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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...


You’ll Totally Wish You Did These Things At Your Wedding

There are always those "Ahhh!" ideas brides have after their wedding that they wish they had done. We've listed out some of our favorite ideas that you can use whether you have a week or a year left to plan. From heartfelt notes to wedding favors you'll will never forget, these fun and unique ideas will definitely leave a lasting impression on your family, friends, and guests! Get more wedding planning advice at, and join our private Facebook group! Production help...


How to Talk to Parents About Paying for the Wedding

It's never easy to talk about money...especially when it comes to weddings. In this special episode with Lindsay and her mom Diane, we talk about how to politely bring up financial issues with your parents. PLUS: Our next round of wedding hashtags and our favorite user questions, such as how much to spend on a wedding dress and the best way to transform your ceremony space. Get more wedding planning advice at, and join our private Facebook group! Production help and...


The 8 Most Controversial Wedding Decisions You Can Make

Some wedding decisions can cause your family and friends to freak out, but at the end of the day it's about you and your spouse. We talk through some of the trickiest wedding decisions you can make and the pros and cons of each. Whether you're deciding to have your ceremony in a non-religious venue or not inviting children, these are some of the most controversial wedding decisions you'll be faced with. PLUS: Our weekly wedding hashtags! Get more wedding planning advice at...


These Are the Worst Wedding Guests Of All Time

Sometimes wedding guests do some pretty whacky, inconsiderate, and crazy things, but these real wedding stories might be the worst of them. We share 6 of the weirdest things wedding guests have ever done, plus our advice on how to answer those awkward guest questions (like "Can I bring a date?"). PLUS: Our weekly wedding news roundup AND the next round of wedding hashtags is here! Get more wedding planning advice at, and join our private Facebook group! Production...


How to Plan a $5,000 Wedding

Sure, the average wedding cost is $35,000, but that's a lot of money! If you're looking to cut your wedding budget dramatically but aren't sure how to do it (or if it's even possible) then this episode is for you! Listen as we share 11 of our favorite ways to keep your wedding budget under $5,000, and breakdown how much you should spend on everything from your venue to your vendors. Trust us, these tips can help even if your spending $5,000 or $50,000. Get more wedding planning advice at...


Should You Lie to Your Wedding Vendors?

There's a new trend happening where couples are choosing not to tell vendors they're having a wedding (IE: I'm having a super big party but it's not THAT kind of party). We dig into what could possibly go wrong in this scenario and whether or not it's a good idea. PLUS: We answer user questions such as the benefits of a strolling wedding reception, who pays for a destination wedding rehearsal dinner, and what to do if you only want to register for a honeymoon. Get more wedding planning...


The Wedding Hacks Every Bride Should Know. PLUS: Hashtags Are Back!

Wedding hacks save you time AND money, so we wanted to share our favorite wedding hacks ever. Whether you're planning an outdoor wedding and looking for ways to keep guests cool, or maybe you're just wanting to save money on your wedding music, this episode will share our insider wedding planning tricks that every couple can use. PLUS: Our new weekly segment features another round of wedding hashtags. Did yours make the list? Get more wedding planning advice at,...


Everything I Learned About Wedding Invitations

From getting the best wedding invitations in your budget to making sure they get to your guests in time (and in one piece), here are my top tips and tricks for your save the dates and wedding invites. 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


What to Do When You Disagree On Your Wedding Budget

I Want THAT Wedding is a super fun new show airing on TLC Saturdays at 9/8 c. Cory and I were lucky enough to interview one of the show's producers, Kerry Carlock, about what REALLY goes on behind the scenes, and how the couples on the show handle fundamental wedding planning disagreements (like budgets!). PLUS: Kerry's husband Nick Lund-Ulrich joins us to talk about what they did at their own wedding, and share some of our favorite (free!) wedding hacks EVER.


Wedding Vendors Share Their All-Time Favorite Wedding Songs

Wedding photographers, DJs, and planners share the songs that always bring guests out on the dance floor. PLUS: The banned wedding songs guests DEFINITELY don't want to hear. See the full wedding vendor playlist here. 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


Wedding Rules You Should Break

Rules are made to be broken, especially when it comes to weddings. While there are so many wedding traditions we love, there are a few that we think can (and should) be changed. Don't be afraid to say "Bye Bye Bye" to these common wedding rules and traditions and come up with something even more original and fun! Get more wedding planning advice at, and join our private Facebook group! Production help and editing by Steven Zampanti Music from Latché Swing:...


Secret Ways to Make Your Wedding Look More Expensive

Dealing with a tight wedding budget but still want to have that "Wow" factor? Of course you do!! With just a few simple tweaks you can have everybody at your wedding thinking you spent way more than you actually did. Here's how to do it. 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


A Husband's Guide to Getting Married

Grooms can sometimes feel left in the dark when it comes to planning a wedding. What should they do? How should they do it? It can all feel a bit overwhelming. In this episode Cory shares his tried-and-true advice to all the grooms out there struggling with the same questions. 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