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The Greatest Wedding Ideas Ever According to Guests

When you're planning a wedding and trying to come up with fun ideas for everything from wedding food and favors to your entertainment, there's no better resource than friends who go to A LOT of weddings. These people have seen the BEST and the WORST of weddings, and can tell you what worked and what definitely didn't. With that in mind, we thought it would be fun to compile the best wedding ideas we’ve heard from guests who have experienced them and loved them. So lets get right into...


Real Couple Wedding Diary: Part 1

Brian and Mallory are our good friends, and they happen to be six months away from their wedding! We sat down to talk with them about the best and worst things about the wedding planning process, and what advice they would give to other couples who are in the same situation. Get more wedding planning advice at, and join our private Facebook group! Production help and editing by Steven Zampanti Music from Latché Swing: "Hungaria" & "Swing 3


Special Episode: Our FAVORITE Wedding Hacks

One of our favorite segments we've done on this podcast the past year is "Wedding Hacks," where we share the best mind (and cost) saving tips that will not only help you save money, but will save your sanity. The best part is that these are super easy to do, too, because if they weren't we definitely wouldn't be sharing them! Don't miss this special episode, and be sure to let us know any wedding hacks YOU have that you think we should share. Send us an e-mail at...


6 Ways Couples Go Over Their Wedding Budget (And How to Save Instead)

It's no surprise that weddings are expensive, and that it's crazy easy to go over budget when planning them. In fact, it's so common to go over budget that almost half of couples do! A recent study shows that weddings go at least $5,000 over budget on average, which can add some majorly unexpected wedding stress. The good news is we're here to tell you how to avoid them! We rounded up the most common budget pitfalls you'll encounter along the way, and what you can do to make sure you don't...


Wedding Q&A: Dress Codes, Weather Emergencies, and Wedding Exits

In our latest wedding question lightning round, we're taking your questions from The Woman Getting Married Facebook Group. Here's what we're talking about this week: Tune in to listen now! P.S.: We mention rain boots in this episode, and these are some of the most inexpensive ones I could find! Do you have a wedding planning question you want us to answer on air? We want to hear from you! E-mail us at and we hope to get to YOUR question soon! Get more...


What Real Brides Wish They Never Spent Money On

One of the #1 questions we get from brides is "What are the biggest money wasters when it comes to wedding planning?" When it comes to figuring out what NOT to spend your money on, the best resource is real brides who have been through it all! We combed through our Facebook group, comments/emails, as well as online forums to see what the consensus was from other brides on what they wish they never spent money on. We'll share the 6 most common things we've seen, plus...


6 Things You Should Never Do After You Get Engaged

You're engaged! Congrats! While there are so many fun and important things you SHOULD be doing after you say 'Yes!,' there are also several you definitely SHOULDN'T do as well. We break down the 6 biggest ones to avoid to help you start your wedding planning on the right foot. PLUS: Cory and I are back from Paris and are crazy full. We also thought it would be fun to answer more reader questions this episode, and we'll also share this week's "Save It!" budget tip. Get more wedding planning...


Special Episode: What All Couples Can Relate To

Happy Thanksgiving!!! We are currently wine-ing and cheese-ing in Paris for the holiday (and a big birthday), but before we left the states we put together this special holiday episode for you! And since it's Thanksgiving we thought it would be fun to talk about what happens at most Thanksgiving tables: complaining about family members. This episode is a compilation of our best "couple vents" on the podcast...that glorious time where Cory and I share what the other person does that kind of...


This is the Worst Wedding Advice EVER

When you're planning a wedding, you'll hear A LOT of advice from friends and family members that might have you saying, "WTF." Whether it's your Aunt saying "you have to wear a white wedding dress!" or "just invite whoever you want...they won't all come," there are certain things you should definitely ignore. We'll go through some of the WORST wedding advice we've ever heard, plus Cory and I talk about a special trip that's coming up that we want you to follow along with! Do you have a...


Wedding Q&A: Plus Ones, Bridesmaid Drama, and Cutting Your Guest List

We get so many great questions in from listeners (and readers) that we wanted to start answering each of them in upcoming podcast episodes. To kick this Q&A session off we've got questions about cutting your guest list, what to do when your bridesmaid is MIA, whether or not you should get your hair/makeup done for your engagement photos, if a raw venue space is better than an all-inclusive, and more! Do you have a wedding planning question you want us to answer on...


