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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. Inclusivity is of the utmost importance to us, so this podcast is for EVERYONE. 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. Inclusivity is of the utmost importance to us, so this podcast is for EVERYONE. 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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United States

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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. Inclusivity is of the utmost importance to us, so this podcast is for EVERYONE. 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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@TBWPpodcast

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English

Contact:

415-723-1625


Episodes

#226 Woman Getting Married: A Special Crossover Episode

12/2/2020
Lindsay and Cory Jones, Woman Getting Married co-hosts, and real-life married couple, join us today to share about their wedding, their podcast, their website, and their hot tips for wedding venues and planning within your budget. Big Takeaways Within the Woman Getting Married website, you can view venue reviews listed by location. They are also adding search filters for price range, and more. The venue plays a huge role in your wedding, and can really influence your design choices. Lindsay...

Duration:00:55:40

#225 You Ask, We Answer - 36

11/25/2020
On the last Wednesday of every month, we answer wedding planning questions from our listeners. These are always chock full of information that EVERYONE can benefit from. We have so much fun and we love our listeners for reaching out. Instagram Question #1: I have a really good relationship with my fiancé’s mom and I’ve done some wedding dress shopping with her which all went very well. But lately she’s started slipping up and saying specific things about the type of dress I want in front of...

Duration:00:52:30

#224 UK Planner Spills the Tea

11/18/2020
Michelle & Christy get a bit mesmerized by Liz Taylor on this one. Not only are we suckers for a strong English accent, but we LOVE when we have the opportunity to speak to a bad-ass, boss, insanely experience wedding planner. Enjoy...we sure did! Liz Taylor, CEO of the Taylor Lynn Corporation (TLC), has been at the forefront of the UK luxury wedding industry for over 30 years. Creating weddings and events that push back the boundaries of design, technology and theatrical presentation. TLC’s...

Duration:01:04:51

#223 So You Want to be a Wedding Planner

11/11/2020
With over fifteen years in the wedding industry, award-winning wedding planner and designer Terrica has been creating exquisite weddings and events in the Golden Isles. Terrica is extremely passionate about elevating and encouraging female entrepreneurs, and in this episode, shares some of her amazing insights on the topic of becoming a wedding planner. As the Chief Wedding Planner and Designer of Cocktails & Details®, Terrica leads a team of talented wedding planners and event managers in...

Duration:01:12:48

#222 Timeless Dresses With a Modern Twist: Allison Webb

11/4/2020
Allison Webb is the designer of her namesake bridal collection, Allison Webb, and the Ti Adora by Allison Webb collection. Born and raised in Georgia, Allison attended the University of Georgia and then moved to New York City where she received a degree in Fashion Design from Parsons. Allison began her career interning at Chado Ralph Rucci where she witnessed the art of true couture dressmaking firsthand. Her devotion to luxury craftsmanship led her to the studio of Oscar de la Renta where...

Duration:00:55:31

#221 You Ask, We Answer - 35

10/28/2020
Our monthly installment of You Ask, We Answer. Where we answer all sorts of questions from our listeners. Email 1 My partner and I recently got engaged, but haven't announced it yet (we've only told family at this point). He would rather wait until we have the ring before we announce---which sounds reasonable to me. While we had originally wanted a big Fall 2021 wedding, we decided that wouldn't be possible with all of the Covid rescheduling. So instead we decided to do 1) a small wedding in...

Duration:00:50:00

#220 - Creative Vendors Keep You Inspired

10/21/2020
Jordan Kentris is the founder & creative director of A Good Day, a bespoke experience studio specializing in Custom Stationery, Branding and User Experience. He’s worked with international clients on weddings and events for the past 5 years and also brings 13 years of experience in advertising & digital customer experience. A Good Day was born out of a need to help businesses and couples create meaningful experiences that spark wonder & curiosity. Jordan joins us today to speak about his...

Duration:00:56:12

#219 - The Art of Boudoir

10/14/2020
Mike Cassidy is a boudoir photographer from New Jersey who is passionate about both photography and helping his clients to remain invested in themselves. While his clients receive an incredible experience and beautiful one-of-a-kind photos, the real service he provides is the joy and heart filling experience every time his images are viewed. Mike has become an advocate and resource of “real” authentic information about boudoir photography to help others make smart choices when choosing a...

Duration:00:52:43

#218 Overcoming The Obstacles: One Bride's Story

10/7/2020
Today we are joined by newly married Lexie Harmon. Lexi & Ernie were Michelle's clients and on this episode, Lexi shares about losing her brother, rescheduling her wedding multiple times due to COVID, keeping positive throughout the craziness, and dealing with the emotional rollercoaster of 2020. Big Takeaways: * Get a wedding planner. * Get a videographer. * Everything is weird and unstable right now, and nothing is in our control. But remember the reason you are getting married. * Keep...

Duration:00:56:08

#217 - You Ask, We Answer - 34

9/30/2020
Our monthly installment of You Ask, We Answer. Where we answer all sorts of questions from our listeners. Question 1: An inspiring discussion about a dress from a member of our FB Community I've got some real dress drama. I got my dress Dec 2019. I fell in love with this dress-- like, this one was "the one." Best part was I LOVED the color, because it's pink! I also got it for a real steal-- $100 instead of $1200 because it was 90% off! But everyone HATED my pick, even my mom. A couple of...

