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You're engaged! Once you're done screaming it from the rooftops, there is work to be done. We want to help you stay on track of everything, so we're giving you our best wedding planning advice. From selecting the date for your big day to the latest wedding trends, you can find everything you need to know here.

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Time-Saving Wedding Hacks Every Busy Couple Needs
Trends & Tips
If you’re a couple of busy bees, you may be looking for wedding hacks to cut down how much time you spend planning. Here’s what you need to know!
How to Let Your Guests Know You’re Having an Unplugged Wedding
Planning on having an unplugged wedding? Here’s how to politely let your guests know that their phones and devices aren’t welcome.
How to Plan Your Wedding Without Leaving St. Clair West
Trends & Tips
Planning your wedding in midtown Toronto? Here’s where to find the best of the best on St. Clair West.
How to Plan Your Ottawa Wedding Without Leaving ByWard Market
Trends & Tips
ByWard Market is filled with wedding worthy shops, from dress boutiques to cupcake bakeries to plan your Ottawa wedding.
7 Things You Should Do If You Had to Say ‘No’ to a Wedding Invitation
Have you had to say ‘no’ to a wedding invitation recently? Don’t forget to do these little things to still be part of their big day.
9 Factors to Consider When Setting Your Wedding Date
Trends & Tips
The process of setting your wedding date is a bit more involved than simply pointing to a day on the calendar. Here are eight important factors to consider when choosing a date for your big day.
How to Plan Your Wedding Without Leaving Yorkville
Trends & Tips
Looking to host a ritzy wedding in the heart of Toronto’s most fashionable district? Here’s how to plan your Yorkville wedding without leaving its streets.
The Most Romantic Places to Propose in Montreal
Marriage Proposals
Looking for the perfect place to propose in Montreal? We’ve got a few suggestions for your proposal destination.
How to Stay Organized While Planning a Wedding
Trends & Tips
Before you dive too deep into wedding planning, you need to get yourself organized. Here’s how to do it.
What to Do if You Hate Your Engagement Ring
Marriage Proposals
Not head-over-heels with your brand new sparkler? Here’s what to do if you hate your engagement ring.
How to Help Your Bridesmaids Save Money
Want to help your bridesmaids save money? Here’s how you, the bride, can help them save their dollars.
The Most Romantic Places to Propose in Banff and Lake Louise
Marriage Proposals
Planning on getting down on one knee in the Canadian Rockies? Here are some of the most romantic places to propose in Banff and Lake Louise.
How to Get Married in Canada
Legal Paperwork
Your wedding vows aren’t enough for the government. To make your union legal, you need to get a marriage license. Here’s how to get married in Canada.
7 Wedding Day Activities for the Groom and his Groomsmen
Trends & Tips
Does your wedding start later in the day? Squeeze in a bit of extra fun with your groomsmen before heading to the altar with some wedding day activities.
7 Things That Make Wedding Planning Awesome
Trends & Tips
It’s easy to focus on the things that stress you out about wedding planning, but concentrating on the more enjoyable parts will make your journey to the altar a thousand times better.
The Most Romantic Places to Propose in Calgary
Marriage Proposals
So, you’re ready to take the plunge and get down on one knee? Here are some of the best places to propose in Calgary.