Wedding Day Beauty Tricks

Cory has no idea what I'm talking about in this episode, but you ladies do (he's just there for colorful commentary anyway, amirite?!). I'm talking about wedding day makeup, hair, and other skincare tricks that EVERY bride should know on her big day. From how to prevent your happy tears from totally ruining your eye makeup to the one thing you DON'T want to do to your hair on your wedding day, we've got the best hair and beauty tricks from the pros that will keep you glowing. Get more...


Wedding Favor Ideas That Aren't Boring

Wedding favors have to be GOOD for a guest to take one. It's true! In fact, statistically only 50% of guests will actually take a wedding favor, despite how much time or effort you might have put into the idea. We've seen a lot of wedding favors here at, and only a few have made our list of favorites, so we thought it would be fun to round them up into one podcast episode. If you're thinking about having wedding favors, try one of these fun, creative, and yes...


Wedding Planner Secrets

Nobody knows more about weddings than wedding planners, so why not go right to the source when you want to find out all those wedding secrets that you KNOW exist. From how to save big on invites to the quickest (and cheapest) way to transform your wedding venue, on this episode we'll reveal the biggest secrets we've learned from wedding planners over the years. And guess what? Hashtags are BACK. We share the latest round, and trust us you won't want to miss these! Get more wedding...


These New Wedding Dress Trends MIGHT Not Be For Everybody

We're back from New York Bridal Fashion Week, and we have a ton of fun wedding dress styles to report on. On the latest podcast episode we'll talk about all the wedding dress trends we saw (including whether or not they will actually work on real brides walking down the aisle in front of Grandma). PLUS: Wedding news is BACK, and we're talking about Justin Bieber prenups, future brides with unfortunate last names, and the most popular week to get married for college football fans. Also, is...


The Best Indie Wedding Songs Of All Time

Looking for wedding songs that you AND your guests will love? You'll definitely want to add these songs to your list for the best first dance ever. PLUS: We talk about what makes a great wedding song, and what could possibly take it off your list (IE: the lyrics are anything but romantic). From indie classics you might have forgotten about to b-sides you've probably never heard, see what wedding songs made our list! Listen to the full playlist on Spotify here! Get more wedding planning...


What Should Your Bridesmaids Pay For?

When it comes to bridesmaids, there are a lot of questions to be asked. First, you need to figure out HOW many bridesmaids you should even have. Then you start racking your brain about WHO they should be. And what do you tell a friend who asks if they can be a bridesmaid, but you have other plans? Think of this episode as your guide to ALL things bridesmaids. And speaking of bridesmaids, we have a super exciting announcement! We just launched a company that is going to completely change the...


The Biggest Wedding Etiquette Mistakes Couple's Make

Yes, your wedding IS about the two of you. But you're also supposed to make sure your wedding guests are taken care of---you are hosting a party after all. On this episode we talk about the 9 biggest wedding etiquette mistakes to avoid, including the controversial cash bar. Yes, we have strong opinions on this one, ladies! PLUS: Cory's weekly wedding news roundup is here, and more fun wedding planning topics to help you stay sane! Get more wedding planning advice at,...


Should You Change Your Last Name?

I went back and forth on whether or not I wanted to change my last name after Cory and I got married, and finally decided on something that felt like the perfect solution. I'll talk about what I did and why I did it, and walk you through the step-by-step process of what you'll need to do to legally change your name (and how to make the process way easier). We also share advice from other brides on why they did (or didn't) change their last name after they got married, and why they came to...


Wedding Hashtags Are Here!

We get SO many hashtag requests (which we love) that we thought it would be fun to do a special episode of ALL wedding hashtags. We were able to get through a BIG group of them, so listen and see if yours made the list! Plus, we get an unexpected earthquake interruption that freaks us out, so you can listen to that. AND Cory's weird wedding news is here, where we talk about the most expensive state to get married in, and answer the age-old question: Should you invite exes to your...


EVERY Bride Should Do This the Day of Her Wedding

By the time your wedding week comes around, chances are you'll just be ready to have this dang party already! But there are a few things you should definitely remember to do the night before AND the day of that a lot of brides forget. PLUS: We include a few things that you should definitely NOT do as well (like drink too much at the rehearsal dinner and not eat two good meals the day of). And yes...another round of wedding hashtags is here! We get into those and the weirdest wedding news of...