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Are these typical wedding purchases 'necessary'? Would anyone miss them if i don't buy them?
Layla, on November 19, 2021 at 12:46 PM

I'm wondering if the following things would be missed by my guests if I don't provide them. I'm sick over how much $ this is costing and I don't care to have any of this stuff, but I feel like...

Mariah, Nov 23, 2021 11 354 1
Alana
Engagement photo session—how many photos do you typically receive?
Alana, on November 20, 2021 at 7:53 PM

Looking for some help here. May I ask how many pictures on average you received from the photographer for an engagement session? We recently did a 2-3 hour shoot almost 3 months ago and still have not...

Kayla, Nov 22, 2021 14 222
Melissa
Where is everyone getting married?
Melissa, on October 13, 2021 at 8:51 AM

Have you picked a location? Venue? Mine's in Jamaica over the water 😁!

Natasja, 2 hours ago 177 2,398 7
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Does anyone actually use the Weddingwire Guest App?
Maggii, Yesterday at 10:46 AM

I’m trying to decide whether it’s worth downloading the app and if my guests (at least a good majority of them) would actually use it. I’ve previously downloaded a bridesmaid app and and it was hard...

Allie, 3 hours ago 3 37
Michelle
Question about under 18 guests
Michelle, Today at 1:44 PM

It’s always interesting to read about different social circles and customs. One thing I have noticed in various forums is kids are either accepted or shunned with no middle ground. And there’s the...

Sara, 4 hours ago 3 49
Shannon
Looking for my tribe... small, non-traditional, small budget weddings.
Shannon, on October 10, 2021 at 3:57 PM

I feel so out of place in most of these forums. I'm looking for my tribe to discuss planning ideas. I'm not so concerned about typical wedding things or what the majority considers the right way to do...

Shannon, 5 hours ago 61 826 1
Christy
Sparkler send off.....insurance needed!
Christy, on March 7, 2018 at 4:37 PM

Just to inform all of those looking to do your send off with sparklers......small detail I completely looked past. You need event insurance to cover sparklers. Even with that some have exclusions on...

Beth, 5 hours ago 7 459
Lynnie
Save-The-Dates: Photo or No Photo?
Lynnie, on November 24, 2021 at 9:05 AM

What's your save-the-date style?? Did you choose a design that features a photo of your as a couple, or did you choose a design that doesn't include a picture? 📷 Vote in the poll below to tell us...

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25 votes

19%

6 votes

Why did you choose ""?

Last vote 5 hours ago 7 104 1
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Stretch Marks... HELP!!
Tanisha, on August 15, 2009 at 9:02 AM

Ok.. I need a little help. My dress is a halter and I love my dress BUT my arms are out and I have some stretch marks. They are light but I wish I cover them so I feel more confident. Is there...

Zara, 7 hours ago 15 2,488
Alecia
Couples getting married on May 20, 2023
Alecia, on November 17, 2021 at 11:43 PM

Hey wedding twins!

Alecia, 8 hours ago 25 117 1
Lauren
How early is too early to start planning?
Lauren, on November 24, 2021 at 12:42 PM

Hi, all! I am just getting started on trying to plan my wedding and wow is it overwhelming! My fiance and I are currently tentatively setting 9/23/23 as our day. How early is too early to start...

Samantha, 9 hours ago 8 79
Ashley
Groom Gift?
Ashley, on November 24, 2021 at 7:26 PM

Hi ladies, Are you gifting your fiancé anything in particular? I think it’s tradition to give them a watch the day of but I’m not entirely sure. I am getting my fiancé his wedding shoes prior just...

Samantha, 9 hours ago 7 101
Felicia
One month out. 09.25.2021 coming up fast
Felicia, on August 26, 2021 at 8:29 PM

I have been engaged for almost a year (and getting married next month a week after our 1 year engagement anniversary) and find myself regretting not splurging on a bridal box subscription. Now that...

Sandra, 11 hours ago 5 134
Victorian Bride
February 2022 Brides and Grooms....let's chat!!
Victorian Bride, on October 24, 2021 at 1:17 PM

Hi! We were able to reschedule for February. Our date is 02/02/2022. I pray we finally have our dream wedding. We are now eloping to Jamaica and doing everything at the beautiful Sandals Royal...

Fiona, 16 hours ago 162 1,162 6
Amanda
Married Brides! How many guests didn't show up?
Amanda, on July 25, 2017 at 8:40 AM

To all your happily married brides out there, how many of your guests RSVP'd yes but then didn't show up? I keep hearing expect 25% to no show! Can it be??

Angela, Yesterday at 10:49 PM 59 371
Michelle
What vendors are you thankful for?
Michelle, on November 24, 2021 at 5:01 PM

Which have gone above and beyond for you to make your day run smoothly?

Melle, Yesterday at 4:10 PM 5 62
Safiya
June 2022 brides
Safiya, on November 17, 2021 at 3:25 AM

Who else is getting married in June 2022? Are you excited or nervous? Or both? How's planning coming along?

Jeanmarie, Yesterday at 2:23 PM 66 633 8
Zakia
Getting your S/o involved in the wedding planning process..thoughts??
Zakia, on November 24, 2021 at 2:28 PM

So after the proposal, I immediately created a DIY planner to keep track of everything and started reaching out to vendors. However, I started to notice my S/O wasn't as involved as I'd like him to...

Heather, Yesterday at 8:41 AM 10 184
Sydney
Groomsmen gifts
Sydney, on November 13, 2021 at 11:43 AM

What are some cheap groomsmen gift ideas? We only have 4 so I want it to be useful but fun

Katherine, Nov 24, 2021 7 77
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Rehearsal Dinner
Gina, on November 15, 2021 at 2:10 PM

Hi! The time has come to book my rehearsal dinner. My question is, how does this work lol is it standard to rent out a venue for this? Or is it just a make reservations for your party kind of thing?...

Katherine, Nov 24, 2021 10 153
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