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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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6 Wonderful Canadian Winter Weddings
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It may be icy cold in the true north, but these 6 magical winter weddings are sure to warm your heart.
7 Things Every Summer Wedding Needs
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Are you planning on having a summer wedding and are in need of inspiration? Just check out these 7 things every summer wedding needs in order to have the ultimate soirée!
5 People You Don’t Have to Invite To Your Wedding
If your guest list size is creeping dangerously close to your venue’s capacity, you may need to make some cuts. It’s never easy to remove people from your guest list, but here are some ideas to help you make those initial cuts.
5 Keys to Stress-Free Wedding Planning
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If you’re feeling overwhelmed with planning, don’t worry, you’re not alone. We’ve listed five ways to keep you level-headed and focused on the end goal: marrying the love of your life!
How to Entertain Guests at Your Wedding (Besides Music!)
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If you’re looking to wow your guests all night long (and provide some options for the non-dancing crowd), here are seven out-of-the-box ideas to keep the party going.
Your Wedding Budget Breakdown
It’s pivotal that before you go off booking vendors and making plans that you settle on a budget and divvy up who is going to pay for what.
Stress-Free Shortcuts to Writing Thank-You Notes
Writing thank-you notes is non-negotiable. It is important to recognize your nearest and dearest loved ones for the the gifts you have received before the big day.
5 Ways to Make an Awesome Reception Seating Plan
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Making a seating plan for your wedding is no easy feat. Here are five easy ways to simplify this daunting task.
5 Pros and Cons to Intimate Reception Seating
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If you are a couple loving the mix ‘n’ matched look for your reception seating, you might want to consider a combination of rectangle and square tables in lieu of circle. Check out our list of pros vs. cons:
4 Ways to Find LGBTQ-Friendly Wedding Vendors
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Don’t feel daunted by the task of finding accepting vendors. Lean on your network, do your research on the front-end and trust your instincts. Your efforts will be well worth it on your special day.