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Our American Dream is simple: We'd like a prince and a legion of corgis. Self-appointed royal correspondents Jenna and Katelyn discuss current events in the British Royal Family with a keen focus on the third generation of royals, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry and dare we say Meghan Markle?!

Our American Dream is simple: We'd like a prince and a legion of corgis. Self-appointed royal correspondents Jenna and Katelyn discuss current events in the British Royal Family with a keen focus on the third generation of royals, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry and dare we say Meghan Markle?!
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Our American Dream is simple: We'd like a prince and a legion of corgis. Self-appointed royal correspondents Jenna and Katelyn discuss current events in the British Royal Family with a keen focus on the third generation of royals, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry and dare we say Meghan Markle?!

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35 - The Royal Baby Watch Continues and More of Meghan Markle’s Wedding Preparations

4/19/2018
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With only one month until Prince Harry’s wedding to Meghan Markle and a new royal baby due any day now, Jenna and Katelyn are back to discuss the latest in British royals news! Join your hosts as we review the logistics around the birth of Baby Cambridge #3 and the final preparations for the wedding, including Meghan’s recent trip to the U.S, the photographer, and an interesting attempt by Meghan’s relatives to capitalize on the wedding mania #greenery. And speaking of #greenery, we also...

Duration:01:00:19

34 - Baby Cambridge Three, What Will Your Name Be?

4/12/2018
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April is here, and Jenna and Katelyn are breathlessly anticipating the arrival of Baby Cambridge Three! We are very excited for Will, Kate, George, and Charlotte to welcome a new bundle of joy to Kensington Palace. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have not announced whether they’re expecting a new prince or princess, but that has not stopped the press or the public from speculating on some possible names. On this episode, your hosts join in, discussing some history behind royal names,...

Duration:02:09:56

33 - Kate Middleton In Her Natural Habitat And Meghan Markle Showers Us With Royal Wedding Updates!

4/12/2018
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April showers bring May flowers—if by “showers” we mean floods of wedding updates! As May 19 draws nearer, Kensington Palace has been releasing more and more information about the upcoming nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Listen to find out more about the cake, the flowers, and the very special role Harry has carved out for members and veterans of the armed forces! Also on this episode, Katelyn and Jenna go over the royals news for Easter week 2018. Join us as we discuss the...

Duration:01:05:09

32 - Tiara Time! Our Meghan Markle Wedding Sparkle Predictions

3/30/2018
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This episode, we finally touch on one of our favorite parts of a royal wedding: the bridal tiara! Join Jenna and Katelyn as they discuss what British brides have worn in the past and predict whether Meghan will don a Royal Family heirloom like Kate Middleton did, a vintage piece like Princess Margaret, or whether a custom design will be her “something new.” In the news, Prince William is a rebel with a cause (playing dad soccer), the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge celebrated St. Patrick’s...

Duration:04:01:24

31 - Meghan Markle Pledges Allegiance to the Anglican God

3/19/2018
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Katelyn and Jenna are back to discuss what’s new with the British royals. This episode, the Queen shines in a bright gown, Will and Kate continue their typical charity circuit, and Meghan and Harry celebrate International Women’s Day with a trip to Birmingham. But your hosts were not stuck reporting only these more typical stories. Join us as we talk about the more fun/bizarre news, like how Meghan has now pledged her allegiance to Anglicanism, how the Commonwealth Day celebration involved...

Duration:01:06:04

30 - Meghan Markle’s Hen Do and Prince William, Motorcycle Model

3/14/2018
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On this episode, Jenna and Katelyn once again catch up on the news! From the Queen’s appearance at London Fashion Week alongside Anna Wintour, to William’s modelesque poses atop a motorbike, the British Royals have had a very fashionable few weeks. But the biggest excitement came from the first official appearance of the “Fab Four” at the Royal Foundation Forum event on February 28. Join your hosts as they discuss these events, the recent sartorial choices of Duchess Kate and Meghan...

Duration:01:05:20

29 - Markle Sparkle and Air-Miles Andy

3/2/2018
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After an post from our #InstagramMuse Sarah, Duchess of York, wishing her ex a happy birthday we take a quick look at Prince Andrew’s life and why he happens to have a whole tab on Wikipedia for his controversies. In our news segment we discuss The Cambridges at the BAFTAS, Kate and Sophie’s joint engagement for fashion, “Markle Sparkle,” and more!

Duration:01:14:40

28 - Meghan Markle’s Scottish Valentine and the Princes’ Exes

2/19/2018
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In honor of Valentine’s Day, join Jenna and Katelyn as they discuss the love lives of Princes William and Harry. First, in the news segment, your hosts cover Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s romantic February 13 trip to Edinburgh, including updates on stag and hen dos, a pony, and tartan coats. Then, because Valentine’s Day isn’t always a happy holiday, we look at William and Harry’s less successful relationships and the women who preceded Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle. In other news,...

Duration:01:54:04

27 - The Cambridges take Scandinavia and Lifetime finds their Meghan Markle

2/12/2018
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This episode, your hosts cover Will and Kate's Most recent jaunt in the realm of soft diplomacy: their trip to Sweden and Norway! With the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge back in the UK, Katelyn and Jenna review their trip, discussing the other royal families, Kate’s amazing cape, and glogg! We also react to the exciting news that the Prince Harry and Meghan Markle movie has been cast. If you have any feedback or ideas for topics you’d like us to cover, get in touch! (email:...

