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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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5 Things You MUST Make Time for on Your Wedding Day
When the wedding day arrives, you’ll be too busy getting married and having fun with your loved ones to think about much else, but there are a few things that you should definitely make time for.
How to Include Your Families in Your Wedding Proposal
Marriage Proposals
You don’t have to fly solo for your wedding proposal! Rally your families and get them in on the action.
Where to Elope in Canada
Trends & Tips
Want to pack your bags and sneak away to say your wedding vows? Here’s where to elope in the great white north.
How to Involve Your Nearest and Dearest in Your Elopement
Trends & Tips
Planning on eloping instead of having a full-blown ceremony and wedding reception? Here are a few ways to involve your loved ones in your big day without inviting them.
7 Tips for Having an Adults-Only Wedding
Don’t want to host anyone under the legal drinking age on your big day. That’s A-OK! Here are some tips for planning out an adults-only wedding and letting your guests know.
How to Tell Your Friends and Family You’ve Eloped
Trends & Tips
Did you and your partner tie the knot on the low low? Here’s how to let your nearest and dearest know about your elopement.
Everything You Need to Know About Wedding Usher Duties
Wedding ushers play an integral role in the ceremony. If you’ve been asked to be one, you need to read this.
How to Create Your Wedding Seating Chart
Hashing out your wedding seating chart takes a little bit of work. We’ve got all the tips and tricks to getting through the process stress-free.
5 DIY Wedding Projects You Should Avoid
Trends & Tips
Want to flex your crafting muscles? While some DIY wedding details are fine to tackle, others should be avoided at all costs.
Wedding Guest List Etiquette
Can’t decide who makes the cut when it comes to your wedding? Here’s everything you need to know about wedding guest list etiquette for your big day.
6 Tips for Having an Unplugged Wedding
Trends & Tips
Asking your friends to ditch their iPhones and androids for a day is a totally reasonable request. Here are some tips for throwing the ultimate unplugged wedding.
Who to Bring To Your Wedding Vendor Meetings
Trends & Tips
Ready to start visiting a few wedding vendors for meet and greets? Here’s who you should bring along to each and every one.
5 Things Nobody Told You About Your Wedding Day
Trends & Tips
People often reminisce about their trip to the altar and their first dance, but there are a few things your friends may have forgotten to mention.
How to Introduce Your Parents to Your In-Laws
Introducing your parents to your soon-to-be in-laws? Here’s our foolproof guide on getting them together.
8 Reasons to Extend Your Engagement
Trends & Tips
There’s no need to race to the altar, lengthening your engagement has plenty of perks. Here are just a few reasons to consider doing it.
5 Major Wedding Guest List Don’ts
Trends & Tips
It’s time to get schooled on what you shouldn’t do when making the wedding guest list for your celebration.