Should The DJ Play Your Song?

Welcome to the Weekly Wednesday Survey!  Every Wednesday the Wedding Confessionals Crew tackles one wedding related hot topic and get all of our different takes on the subject.   Get ready, y’all.  The group’s got some STRONG OPINIONS!Song-request-tapeAre you, as an invited guest, allowed to tell the DJ what to play?  You’ve been to tons of weddings, but does that make you an expert on what to play on the dance floor?  Is there a limit to the amount of songs you can request?

Pam: Unless a music change has been pre-approved by the bride or groom, you don’t mess with wedding music. No matter how awful it is…you sit through it, then afterward come tell us all about it and we can feel your pain with you! Continue reading

Sparklers: Romantic or Safety Hazard?

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Confessional: 

I insisted that my sister have sparklers for the end of her wedding reception when her and the groom run to their limo.  I had them at my wedding, and the photos looked so cool!  She wasn’t too jazzed about the idea – she’s kind of scared of fireworks and doesn’t even light candles in her own home.  But I told her I’d pay for them, and she could thank me later when she also had great pics.  But then at the end of her wedding, they are dashing out to the limo…and one of the sparks hits her in the eye!  A trip to the ER and a lot of money later, my sister has some great pictures…of her wearing an eye patch on her honeymoon.  Her vision ended up being fine, but our relationship…not so much. Continue reading