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Taylor
Catering Tip Question
Taylor, on February 12, 2020 at 1:15 PM

So I'm a bit lost on the catering tip. In our contract it states "Gratuity is not included in the pricing. We think our team does a wonderful job and we leave the gratuity to the customer's...

Leslie, Feb 12, 2020 5 1 139
Kelli
No-kid Rule Is Upsetting Too Many People
Kelli, on January 29, 2020 at 10:25 PM

So I’m getting married in 5 months and my FH and I have no kids of our own and do not want any children at our wedding. Period. We’ve made this very clear from the beginning but are still receiving...

Jayla, Feb 12, 2020 158 8 4,147
K
Adults-only wedding
K. T., on January 25, 2020 at 1:07 AM

We are definitely having an adults-only wedding, and the people most important to us who have kids have already been informed. We still have 9 months until the wedding, so we haven't sent out...

K. T., Feb 12, 2020 15 1 249
Emily
moh vent
Emily, on February 12, 2020 at 8:32 PM

Hey y’all - I just really need to vent right now. For some reason, my emotions are at an all time high so this upset me more than it probably should My family (mom, grandma, and MOH) were suppose to...

Brooke, Feb 12, 2020 6 224
Chantelle
Who should be the Matron of Honor?
Chantelle, on February 9, 2020 at 9:23 PM

Hello everyone!! Dilemma here.....I have a best friend that I have known for most of my life and we happen to be closer than me and my blood sister. Me and my sister have a good relationship and we...

Chantelle, Feb 12, 2020 22 157
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Scared no one will rsvp
Courtney, on February 11, 2020 at 7:05 PM

This is a big fear of mine... I sent out invitations the first week of February and I know invitations have been received. I included a RSVP postcard and a stamp with it. My wedding is April 18th....

Sabrina, Feb 12, 2020 9 227
lalala286
Invitations for multi-faith wedding
lalala286, on February 12, 2020 at 6:52 PM

Hi there! My fiancee and I are planning a Hindu-Jewish fusion wedding and curious how anyone else has worded their invites. My future in-laws want to include the grandparents on the invite, but my...

Neeva, Feb 12, 2020 2 50
Darnell
Too much wedding talk
Darnell, on February 9, 2020 at 11:07 PM

Is it normal for you to talk about your special day way to much while being engaged? I feel like it gets on people's nerves.

Darnell, Feb 12, 2020 16 157
Julia
i had two maid of honors and both are backing out. Thoughts?
Julia, on February 10, 2020 at 8:49 PM

Hi! So, I have a weird situation. I have two close friends. One is married and one isn’t. I made them both my matron and maid of honor. They both are kind of nuts and placed an unbelievably large...

Julia, Feb 12, 2020 6 210
Monique
Using a charger plate for food?
Monique, on December 13, 2019 at 6:37 PM

I am having an outside wedding/ backyard tent wedding and I don’t want to rent glassware and I want to do something slightly more fancy than paper plates. Anyone ever use charger plates for actual...

Evony, Feb 12, 2020 8 288
Renay
Funny/annoying rsvp story
Renay, on February 11, 2020 at 4:52 PM

I feel like my poor friends and coworkers are tired of my stories at this point, and thought some of you may find this as irritating and honestly kind of funny as I did... So my bridal shower is Feb...

Renay, Feb 12, 2020 9 254
Holly
Never been a bridesmaid or gone to many weddings
Holly, on February 10, 2020 at 2:58 PM

Hi ladies and gents- I've noticed that a lot of y'all have been bridesmaids before. You have a ton of experience on how things should look and feel the day of whether you are still in that role, or...

Shaina, Feb 12, 2020 8 149
Jacquie
When is a good time to ask your bridesmaids?
Jacquie, on February 11, 2020 at 8:58 PM

When is an appropriate time to ask your bridesmaids to be in your wedding party? I have a date set and it isn't until 10/2/2021, so I have a lot of time to ask, but I was curious when other people...

Molly, Feb 12, 2020 10 102
Destiny
Unsure about best man
Destiny, on February 12, 2020 at 6:00 AM

My fiancé has chosen his childhood best friend to be his best man, but I believe he made the wrong decision. The best man has shown no interest in planning the bachelor party, none of the other...

Cherry, Feb 12, 2020 19 281
Sheila
Ladies only Bridal shower
Sheila, on February 11, 2020 at 7:57 PM

I am having adult entertainment for my nieces bridal shower. Can I put ladies only on the invitation, I know a couple ladies always bring their significant other, no matter what type of party it is.

MrsD, Feb 12, 2020 7 155
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Wedding invites
LISA, on February 11, 2020 at 9:02 PM

I want to invite my coworkers to my wedding but not the husbands or wives. I just don't have the room. Is that wrong of me?

Sherry, Feb 12, 2020 18 222
Tori
Gifted old items we both don't want
Tori, on February 11, 2020 at 10:09 PM

Okay, so.. my groom and I are trying to figure out how to handle this. His mother gifted us a lot of items that are meant for a wedding, but they are not in great condition and even if they were they...

Sherry, Feb 12, 2020 6 286
Chasity
Back on Invitation?
Chasity, on February 11, 2020 at 2:34 PM

Hello WW brides! We are ordering out invites this week for our wedding memorial day weekend! I was curious if any other brides put information on the back of their invitation? Right now we have...

Chasity, Feb 12, 2020 21 165
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trans Man(brother) in my wedding parents wont Allow!!!
Dakota, on February 11, 2020 at 8:38 AM

Hey y’all! So before I start this discussion, I am really looking for as much advice as I can get. I am not one to reach out to the general public when it comes to situations about family, but I am at...

Susan, Feb 12, 2020 41 465
Ona
Reception Invitations...?
Ona, on February 11, 2020 at 2:26 AM

Hey, everyone! So I'm a little stumped about something, my fiancé and I are determined to get married in New Orleans but we can't afford to host all 70 people that we wanted to invite so we decided to...

Ona, Feb 12, 2020 8 139
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