
Bailee, on November 7, 2020 at 12:23 PM

Alright y’all. I am working on the guests list with my FH. We both having gigantic families, like our original guest list was like easily 300+ if everyone was invited. If my dad for some reason can’t...

Bailee, Nov 13, 2020 27
Take away a bridesmaid?
Madeline, on November 9, 2020 at 3:39 AM

So I had asked 7 people to be my bridesmaids, one was sort of just me being nice because it’s my fiancé’s sister but I never speak to her and am not close with her I just felt pressured. My fiancé can...

Ally, Nov 10, 2020 13
Guest colors
Sada, on October 28, 2020 at 11:31 PM

Do you all think it’s ok to put on the invitations only wear certain colors??? I was told it was a bit much!!! That’s what I want though...

Florida Marlins, Nov 16, 2020 163 2
Worried about 2021 possible Covid-19 restrictions
Alyssa, on November 6, 2020 at 12:22 PM

Hi everyone! I hope everyone is well or as good as can be in these crazy times. We were supposed to get married December 26th 2020, we postponed to next August and I’ve been hearing the restrictions...

Kari, Nov 9, 2020 18