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In Law help..
Hannah, on January 13, 2020 at 9:18 AM

Hello, My Fiance and I are getting married in late May this year. We are very happy and have a wonderful life together but there is one thing that looms over us like a dark storm cloud and that would...

Kari, Jan 17, 2020 9 1 244
Jenifer
Bridesmaid
Jenifer, on January 16, 2020 at 8:27 PM

I recently found out that one of my bridesmaids is due one week after my wedding. She says she is going to try to make it but I have my doubts. Should I try to find a back up bridesmaids just in case...

Julie, Jan 17, 2020 12 176
AshelyJ.
Who is supposed to throw your bachelorette and bridal shower?
AshelyJ., on March 13, 2017 at 3:35 PM

I thought the MOH was supposed to do both? Or do you throw your own? My sister is my MOH, but her idea of a fun bridal shower and bachelorette party isn't the same as mine. So how does it work? Thank...

Diane, Jan 17, 2020 24 3,053
Elle
Etiquette for mine and my friends wedding...
Elle, on January 16, 2020 at 12:52 PM

Ok so I’m having a destination wedding in Europe. My family wants to throw a bridal shower for me but I’m on the fence in regards to letting them do one for me (my friend spilled the beans) since...

Sare, Jan 17, 2020 8 138
Chelsea
Premarital Counseling
Chelsea, on January 17, 2020 at 4:05 AM

FH and I will be doing online premarital counseling. Has anybody tried that? If so, how was it and what website did you use?

Sherry, Jan 17, 2020 8 106
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Do mob and mog get ready with bride day of?
Erin, on July 5, 2019 at 3:45 PM

What is the norm these days for the mother of the bride and mother of the groom when it comes to getting ready on the day of? Do they typically join the bride and wedding party for hair, makeup, and...

Laura, Jan 17, 2020 17 280
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Intimate Destination Wedding Wording
Meagan, on January 16, 2020 at 5:15 PM

Hello all! My fiancé and I are planning what’s basically an intimate destination wedding. We’re flying to California and will mostly likely only take our parents. I have a ton of family and while I...

Cassandra7, Jan 17, 2020 5 78
Jenn B
Need help with your hashtag? -- sorry guys, i'm tapped out! But feel free to keep helping each other!
Jenn B, on July 1, 2015 at 11:22 AM

As promised- here's a thread for those of you who need help with your IG hashtags. There are way too many creative ladies in here for you to have something boring! Post your first and last names......

Ashley, Jan 17, 2020 332 8,044
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Myers-briggs Personality Type Wedding Inspiration
Mrs. Bubba, on January 16, 2020 at 10:20 AM

https://www.brides.com/story/wedding-inspiration-based-on-your-myers-briggs-personality-type

Leaves232, Jan 16, 2020 1 41
Amy
Afraid family will ruin wedding
Amy, on January 16, 2020 at 6:01 PM

There is a lot of mental illness in my family, addiction and trauma. My fiance and I grew up similar and got sucked down before meeting. We both have 6 years sober now. We are so happy and have come...

MOB So Cal, Jan 16, 2020 4 157
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Is 59 degrees f too cold for a ceremony?
Jordyn , on January 15, 2020 at 11:25 PM

Our reception will be indoors but our ceremony is supposed to be outside on the 26th. It is supposed to be 59 degrees. We have blankets for our guests. Will this be too cold? Thanks!

Michaela, Jan 16, 2020 20 215
Nerissa
Reconfirming Rsvps
Nerissa, on January 16, 2020 at 4:53 PM

We are planning a DW in April. We’re super excited that so many of our close friends and family plan to join us. Most of the RSVPS we have so far we know are firm because we know they booked air and...

Veronica, Jan 16, 2020 3 82
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Out of state Bridal Shower...........how to handle registry?
Christina , on September 29, 2010 at 12:53 PM

My mother and I are giving my sister a bridal shower in our hometown and my sis lives in a different state. What is a good way to handle the registry? Don't want her to have to ship her gifts back...

Leiana, Jan 16, 2020 10 4,929
Kristina
Sunday Wedding?
Kristina, on January 15, 2020 at 6:23 PM

As of right now we would be able to save A LOT more if we have a Sunday wedding rather than a Saturday wedding. We had it planned for 4 pm - 10 pm or maybe 3 pm - 10 pm. (not 100% sure which start...

Alexis, Jan 16, 2020 22 207
Maddi
Small, intimate, No Dj, 1st dance?
Maddi, on January 16, 2020 at 12:11 PM

Small, intimate reception after the ceremony, all same place, on the beach. Guest list 50 assuming 25 may show. Seems too small for a DJ & I don't think a DJ would fit my vision, but I really...

Serena, Jan 16, 2020 5 67
Future Mrs. B
Work Etiquette
Future Mrs. B, on January 14, 2020 at 11:39 AM

Is it appropriate to invite your boss? I'm inviting my immediate coworkers - should I invite my boss, as well?

Holly, Jan 16, 2020 15 154
Nakesha
Poor form?
Nakesha, on January 16, 2020 at 3:58 AM

My sister and I had a pretty large falling out recently, again and now I'm wondering if it's poor etiquette to invite her adult children without inviting her. The falling out was substantial enough...

Jennifer, Jan 16, 2020 22 297
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Help! Bridesmaid advice needed
Kaitlyn, on January 16, 2020 at 11:55 AM

So my best friend (J) is getting married...YAY!!! I am so excited. HOWEVER: we are getting into the planning phase for hair, makeup, transportation, etc. and I dont know what to do about this - My...

Katelyn, Jan 16, 2020 6 1 148
Zoila
Save the date invitations
Zoila, on January 15, 2020 at 9:47 PM

I have a very dumb question when doing the save the date invitations who’s name goes first his or hers?

Katelyn, Jan 16, 2020 6 89
Korynn
Future sil is driving us batty
Korynn, on December 7, 2019 at 9:37 AM

Morning ladies and gents. I'm looking for advice on how to address a problem sibling in a wedding party. A little background. She is FH's only sibling, lives just over an hour away, and is in her mid...

Korynn, Jan 16, 2020 17 560
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