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The TO DOs BEFORE I DO Wedding Podcast is devoted to engaged couples from the exciting moment of saying "yes" to the unforgettable moment of saying "I Do.” I will be here to help you check items off your wedding to do lists by offering insight, tips and guidance throughout your planning process. This podcast will be carefully curated to educate and inspire couples. Each week, a new episode will be released where I’ll cover a different wedding topic and I’ll speak directly to you about specific planning tips and ideas. I will also interview industry professionals, brides and grooms-to-be, and married couples so they can share their insight and perspective on the wedding planning process with you. If you are engaged or even just dreaming of getting engaged, this wedding podcast is for you!

The TO DOs BEFORE I DO Wedding Podcast is devoted to engaged couples from the exciting moment of saying "yes" to the unforgettable moment of saying "I Do.” I will be here to help you check items off your wedding to do lists by offering insight, tips and guidance throughout your planning process. This podcast will be carefully curated to educate and inspire couples. Each week, a new episode will be released where I’ll cover a different wedding topic and I’ll speak directly to you about specific planning tips and ideas. I will also interview industry professionals, brides and grooms-to-be, and married couples so they can share their insight and perspective on the wedding planning process with you. If you are engaged or even just dreaming of getting engaged, this wedding podcast is for you!
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The TO DOs BEFORE I DO Wedding Podcast is devoted to engaged couples from the exciting moment of saying "yes" to the unforgettable moment of saying "I Do.” I will be here to help you check items off your wedding to do lists by offering insight, tips and guidance throughout your planning process. This podcast will be carefully curated to educate and inspire couples. Each week, a new episode will be released where I’ll cover a different wedding topic and I’ll speak directly to you about specific planning tips and ideas. I will also interview industry professionals, brides and grooms-to-be, and married couples so they can share their insight and perspective on the wedding planning process with you. If you are engaged or even just dreaming of getting engaged, this wedding podcast is for you!

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English


Episodes

054: Q&A - Bridal party accommodations at a destination wedding

6/3/2015
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Question: For a destination wedding, should you book a room for your bridal party to stay together or is it asking too much for them to stay apart from their families for a night? www.todosbeforeido.com

Duration:00:06:17

053: How to be an efficient bride - communicating with your bridal party

5/31/2015
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Part 3 of my series: how to be an efficient bride. I’ll be talking about communicating with your bridal party. Bridesmaids play a big role in a wedding. Selecting your closest friends or family members to be a part of your special day is a pretty big deal and for me personally, I think it is such an honor to be asked to be a part of someone’s bridal party because that means you truly value the friendship you share. It means you want them to play a part in one of the most special and...

Duration:00:10:31

052: Five on Friday - 5 grooms to dos the morning of the wedding

5/29/2015
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Jeff here, Shaina’s husband and the guy behind the computer of the TO DOs BEFORE I DO Wedding Podcast. I recently shared my perspective on what grooms can do during the wedding planning process and after those couple of episodes, we received some feedback that you wanted more episodes that focus on the groom. So, here I am! I’m sharing a Five on Friday with you. This episode will cover 5 things the groom should do the morning of your wedding.There are so many moving parts that you’ll be...

Duration:00:05:05

048: Q&A - Do I have to send save the dates?

5/20/2015
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Question: Do I have to send save the dates?

Duration:00:07:13

047: Setting up your relationship for success before marriage featuring Luis Congdon

5/17/2015
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This episode isn’t focusing on the wedding details and planning process behind your big day but instead, it is focusing on the topic of you and your fiance and what you two can do to set up your relationship for success before marriage. I’m sharing a recent interview I had with Luis Congdon and he has some incredible insight and advice to share with you about how you can set up your relationship for success before marriage. Luis is the host of the podcast, Lasting Love Connection, the...

Duration:00:26:23

045: Q&A - How to get discounts with your wedding vendors?

5/13/2015
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Question: How can I get wedding vendors to give me discounts? www.todosbeforeido.com

Duration:00:07:47

043: Five on Friday - Top 5 Mother of the Groom responsibilities

5/8/2015
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Today on the podcast it is Friday which means I’m sharing my Five on Friday with you! On today’s Five on Friday segment, I’m going to talk to you about what I consider my top 5 responsibilities for the Mother of the Groom. If you’re engaged and listening to this podcast, feel free to share this episode with your mother or soon to be mother in law! Traditionally speaking, most of the time it is the mother of the bride that is absorbed in most of the wedding planning responsibilities, while...

Duration:00:08:53

042: Q&A - What not to forget 30 days before the wedding

5/6/2015
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Question: What are some of the 30 day last minute to dos that people forget about?

Duration:00:08:30

039: Q&A - How can the groom be more helpful?

