(Closed) Things you've never heard of before coming to the Bee

posted 5 years ago in Logistics
Post # 3
3692 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

  • Moissanite
  • first looks
  • bride/groom gift exchanges

Post # 5
1999 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

– Moissanite

– right hand rings (the expression)

– gift exchanges between bride and groom

– gifts for bridesmaids, groomsmen, Maid/Matron of Honor, best man and parents

– ring upgrades

– first looks

– save the dates (when I first saw someone write STD I thought “sexually trasmitted disease? Really? What’s that got to do with weddings?” lol)

– Jasmine’s Bridal, Dressilyme and similar Chinese wedding dress websites

I’m sure there’s more… 

Post # 8
3766 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

– that garter tosses are trashy

– that the majority of people don’t have kids at their weddings (I’ve never attended a childless wedding)

And almost all of what y’all mentioned already!

Post # 9
8472 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

I didn’t realize that some e-rings are not diamonds, but gemstones.   Where I come from, your e-ring is usually a diamond.

Post # 10
1877 posts
Buzzing bee

@MsMeow:  +1 “Jasmine’s Bridal, Dressilyme…”  

Post # 11
2278 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

  • Gift exchange (between bride and groom during the “first look”)

  • Mother-In-Law and MOB gifts

  • Gifts for Maid/Matron of Honor – Yikes!

  • Moissanite

  • Ordering dresses online

  • RHR’s

Post # 12
1193 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014


“Cover your plate”

Dollar dance

I’m sure there are others too

Post # 13
403 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

First looks
Gift exchange between bride and groom during the “first look”
Mother-In-Law and MOB gifts
Save the dates
Getting ready photos and fancy garb for that purpose
Photos of dresses, shoes, rings, and other inanimate objects
Day of coordinators
Right hand Rings
Dressilyme or other type sites
Dollar dance or other type dances such as “Dollar Dance”


There are other’s but that’s all I can think of at the moment.




Post # 16
1301 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

  • Moissonite
  • “Cover your plate”
  • Dollar Dance
  • Honeymoon registries
  • Ring upgrades
  • Dress replicas that actually look good
  • That no matter what, someone, somewhere, will think something you’re doing is tacky 😛

The thing that really surprised me was in how many areas/countries a cash bar is the norm.

Not on the Bee, but one of my friends once told me she thought that guests tipped bartenders at a wedding.  I had never, ever heard of that!


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