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The Busy Bride 101 Podcast: Wedding Planning Tips for the Bride on the Go, offers quick and easy wedding planning tips and advice to streamline your next steps to create the wedding of your dreams. Your host, Lisa G McMillan, owner and founder of Exquisite Events and Consulting, offers inspired techniques to bring you closer to sorting through the list of details and guides you in determining what questions to ask wedding vendors.

The Busy Bride 101 Podcast: Wedding Planning Tips for the Bride on the Go, offers quick and easy wedding planning tips and advice to streamline your next steps to create the wedding of your dreams. Your host, Lisa G McMillan, owner and founder of Exquisite Events and Consulting, offers inspired techniques to bring you closer to sorting through the list of details and guides you in determining what questions to ask wedding vendors.

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The Busy Bride 101 Podcast: Wedding Planning Tips for the Bride on the Go, offers quick and easy wedding planning tips and advice to streamline your next steps to create the wedding of your dreams. Your host, Lisa G McMillan, owner and founder of Exquisite Events and Consulting, offers inspired techniques to bring you closer to sorting through the list of details and guides you in determining what questions to ask wedding vendors.

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English

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Episodes

Engagement Season Kickoff 2022

1/19/2022
Engagement season 2022 is in full swing and you need to know just what to do to get started with planning your wedding. This short 3 minute episode is the jumping off point to your next steps. Additional episodes will follow to guide you through the details to select vendors, what questions to ask, and how much to spend. LINKS: Website Exquisite Events and Consulting Instagram Busy Bride 101:Wedding Planning Tips For The Bride On The Go! YouTube Busy Bride 101 YouTube...

Duration:00:03:06

Wedding Catering Advice Seasoned With Love and Experience

8/23/2021
Nestled in the heart of downtown Asheville, North Carolina you will find one of the best wedding caterers around. Chef Kim Lloyd, owner and operator of Celine and Company knows how to serve up some of the tastiest cuisine for your wedding or special occasion. In this episode, Chef Kim lists the 5 must have appetizers to select for the cocktail hour and how she incorporates your culinary wishes in each delicious bite. If there is a family recipe that you would like to showcase during your...

Duration:00:10:36

Looking Through The Lens With Corey Johnson

7/16/2021
Corey Johnson of Corey Johnson Studios brings calm and encouragement during chaotic moments at your wedding as he photographs you and your loved ones. It takes a critical eye to know instinctively when and how to craft lifetime memories and he is an expert in pulling all of the aspects together flawlessly. One would never suspect that Corey is legally blind when viewing his images or seeing him in action. The camera lens sharpens his gaze while taking photographs and the end result is...

Duration:00:10:59

Luxurious Skincare Tips For Every Bride

6/3/2021
Your skincare routine may very well be one of the most carefully thought out steps to a healthy and clean glow on your wedding day. Long gone are the days of purchasing products randomly or selecting them without any forethought. So many of today's products are fragrance free, hypoallergenic, cruelty free, and paraben free and they should be considered high priority in your beauty bag. You deserve better and Brittany Gray of Fancy Face Inc with headquarters in Canada shares tips for every...

Duration:00:14:59

Hair and Makeup Secrets To Looking Radiantly Beautiful On Your Wedding Day

5/6/2021
Hair and Makeup Secrets To Looking Radiantly Beautiful On Your Wedding Day When it’s time to select your makeup artist and hair stylist for your wedding, hire someone with impeccable experience and photos of their previous work. Search for your team soon during the wedding planning process as you will need to schedule a trial run with their services. The best is booked early and often, so don’t hesitate in seeking the best makeup and hair vendors in the area. Wendy Morris, owner, and lead...

