I am a hopeless romantic, lover of good music, down to earth bride, and serious believer in social justice. FH and I can't wait to begin our life as a... View More

I am a hopeless romantic, lover of good music, down to earth bride, and serious believer in social justice. FH and I can't wait to begin our life as a married couple this May 2018!

Happily married 🎉

May 5, 2018

1308days -1hrs
To put registry on invitations or not?
Mrs.mendoza, on October 11, 2018 at 12:17 AM

Hi gals! I’m having a little issue about putting my registry on my invitations, I’ve heard that it sounds desperate to put the registry in the invitations and I’ve heard also that it’s okay. But what...

Colleen, Nov 4, 2018 33
Should i not wear a wedding dress
Addy, on October 10, 2018 at 3:36 PM

My mother just asked me if I am wearing a bride/wedding dress or reg dress for my wedding. Little background story This is my second wedding, I got married at 21 pregnant and the whole planning was...

Kiwibride, Oct 12, 2018 32
Post-wedding Plans? Starting a family?
MrsRies&Love, on October 11, 2018 at 9:14 AM

Hello everyone! H and I are about 6 months post-wedding and moving forward in our journey. Things have been wonderful and the last 6 months have been pretty amazing. We both had baby fever before the...

Happily Ever Mrs. H, Oct 16, 2018 29
Bridesmaid dresses
Marisa, on October 11, 2018 at 5:51 AM

Need a good place for bridesmaid dresses! My colors are burgundy and blush not looking for my bridesmaids to go broke over this would like it to stay at least below 200!!

Rebecca, Nov 1, 2018 23
How many bartenders and servers ?
ThatGirl, on October 10, 2018 at 5:22 PM

I asked the venue coordinator how many servers and bartenders she was staffing... the # she gave - 3 servers and 1 bartender, plus her as coordinator, seemed low to me... we are inviting 70, expecting...

Kenisha, Oct 11, 2018 21
Future Mrs. Polar Bear
Future Mrs. Polar Bear, on October 11, 2018 at 8:32 AM

Have you ever been so stressed about wedding planning and so frustrated with all of your family and friends that tell you to do your wedding the way YOU want it, but still try telling you what you can...

Raisingwildflowers, Oct 26, 2018 35
Across The Stars
Glow Stick Send Off!
Across The Stars, on October 10, 2018 at 8:19 PM

Has anyone ever seen a nighttime reception sendoff using glowsticks instead of sparklers? I love the theory but I'm not sure how practical it is!

HayMrsO, Oct 11, 2018 9
How does anyone afford this???
Kristin, on October 11, 2018 at 8:51 AM

Hi all! I’m feeling super discouraged. We will be paying for our wedding ourselves. My guy has a huge family, like 100 out of the 120 guests are all his family. I would rather have an intimate wedding...

2d Bride, Oct 11, 2018 18
Help us pick our last name?
Casey, on July 17, 2018 at 7:54 PM

So after a long time of thinking about what we wanted, we've decided to combine our names and create a new one. I'm SO excited. FH already has a hyphenated name, but he will drop one of his names and...

Gen, Oct 11, 2018 30
Best Etsy Robes?
Jenn, on March 25, 2018 at 9:57 AM

A couple of my girls mentioned how much they love the robes that bridemaids wear. After looking around Etsy there are so many choices! Any suggestions on best quality/affordability from Etsy sellers?

MrsRies&Love, Oct 11, 2018 20
Custom Guest App??
jnsangel4life, on February 12, 2018 at 11:45 AM

Alright. I was just going through my checklist for the millionth time - lol - and realized one of the things on the list was to set up a custom guest app. Has anyone done that? Is anyone going to do...

jnsangel4life, Dec 16, 2018 9
What's the strangest wedding gift you received (or seen)?
Jo, on June 5, 2018 at 8:05 AM

All sorts of fun things end up on wedding registries. Share some of the unique, unusual, surprising gifts you've seen, or gotten yourself, for a wedding! Photo: Anna Simonak Photography

Pirate & 60s Bride, Jun 5, 2018 24
FutureMrsDiBattista, on June 5, 2018 at 9:06 AM

Summer brides (specifically July) what are you thinking for shoes? I'm torn between some strapy sandals or heels.....thoughts? Suggestions? Pictures of shoes you have? Help!

A, Jun 5, 2018 16
Favorite Doughnut Display? 🍩
Lynnie, on June 1, 2018 at 11:12 AM

In honor of National Doughnut Day we're taking a look at some of our favorite wedding doughnut displays! Are you jumping on the doughnut trend and serving them at your reception? Tell us all about the...

Rebecca, Jun 3, 2018 19
Better way to say "and Guest"
Nina, on May 31, 2018 at 10:26 PM

I've let my single friends and family know they're entitled a plus one, however I want to write it on the invitation to remind them. I don't have an inner envelope, so it will have to be on the outer...

Mrs. Fall Bride, Jun 1, 2018 19
My Dress is too Big!!
Shai, on June 1, 2018 at 1:11 PM

Hey Ladies Today I had my first fitting because I wanted to wait until I hit my goal weight of 145. I’m 143 pds now and my dress fell off of me. It’s baggy in the front and I’m gonna need it bustled....

Shai, Jun 1, 2018 20
How big is your bouquet?
Laura, on May 31, 2018 at 8:42 PM

Bridal bouquets can be made in endless sizes, shapes, and color combinations. How big is your bouquet going to be? Are you keeping it small and simple or big and bountiful? Show us your bouquet or...

BB-H, Jun 1, 2018 36
Welcome Bags - yes or No?
mkalkofen, on May 30, 2018 at 12:34 PM

Greetings! We're rapidly approaching our June 16 wedding and are debating welcome bags. We didn't book a block of rooms, so we have no idea where people are staying. There will probably be 15 or so...

MrsD, May 30, 2018 22
pro bam - 5/5/2018 Pittsburgh Wedding
MrsRies&Love, on May 30, 2018 at 8:46 AM

We got married on 5/5/2018 here in Pittsburgh, PA, and it was honestly SO much fun! Our ceremony was at a walled garden, and thankfully the rain held off until we were pronounced as newlyweds and made...

Brianna, Jun 4, 2018 35
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