Lynnie
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Who has been the most helpful?

Lynnie, on June 25, 2019 at 11:05 AM Posted in Planning 0 91
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Has anyone really stepped up and helped you plan? Who has been the most helpful with wedding planning? Friends or family?


Who has been the most helpful? 1

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  • Melle
    Master June 2019
    Melle Online ·
    Yes I had certain friends really step up and help me out by lending me things
  • Allie
    Rockstar August 2019
    Allie ·

    Family! My mom has been helping with DIY projects and aunts/cousins have been helping me make decisions.

  • Madeline
    Savvy June 2020
    Madeline ·
    My dad! It's crazy but hes so adorable would have never thought he'd be the one helping me. We are thousands of miles apart at the moment but it's been great! Wish my mom would help but drama stops every family!
  • Brianna
    Expert October 2019
    Brianna Online ·

    Definitely my mom! She has been a godsend through all of the planning.

  • Natalia
    Devoted October 2020
    Natalia ·

    So far, both friends and family. We haven't done anything in terms of big projects as of yet. But my FMIL sends me venues on the daily and my MOH checks out my pinterest board and tells me her opinions.

  • Kelsey
    Expert September 2020
    Kelsey ·

    My mom so far, sometimes it's a bit much but she has for sure helped a lot.

  • Jessica
    Super September 2020
    Jessica ·
    Were still early in the process, but both my cousin and best friend have been really helpful so far.
  • K
    Dedicated July 2020
    Kaitlyn ·
    It’s just been FH and I.
  • Arielle
    Devoted May 2020
    Arielle ·

    My FMIL has been a god send. She has given advice every step of the way (when I ask for it, she is not overbearing at all). She also planned the cutest engagement party. My fiance has been writing some checks too, that's the best help haha

  • Michaela
    Devoted May 2020
    Michaela Online ·

    Everyone has been so helpful in so many different ways. My mom is helpful in calming me down. His mom is helpful because his 2 older siblings are already married so she has some good tips from experience! My maid of honor is incredibly supportive and has great ideas, which I knew she would be, that's why I picked her! And one of my bridesmaids is getting married a month after me, so we bounce ideas off of each other all the time

  • Michaela
    Devoted May 2020
    Michaela Online ·
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    It is so cute when dad's help! You know he cares, but when he asks questions and offers opinions it makes it extra special My dad and step-mom decided they would like to pay for our photographer. Shortly after they made that decision my dad started sending me links to photographers' websites he thought I should check out. It was so thoughtful!

  • Madeline
    Savvy June 2020
    Madeline ·
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    Yes it is! I would have never thought he would step in. I'm deployed right now so it cracks me up when he told me he printed out tons of caterers and options and he was going to give them a buzz when he got into the office 😂
  • April
    Dedicated January 2020
    April ·
    If my FH counts, I'd say he's been a big help in planning. He's been contacting the vendors when I can't seem to find the time of day to do it. Outside of that, I guess my parents since they paid for the dress and gathered family addresses but they have also been the cause of some of my headaches.
  • Becca
    Super August 2019
    Becca Online ·
    Kind of even! I dont think I can decide this one
  • Denise
    Super September 2019
    Denise ·

    My mom, most definitely. She's the one I bounce everything off of. I'm starting to feel kinda bad for her! lol

  • Lauren
    Super February 2020
    Lauren Online ·

    I've pretty much done everything on my own because I've wanted to. FH has contributed when I've asked him his opinion on something. My mom has paid for everything so she's definitely been the biggest help!

  • Jessica
    Savvy August 2019
    Jessica ·
    Ooo that’s a hard one, mom and maid/matron of honors! Probably my mom more just because she doesn’t work and is so excited lol
  • Yoice
    VIP March 2019
    Yoice ·
    I say both! We kept a lot of things secret because it was a small wedding. We didn’t ask for much help but for engagement party, bridal shower and bachelorette party my girls were the best same as my mom and aunt. Huge help!
    I also got help and great advice from our wedding coordinator and photographer. They were the best!
  • Katie
    Super November 2019
    Katie ·
    My fiancé has been the most helpful with everything
  • Heather
    Expert April 2020
    Heather ·

    Uh, probably friends. I don't really need much help at the moment. My FMIL is trying to help, but we don't agree on much and tries to do things her way, so yeah...

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