Duration:01:05:25

26 - “Fill Me In” on Some Royal Rumors

2/7/2018
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On this episode, Jenna and Katelyn cover the facts and the (likely) fiction about the Royal Family’s recent doings. Did Kate donate her hair? Is Harry looking to acquire some? Will one-hit-wonder Craig David be serenading Harry and Meghan at their wedding reception? Tune in to hear our takes! If you have any feedback or ideas for topics you’d like us to cover, get in touch! (email: americrowndreams@gmail.com / facebook: @americrowndreams / instagram: @americrowndreams / twitter:...

Duration:01:05:45

25 - Meghan Markle Says Yes to the Dress (Designer)

1/28/2018
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Meghan Markle has chosen the lucky designer who will create her wedding dress! On this week’s episode, Katelyn and Jenna discuss the possibilities and speculate on what the dress itself may look like. Join your hosts as we look to the past for clues, both in what Meghan herself has worn as a bride, and in the dresses of four other royals: Queen Elizabeth, Princess Anne, Princess Diana, and Kate Middleton. In the news, we address royal renovations, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s trip...

Duration:03:18:05

24 - Royal Year in Review: 2017

1/19/2018
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Happy 2018! Just like the Royals, Jenna and Katelyn are back at work after a short holiday break. On this episode, your hosts look back at the major events of 2017 and discuss the fashions, failures, and festivities that marked the Firm’s year. At the top of the episode, we talk about the engagement photos, the Fab Four’s first joint walk to church, a Nice New Year, Charlotte’s nursery school debut, Kate’s birthday festivities, Harry and Meghan’s visit to Brixton, and what TV we’re...

Duration:01:49:14

23 - Deck the Halls with Meghan Markle

12/21/2017
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It’s the most royal-ful time of the year! On this episode, Jenna and Katelyn look at the Firm’s holiday traditions, including the gag-gift exchange, early morning church services, and tons of puddings. And this Christmas is extra special, as Meghan Markle will join in the festivities! What will she get the Queen? Will we get a photo of both Meghan and the Duchess of Cambridge? Will Meghan remember that she’s supposed to say “Happy Christmas” now?! At the top of the show, your hosts discuss...

Duration:01:46:36

22 - The Firm in Full Force and Meghan Markle Listener Questions

12/15/2017
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This week, Jenna and Katelyn turn to some topics requested by our listeners! This includes a new segment called “Where in the World Is Meghan Markle?” where we update our audience on where Harry’s fiancée may be (on a karaoke-infused road trip…?). We also respond to a listener question about the rules for curtsying. Will Meghan need to curtsy to Kate? Does it matter if Prince William is with the Duchess of Cambridge? What happens if Prince Harry is off somewhere being attractive in a...

Duration:02:04:32

21 - Meghan Markle Enters the Arena and Other Recent Royals News

12/7/2017
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The Royal family has been busy! In the aftermath of announcing the engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, members of the Firm were spotted all over England (and Finland!). In this episode, Jenna and Katelyn update listeners on the wedding and talk about the couple’s first engaged engagement in Nottingham. Before that, your hosts discuss the dogs and booze that drew out the senior Royals and review William’s trip to Helsinki. We also spend some time catching up with Catherine,...

Duration:01:19:42

20 - Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Engaged!

11/29/2017
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Our Americrown dreams are finally coming true! On this week’s episode, your hosts Jenna and Katelyn celebrate the news that Prince Harry is marrying his American girlfriend, Meghan Markle. Join us as we discuss the events of November 27, from our early-morning text exchange to the spectacular photo call and interview! And now, more than ever, we want to hear from you! If there are any wedding-related topics you would like us to cover as the nuptials draw near, let us know! (Email:...

Duration:01:21:34

19 - Waity Katie No More: A Prince William and Kate Middleton Engagement Retrospective

11/22/2017
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This week the Royals gathered to celebrate an amazing event--Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip’s 70th wedding anniversary! Harry and Meghan can certainly learn a lot from looking at his grandparents, but another event that happened seven years ago can provide a lot of guidance for the near-term. On November 16, 2010, the Royal Family announced that Prince William was engaged to his long-time girlfriend, Catherine Middleton. After Jenna and Katelyn finished grieving the fact that Wills was...

Duration:01:36:24

18 - Eat, Drink and Please Don’t Sit by Me

11/17/2017
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This week, as Americans gear up for Thanksgiving, Jenna and Katelyn reflect on what they love about the holiday. Though your hosts are sad for the royals’ Stovetop Stuffing-less lives, we imagine Will, Kate, Harry, and Meghan are happy they don’t have to deal with one of the more awkward elements of the holiday--figuring out how to avoid certain relatives! Join us on this episode as we talk about some of the more obscure royals and in-laws who your hosts definitely wouldn’t want to sit...

Duration:01:41:18

17 - To Catch a Prince

11/10/2017
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In honor of the one-year anniversary of the most romantic press release ever, Jenna and Katelyn look into the courtship between an American actress and an eligible European prince. Sixty years before Meghan and Harry became a couple, Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier III of Monaco fell in love. On this episode, we examine Princess Grace’s early life and acting career, her romance with Prince Rainier, and the parallels between the two actresses and their handsome princes. After all, Princess...

Duration:01:34:24

16 - A Study in Greenery (and Royal Pronunciation)

11/2/2017
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Join Jenna and Katelyn for an extended look at what the royals have been up to this week. First in our round up of the senior royals, we discuss the Queen’s introduction to another horse, learn how to pronounce “Duchy,” receive an owl alert from Clarence house, and touch down with Chaz and Cams in Singapore. For the younger crowd, we talk about William’s awards show appearance, Prince George’s holiday from school, and speculate about some upcoming Kate appearances. Next, we once again learn...

Duration:01:26:45

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