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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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8 Wedding Keepsakes You’ll Want to Hold Onto After the Big Day
Trends & Tips
Once your big day has come to a close, there are a few things you won’t want to let go of. We’ve figured out all the essential wedding keepsakes so that you know what not to toss.
9 Tips for Balancing Working From Home and Planning Your Wedding at the Same Time
Trends & Tips
Having trouble balancing working from home and planning your wedding at the same time? Use these tips to get you back on track.
7 Tips for Communicating With Your Wedding Vendors
Trends & Tips
Being a good communicator is essential when planning a wedding. Here are a few pro tips to keep in mind when reaching out to your wedding vendors.
Where to Hide an Engagement Ring Before You Propose
Marriage Proposals
Don’t want your partner finding the ring before you propose? Time to learn how hide it like a pro.
8 Do’s and Don’ts of Same-Sex Wedding Planning
Check out these do’s and don’ts for inspiration on how to approach your same-sex wedding planning — from proposal to ceremony.
10 Wedding-Worthy Face Masks in a Variety of Styles
Trends & Tips
If your wedding is in the near future, keep your loved ones safe during COVID-19 by wearing a bridal face mask on your big day.
Canadian Wedding Traditions and Trends You Need to Know About
Trends & Tips
If you’re curious about how Canada compares to other countries when it comes to popular wedding trends and traditions, we’ve crunched the numbers and got the answers for you right here.
How to Politely Ask for Money as a Wedding Gift
Need money more than you need fine china and a silver gravy boat? Here’s our guide on how to ask for cash wedding gifts.
10 Questions to Ask a Wedding Planner
Trends & Tips
Before you dive too deeply into the wonderful world of wedding planning, you’ll want to find the perfect pro. Here are all the questions to ask a wedding planner.
17 Awesome Industrial Chic Wedding Ideas
Trends & Tips
Planning on making your wedding an industrial affair? From modern stationery to edison bulbs, here’s everything you need.
How Much Does the Average Wedding Cost in Canada?
Wondering how much it costs to tie the knot in Canada? We’ve got the magic number and a few saving tips to help you stay within your budget.
10 Wedding Day Traditions You Definitely Don’t Have to Follow
Trends & Tips
Your big day is all about the “I do’s”, but there will likely be a few “I don’ts” when it comes to which wedding day traditions you choose to follow.
The Ultimate Maid of Honour Duties Checklist
Want to be the best maid of honour you can be? Here is a list of everything that should be on your radar.
How to Create Your Wedding Hashtag
Trends & Tips
Embracing social media on your wedding day? Here is how to craft the best wedding hashtag for your event.
9 Things You’ll Probably Lose On Your Wedding Day (But Shouldn’t Worry About)
Trends & Tips
You’re probably gonna lose a few things on your wedding day, but you shouldn’t be stressed about leaving them behind!
5 Ways to Make Your Mom Feel Special on Your Wedding Day
Trends & Tips
Even though she won’t be the one saying the “I dos”, your wedding day will be one of the most important of your mother’s life.