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Planning Basics

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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How to Get a Marriage License in Ontario
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So you’ve decided to get hitched and need to know what steps to take to make this union legal? Here is what you need to do to get a marriage license in Ontario.
25 Awesome Ideas for Your Vintage Wedding
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Trends & Tips
Want to give your wedding guests a dose of nostalgia on your big day? Here are a few ideas that’ll help you nail those vintage vibes.
5 Reasons to Embrace Social Media on Your Wedding Day
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You don’t have to ask your friends and family to go on a digital detox on your wedding day! In fact, allowing them to use social media has plenty of perks.
6 Tips for Introducing Your Fiancé(e) to Your Parents
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Your parents and your partner are some of the most important people in your life, so you want introductions to go flawlessly. Here’s how to set it up.
6 Things Every Guest Shouldn’t Bring to a Wedding
While you should bring along your credit card and ID, there are a few things you definitely won’t need during a wedding.
8 Things You Should Never Say to Your Groomsmen
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Your groomsmen are your best buds, so you’ve gotta treat ‘em right. Here are a few things you should avoid saying to them.
When to Use the Washroom on Your Wedding Day
Trends & Tips
Spare moments will be few and far between on your wedding day. Here are the best times to make a break for the bathroom.
5 Reasons Why Short Engagements are Awesome
Trends & Tips
Don’t want to wait to get hitched? You don’t have to! Here are a few key reasons why short engagements rock.
7 Tips That’ll Help You Plan a Stellar Surprise Wedding
Trends & Tips
Want to make your big day even more amazing? Skip the save-the-dates and fancy invitations and turn your wedding into one epic surprise party.
How to Plan Your Wedding Without Leaving The Beltline
Trends & Tips
Here's where you should be heading in this popular Calgary neighbourhood to find all the essentials for your big day.
5 Tips for Dealing with Shutterbugs at Your Wedding
Trends & Tips
Don’t know how to wrangle your iPhone-wielding guests? Here are a few pro tips for dealing with your snap-happy friends and relatives.
6 Major Best Man Don'ts
Congratulations! You’ve been chosen as one the wedding’s MVPs. All you have to do is avoid these missteps and you’ll win Best Best Man of the Year.
8 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Choosing Your Bridesmaids
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Ready to start choosing your band of bridesmaids? Here are a few things to consider before setting your squad in stone.
The 5 Most Difficult Things About Wedding Planning
Trends & Tips
When planning your wedding you may hit a few snags. Even though these bits may be tough, you shouldn’t let them get you down.
5 Ways to Make Your Out-of-Town Guests Feel At Home
Trends & Tips
If you’re hosting a lot of guests from out of town at your wedding, it’s important to make sure they feel taken care of from start to finish.
5 Ways to Take Your Wedding Website to the Next Level
Trends & Tips
Your wedding website can be used for more than FAQs and travel info. Here are a few ways to spice yours up.