Duration:00:17:06

The Sweet Tooth Dilemma

4/6/2021
Welcome to Busy Bride 101: Wedding Planning Tips For The Bride On The Go! If you’re vacillating about the type of dessert to serve your guests at your wedding, Mandy at 50/Fifty: The Art of the Dessert has a multitude of options to choose for your special occasion. From specialty cakes and pies to elaborate dessert displays filled with cookies, truffles, or even an armadillo red velvet cake. You’re sure to find a delicious bite to satisfy your sweet craving. To keep up with us and learn...

Duration:00:13:15

Savvy Advice To Plan An Authentic Wedding Despite A Pandemic with Mary Bell Events

3/9/2021
Mary Bell, owner and principal wedding planner at Mary Bell Events is an accomplished wedding professional. Her extended knowledge in producing and designing luxury weddings has led to her success as one of the most sought after destination wedding planners. Her service areas include but not limited to the Carolinas and Florida regardless if your event is set amongst a grand castle or perched near the waves along the coast, she's has you covered. Her clients are immediately welcomed by her...

Duration:00:09:15

Dropping Knowledge! DJ, Hans Daniels of Nice Entertainment Reveals Secrets to a Great Wedding Reception and Keeping Your Guests On The Dance Floor.

2/23/2021
Hans Daniels, owner and DJ of Nice Entertainment delivers a fun and insightful peek into the world of being a DJ. He and his talented staff of DJs and musicians provide a sophisticated and energetic dynamic to your wedding. If you have been searching for a wedding DJ who is dedicated to making your planning less stressful and your guests wanting for more, then, you've found your DJ. During the interview he covers: LINKS: Nice Entertainment Exquisite Events and Consulting Busy Bride...

Duration:00:10:08

Cocktails Anyone? Mobile bar options to enhance your wedding reception

1/5/2021
Find yourself confused about what drinks to offer your guests at your wedding reception? Look no further, Bryce Bjornson of Jack's 47 Mobile Bar fills you in with perfect beverage offerings. His experience is just what you are looking for in determining delicious drinks for your guests along with the benefit of eliminating long lines at the bar. He even discusses a quick way to calculate how much alcohol to purchase without overspending Bryce discusses his fleet of vintage trucks, carts,...

Duration:00:18:06

Elevate Your Wedding Attire with Bliss On Bridal Swimwear During a Pandemic

10/30/2020
Welcome to Busy Bride 101: Wedding Planning Tips for the Bride On The Go! As a wedding planner I've seen the wedding the wedding industry explode with creative and breath taking ways to personalize your event, particularly fashionable clothing during the pandemic. As we are still dealing with exasperating times, we have to re-think how we plan weddings and I have an option for you to add to treasure chest of wedding attire. You definitely need a beautiful dress, amazing shoes, and last but...

Duration:00:08:02

Pivot My Wedding, Now

10/11/2020
Welcome to BUSY BRIDE 101, Wedding Planning Tips for the bride on the go and I’m your host, Lisa G. McMillan, wedding and event planner at Exquisite Events and Consulting. Today’s episode is “Pivot My Wedding, Now”. When ringing in 2020 who knew how the upcoming year would unfold. Many have proclaimed this as the worst year ever! You may find yourself scratching your head wondering on occasion how your wedding plans were hijacked, and why things quickly started spinning out of control. But...

Duration:00:03:21

Backyard Wedding Wins During a Pandemic

8/28/2020
Welcome to BUSY BRIDE 101, Wedding Planning Tips for the bride on the go and I’m your host, Lisa G. McMillan, wedding and event planner at Exquisite Events and Consulting. Today’s episode is “Backyard Wedding Wins During a Pandemic”. Planning a backyard wedding may seem as easy as 1-2-3 but I wanted to point out a few elements to remember as we’re still navigating through the pandemic and muddling through its constraints. Tip Number 1: Depending on how much space or acreage you have in your...

