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  • Forum Post: Hotel Venue?!

    Posted 12/30/2012 03:17:33 EST

    In response to netsr's comment: Hello - Although the boards haven't been to active lately (unfortunately, now that I actually need the help!), I'm hoping to throw out the question and see if anyone is more »

  • Forum Post: Selling a wedding dress

    Posted 09/26/2011 11:32:29 EDT

    I had 2 dresses I wanted to sell and there is the old stand by of e-bay or craigs list but was looking to also possibly donate it to someone who may not have been able to afford a dress and unfortunat more »

  • Forum Post: How do you save the top layer?

    Posted 09/13/2011 12:10:02 EDT

    you may also want to check with the bakery where you are getting the cake, alot of them are now giving you a "top layer" cake on your anniversary so you can avoid saving the top layer. we didn't save more »

  • Forum Post: Making the dreaded phone calls...

    Posted 08/29/2011 11:25:09 EDT

    you sound exactly like I did!  my wedding was 10/9/2011 and I asked that rsvp's be back by 9/1 and I was chasing people right up until the week I had to have the count in, mainly believe it or not rel more »

  • Forum Post: Make your own stickers

    Posted 08/27/2011 02:34:28 EDT

    I posted on your other question re: the candy - just beware I had a candy bar at my wedding and people tend to overtake the candy so just watch the size of the container you use so that people to fill more »

  • Forum Post: Candy Bar

    Posted 08/27/2011 02:30:47 EDT

    I did a candy bar at my October wedding with fall/halloween candy - I had tons of mni chocolates, m&m's, dum-dum's, variety of caramels, twizzlers, etc. it was the biggest hit of the day!  people wher more »

  • Forum Post: Coordinator Discomfert

    Posted 07/28/2011 03:15:09 EDT

    totally agree with above answers - I got married October 2010 and had booked well in advance as well and if I didn't initiate questions I did not hear from the venue - however once the time was nearin more »

  • Forum Post: Wedding Officiant question

    Posted 06/26/2011 06:36:39 EDT

    we did the wine ceramony and it was a big hit!  no one had seen it who attended our wedding and everyone was asking about it and commenting what a great feature it was!  it is definately something a b more »

  • Forum Post: Wedding Officiant question

    Posted 06/22/2011 12:03:03 EDT

    I actually thought they had to go on line and answer questions, forms, etc. from there. 

    If you want an awesome JP - look up Carol Merletti -
    she is fantastic!!!
    more »

  • Forum Post: Dollar Dance?

    Posted 06/13/2011 11:45:56 EDT

    you know the more I read some of these posts it is a little sad how people are swayed by others opinions - as long as I can remember and every wedding I have ever been to there has been a card box - t more »

  • Forum Post: Dollar Dance?

    Posted 06/03/2011 02:07:49 EDT

    I have actually heard of this and at my wedding after we cut the cake there was a table that collected dollars and presented it to us - wasn't expecting it nor did I associate it with the dollar dance more »

  • Forum Post: RSVP date???

    Posted 05/26/2011 01:40:16 EDT

    that's the same date we got married last year!! the wedding was 10/9 and I requested 9/1 as the RSVP date and let me tell you I still had to track people down right up until the last minute! 

    more »

  • Forum Post: hair stylist

    Posted 05/26/2011 01:37:07 EDT

    it depends on where you are - I used Nataly from Eyes on Me in Winthrop and she was fabulous!!  she did me, flower girl and 3 bridesmaids at the hotel in Salem, MA but am sure she will travel elsewher more »

  • Forum Post: Videographer or not?

    Posted 05/09/2011 01:01:23 EDT

    I always thought I would never want a video and that I could use the money on something else, etc....but to be honest I do have some regrets because the day went by sooooo fast and I felt like I misse more »

  • Forum Post: STD vs Invitations

    Posted 04/15/2011 08:53:40 EDT

    We got married in October 2010 and I sent the save-the-date just shy of 1 year in advance and included the hotel information.  The venue was in Salem and of course October in Salem sells out very quic more »

  • Forum Post: Mother of the Brides Dresses???

    Posted 04/11/2011 10:43:46 EDT

    We actually found my mother-in-law a dress at Macy's on the clearance rack!  and then we used a coupon and the dress came out to be roughly $30!!  we saved over 80% on the dress!!  It was very beautif more »

  • Forum Post: Websites/Locations for finding a wedding dress

    Posted 03/23/2011 11:22:03 EDT

    to be honest I originally thought the some guy/kinga "debate" was humourous but now it is boring - move on you two it's old now - let people enjoy what they are reading this for not to see your posts more »

  • Forum Post: Budget Friendly Vendors

    Posted 03/15/2011 03:27:24 EDT

    In Response to Budget Friendly Vendors: Hi all, Can you recomend budget friendly vendors?  I am helping a friend plan her wedding and the total budget is about $10,000 for 50 people..... Looking for: more »

  • Forum Post: Florist

    Posted 02/25/2011 12:44:17 EST

    In Response to Florist: I have actually received flowers from them in the past and have seen many arrangements delivered to our offices from them (work in the area) and they do beautiful work!  these more »

  • Forum Post: General gripe

    Posted 02/08/2011 12:42:38 EST

    don't forget the converse sneakers that seem to appear in alot of photos on not only the men but the bride as well!!  more »

  • Forum Post: Details you could do without

    Posted 01/13/2011 12:30:34 EST

    Agree with all of the above!  I did not do programs, bathroom baskets (had an emergency kit for bridal party only), no extra bouquet for tossing and if you want to do favors you can for very little mo more »

  • Forum Post: Something Special

    Posted 01/13/2011 12:25:35 EST

    I also walked down the aisle to the instrumental Bittersweet Symphony by The Verve!  the wedding party walked in to Bolero and at the end of the ceremony we had I'm A Believer by Smashmouth which was more »

  • Forum Post: Dress cleaned before the wedding?

    Posted 01/03/2011 03:46:38 EST

    don't forget that if you get the dress cleaned prior to the wedding that you will also incur that fee - which can be very pricey depending on the detail of the dress - and depending on what you plan t more »

  • Forum Post: Dress cleaned before the wedding?

    Posted 01/03/2011 11:53:08 EST

    I got my dress altered/pressed at Mystic Cleaners & Tailors on Broadway in Somerville - they did fantastic work I had also gotten my mom's wedding dress which is over 50 years old cleaned and preserve more »

  • Forum Post: ceremony venue sticker shock

    Posted 12/02/2010 10:51:24 EST

    we had our ceremony at the hotel we had the reception and they charged $300 - however we had guests sit at their assigned tables because had we had it set up to have the ceremony and then break it dow more »

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