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Need help songs for dancing with so.
Brittany, on October 16, 2019 at 2:38 PM

We are getting married in May and I’m looking for song suggestions. My father is not in the picture so instead I want to do dance with my 7 year old son! But can’t seem to find the perfect song.. any...

Cliodhna, Oct 17, 2019 1 26
Wines?
Katie, on October 13, 2019 at 1:56 AM

I was thinking of pinot grigio for white and a red blend not sure what brands yet plus sutterhomes white zinfandel. Any suggestions for red and white wines under $10?

Katie, Oct 17, 2019 8 79
Father/bride and Mother/groom Dance
Kaitlyn, on October 16, 2019 at 6:08 PM

I have a weird question. I want to do a dance with my dad after the first dance, but my fiancé doesn’t want to do a dance with his mom. Would it be weird for me to do a dance with my dad when my...

Camilla, Oct 16, 2019 9 83
"L" shaped Reception Venue Space
CatMom0715, on October 14, 2019 at 8:08 PM

Hello,I have finally found a venue that is beautiful and in my budget. The only downside is that the reception room is "L" shaped. So, all of the tables would be in the L room, and the dance floor is...

CatMom0715, Oct 16, 2019 7 119
Photo booth help!!
Cindy, on October 2, 2019 at 3:06 PM

So I hired a photobooth person for my wedding they have two options for me either (A.) a photo booth that can print out regular pictures or (B.) photobooth that can be sent to email or phone and this...

Erika, Oct 16, 2019 12 98
Small Restaurant Wedding advice needed
DANI, on October 16, 2019 at 8:18 AM

I am having an impromptu wedding celebration in 9 days. I have secured a 4 star restaurant that will have a catering menu for 40 and a wedding cake. There is no dancing, so no DJ required. The...

mrsanda, Oct 16, 2019 13 111
Caterer help!
AugustBride, on October 16, 2019 at 10:04 AM

I need advice! We don't know if we should go with a major catering company or a smaller business for our wedding of 200 guests. The price difference is about 5-6k - with the larger caterer being the...

mrsanda, Oct 16, 2019 5 62
First dance
Reeshma, on October 15, 2019 at 9:09 PM

My FH and I are not the best dancers and I don’t want to just stand there and sway like we’re in middle school..I found this basic slow dance on YouTube but I’m not sure if it’s go with our first...

Sexypoodle, Oct 16, 2019 7 151
Administrative Fees, Minimum Guest Requirements, & More!
Victoria, on October 15, 2019 at 6:13 PM

I'm only 2 months into the planning process for my summer 2021 wedding and I was hoping for some wedding wisdom! I've looked at ~200 wedding venues at this point all across the upstate NY area and I...

Victoria, Oct 16, 2019 12 189
How much did you spend on flowers for your wedding?
Trinity, on October 16, 2019 at 12:43 PM

Hello all, I am trying to get an idea of how much I should budget for my wedding decor. I am going to hire a florist, no DIY. I know it depends on flowers, regions, etc., but I am just trying to...

Trinity, Oct 16, 2019 4 106
To keg or not to keg
SBT8992, on October 15, 2019 at 9:25 PM

...that is the question! Thoughts?! We have a hired bartender and all the jazz that comes along with it, but we’re covering the alcohol and drink ware for said alcohol! We’re only having beer and...

Lady, Oct 16, 2019 6 75
Causal bbq dinner
Camilla, on October 16, 2019 at 7:44 AM

Having Texas Roadhouse catered at my wedding. serving steak and chicken, salad, mashed potatoes and cut corn. Ordered cloth napkins and real table cloths, not really wanting to rent glass plates. Any...

MrsJackson, Oct 16, 2019 6 91
Show me your venues!
Kellie, on March 12, 2019 at 3:56 PM

what the guests will see from where they'll be sittingI want to see pretty pictures of your venues. I'm so excited for all of you. Such beautiful pictures are taken at my venue but I didn't want to...

Sinéad, Oct 16, 2019 53 594
First Dance Song Recommendations
Dailey, on October 14, 2019 at 9:08 PM

Hi Everyone! I’ve been looking for hours for first Dance songs- what is everyone planning on dancing to or what did you dance to?

Taylor, Oct 16, 2019 11 101
How many hours ceremony & reception ?
Nicole, on October 15, 2019 at 10:37 AM

we are trying to figure out how many hours we should rent our venue out for the have a max of 5 hours for the event. The price they quoted us was 3 hours with 1 hour set up and 1 hour take down so a...

Nicole, Oct 16, 2019 14 161
Stepfather/daughter Dance Songs
Kristyn, on October 15, 2019 at 3:33 PM

I can’t find a song to dance with my stepdad. I have a father and didn’t get a step dad til I was 14 and since then I’ve spent equal amount of time between the two. All the songs I find are talking...

Sinéad, Oct 16, 2019 2 41
Reception order
Brianna, on October 15, 2019 at 1:41 PM

Hey everyone, I am changing into a reception dress for my wedding and I wanted to know if anyone had an idea on when a good time to change was? Of course for dances in the beginning I will have it on....

Sinéad, Oct 16, 2019 3 52
Sandals free wedding & reception! Is it good enough or must i upgrade.
Paulette, on October 15, 2019 at 9:31 PM

So we want the free wedding and reception that you get from sandals if you book 3 or more days. This is what's included:CEREMONYicturesque Ceremony Location:*Our islands feature the most beautiful...

Paulette, Oct 16, 2019 5 1 141
Full Open Bar: Overrated or Underrated?
Lynnie, on June 18, 2019 at 11:05 AM

How do you feel about having a full open bar? Are cocktails in addition to wine and beer a make it or break it issue, or just a nice extra?Do you think full open bars are overrated or underrated?Photo...

Jillian, Oct 16, 2019 154 1 1,724
Keep or Cancel: Cake Smash?
Lynnie, on July 16, 2019 at 11:05 AM

It's our final tradition! How do you feel about the cake smash? Is it a cute and fun memorable wedding moment? Or would you be super pissed if your new spouse smashed cake in your face? 🍰What's your...

Jillian, Oct 16, 2019 280 1,778