Melissa O'
Melissa O'

Mother of the Groom, and planner for this wedding. Not my first rodeo, i've put on 5 weddings over the last 40 years. Last one was for my sister who got... View More

Mother of the Groom, and planner for this wedding. Not my first rodeo, i've put on 5 weddings over the last 40 years. Last one was for my sister who got married for the first time (age 61) last month.

Happily married 🎉

April 27, 2019

822days 19hrs
Signature Cocktails
Sara, on May 2, 2019 at 8:55 PM

Hey! What did you guys do as a signature cocktail?

Jessica, May 30, 2019 22
Melissa O'
Back and now a mil
Melissa O', on May 3, 2019 at 4:54 PM

My "kids" got married in a lovely but long day in Charleston last Saturday. Couple of reflections-- 1. You can obsess all you want on the details until the day of the wedding, but then you need to let...

C R, May 3, 2019 6 282
Reception Kids Activity Table
Alyssa, on May 3, 2019 at 1:55 PM

Hi! We are inviting kids to our wedding. If all our our guests with kids come and bring their kids (which I know won't happen) we will have 41 kids. I am thinking about putting together a kids...

karen, May 7, 2019 17
Tablecloth Question
Amanda, on May 3, 2019 at 4:08 PM

I purchased tablecloths since my venue does not provide them and it was cheaper than renting. They are in their original packaging and of course have wrinkles. Anyone have a clever way for removing...

Laura, May 4, 2019 13
Does anyone have photos of David's Bridal Marine color for bridesmaids? Switching from Azazie..
Emily, on April 23, 2019 at 1:36 PM

I've been really stressed about this for weeks now. I originally wanted to use Azazie for my bridesmaids and do Ink Blue, but every single photo, both professional/edited and not all look like...

Emily, Apr 23, 2019 10
Kids Crafts
Morgan, on April 23, 2019 at 3:12 PM

Does anyone have any suggestions for some small, inexpensive kids crafts for a wedding. We have about 10 young kids attending our wedding and need things to keep them entertained that aren't expensive...

Allie, Apr 24, 2019 22
Resale group
Michelle, on April 21, 2019 at 4:24 PM

Wedding Wire should add a resale group. I'm looking for gold chargers and they are expensive when you need 200 of them. Yes I can get them from the dollar tree for a dollar but that's still...

Michelle, Apr 22, 2019 22
Chapped lips?
Lauren, on April 21, 2019 at 9:50 PM

Any other brides have terrible dry lips?? Mine are always dry and I have picked them foreverrrr. I know I shouldn't but it is a very bad habit of mine. I am currently on day 4 no picking. Started...

Anna, Apr 21, 2020 33
Sister Problems yet again...
KatieBugg247, on April 17, 2019 at 2:17 PM

I wrote about my sister before and asked if FH and I should invite her to our wedding, we have decided against it. After Christmas her and her FH had called me names, told me that I had snubbed him...

Cristy, Apr 18, 2019 5
How to respond when talking about wedding?
Nerdchick, on April 17, 2019 at 2:34 PM

What is the polite response when your wedding gets brought up, but then the other person brings up their own divorce? I've had this happen multiple times now and I feel so awkward. Advice?

Melissa O', Apr 17, 2019 10
Strapless, Backless Bra Suggestions for Busty Girls
Nicole, on April 17, 2019 at 7:27 AM

I have a 34 DD chest, and my breasts aren’t very saggy but they hang more than I’d like them to on my wedding day. My dress has an open back so I need some sort of sticky bra. Does anyone with a...

Nicole, Apr 17, 2019 9
Logistics of the ceremony
Mrs.a.brown, on April 14, 2019 at 9:52 PM

Ok, I've finally figured out how I'm going down the aisle. Theres a long walk from the bridal suite to the chairs of the aisle, so I've got my stepdad walking me that portion. Then I have my Dad...

Mrs.a.brown, Jun 14, 2019 7
Rant... somewhat wedding related
Jessie , on April 13, 2019 at 4:52 PM

I found out last week that I was not going to be able to graduate with my class, even though I have not gotten any grades below a B the 2 years that I have been in my program. It is my last semester...

Jessie, Apr 13, 2019 4
mil buying decorations for wedding
Amanda, on April 11, 2019 at 11:01 PM

I need some advice, please! My wedding is coming up on May 18 and for my shower, my future mother in law bought a bunch of stuff for the wedding (card holder, unity candle, and guestbook) that I...

Lizbeth, Apr 15, 2019 10
To decorate... or not
Trista, on April 8, 2019 at 10:53 PM

Hey all! I just want to start off by saying I love my venue. It has cedar walls and ceiling, a grayish white floor... and basketball hoops. It is an event center that is also a gym. We can easily set...

Trista, May 8, 2019 13
Looking for brides with similar decor themes that diy
, on April 7, 2019 at 10:48 AM

I’m thinking about purchasing my decor and hiring my planner more for DOC than design to save a bit. Is there anyone that diy their ceremony reception that is similar to my inspiration pictures? I’m...

Melissa O', Apr 8, 2019 4
Invitations without address, Help!
Tanya, on April 5, 2019 at 6:53 PM

Hello everyone! I'm a little stuck. My fiance and I are getting married in November. We've been engaged for almost 7 years, and after doing nearly no planning in that time (Due to the time just never...

Emily, Apr 7, 2019 7
Fiance's sister
Bailee, on April 4, 2019 at 8:58 PM

My Fiance has decided that he is not going to invite his older sister to our wedding. I fully support his decision. We refuse all contact with her and her husband after we found out they were abusing...

Stephanie, Apr 6, 2019 38
Shoe Suggestions
Tris, on April 3, 2019 at 2:13 PM

I'm having a summer wedding in the woods! Kind of a casual romantic vibe. Our colors are copper, shades of orange and shades of blue. My budget is $80 and I don't know where to begin looking....

Tris, Apr 16, 2019 20
Taking your ring off?
McKenzie, on April 4, 2019 at 8:33 AM

I don’t know why but I get so nervous to sleep with my ring and shower with my ring. My best friend says she never takes her ring off showers sleeps everything with it. What do you guys do?

Sereena, Apr 17, 2019 118
WeddingWire celebrates love ...and so does everyone on our site! Learn more


WeddingWire article topics