Duration:01:04:20

#216 - The Story Behind Our New Sound

9/23/2020
The Big Wedding Planning Podcast has been UPGRADED! Today we are joined by Steph Altman, music composer and owner of Mophonics (https://www.mophonics.com/). Steph has generously donated his brilliant musical talents to build a sound scape for our show. Mophonics, based out of LA and NY, has discovered and developed the careers of some of today’s most prominent artists, writers, and composers. Using his wide array of skills and knowledge, Steph explains the process of vamping up our theme...

Duration:00:51:53

#215 - She's a Wedding Planner and a Bride in 2020

9/16/2020
Today we are joined by Katy Turchich, the proud owner of Coastal Coordinating, based mostly in Florida. The idea for Coastal Coordinating started in 2006 when she began helping family and friends plan their weddings and events. Eventually, it morphed into a strong business that continues to grow. Covid is stressful when it comes to many things. But Katy has some great tips for what to do when it comes to rescheduling. Big Takeaways Tips for rescheduling as a planner/couple: 1. Do what is...

Duration:00:57:36

#214 - Saving The Event Industry

9/9/2020
Kate Whelan is a wedding planner, business owner, and an Advocate for the Live Events Industry. The live event industry includes everything from weddings, concerts, festivals, and conferences to live sports. More than just the planners, the venues, the vendors are being effected by the pandemic! There is a massive trickle down happening causing a big wave in the events economy. Kate joins us to talk about about all the challenges, successes, questions, and more. Big Takeaways A non-lawful...

Duration:01:14:46

#213 - 5K Wedding Budget, Creative Couple

9/2/2020
Suki and Anthony are writers from Miami, Florida. They combined their love for storytelling, performance, nerd culture, and all things offbeat into their wedding with a budget goal of $5k. Suki performs, writes, and teaches sketch comedy writing across South Florida. Anthony is a contributing author for a game publishing company. Fun Fact: Anthony and Suki teach screenwriting courses at the university where they met. They join us to talk about planning a wedding on a budget! Doing things...

Duration:01:04:07

#212 - You Ask, We Answer - 33

8/26/2020
Our monthly installment of You Ask, We Answer. Where we answer all sorts of questions from our listeners. Question #1: Vendor and COVID Guidelines I got in an argument with a vendor i had been in talks with about using for my upcoming wedding because they posted a video on their instagram of their whole crew setting up another wedding with all of their masks under their chin. the owner refused to acknowledge there was anything wrong with that and just kept saying i was “judging her without...

Duration:00:56:02

#211 Military Weddings

8/19/2020
Bree Carroll is a Wedding and Event Specialist, Speaker and Coach who transforms spaces and hearts through authentic design and purposeful planning. With a background in civil engineering, Bree brings her brilliance of problem solving and eye for design to couples so they DESIGN a marriage even more beautiful than their wedding day. She has been featured in Military Spouse Magazine, Military Family Magazine and the B Collective. She is also the 2020 Armed Forces Insurance Air Force Spouse of...

Duration:01:01:14

#210 Crash Course in Wedding Planning

8/12/2020
A crash course in wedding planning expectations. This is the episode that you ask your partner to listen to, if you believe they will not listen to any of the others. This is the episode that’s going to tell them all of the big, important parts they need to be prepared for. It’s not a how-to, it’s more of a What To Expect when You’re Planning. This episode was inspired by an email from our listener, Hannah! Big Takeaways * Beginning: Set yourself up for this project management task * Have a...

Duration:00:32:18

#209 Avoid The Comparison Trap!

8/5/2020
Stop Playing the Comparison Game! The grass isn’t always greener and it’s really easy to go down the wedding rabbit hole online - this episode is about how to avoid the trappings of comparing your own wedding to all of your friends...and the entire platform of Pinterest. Let’s get real, people! Styled shoots are not weddings. And not everyone looks like a runway model. And your wedding should be a reflection of YOUR love - and a celebration of the big life decision you are making...it can...

Duration:01:15:33

#208 You Ask, We Answer - 32

7/29/2020
There is a lot of frustration and confusion when it comes to planning, replanning, postponing, changing, etc their weddings right now. You are not alone! At the top, we share some comments about our facebook group’s experiences during Covid-19. Question- About how much does a planner cost? Hi Ladies! First of all, I want to thank you so much for your podcast. My fiancé and I recently got engaged and I’ve been listening to your podcast nonstop to help answer all the questions I have! I...

Duration:00:58:01

# 207 Plus Size Empowerment with Pretty Pear Bride

7/22/2020
Shafonne Myers is a media mogul, self-love coach for plus size brides, and visibility & online revenue strategist for wedding professionals from Temecula, California. She graduated with a biology and psychology degree but always had a love for weddings and helping people. She has built an internationally recognized, award-winning wedding publication for plus size brides, Pretty Pear Bride. Her wedding publication is the only one in the world and has solidified her as THE plus size bridal...

Duration:01:15:40