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2 fun-loving, wildly experienced Wedding Consultants share their deepest, darkest secrets to help you plan your wedding. You'll learn a lot. Laugh even more. And most importantly get the inside scoop on how to make the most of your big day. This is not your traditional wedding blog. Trust us. You can't make this stuff up. Email us your questions and we will answer! thebigweddingplanningpodcast@gmail.com If you love our show, please call us and leave a message! You might hear yourself on the show. (415) 723-1625

2 fun-loving, wildly experienced Wedding Consultants share their deepest, darkest secrets to help you plan your wedding. You'll learn a lot. Laugh even more. And most importantly get the inside scoop on how to make the most of your big day. This is not your traditional wedding blog. Trust us. You can't make this stuff up. Email us your questions and we will answer! thebigweddingplanningpodcast@gmail.com If you love our show, please call us and leave a message! You might hear yourself on the show. (415) 723-1625
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2 fun-loving, wildly experienced Wedding Consultants share their deepest, darkest secrets to help you plan your wedding. You'll learn a lot. Laugh even more. And most importantly get the inside scoop on how to make the most of your big day. This is not your traditional wedding blog. Trust us. You can't make this stuff up. Email us your questions and we will answer! thebigweddingplanningpodcast@gmail.com If you love our show, please call us and leave a message! You might hear yourself on the show. (415) 723-1625

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Episodes

#138 Wedding Resale

4/17/2019
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If you’re wondering how to buy some of the DIY elements at your wedding for cheap, or what the heck to do with all of the chargers, linens and vases that you bought for your wedding, this is the episode for you! Jodi Colella runs a hugely successful facebook group – Pittsburgh Wedding Community – which began in 2012 as a local resale group. Turns out there’s a huge demand for wedding items and lots of people were arranging parking lot meet ups to buy and sell wedding goods. (Now there’s over...

Duration:00:54:53

#137 Rethinking Videography with StopGoLove

4/10/2019
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Meet the guests! The team behind StopGoLove: Jared Haskell founded StopGoLove with Jason after moving back to New England from a production company in Texas. Both his curiosity and competitive nature drove him to tackle weddings after success in shooting music videos, live television, and documentary work in multiple countries around the world. Professional excellence and seeing couples thrilled with their StopGoLove experience is of the utmost importance to Jared. Jason McCutchen believes...

Duration:01:06:47

#136 Rituals and Traditions with Author Eleni Gage

4/3/2019
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There are SO many cool examples of lucky symbols, tradition, and rituals in this episode, and Eleni’s book goes into detail about all of them...from burying a bottle of bourbon one month before the wedding, to tucking a penny in your shoe...there are plenty of ways to cross your fingers and wish on a star about your wedding day and DURING your wedding day. Fun stuff! A novelist and journalist who spent three years as the Executive Editor at Martha Stewart Weddings Magazine, Eleni Gage was...

Duration:01:02:32

#135 You Ask, We Answer - 16

3/27/2019
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1 voicemail and 3 emails will get you through this month’s YAWA! You ask, We answer. Also, we both suck at Irish accents, but at least Michelle gave it a whirl! Hey - we see you instagram followers! Thank you for following us there and for leaving reviews on itunes and for becoming PATRONS! We love you. Thank you for listening to our podcast and embracing our crazy. Big Takeaways Question #1, is a Voicemail - “Guest Count due early! And is it too small of a wedding?" Ask: The guest count is...

Duration:00:57:35

#134 Write The Best Toast Ever with Beth Sherman

3/20/2019
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Writing a toast or a wedding speech - or your VOWS can be daunting. You want to be personal yet universal. You want to be yourself, and also write something profound and relatable. You want to be honest and funny and touching, but you don’t want to cry all over yourself when you say your vows, or give your toast. The pressure is on! This episode is all about the toasts/vows/speeches. It’s about how to put pen to paper, to edit and curate, and to stand up and proudly speak your words to a...

Duration:00:55:19

#134 Write The Best Toast Ever with Beth Sherman

3/20/2019
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Writing a toast or a wedding speech - or your VOWS can be daunting. You want to be personal yet universal. You want to be yourself, and also write something profound and relatable. You want to be honest and funny and touching, but you don’t want to cry all over yourself when you say your vows, or give your toast. The pressure is on! This episode is all about the toasts/vows/speeches. It’s about how to put pen to paper, to edit and curate, and to stand up and proudly speak your words to a...

Duration:00:55:19

#133 White Ink Calligraphy

3/18/2019
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Episode 133 White Ink Calligraphy *Special Announcement! We’re heading to Boston for March 29-31, 2019. We are hosting a meet up on Saturday, March 30! Email us if you can make it and we’ll give you details. Claire White is a Nashville based owner of White Ink Calligraphy. It started as a side hustle but has since grown to her 2nd full time job. (That’s right, she works full time as an attorney.) She has been practicing pointed pen calligraphy for over 4 years now and has been working under...

Duration:00:57:36

#132 Credit Card Hacking Your Wedding

3/13/2019
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Is it possible to pay for your honeymoon (or at least the flight and hotel accomodations) using points you earned when you spent money on your wedding? Yes! This episode breaks down how. We’re happy to have Keith King on the podcast because we too need to learn about our credit cards! Miles, points, travel hacking - woohoo! Keith King is quickly rising the ranks as a blogger, and freelance writer. The travel bug was planted in him when he was young. That was when his love for planes started....

