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ATTIRE
How To Get The Kate Middleton Look
Choosing the Right Headpiece
Wearing the Right Bridal Shoes
Wedding Gown Consignment
Choosing a Seamstress
Guide to Acquiring your Dream Gown
Wedding Gown Shopping Tips

 

BEAUTY
Before and After Beauty Pics
Beauty Regime
Beauty Tips
Choosing a Makeup Artist
DW Makeup Tips
History of Hairstyles
Beauty Must-Haves for your Get-away
Wedding Day Hair
Your Wedding Day Make-up
How to Choose a Hairstyle
Tips for DIY Makeup

 

BRIDE: GENERAL INFO
Brides ask FB
Announcing Your Engagement
Divorced Parents Syndrome
Gone But Not Forgotten?
Etiquette Do’s and Don’ts
Historical Traditions and Customs
Bride’s Speech Samples
Feeding Your Vendors
Chinese Wedding Timeline Sample
Top 5 Things that can go Wrong

 

BUDGET
General Money Saving Tips
Track Your Budget
Who Pays for What?
Can I afford this wedding?

 

CAKES & DESSERTS
Selecting a Bakery
Working with Your Baker
Chocolate Fountains
Cake Order Worksheet
Cake Baker Tips and Questions

 

CEREMONY
Butterfly Releases
Ceremony Location
Officiant Tips
Officiant Tips & Questions
Pre-Marriage Classes
Choosing Wedding Music – The Processional
Choosing Wedding Music – The Recessional
Stress Free Ceremonies
Ceremony & Reception Live Music
Ceremony Music
Ceremony Etiquette
Sample Ceremony #1
Sample Ceremony #2
Booking the Ceremony

 

CHECKLISTS & WORKSHEETS
Track Your Budget – Download PDF
Can I afford this wedding? – Download PDF
Wedding Planning Checklist – Download PDF
Guest List Worksheet – Download PDF
Catering Worksheet – Download PDF
Videographer’s Worksheet – Download PDF
Cake Order Worksheet – Download PDF
Florist Worksheet & Checklist – Download PDF
Favours Worksheet – Download PDF
Complete Checklist – Download PDF
Bride’s Emergency Kit – Download PDF
Final Details Checklist – Download PDF
Traveller’s Checklist – Download PDF
Master Itinerary Worksheet – Download PDF
Wedding Day Itinerary – Download PDF
Honourary Wedding Coordinator Itinerary – Download PDF
Honourary Photo & Video Checklist – Download PDF
Frugal Bride Special Checklist – Download PDF

 

COORDINATORS & PLANNERS
Wedding Coordinator Tips
Wedding Day Itinerary – Download PDF
Honourary Wedding Coordinator Itinerary – Download PDF

 

DESTINATION WEDDING
Traveller’s Checklist – Download PDF
DW Hair
Hire Local
Planning a DW
DW Makeup Tips
Beauty Must-Haves for your Get-away

 

DJ & BAND
DJ Tips & Questions
Choosing a DJ
Hiring a DJ
Music and Copyright Laws
Top 10 Questions To Ask A DJ
Ceremony and Reception Live Music

 

FLOWERS AND DECOR
Boutonniere Basics
How to Make a Corsage and Boutonniere
Dude…where’s my backdrop?
Do It Yourself Flowers
DIY Flowers
Flowers on a Shoestring
Florist Worksheet & Checklist – Download PDF
Choosing a Florist
Flower Meanings

 

GIFTS & REGISTRIES
Favours Worksheet
Favour Ideas
Gifts for VIPS
Anniversary Gifts

Tips To Consider In Starting a Bridal Registry
Honeymoon Registry 

 

GREEN WEDDING
10 Tips for a Greener Wedding
Green Wedding
50 Tips for a Green Wedding

 

