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Wedding Planning Podcast

Release Date: 12/15/2021

Should We Work w/ Friends for Wedding Services? show art Should We Work w/ Friends for Wedding Services?

Wedding Planning Podcast

Today we’re going to review SIX important guidelines for working with your friends and/or family members who are offering their skills & talents for your wedding.  Your cousin bakes cakes.  Your neighbor is a photographer.  Your co-worker plans weddings "on the side".  Your roommate from college is a DJ.  So, should you rely on their services for your wedding? Maybe.  There are some key questions to consider before committing to working with friends so that you’re not caught in an awkward, uncomfortable, or worse - friendship-ending situation - in the...

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Mistakes Couples Make When Planning a Long Wedding Weekend show art Mistakes Couples Make When Planning a Long Wedding Weekend

Wedding Planning Podcast

Hosting a multi-day, multi-event WEDDING WEEKEND is hands down the best way to host a UNIQUE and MEANINGFUL wedding celebration that’s full of opportunities to connect and spent QT with your closest loved ones. Today on the Wedding Planning Podcast, we’re going to highlight 3 major mistakes that couples make when planning a long wedding weekend celebration, so that you can stay focused on what matters most - maximizing every single minute of face time with your loved ones, and creating unforgettable memories over the course of your wedding celebration. Thousands of couples have planned...

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Insider Guide to Researching & Hiring Your Wedding Vendors show art Insider Guide to Researching & Hiring Your Wedding Vendors

Wedding Planning Podcast

Today on the Wedding Planning Podcast, we’re doing an overview of universal questions and research tips that are designed to help you hire your dream team of WEDDING VENDORS.  You’ll come away from today’s show ready to find the best product, at the best price, and from the vendor who you most naturally CLICK with.   Whether it’s an officiant, a wedding planner, or a photographer, I created these checkpoints to save you precious time & energy, and to empower you to uncover the BEST DEALS.  I’m going to share priceless wedding industry insights, so that you have a...

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A Truly Personalized Wedding Planning CHECKLIST show art A Truly Personalized Wedding Planning CHECKLIST

Wedding Planning Podcast

Lots of engaged couples are working with a small wedding budget and feeling completely overwhelmed, so they turn to free wedding checklists and timelines to stay organized … thinking all these freebie resources are the key to pulling off an incredible wedding for not a lot of money.   But, what most couples never realize is that mindlessly following all those free guides and checklists will lead to you ultimately spending money on a bunch of crap that’s not even that important to you.  Let me back up.   Wedding programs are on your checklist.  I...

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Overcoming Wedding Planning OVERWHELM show art Overcoming Wedding Planning OVERWHELM

Wedding Planning Podcast

Being the "Overwhelmed Engaged Couple" is not a ton of fun. They say things like, "wow, our whole wedding day FLEW BY and we barely had a chance to enjoy it." This couple feels panic every time a new vendor quote comes in. Overwhelmed every time they open their email or even think about all the items on their checklist. Dread over finding out how much the next thing is going to cost. Fear over being judged for what they choose - and don't choose - to include in their wedding celebration. Ahem, I have a question 🙋🏼‍♀️ ... how is feeling overwhelmed & anxious about all that outside...

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BONUS WORKSHOP | Mapping Out Your Wedding Day Timeline show art BONUS WORKSHOP | Mapping Out Your Wedding Day Timeline

Wedding Planning Podcast

A universal truth?  Your wedding day will FLY BY.  Having a well-thought out, well-planned WEDDING DAY TIMELINE is critical to keeping the day organized, and flowing stress free.  In this featured episode of the Wedding Planning Podcast, we’re actually reviewing & creating two separate timelines: The DAY-OF TIMELINE, including all the events between waking up, and the wedding reception beginning,   The RECEPTION TIMELINE, including the events that will happen within the reception itself. We’re going to focus on the DAY-OF timeline first, and you’ll find...

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Designing an Unforgettable WEDDING CEREMONY | Week 11 Bonus Workshop show art Designing an Unforgettable WEDDING CEREMONY | Week 11 Bonus Workshop

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Your WEDDING CEREMONY is undoubtedly the most important part of your wedding day celebration - it's literally the WHY of every single thing we touch on here on the Wedding Planning Podcast! Welcome to WEEK 11 of the Engagement Season BONUS SERIES here on the Wedding Planning Podcast.  This week's bonus wedding planning workshop is designed to focus on the most meaningful part of your wedding day - your wedding ceremony.   Sadly most couples push the ceremony logistics to the very bottom of their wedding planning to-do list, and as a result, this critical piece of your wedding...

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Wedding Planning Podcast

The "Wedding Reception Entertainment" BONUS workshop has been archived and is available to members inside my digital wedding planning package, The VAULT. To sign up for a FREE 3-day trial for the planning resource that one bride calls “a breath of fresh air in the wedding industry”, simply visit  There are no contracts to sign, no ongoing obligation, and if The VAULT isn’t the perfect planning resource for you?  You’re free to cancel anytime, zero questions asked. >>> If you’re looking for some CREATIVE, EASY + AFFORDABLE wedding reception entertainment...

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Easy & Affordable Wedding RECEPTION + CEREMONY DECOR | Week 9 Bonus Workshop show art Easy & Affordable Wedding RECEPTION + CEREMONY DECOR | Week 9 Bonus Workshop

Wedding Planning Podcast

The "Wedding Reception & Ceremony Decor" BONUS workshop has been archived and is available to members inside my digital wedding planning package, The VAULT. To sign up for a FREE 3-day trial for the planning resource that one bride calls “a breath of fresh air in the wedding industry”, simply visit  There are no contracts to sign, no ongoing obligation, and if The VAULT isn’t the perfect planning resource for you?  You’re free to cancel anytime, zero questions asked. >>> There are a million directions we could take a conversation on wedding reception & ceremony...

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Wedding Day CATERING, FOOD + DRINKS | Week 8 Bonus Workshop show art Wedding Day CATERING, FOOD + DRINKS | Week 8 Bonus Workshop

Wedding Planning Podcast

The "Wedding Day Catering" BONUS workshop has been archived and is available to members inside my digital wedding planning package, The VAULT. To sign up for a FREE 3-day trial for the planning resource that one bride calls “a breath of fresh air in the wedding industry”, simply visit There are no contracts to sign, no ongoing obligation, and if The VAULT isn’t the perfect planning resource for you?  You’re free to cancel anytime, zero questions asked. >>> Lucky for us, there are literally endless creative ways to treat your guests to a unique food & drink experience on...

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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 detailed shopping list, step-by-step instructions, and lots of "how-to" videos, visit www.weddingplanningpodcast.co/pretzel

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