Duration:00:59:53

#131 Rethinking Flowers with Amelia's Flower Truck

3/11/2019
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SURPRISE! BONUS EPISODE. Today’s guest is entrepreneur Mattie Bush - who started a flower truck in Nashville and is killing it! Flowers and weddings go hand in hand, but in this episode, we are digging in a little deeper and talking about unique ways to incorporate flowers into your wedding - in an action station way. Something for guests to do and create and leave with...and it’s beautiful and makes for a great photo op. Flower Trucks, flower bars, DIY bouquets....enjoy! Mattie is a young...

Duration:00:48:29

#130 Must-Ask Photographer Questions With Kathy Thomas

3/6/2019
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Kathy Thomas is AWESOME. We love talking to photographers on the podcast and we’ve had a few episodes with guests that are professional wedding photographers. Kathy has great advice for hiring a wedding photographer - stuff we haven’t heard before. She even surprised us with some of her tips and tricks - specifically for couples heading to their initial consultation with a photographer. You know, the meeting where you decide if you want to hire this photographer or not! It’s important! We...

Duration:01:05:03

#129 You Ask, We Answer - 15

2/27/2019
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YAWA! It’s a good one this month. We’re talking about everything from lesbian wedding processionals to boring transportation timelines, to ex-girlfriends...and everything in between. We’re starting this episode off with a voice message and ending with a bang! We love these episodes and we love you. Keep sending emails! Big Takeaways Some of these questions need way more than a quick email response and a spot on YAWA! SOme of them need a deeper dive. For those questions and more, we are here...

Duration:01:09:31

#128 Cocktails With The Aero Bar

2/20/2019
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Brian Fuente, his right-hand woman Amberly, his parents, and his director of operations all met with us at the warehouse to show us the bars, talk business and cocktails with us, and to put a nice bow on our Nashville trip before we headed back home. Brian is the founder and owner of The Aero Bar, an uber cool and chic trailer bar that gets booked for all the hippest events in and around Nashville. With craft cocktails made to please and a super friendly staff of bartenders, Brian’s goal was...

Duration:00:47:15

#127 Simply Eloped

2/13/2019
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Janessa White and her partner Matt witnessed so many close friends spend tons of money on large weddings that were stressful and difficult to plan. After noticing that many of these friends didn’t enjoy their weddings, the duo realized that there must be a better way. With that, Simply Eloped was born and the two set off on a mission to make getting married, fun, easy and affordable! Big Takeaways FAQ: “The first order of business is to decide your ceremony date, time, and location. We also...

Duration:00:42:12

#126 Unique Venues, Unique Perspective: Mayflower Venue's Veronica Armstrong

2/6/2019
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Hey! We should get married in an apple orchard! Or a castle! I want a private garden for the ceremony and a rustic but elegant open barn for the reception. WHERE CAN WE GET THAT? Check out Mayflower Venues, y’all. They might just feature the perfect venue for you. Here’s teh blurb: Mayflower Venue’s platform and proprietary event planning software enable nontraditional event spaces (farms, family estates, orchards etc.) to market, book, coordinate and host custom weddings (or events) for...

Duration:00:55:16

#125 You Ask, We Answer - 14

1/30/2019
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Big Takeaways We LOVE getting listener emails with questions! And if you want our attention for a full two hours of one-on-one consulting, hit us up and we can schedule a video chat meeting. 2 hours, $200. Easy peasy! So valuable and fun. Announcement! Wed 2019 - We are the emcees for this day-long educational wedding event in Boston. Join us! (links below). We are SO excited about this event and trip. 1 Email - Is it too late to fire our wedding party? Ask: Wedding party drama alert! This...

Duration:00:55:51

#124 Planning Education with Whim Events

1/23/2019
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“Natalie Pinney and Moira Thompson are the co-founders of Whim Events, a full-service wedding planning, design and floral studio in Boston, MA. (We LOVE Boston!) Together over a lot of coffee, crazy ideas and a mutual love for making people’s dreams come true, Moira & Natalie founded Whim Events in 2011. They have designed and planned hundreds of weddings throughout New England, and were named Best Wedding Planner in Boston by Boston Magazine. With over ten years of experience, the two...

Duration:01:02:24

#123 Psychology of Wedding Planning With Angela Proffitt

1/16/2019
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When we took the show on the road in 2018 (literally), we ended up at the desk of Angela Proffitt, celebrity wedding planner, connector, and small business guru. She is a treasure in Nashville. She has her own podcast and we were guests on it as well - Weddings Unveiled. She has an adorable accent. But the adorable stops there (well, it stops with her adorable Southern smile, I guess) and the badass begins as soon as you hear her talk about her business, her priorities, and her journey....

Duration:01:13:33

#122 Live At The Modern Love Event

1/9/2019
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MIchelle and Christy took the show on the road and headed to Nashville Tennessee to sponsor and record live at The Modern Love Event. We met brides, grooms, friends, parents and lots of amazing top wedding vendors in the Southern City that never sleeps. This episode is the ‘show’ we did in the loft of The Cordelle, the host venue of the Modern Love Event. We chatted with attendees, answered questions, addressed concerns and dished out a lot of free advice. It’s free, so don’t blame us! It’s...

Duration:01:16:57

#121 Happy New Year!

1/2/2019
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We’re reflecting on 2018 - the highs, the lows, the lessons, the funny stories and lots and lots of our favorites. Plus, trends from last year and predictions for 2019. AND what’s to come in the new year! (Oh! We crawled under a deck at a double-wide bar in Nashville. We talk about it in this episode.) Big Takeaways Michelle is saying NO to resolutions this year and YES to getting rid of negative things, thoughts and toxic people in her life. Christy is working with intentions...like to...

Duration:01:03:25