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Lynnie
Full Open Bar - Yea or Nay?
Lynnie, on November 5, 2019 at 11:05 AM

Are you going all out on a full open bar? Or are you serving a simplified menu of beer and wine? Are you mixing up some signature cocktails to satisfy the liquor drinkers? Will you have a full open...

Natalia, Jan 8, 2020 126 2 1,137
Alexis
Father-daughter/ Mother-son dances
Alexis, on January 5, 2020 at 10:07 PM

Hey guys! We are totally lost on which songs to choose to dance with our parents. I’m Argentinian and he’s Mexican so we would like a song in Spanish. Any suggestions?!

Clíodhna, Jan 8, 2020 2 63
Rachel
Video Guest Book or other reccomendations
Rachel, on January 5, 2020 at 7:00 PM

Hi everyone! We are interested in getting a video guest book at a good price! Any experience/reccomendations with this or any other creative form of guest book?

Clíodhna, Jan 8, 2020 1 22
Sofia
Host or mc
Sofia, on January 7, 2020 at 10:07 AM

Good Morning Everyone! I need some help. I am hosting my reception at a restaurant and I would love to have someone outside the family helping me host my guest. Essentially, greet the guest, follow...

Sofia, Jan 8, 2020 8 73
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Kids or no kids??(ideas)
Damonica, on January 7, 2020 at 4:41 PM

Hi everyone! I first want to just go ahead and thank everyone for the opinions you’re about to give. Second, okay so I have 2 kids so of course kids are welcomed at the wedding but what about the...

Lena, Jan 8, 2020 9 117
Gabriela
Timeline for day of...
Gabriela, on January 7, 2020 at 1:51 PM

Hello all, we are having our ceremony and reception in the same venue but in different rooms. The ceremony will be in this beautiful cellar but the only problem is that they open for dinner, so we...

Gabriela, Jan 8, 2020 7 103
Samantha
Courthouse Wedding and Family Reception
Samantha, on January 7, 2020 at 7:47 PM

Hello! I am hoping that someone can help me with this. I will start by saying that I am terrible at being a bride-to-be and I am an absolute nervous wreck. This is about to be a long read. 😂...

Dk, Jan 8, 2020 5 88
Roxana
Chateau Briand
Roxana, on April 2, 2019 at 6:51 PM

I’m planing to do my reception at Chateau Briand. What you guys think about this venue ?

Christina, Jan 8, 2020 6 155
Lisa
Most Important Reception Details as a Guest
Lisa, on December 29, 2019 at 7:05 PM

Hello! We are about 9 months out from our wedding and I am curious what you feel is the most important detail of a wedding reception is, as a guest. We are having a traditional ceremony, as FH says,...

lm, Jan 7, 2020 48 8 1,879
Nicole
Reception entrance song!
Nicole, on January 5, 2020 at 10:50 PM

Help I need a song for our reception entrance, I’ve googled it and love some of them but I can’t seem to chose one, so give me some ideas. Thanks ladies ☺️

Cristy, Jan 7, 2020 6 87
J
Salmon and Mashed Potatoes
J, on January 6, 2020 at 11:34 PM

So, we just did a tasting with our caterer and are starting to build our dinner menu. We're potentially going with chicken, salmon, and beef entrees. For sides, we determined that both the chicken and...

J, Jan 7, 2020 12 137
Jennifer
How to end a very intimate wedding
Jennifer, on January 6, 2020 at 8:28 PM

We will have under 30 guests and are staying at the house where the wedding is located. Therefore, we are concerned on how to end the evening. Any ideas besides just making a speech thanking everyone...

Jennifer, Jan 7, 2020 10 163
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Thoughts on Yurt ?
Sarah, on January 5, 2020 at 1:41 PM

I am having an outdoor morning wedding and will have the reception in a tent, however I am not keen on the whole tent look. After poking around online a bit I found you could rent a yurt pictured...

Sherry, Jan 7, 2020 7 84
Stephanie
Drinks
Stephanie, on January 5, 2020 at 10:06 PM

Hello fellow brides!! We are providing our our alcohol at the wedding. We are stuck between getting bootles of beer or just kegs? What would y'all recommend that would be the easiest andaybe the...

Ashley, Jan 7, 2020 9 310
Corinne
Dancing with Gramps!
Corinne, on November 19, 2019 at 3:08 PM

So this just occurred to me!! I’m asking my grandfather to walk me down the aisle as he has always been the main man in my life. Which will in turn lead to a Grandfather/ Daughter dance. Am I supposed...

Angel, Jan 7, 2020 5 1 65
Alexandria
Dj cost?
Alexandria, on January 6, 2020 at 7:19 PM

How much do Wedding Djs charge?

Ashley, Jan 7, 2020 12 105
Monica
Timeline: Vibora dance & midnight snack question
Monica, on January 3, 2020 at 4:22 PM

I made a timeline about 3 months ago and Im going over it again. I had to tweak a few things and im wanting to get closer to finalizing everything. Ceremony is 2-2:45pm Reception is 3pm-9 or 9:30...

Monica, Jan 7, 2020 3 63
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Reception Alcohol
Chelsea, on January 4, 2020 at 10:09 PM

My fiancée and I are trying to figure out alcohol for our reception and I’m curious what everyone plans on doing or did at their reception. We provide our own alcohol for our reception and we’re...

Kayla, Jan 7, 2020 8 1 152
Lynne
Dessert options
Lynne, on January 6, 2020 at 9:44 PM

I am torn between cupcakes and cake. We are looking at around 75 people. FH doesn't care which one.

, Jan 7, 2020 10 70
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Children at Reception- any ideas for a kids table?
Brina328, on December 30, 2019 at 3:44 PM

I’ll have it looks like five. For obvious reasons we want to keep them entertained during the night for cocktail and reception. Any ideas? Here is a pic of something I saw and loved.

Clíodhna, Jan 7, 2020 6 1 119
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