Duration:00:03:11

Micro Weddings: The Next Big Thing

7/29/2020
Micro Weddings: The Next Big Thing Whether it’s rain, sleet, snow or even a pandemic, planning your wedding during the unexpected can be frightening. You’ve imagined your event filled with infinite amounts of hugs, kisses and high fives and guests dancing closely to your favorite tunes. Yet, lately we’ve been told to social distance and wear a mask. Well, I’m here to tell you, better days are ahead. Your dream wedding is around the corner and I’m going to help you make it a reality, one...

Duration:00:04:01

Wedding Photography with Tonya Damron

5/21/2020
Join us as highly acclaimed photographer, Tonya Damron of Tonya Damron Photography discusses First Look considerations, family portraits, and how she navigates her team through the coronavirus pandemic. LINKS AND RESOURCES: Tonya Damron Photography Busy Bride 101 (Instagram) Busy Bride 101 (YouTube Channel) Exquisite Events and Consulting Centers for Disease Control and Prevention World Health Organization

Duration:00:09:40

DIY Flower Fails with Mandy Frazier

4/21/2020
In this episode, "DIY Flower Fails with Mandy Frazier" Lisa and Mandy discuss the potential pitfalls of creating your own floral centerpieces, bouquets, corsages, and other flower arrangements for your wedding and reception. Your host, Lisa G. McMillan is joined by florist, Mandy Frazier of An English Flower Cottage. Mandy is an award winning floral designer and has styled lavish and modest events for 22 years and provides services for brides and grooms throughout Western North Carolina....

Duration:00:19:04

COVID 19 and Planning Your Wedding

3/30/2020
Welcome to BUSY BRIDE 101, Wedding Planning Tips for the bride on the go and I’m your host, Lisa G. McMillan, wedding and event planner at Exquisite Events and Consulting. Years of planning weddings has given me focused insight towards organizing successful events. Budgeting, logistics, and constant interaction with others play a significant role in creating moments of a lifetime and dealing with the effects of COVID-19 Coronavirus and how we respond to it, is challenging but manageable. I...

Duration:00:03:13

Ceremony Musicians

3/23/2020
Today’s PODCAST will cover working with ceremony musicians. Anytime you have the opportunity and financial resources to hire quality musicians, do it! Don’t get me wrong, recorded music works well but there’s an excitement and resonance that accompanies the sound of music wafting through the air played live, right in front of you. Tip Number 1: When hiring musicians make sure it shows on the contract if they are playing the prelude music. The prelude music typically begins 30-45 minutes...

Duration:00:03:59

Wedding Cake: Do I Really Need One?

3/4/2020
In episode, "Wedding Cake: Do I Really Need One?" explores the options of various desserts to offer guests instead of cake. Special occasions are a great dessert option but not everyone likes cake. Here are just a few ideas to consider for your wedding reception. This Episode’s Tips, Trends, and To-Do’s So, let’s jump into our episode! Today’s PODCAST will cover the ever tasty topic of Wedding Cake: Do I Really Need One? Let me admit, I believe cake should be eaten at every celebration...

Duration:00:03:56

Flower Power: Discovering Your Floral Vision

2/17/2020
Flower Power: Discovering Your Floral Vision is for brides struggling with determining what color combinations, styles and floral types to use for their wedding. This easy step by step approach removes the anxiety of having to know anything about flowers and focus on your desire to have a beautiful event. This Episode’s Tips, Trends, and To-Do’s Today’s episode is entitled FLOWER POWER! Quite often I hear from my clients they know nothing about flowers and have no idea where to begin to...

Duration:00:02:43

Don't Mess Up My Close Up

2/3/2020
In episode, DON'T MESS UP MY CLOSE UP: HAIR and MAKE UP TIPS, find out how to prepare for your hair and make up trial run. From what to bring to who to bring we cover the most important questions you will ask about getting your close up ready for the public to see on your wedding day. This Episode's Tips, Trends, and To-Do's Hair and Make Up for your wedding are one of the first scheduled appointments you attend the morning of your wedding and it will be an early morning. I’m constantly...

Duration:00:03:41