Hi! My name is Stephanie.

Happily married 🎉

March 23, 2019

942days 23hrs
Looking for local photographer
Kayla, on December 16, 2019 at 7:58 AM

We are looking for a local photographer. Someone in the Chicago burbs who doesn’t cost an arm and a leg! We are having a barn wedding, super laid back and just fun! I don’t need a 3,000 photographer

Britt, Feb 18, 2020 8
The dj
Emily, on December 10, 2019 at 10:18 PM

Hey y’all, I am having my wedding at the Riverside Reception in Geneva IL. Can someone please send some DJ recommendations? Our reception is only from 11:30am-3pm! Thanks in advance!

Samantha, Jan 27, 2020 7
Can we get wedding gown for rent???
Martha, on December 14, 2019 at 10:50 PM

Does any brides buy or rent their wedding gown? I really dont want to buy, I rather rent so it doesnt take space in my closet. But does anyone knows where I can rent wedding gown? Thank you for your...

FutureStephD, Dec 19, 2019 4
Tipping Bartender w/ a Tip Jar
Brittany, on November 14, 2019 at 9:58 AM

Every wedding I have been to has had an open tip jar for the bartender. My fiance and I always tip graciously to these folks who work their butts off to make the guests drinks as does our friend...

K, Nov 18, 2019 25
Tipping Caterer-owned Venue with Labor & Service Charges??
Michelle, on November 14, 2019 at 12:13 AM

I'm getting married this weekend and am frantically trying to figure out what to tip. Our ceremony and reception are being held at the same venue, which is owned by the catering company. So, the venue...

Sinéad, Nov 15, 2019 2
Reasonable amount of time to wait for venue to get in touch?
RoseSoda, on November 12, 2019 at 2:35 PM

So I'm a little frustrated right now. There's a ceremony venue I really love, my parents were married there and it was recently restored and reopened. It is a little pricey though, so I would need to...

FutureStephD, Nov 14, 2019 8
White dress for engagement pics?
Averie, on November 12, 2019 at 12:22 AM

Do you think that a white dress should be worn for engagement pics? Or does it even matter? My fiancé and I are getting engagement pics done at the end of January but it’s never too soon to start...

Luba, Dec 1, 2019 49
Tarnished tungsten (from Jared)
FutureStephD, on November 14, 2019 at 9:14 AM

Hi all, Has anyone purchased a tungsten ring from Jared? How is it holding up? My husband has been wearing his tungsten ring from Jared for almost seven months and it’s started to tarnish (best word I...

Sinéad, Nov 15, 2019 3
Wedding redo
Ashley , on October 8, 2019 at 9:58 PM

Has anyone ever wanted to re do their wedding just getting kids & husband dressed up again because u literally have no good photos from the wedding

FutureStephD, Oct 9, 2019 5
rsvp due dates
Mrsmtobe, on October 8, 2019 at 9:17 PM

Hey everyone , so our date is 2/2/20 due to holidays we have decided that we would send out invites mid October and have the rsvp due by November 30th this way we avoid all the Christmas mail mayhem...

Julie, Oct 9, 2019 18
Centerpieces - Matching or Mixing It Up?
Lynnie, on September 24, 2019 at 11:36 AM

Will you have the same matching centerpiece on every table? Or are you mixing it up with varied heights and arrangements? Matching? Photo from DGM Flowers & Events in Fort Lauderdale, FL Or Mixing...

Squeezy Bean, Dec 25, 2020 83 2
No kids exception
Jade, on October 9, 2019 at 12:22 PM

My FH and I have already decided that we will not be inviting kids under the age of 12. I have a very small family, so I would like them all to attend if they can. My only cousin on my moms side would...

Sarah, Oct 9, 2019 10
Invitation Phrasing
Megan, on September 16, 2019 at 9:42 AM

Hi all! (Sorry in advance for the long post!) So I’m going back and forth on how to phrase my invitations (I’m designing my own). My mother said that she hates how I phrased them, because I didn’t go...

Megan, Sep 16, 2019 25
Removing bridesmaids/couples shower??
, on September 9, 2019 at 10:41 AM

Hi there! I’m in desperate need of some advice. So my wedding is next month (yay!). Like most, planning my wedding wasn’t a walk in the park. I have two problems. First, my 3 bridesmaids. My MOH is my...

October2019, Sep 10, 2019 7
Plus one etiquette?
Jocelyn, on September 9, 2019 at 12:34 AM

So we're trying to limit our wedding to at least 115-120 people. Most of my relatives don't get plus ones since they come together. However, all our military guests are married but if we allow every...

Jennifer, Sep 11, 2019 35
rsvp deadline has passed....
Jordan, on September 4, 2019 at 12:28 PM

So my RSVP deadline was yesterday and I still have about 30 outstanding RSVPs. I was thinking about reaching out but part of me feels...well, desperate? It's weird but asking people to send them in...

Dawn, Sep 13, 2019 19
fh Sister Drama
Alexa, on September 4, 2019 at 5:38 AM

I have 5 girls standing up, one of which is my fiancé sister. I wanted all my girls in the same dress, but when I sent a group text and asked everyone what they thought she side texted means said did...

Alexa, Sep 5, 2019 32
Pro Bam! (pic heavy)
Ceelie , on September 3, 2019 at 10:54 AM

My photographers assistant took a few photos herself for practice, and she sent them over pretty quick! This last Saturday was everything I could’ve wanted and was truly the happiest day of my life....

Desiree, Oct 12, 2019 55 3
That really happened....
Danielle, on September 4, 2019 at 12:06 AM

Yup, my MIL just posted a picture of me in wedding dress of Facebook 3 months before my wedding 🤦‍♀️

Danielle, Sep 8, 2019 58
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