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ASK ME ANYTHING | Venue Deposits, Hotel Room Blocks, Receiving Line Options, Wedding Day Anxiety & More

Wedding Planning Podcast

Release Date: 07/14/2021

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Wedding Planning Podcast

The pressure + hype behind discovering your dream WEDDING VENUE is very real.  In my professional opinion, your wedding venue is the most important strategic decision you'll make in the entire wedding planning process. Why is your venue such a big deal?  Multiple other wedding decisions are interdependent on the venue you choose.  Once you solidify the WHERE, your complete wedding day vision can really start to unfold.  Complicating the process, wedding venues literally come in all sizes, prices, and styles.  The possibilities are endless, so it’s key that we go into...

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Wedding Planning Podcast

Today's BONUS WEDDING Q&A show is designed to show you exactly how to have all the wedding things that are most important to you, regardless of how much money you actually have in the bank.  Sounds pretty amazing, right??? Let's face it, you’re overwhelmed & struggling with your wedding budget if any one, two, or maybe even three of these sound familiar: If you get a pit in your stomach even thinking about your wedding budget (let alone talking about it).    If you’re constantly worried about how much everything is going to cost, and looking for ways to save as...

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Wedding Planning Podcast

Today's workshop-style BONUS MEETING is designed to magically make possible all the wedding things that are most important to you, regardless of how much money you have in the budget.  Sounds amazing, right??? Welcome to Week ONE of the "12 Weeks of Engagement Season" BONUS SERIES from the Wedding Planning Podcast! Nope, this is not your average wedding budget conversation.  There are no percentage breakdowns on how much you "should" spend on what, no "average cost" conversations, and absolutely no judgement if you want to spend $500 on your wedding, and $10,000 on your...

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Wedding Planning Podcast

Join thousands of INTENTIONAL + JOYFUL engaged couples who know that the wedding celebration of their dreams is possible ... even if right now, planning an entire wedding feels a *little bit* overwhelming! Be sure to hit FOLLOW wherever you listen, and each Wednesday you'll enjoy a FREE, down-to-earth, straight-to-the-point wedding planning "meeting" where we explore everything from: Hidden TIME + MONEY + STRESS savers, Decoding the complex process of researching + hiring your team of IDEAL VENDORS, Identifying + incorporating your top VALUES into your celebration, Muting the noise +...

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Wedding Planning Podcast

You want to host THE MOST meaningful, fun, unforgettable wedding that any of your friends & family have ever been to.  Simple enough, right? Riiiiight.  The trouble is, sometimes our "champagne dreams" really clash with our beer budget.  Most couples don’t have a 6-figure wedding budget, can’t afford to hand over a blank checkbook to a full service event planner, and are faced to make really difficult sacrifices and swaps throughout their engagement. Today we’re going to walk through a detailed conversation that will show you exactly how to get everything you want most...

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Wedding Planning Podcast

Today we’re going to review your Ultimate Engagement Checklist, packed with 12 super fun “must do’s” to launch into your wedding planning journey! I mention lots of links to more info and past show titles / dates in today’s convo, and I put together a complete wrap up of everything in Want to automatically receive these recaps via email each week so you have everything on-demand, at your fingertips?  Simply enter your name & email address in the box at the top of today’s post:  The days & weeks after saying "YES!" are a whirlwind of fun & excitement. ...

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DIY Wedding Favor DIY Wedding Favor "How To" | Custom Color Gourmet Pretzel Sticks

Wedding Planning Podcast

Delicious & beautiful wedding favors for just $0.50 each???  Yes, please! Today we're hitting the road for a quick shopping trip and meeting in my kitchen for a really fun, affordable & easy wedding DIY project. At the end of today's show, you'll know exactly how to make professional-quality, hand dipped gourmet pretzel sticks to share with your wedding guests, at your bridal shower, or to tuck into thank you gift boxes. Not a "DIY"-type?  Forward this episode to your friends & family who are helping you with the wedding - it's the PERFECT project to delegate! For a...

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An Unforgettable REHEARSAL DINNER  show art An Unforgettable REHEARSAL DINNER

Wedding Planning Podcast

You’ve done months (maybe even YEARS) of wedding planning & preparation, and the big day is finally almost here! Last stop?  Rehearsal dinner. This week we’re reviewing everything you need to know for planning & hosting this extra special night with your family & friends. We cover everything from the ceremony rehearsal itself to practical tips for hosting your loved ones afterwards. DETAILED BLOG POST HERE --> Naturally, I have a ton of creative alternatives to taking 50 of your closest friends & family out to eat at a nice restaurant ($$$).  Beyond just...

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Wedding Planning Podcast

Would you volunteer to host a holiday party for 40 people and then rush out to the store with no menu planned & no shopping list? No!  You’d sit down and plan out a menu of app's & drinks, look up some recipes, and then make a detailed list of exactly what you need to buy. So why on earth would you head out to a wedding show / bridal fair with absolutely no plan, and just "see what happens"? Today on the Wedding Planning Podcast we’re going to take inventory of your priorities, and make a list of your top goals for your day spent at the wedding fair.  This way you can...

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ASK ME ANYTHING | Eloping, Having Children, Shopping Seasonal Sales, Wedding Location & More show art ASK ME ANYTHING | Eloping, Having Children, Shopping Seasonal Sales, Wedding Location & More

Wedding Planning Podcast

This week's episode of the Wedding Planning Podcast is a collection of wedding questions & situations submitted by members of my ​​ Membership includes the priceless benefit of submitting your wedding questions for feature on these monthly "Ask Me Anything" shows, and this week we're discussing in detail: The particulars of ELOPING Shopping seasonal sales for great deals on wedding stuff ( right now!) To airbrush, or not to airbrush? Addressing STD's and invitations, Pricing within a vendor contract, Should we DIY the music? How did you decide when to have children? And, more! ...

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This week on the Wedding Planning Podcast, enjoy an all-new Wedding Q&A featuring your questions from email & Instagram!

Topics we're discussing include:

  • Venue deposits & shopping help,
  • Advice for a second wedding,
  • Booking hotel room blocks, 
  • Receiving line alternatives,
  • Alternatives to expensive wedding DJ,
  • & so much more!

To submit questions for an upcoming show, simply FOLLOW @weddingplanningpodcast on Instagram, and send a DM (direct message) on the platform. 

Due to the sheer volume of your love and support, we regretfully cannot personally reply to each submission ... you will receive a message when your submission is queued for an upcoming episode.

Members of my digital wedding planning package have front-of-the-line, VIP access to weekly Wedding Q&A shows, bonus "off the record" chats, and so much more!  Enjoy a FREE 3-day trial when you sign up today at www.wedpodcast.com

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