GROOM’S PLANNER
Diamonds 101
Tips for Proposing
Planning Tips
Planning Timeline
General Money Saving Tips
How to put on a Boutonniere
Boutonnieres
Tuxedo 101
Dressing the Groom
How to Tie a Tie
Elements of Formal Style
Choosing Groomsmen
Gift for the Bride
Groom’s Speech
Eloping
Tips on Tipping
Rehearsal Dinner
Traditional Groom’s Cost
Anniversary Gifts
Transportation Tips and Questions
Who Pays for What?
Track Your Budget

 

HEALTH & FITNESS
Yoga and Meditation
Eat Your Way to a Beautiful You

 

HONEYMOON
Honeymoon Planner
Beauty Must-Haves for your Get-away
Traveller’s Checklist
Honeymoon Registry

 

INVITATIONS & OTHER STATIONERY
Addressing Invitations
Invite Wording Samples
Lines of an Invite
Packing Your Invites
Reception Cards
Reply Cards
Thank You Note Wording
Types of Invites
Wedding Stationery

 

JEWELLERY
Care of your Jewellery
Choosing Jewellery for Bridesmaids
Diamonds 101

 

NAME CHANGE
Changing Your Name

 

PHOTO GALLERIES
Centrepieces
Head Tables
Reception Details
Ceremony Decor
Boutonnieres
Bouquets
Hair – Down
Hair – Updo
Cake Gallery
Bridesmaid Dresses
Reception Fashion for Moms
Ceremony Fashion for Moms

 

PHOTOGRAPHY
Clothing and Posing for Engagement Portraits
Planning for Great Photography
Honourary Photo & Video Checklist
Oh No, Not Another Photo Montage
Getting Burned

 

REAL WEDDINGS
Submit a Real Wedding
Vivian and Robert – Woodbridge, ON
Alexandrea and Paul – Toronto, ON

 

RECEPTION
Catering Worksheet
Catering Tips and Questions
Reception Venue Tips and Questions
Bride and Groom Trivia
Feeding Your Vendors
Your Wedding Wine
Kissing Games
Centrepiece Games
Learning To Dance
Reception Etiquette
Seating Ideas
Seating Arrangement
Step-by-Step Reception
Ceremony & Reception Live Music

 

SPEECHES
Groom’s Speech
Bride’s Speech Samples
Toasts and Speeches
MOH & BM Speech Samples
Maid of Honour Speech
Bridesmaid Speech
Groomsman Speech
Best Man Speech
Father of the Groom Speech

 

THE BRIDAL PARTY
Advice to MOH and BMs
Anniversary Gifts
Who Pays for What?
Hot Shower Ideas
Not So Hot Shower Ideas
Blue Hawaii Shower 
Party Ideas from Molson Canadian 67
Shower Invites
Shower Games
Bridesmaid Dresses
Maid of Honour Duties
Bridesmaid Duties
MOH & BM Speech Samples
Maid of Honour Speech
Bridesmaid Speech
Toasts and Speeches
Wedding Party asks FB

 

THE GROOMSMEN
Bachelor Party
Best Man Duties
Groomsman Duties
Best Man Speech
Groomsman Speech
Toasts and Speeches
Anniversary Gifts
Who Pays for What?

 

THE GUESTS
Guests ask FB
Anniversary Gifts
Rules for Guest

 

THE HELPERS
Honorary Coordinator – Master Itinerary Worksheet
Honorary Coordinator – Wedding Day Itinerary
Honourary Photo & Video Checklist
MC Help – coming soon

 

THE PARENTS
Reception Fashion for Moms
Ceremony Fashion for Moms
Parents ask FB
Divorced Parents Syndrome
Father of the Groom Speech
Who Pays for What?

 

TRANSPORTATION
Transportation Tips and Questions

 

VENDOR LISTINGS
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British Columbia Vendors
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Newfoundland Vendors
Prince Edward Island Vendors
New Brunswick Vendors
Nova Scotia Vendors
Nunavut Vendors
Yukon Vendors

 

VIDEOGRAPHY
8 Things to Know Before Hiring a Videographer
Videographer’s Worksheet
Which Video Style are You?
Why Don’t All Wedding Videographers Cost the Same?

 



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