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Drama and Rant.. yay!
Sylvia, on July 21, 2021 at 12:20 PM

Hi ladies! Forewarning: this is a rant that is going to be all over the place due to how heated I am at the moment. 1. I HATE people who do not have the decency to RSVP to events. All you do is call,...

CountryBride, Jul 23, 2021 6 295
Bridal party groupchat
Brianna, on July 20, 2021 at 6:28 PM

How did you start your bridal party groupchat? I have no idea what to say I am so awkward. Help me with a dialogue please!

Viviana, Jul 23, 2021 14 250
Reception Alcohol Feedback
SHY, on July 21, 2021 at 12:38 PM

Hello everyone! I need some honest opinions from a guest perspective regarding alcohol choices at our wedding. We aren't allowed hard liquor during the reception, but we're allowed one signature...

SHY, Jul 23, 2021 36 462
Need opinions - Is this a good idea??
Michelle, on July 21, 2021 at 11:49 AM

Hi everyone, my wedding is coming up, and I want to make sure everyone feels comfortable at the reception. When we were first planning, my fiance and I saw this image and thought it was a great idea....

Melody, Jul 22, 2021 17 292 1
Destination Wedding and Couples Shower question
M&A, on July 21, 2021 at 2:30 PM

Hi Everyone, Right now fiancé and I are leaning towards a destination wedding in a different state. All of our family and friends live in Texas. We are thinking of inviting everyone to the wedding...

Lynnie, Jul 22, 2021 3 86
Inviting boss & coworkers
Brittany, on July 21, 2021 at 6:49 PM

When I started planning my wedding I wasn’t working, we booked the venue and came up with our guest count during that time. A few months later I started my job and had about a year and a half till my...

Emilia, Jul 22, 2021 7 102
Not excited and it's 2 weeks away
Brigitte, on July 20, 2021 at 8:50 PM

It's just under two weeks before the wedding and everyone has been asking us how things are and if we're excited. Why am I not excited? I don't really have anything left to do either. I just keep...

Kari, Jul 22, 2021 10 306 1
Virtual Ceremony Wording
Brianna , on July 17, 2021 at 12:15 AM

Hey ladies! September 25, 2021 wedding here and I’m stuck and I need so help with ideas for politely wording virtual wedding ceremony invites to the friends and family who didn’t make the cut for the...

Brianna, Jul 21, 2021 14 173 1
Last minute elopement
Nasya, on July 20, 2021 at 5:12 PM

Hi everybody! I’ve joined in hoping to get some advice/insight regarding our last minute elopement plans. We’ve been together 10 years as of August 6. We’ve always said we wanted to elope so we...

Heather, Jul 21, 2021 7 98
Unwanted guests
Vanessa, on July 21, 2021 at 6:09 AM

Hello! So long story short, my husband and I both have a huge amount of family members. Word got around about our wedding next year and for some odd reason a lot of our relatives believe they are...

Nisha, Jul 21, 2021 20 323
New Coworker
Stephanie, on July 20, 2021 at 3:51 PM

I'm inviting my whole office to my wedding about 9 people plus their spouses. We had a new person start about a month ago and my wedding is in 2 months. So I will know her about 3 months by then. Our...

Rebecca, Jul 21, 2021 6 165
Anyone ever Un-Ask a bridesmaid?
julybride16, on August 30, 2010 at 4:18 PM

What was your experience?? Do you still get along??

Anne, Jul 21, 2021 16 3,152 1
Wedding Hair Disaster
Caitlin, on July 20, 2021 at 11:16 PM

Hi everyone! I’m looking for some advice. I recently got married on July 10 and my hair and make up lady was late. Because she was late she had to rush my hair. It ended up falling out right after the...

Jacks, Jul 21, 2021 16 372
Save the dates vs invitations
Deidre, on July 15, 2021 at 5:13 PM

I understand the difference between the two but still unsure about a few things. I was thinking of doing save the dates and then a digital invite. If I were to do both which one do you make more...

Amanduh, Jul 21, 2021 13 159
Invitation Question!
Samantha, on July 20, 2021 at 5:57 PM

Even if it isn't expected we plan on having meals for our vendors (photographer, officiant, entertainment, and DJ). Should we send an invite for them to get their meal choice, and maybe include a note...

Samantha, Jul 21, 2021 8 138
covid number restrictions - do we cut guest list or uninvite guests?
mrswinteriscoming, on July 19, 2021 at 7:54 PM

Due to a wave of COVID outbreaks our government has put our city into lockdown, and unfortunately, though our wedding is still 5 months away, our government is quite slow to lift the restrictions it...

Vale, Jul 21, 2021 11 272
Help with invitation wording
Cherie, on June 17, 2021 at 4:26 AM

The parents of the bride are paying/hosting the wedding. How shoud the invitations be worded. We don't like Mr. And Mrs. Xoxox Request the honor of .... Our families: ..... (Sounds like everyone...

Cherie, Jul 21, 2021 13 155
How should i go about changing my date?
Jessica, on July 20, 2021 at 3:01 PM

My husband and I are renewing our vows in December for our 10 year anniversary. We got married on Christmas day and had planned on renewing our vows on Christmas day. Well, I've had a change of heart...

Ingrid, Jul 20, 2021 4 108
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Parent gifts
Liz W, on July 20, 2021 at 12:20 AM

Hi all! We are planning to make up some photo albums for our parents after the wedding as their gift, so I'm wondering how you would still show appreciation and love on the day-of if the gift won't be...

Jacks, Jul 20, 2021 4 81
Inviting Coworkers
alexandra, on July 8, 2021 at 3:50 PM

We sent out STD’s back in April for our December wedding and I recently started a new job. I’m getting friendly with my coworkers and starting to wonder if I should be adding any of them to my guest...

alexandra, Jul 20, 2021 13 216
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