AQuixoticBride
AQuixoticBride

Writer, cat lady, nerd. Interests include: being a New Orleanian wherever I am. Feel free to reach out with questions about New Orleans, whether you're... View More

Writer, cat lady, nerd. Interests include: being a New Orleanian wherever I am. Feel free to reach out with questions about New Orleans, whether you're planning a destination wedding, a honeymoon, or just want to talk about food (or the Saints)!

July 14, 2018
Engagement Rings: Expectation vs. Reality!
Cher Horowitz, on September 15, 2019 at 3:55 PM

Did your vision for your engagement ring match up with what you actually got? FH and I got engaged without a ring, so I showed him a photo of what I wanted. He ended up getting a totally different...

Alisha, An hour ago 202 1
Couples getting married on May 24, 2020 in Louisiana
Amy, on July 24, 2019 at 6:21 PM

Hi All,Is this a destination wedding for most? It is for us! Curious as to transportation options and welcome bag goodies... any ideas?

Amy, Sep 11, 2019 4
Do you do their laundry?
Lynnie, on September 10, 2019 at 11:49 AM

Every couple divides up their chores differently! Where did laundry land on your lists? Is it one person's job, or do you tag team? Do you each handle your own dirty clothes separately?Do you do your...

Ashley, Sep 15, 2019 129
Water- How is it being served at your wedding?
Andrea, on September 6, 2019 at 4:27 PM

Hi everyone,For those of you who are purchasing your own alcohol for your wedding, how is your water being served? Are you serving them in dispensers, mini water bottles? What's the best way to go...

FutureMrsD, Sep 9, 2019 25
Fiancé(e) Friday! What do you call your fiancé(e)? 😘
Lynnie, on September 6, 2019 at 10:05 AM

What silly and sentimental terms of endearment do you use when talking to your fiancé(e)?Do you call them bae, baby, honey, or sugar plum?? Share your pet names for your partner!

Stephanie, Sep 15, 2019 102 1
What things do you refuse to have at your wedding?
Paige L., on September 3, 2019 at 8:39 AM

Hi everyone! While wedding planning, I have noticed that if I try to focus on all of the things I would want in my dream wedding, I either get overwhelmed by the vision or sad to think that, no, I...

lm, Sep 15, 2019 229 3
Are guests allowed to bring who they want in place of their spouse?
mkibs, on September 3, 2019 at 12:41 PM

Say you invite, Mr. & Mrs. Smith to your wedding.But Mr. Smith can't make it.Does Mrs. Smith have the authority to write down another name in place of Mr. Smith on their RSVP?Especially without...

Keri, Sep 8, 2019 39
Menu cards - yay or nay?
Future Mrs. Danger, on August 30, 2019 at 4:49 PM

We are having a buffet style dinner and my thoughts were with a menu card at their table, guest could get an idea of what they may want vs standing in line and pondering. Any thoughts on this anybody?...

Future Mrs. Danger, Sep 5, 2019 34
diy flowers... how long?
Nicole, on August 31, 2019 at 12:38 PM

I’m making my own flowers (real) that are delivered 3 days prior to the wedding. The company said its best to put them together 24 hours in advance (as if the rehearsal, rehearsal dinner, and last...

Sinéad, Sep 3, 2019 5 1
Fake flowers?
Makayla, on August 26, 2019 at 12:31 AM

What are your thoughts on having fake flowers at a wedding? Obviously not the cheap dollar store flowers, more like hobby lobby price range. I just don’t think I can get behind spending so much money...

AQuixoticBride, Sep 2, 2019 54 2
must read For Future Brides
Tracey & Dr. Julian, on August 24, 2019 at 7:03 AM

I got married August 11,2019. As I reflect back on my planning journey I want to be able to help future brides. Below are items that are NOT must haves for a wedding Guest transportation- Although it...

Tracey & Dr. Julian, Aug 25, 2019 27 4
Wearing a ring 24/7?
Natalia, on August 21, 2019 at 2:47 PM

Hello all!I’m not sure if this is the proper group for this discussion. However, I wanted to know if you ladies and/or gents wear your engagement rings all the time. Recently, I was made to feel bad,...

Amalia, Yesterday at 10:09 PM 844 14
Doesn't Like Cats or Dogs - Red Flag or Deal Breaker?
Lynnie, on August 13, 2019 at 11:45 AM

Would you marry someone who didn't love your fur baby? Or who doesn't want any pets at all? Or is it the other way around, and you have a firm no pet policy?Is a difference of opinion on your furry...

ALYSSA, Sep 4, 2019 78
Talking To Your Ex - Red Flag or Deal Breaker?
Lynnie, on August 13, 2019 at 11:05 AM

How do you feel about your future spouse talking with their ex? Does it depend on the person you're with and their past relationships? Or do you have firm relationship rules about exes?Is talking to...

Paulette, Sep 6, 2019 59
Need advice..
Jessica , on August 19, 2019 at 3:01 PM

Okay so here’s the scoop, i have a good friend who has now been in a relationship for over a year. Last year when I started to make the guest list they had only been dating a month or so and my friend...

Nicole, Aug 20, 2019 19
a Heartbreaking Decision
Married Millennial, on August 15, 2019 at 7:57 PM

WARNING:THIS IS A VERY SERIOUS SENSITIVE TOPICBack in 2018 a man by the name of Frederick Cunning was forced to make a heartbreaking decision when his wife had complications during her pregnancy. The...

Married Millennial, Aug 19, 2019 47
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