Photo Cred: @JudyandGavin
Disclaimer: I wouldn’t bring it up if it hadn’t happened before.
You sit down for your hair and makeup trial, and when your stylist is done, the person looking you in the mirror is unrecognizable. With your wedding in less than a month, this might just push you over the edge.
What do you say to the stylist? Do you you keep the stylist? How do you get past the trial and onto ensuring that your hair and makeup look perfect for your day?
In this episode...
Watch it on Youtube --> When we started this season, the first interview we recorded was with a woman named Leah that I met one day at the gym who became a friend. For months we danced, laughed, and yet never talked more than a few seconds about work life. We got to know each other without titles.
How wonderful it is to get to know someone without the, “what do you” question front and center.
And while I knew she was special, it wasn’t until months later that I realized that she was...
Photo Cred: @JudyandGavin
Just when you think that you’ve covered every wedding expense imaginable, one more can creep in…tipping.
Unless gratuity is built into the vendor contract, it’s wise to plan on tipping your vendors - basically anyone who has had a hand in the planning of and/or execution of your big day.
But how much should you tip?
What do you do if you are maxed out and have no more funds to tip?
What are Tips on Tipping for weddings?
In this episode of RoxTalks: Wedding...
Watch it on Youtube --> There is a lot of talk out there about Balance and finding Joy, but sometimes it seems like just that, talk.
While the majority of us want to find Balance and Joy in our lives, we just don’t know HOW.
This week on RoxTalks I sat down with Balance and Relationship expert, Naketa Thigpen to really break down Balance, Joy, and just how we get there.
Naketa is the founder and CEO of the Thigpro institute, and has spent decades equipping & empowering...
Photo Cred: @TMInspired
Deciding to get hire a wedding planner is question many couples consider at the beginning of the process. Most couples look back on their wedding day and wish they had hired a wedding planner.
A planner seems like a luxury, but in the end is more like a lifesaver and a necessity all rolled into one.
Why SHOULD you hire your planner stat?
In this episode of RoxTalks: Wedding Edition, I continue my discussion with Lauren Chumbley, CMEP co-owner of Eclipse Event...
Watch it on Youtube --> Want more Meghan?
Listen to Meghan’s visit last season of RoxTalks Signs that a 9-5 is Not For You
Listen to Meghan’s visit in season 1 of RoxTalks Social Media Scrubbing
When it comes to Emotional Intelligence (EQ), do you know where to begin?
Have you been on the giving or receiving end of a “coachable moment,” review, or feedback that went all shades of wrong?
Do you wonder how successful CEOs are able to motivate their...
Photo Cred: Judy & Gavin Photography
Some say that Rain on a wedding day is good luck. And while that may be true, rain that isn’t planned for is not good luck at all.
But how serious should you get about an actual rain plan for your wedding?
When is it it time to consider that rain might be an unwelcome guest at your wedding?
And how much time and money should you invest in a rain plan?
What questions should you ask the venue about rain options?
How much of a gamble should you...
Watch it on Youtube --> Who is your go-to person when it comes to makeup tips?
I go to Tonia Ranco, with Ranco Beauty. Tonia’s passion for makeup goes beyond personal. Through youtube tutorials she shows not only how to use new products and apply color, but also how to do it at ANY AGE.
So when I turned 40 it was the perfect time to tap Tonia to show me how makeup application tips change as our skin matures.
Here’s why: It's a fact that not every makeup tutorial on youtube applies to...
Photo Cred: Judy+Gavin Photography
Having a wedding is an exciting time for the entire family. But with that comes all sorts of ideas for how the wedding should go. Should you have a wedding cake or a dessert bar? Bouquet toss for all the single ladies? First look or see each other for the first time at the altar?
The decisions go on and on. And sometimes the opinions just don’t match up. Sometimes what parents want and what you want are two completely different things. How do you avoid...
Watch it on Youtube --> The number one question I get asked is:
How did you Lose the Weight/Get Your Body?
It’s a great question considering I’ve lost 20lbs+ since moving to Orange County.
My answer always includes giving credit to my trainer, Shosanna Cairns. That’s why I’m so excited have her on the podcast this week to share her tips to getting that Ideal Summer Body. Now is a perfect time to get started!
Want more Shoshanna?
This is a very special edition of RoxTalks
While I was on my 40th Birthday trip with my tribe, we got to talking about current events. It's impossible to ignore all that has happened in light of the #MeToo & #TimesUp movements. Suddenly things are coming to light & people we once emulated, fanned, & supported are doing horrible things.
Tonia, Cristi, Meghan, Rochelle, Kim & Me! Real talk on RoxTalks.
Tonia: RancoBeauty @RancoBeauty
R.Kelly, Michael Jackson, Bill...
Photo Cred: Gipe Photography
Having a wedding ceremony or reception in a backyard seems exciting, intimate and cost effective. All are true, but before deciding to use your favorite backyard, there are some crucial things you should consider.
What are things you should consider before using a private backyard for your wedding?
In this episode of RoxTalks: Wedding Edition, I am sharing with you
The top 3 things to consider before having a Backyard Wedding.
Warning: It’s real talk on...
Watch it on Youtube --> I had the pleasure of meeting Yovy D over Instagram!
She was drawn to my profile and invited me to be on her podcast. I was impressed with her drive. She was determined to leave the corporate world to step out into the wild, wild, west of podcasting.
Her vision and consistency (down to the days and times weekly for recording her show) right out of the gate were signs to me that her show and her mission will take her far.
I’m happy to have her on RoxTalks to share...
Photo Cred: Judy+Gavin Photography
Planning a wedding can be fun overall, but there can be aspects that cause angst…like your wedding budget. While it may make your groan, no on likes to still be paying off their wedding on their 5th wedding anniversary. Truth.
So how do you keep your wedding budget in check?
Sacrifice your vision? Cut the flowers? Change the bar to unhosted (also known as a cash bar)?
Before you start hacking everything, listen to this. In this episode of RoxTalks:...
Watch it on Youtube --> When you hear the word “Fitness,” does your mind go straight to working out?
Mine definitely does! And while our bodies do need fitness to keep in good health, our minds and souls are crying out for that Fitness as well!
I met Dr. Roshanda Clemons at the gym following a dance class. All I knew about her at the time was that she could dance! That meeting led to a meaningful hour long discussion by the pool one day after class about LIFE. It was under the cover of a...
What does it really look like to be an Instagram Influencer? Nicole Flowers aka @LoveOfAllOfTheThings has turned her passion into an Instagram career. But she is more than great food and stunning pictures. Nicole and I talk a Day in the Life of an Insta-Influencer, Food, #MeToo, Faith, Trolls and Next Steps.