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Would it be polite to state that ceremony is adult-only celebration on the invites?
Heather, on September 21, 2023 at 6:39 PM

I have a lot of time to figure out invites. I'm thinking ahead so I have less to worry about when I need them to be ordered. We are having an adult only ceremony and reception. I'm not going to over...

CM, Sep 26, 2023 10 138 1
Parental contributions to paying for wedding
Alexandra, on September 20, 2023 at 3:12 PM

How much is common for the groom's family to contribute to the wedding? Has anyone experienced no help at all from groom's parents?

Veronica, Sep 26, 2023 7 159
i can’t afford my friends Bach, and she didn’t take it well. What to do?
Lyn, on September 20, 2023 at 6:12 PM

My friends bachelorette is in 5 months, and her MOH is asking for vacation rental payment ($800) now. I’m currently unemployed and planning my own very budget conscious wedding, and my friend...

Michelle, Sep 24, 2023 12 258
Plus 1 at Boyfriends brothers wedding..
Victoria, Yesterday at 1:30 AM

I have been with my boyfriend for a year, I know his family and we get along well! My boyfriend is in the wedding as a groomsmen, I am not in the wedding. I am not sure how to act or what to do during...

Rae, 40 minutes ago 14 151
Black Nails for Fall wedding
Anonymous, Yesterday at 9:29 AM

Thoughts on black nails? matte or just the tips? We have emerald green, white, and black, gold and blush accents. It's almost October and I just don't think I want white or blush nails....thoughts?

Rae, 44 minutes ago 6 82
Invite a friend who got married recently and didn’t even tell me?
Anya, on September 26, 2023 at 2:23 PM

So I’ve gone back and fourth on this for quite some time, but need a non biased opinion! I have a friend whom I’ve known for few years now, she was originally a coworker whom actually was a little...

Andrea, Yesterday at 10:16 AM 4 111
Tipping Vendors
Valerie, on September 25, 2023 at 2:57 AM

What is the general rule of thumb for tipping the vendors? What vendors should I tip and how much?

Lisa, Sep 25, 2023 2 58
Pamela, on September 5, 2023 at 10:28 PM

Hi I was wondering what is the appropriate amount to tip hairdresser, photographer and dj?

Lilly, Sep 24, 2023 5 109
How to handle a future sibling-in-law getting married less than two months before you?
Francine, on April 4, 2018 at 2:21 PM

So, I'm new here and I apologize for the long post ahead but appreciate any help/advice you could give! I am recently engaged and I cannot wait to marry the love of my life. It took a long time for us...

Sarah, Sep 24, 2023 55 4,697 1
Celebration of Marriage
Daniel, on September 22, 2023 at 11:32 PM

A couple of friends have asked me to "officiate" their wedding. They got married a few weeks ago at the Justice of the Peace and they are wanting to have a ceremony for family and friends. I am not...

Lisa, Sep 24, 2023 5 102
Mrs. Cohen
Guestbook signing... after the wedding?
Mrs. Cohen, on October 22, 2018 at 4:04 PM

We got married 1.5 weeks ago and upon returning from our honeymoon this past Saturday, we were SO EXCITED to go through our guestbook, but of the 47 guests that ended up attending, only about 20...

Shericka, Sep 24, 2023 29 1,580
qr Code for Registry & Cash App
Imani, on March 19, 2022 at 1:44 PM

Is it tacky to put a QR code for the registry and cash app at the gift table? I used the same background for the invitations to give it a ‘elegant look’ however, now I am debating if I should put them...

Clarissa, Sep 23, 2023 30 2,309
Am I missing something? Why do you let parents invite guests?
LoveBubbles, on January 4, 2016 at 12:18 PM

So here is my question. I have been on WW for quite a while now and just about every week there is a discussion/vent on parents inviting guests to people's weddings. While I completely understand if...

John, Sep 23, 2023 54 25,462
Changing my last name
Alyssa, on September 2, 2023 at 10:30 PM

Is it wrong to not change my last name, because I’m too lazy to fill out all the paper work? I want to change my last name, but I don’t wanna put in the work to change every single thing of mine. I’m...

Andrea, Sep 23, 2023 9 277 1
Bride and Groom Gift Exchange - Help!!!
Anthony, on August 23, 2023 at 1:19 PM

Hi, My wedding is a couple weeks away and I keep second guessing myself on if what I got my bride is acceptable for the gift exchange. I purchased a trip to a place we have been wanting to visit, but...

Michael, Sep 22, 2023 10 156 1
September Splendor
How do you NOT INVITE some of your family?
September Splendor, on February 8, 2016 at 10:52 AM

I love all of my family...I have one Aunt and a set of Cousins from out of town that I just don't want to invite to my wedding and/or reception. It is not that I don't love them...but every time they...

Emma, Sep 22, 2023 25 6,157
Digital Engagement Party Invitations?
Kiki, on March 6, 2019 at 1:20 PM

Is it okay to send engagement party invitations digitally? (Through text, email, Facebook message, etc)? I found some really cute ones, but I don't want to go through with it if it is a huge no-no!

Allen, Sep 22, 2023 12 558
Invites to after dinner reception
Martin/Forrest Wedding, on July 22, 2015 at 9:43 AM

Anyone send out invites to the party only? We have people who we would enjoy at the dance/party part of our Wedding and wondered how to invite them without it coming across as offensive. These are...

Laura, Sep 22, 2023 25 7,021
Help! Disappointed in wedding photos and photographer won’t message me back
Taylor, on March 19, 2020 at 6:18 PM

Hello! I would like some feedback and emotional support from anyone who has experienced this or any professional photographers. We found a photographer and did an engagement shoot with her. They are...

Lauren, Sep 21, 2023 15 3,595
I won a bridal show giveaway... is it a scam?
Trena, on January 12, 2012 at 12:24 AM

I just got a call saying my fi and I won either a mini-moon to a variety of locales, or free wedding bands. The only hitch is to go to a cooking demo. I made absolutely sure that there is no financial...

Michael, Sep 21, 2023 16 2,324
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