4/29/2015
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Question: How can the groom be more helpful during the engagement? Answered from the grooms perspective by Jeff! www.todosbeforeido.com

Duration:00:06:17

038: Planning your wedding in 6 months or less featuring Karley Kiker of Hitched in a Hurry

4/26/2015
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I’m super excited about this episode! I had the opportunity to interview Karley Kiker, the author of the book Hitched in a Hurry: The ultimate how-to for a speedy “I do.” Karley’s book is a guide for brides planning their weddings in six months or less. It is full of useful tips, charts, and organizational tools tailored to fit tighter timelinesand it also has interviews with real-life couples who’ve turned their short engagements into lifelong love affairs. Karley was such a sweetheart...

Duration:00:28:44

036: Q&A - Filipino Wedding Traditions

4/22/2015
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Question: I'm wondering if you included Filipino traditions in your wedding and if you had more insight about variations for them. Candle, Cord, Veil, coins, etc. We are Catholic but will be having our ceremony outside of church, but want to include these traditions. Have you seen any interesting twists on these? www.todosbeforeido.com

Duration:00:08:18

035: Navigating bridal expos featuring Courtney Taylor of Taylored Weddings and Events

4/19/2015
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I’m super excited to share today’s episode with you! Today, you’ll learn about the world of wedding expos and as an attendee, how you can successfully navigate your way around a bridal show! I had the privilege of interviewing Courtney Taylor, the owner of Taylored Weddings and Events which is a full-service event planning and design company serving the Dallas-Fort Worth area. With the goal of producing impeccable weddings and parties, the Taylored Weddings & Events experience offers...

Duration:00:13:47

033: Q&A - What are some MOH gift ideas?

4/15/2015
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Question: I wanted to know your thoughts on what are some things I could do for my maid of honor that are special and beyond what I will have for my bridesmaids? My MOH is my older sister and she's had her hands full with planning with me, my mom, her friends, and some other weddings for her friends. How can I ensure that she gets an extra cherry on top in terms of gifting?

Duration:00:06:52

032: Is a destination wedding right for you?

4/12/2015
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So on today’s episode of the podcast, I’ll be talking about destination weddings. A destination wedding is an opportunity for couples to celebrate their marriage at a gorgeous destination of their choosing that is away from home. A lot of times when people talk about destination weddings, they think about a tropical wedding location, but destination weddings don’t always have to be by the beach. Destination wedding couples get married all over the world. Jeff and I have had the honor of...

Duration:00:08:31

031: Five on Friday - 5 grooms gift ideas

4/10/2015
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Today on the podcast, I’m sharing my latest Five on Friday list with you. Today, I’m giving you 5 gift ideas to give your groom on your wedding day. Since your significant other gifted you with that gorgeous engagement ring on your finger, it’s only fair that your groom gets a little something special on the wedding day too – not including the best gift of marrying you, of course! Here’s my list of 5 gift ideas for your groom. A nice camera A year subscription for his favorite...

Duration:00:06:44

030: Q&A - Ways to honor a loved one who passed

4/8/2015
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Question: “I am thinking about so many things, and one very important to me, is how I can honor my Mother at my wedding. She passed away in 2008 from ALS. I am not sure that my partner and I will have a program for our wedding. Would a memorial candle be appropriate? If so, I am wondering where it should be placed, and when it should be lit, etc. I am not sure that I want to leave an open chair for her, and I cannot think of anything to hang from my bouquet. I would love to hear your...

Duration:00:06:52

029: Strengthening your relationship with your fiance featuring PJ Dixon

4/5/2015
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This episode isn’t focusing on the wedding details and planning process behind your big day. Instead, it is focusing on the topic of strengthening your relationship with your fiance. I’ve said it before and I’m going to say it again, you guys know that I love weddings and all of the details that go into making an event a special celebration. But what I love most about wedding planning is knowing the big picture…that vision that is developed from the beginning. It is ultimately the pledging...

Duration:00:41:11

028: Five on Friday - 5 bridal Pinterest boards you should follow

4/3/2015
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Today on my Five on Friday list, I’m sharing 5 Pinterest boards you should follow. These boards are all about the bride - to help you figure out your bridal style for your wedding day. Pinterest has really helped couples create wedding inspiration boards to help them figure out different elements of their wedding. Pinterest is a great free resource for couples to get wedding inspiration and also keep their ideas organized in one place. You can create a variety of boards for different...

Duration:00:08:11

027: Q&A - How do I travel on a plane with my wedding gown?

4/1/2015
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Today on Wedding Wednesday Q&A, I’m answering a question from Rachel. She’s a bride to be who is planning a destination wedding. Her question is: how do I travel on a plane with my wedding gown? This is a great question! I’ve had a few of my friends who planned destination weddings and I always wondered how they safely transported their wedding gown from point A to point B. For me personally, I didn’t have a destination wedding and I was already freaking out when it came to carrying my...

Duration:00:09:00

026: Wedding registry

3/29/2015
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Today on the podcast, I’m talking about wedding registries. In my “I’m Engaged, Now What?” series, I briefly touched on the this step, but because it is such an important part of your wedding planning process, I’m going to talk about it more in depth in this episode. Setting up your wedding registry gives you and your fiance the chance to create the ultimate wish list for your home and new life together. What could easily be considered one of the most fun parts of planning a wedding...

Duration:00:08:36