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Lindsay Jones, the founder and editor of WomanGettingMarried.com, and her husband Cory answer your trickiest wedding planning questions one episode at a time. From how much things will cost to how to cut your guest list, they'll give you the he said/she said take on planning the best day ever without going crazy.

Lindsay Jones, the founder and editor of WomanGettingMarried.com, and her husband Cory answer your trickiest wedding planning questions one episode at a time. From how much things will cost to how to cut your guest list, they'll give you the he said/she said take on planning the best day ever without going crazy.

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Lindsay Jones, the founder and editor of WomanGettingMarried.com, and her husband Cory answer your trickiest wedding planning questions one episode at a time. From how much things will cost to how to cut your guest list, they'll give you the he said/she said take on planning the best day ever without going crazy.

Language:

English

Contact:

901-336-8913


Episodes

Wedding Q&A: Bridesmaid Drama, Cocktail Hour Must-Haves, and Wedding Dress Budgets

4/7/2021
Every month we love to answer YOUR wedding questions, and this week's episode is filled with some great ones! We'll be talking about questions such as: What makes a good cocktail hour? How much money should I spend on my wedding dress? Are there any creative ways to combine traditions for a multicultural wedding? Don't miss it! Have your own wedding question or want to be on the show? E-mail us at hello@womangettingmarried.com. Get more wedding planning advice at...

Duration:00:22:38

How to Uninvite Guests to Your Wedding

3/31/2021
If you've had a wedding scheduled in the past year, chances are you've had to consider cutting your guest list at some point in time. But how do you do it tactfully? And who should you cut? On this week's episode we'll talk about those dreaded guest list woes, and how you should uninvite guests to make sure your wedding is the size you want (or need) it to be. Have your own wedding question or want to be on the show? E-mail us at hello@womangettingmarried.com. Get more wedding planning...

Duration:00:18:41

How to Write a GREAT Wedding Thank You Note

3/25/2021
Wedding thank-you's should not be an afterthought. Wedding guests spend valuable money and time to celebrate a wedding, and a heartfelt thank-you note is just a small way a couple can give thanks. But more often than not couples either forget to send one, or if they do, it's a generic note that feels completely impersonal. On this episode we're sharing how to write a proper thank-you, when you should send them, and whether or not a text or e-mail is enough. Don't miss it! Have your own...

Duration:00:19:38

Real Bride Talk: What I learned about wedding contracts

3/18/2021
When it comes to planning your wedding, one of the scariest parts has to be signing contracts and paying deposits to vendors you've likely just met. You are relying on them—financially and emotionally—to help you orchestrate what should be one of the happiest days of your life. This has never been truer than this past year when the pandemic threw a lot of vendors and couples for a loop, especially when it came to the ins and outs of contracts, and how to handle deposits if you need to...

Duration:00:46:45

Wedding Q&A: Outdated Wedding Traditions, Honoring Loved Ones, and How Much Time to Book Your Photographer For

3/10/2021
Every month we answer YOUR wedding questions! On this week's Q&A we're answering questions such as: Have your own wedding question or want to be on the show? E-mail us at hello@womangettingmarried.com. Get more wedding planning advice at WomanGettingMarried.com. Production help and editing by Maddie Zampanti.

Duration:00:18:08

Real Bride Talk: How COVID-19 has changed our wedding plans

3/4/2021
Rachel and her fiancé David originally had their wedding scheduled for October 2020, but as so many couples now unfortunately know, COVID-19 had other plans. On this week's episode we talk with Rachel about when they decided to finally pull the trigger and postpone, and how the pandemic continues to make them rethink their wedding plans. Have your own wedding question or want to be on the show? E-mail us at hello@womangettingmarried.com. Get more wedding planning advice at...

Duration:00:39:50

The Dos and Don'ts of Celebrating Your Engagement

2/24/2021
Newly engaged? Congrats!! I know A LOT is running through your mind. You're excited, nervous, and just want to tell everyone the good news! But before you hit 'share' on that Instagram post, there are a few things you'll want to do first... Have a wedding question of your own? E-mail us at hello@womangettingmarried.com. Get more wedding planning advice at WomanGettingMarried.com. Production help and editing by Maddie Zampanti.

Duration:00:17:04

These are the Best Groomsmen Gifts

2/17/2021
Shopping for guys is HARD. I have to rack my brain for months to figure out a great gift for Cory each birthday and holiday. Thankfully, after researching this topic for over a decade, we've gotten to ask a ton of grooms and groomsmen for great gifts that are practically guaranteed to be a hit. On this week's episode we talk through our favorite groomsmen gift ideas and how much you should spend! To read through all of our gift picks NOT mentioned on this week's episode, check out our...

Duration:00:25:21

Wedding Q&A: Hotel Room Blocks, Destination Weddings, and Who to Invite to Your Bachelorette Party

2/10/2021
It's that time of month again for our Wedding Q&A! On this week's episode we'll be talking about your most pressing wedding questions, including: "What are the best questions to ask a hotel before booking a room block?" "Should a parent with health issues come to our destination wedding?" "Who is invited to a bachelorette party? Have a wedding question of your own? E-mail us at hello@womangettingmarried.com. Get more wedding planning advice at WomanGettingMarried.com. Production help...

Duration:00:19:10

The Latest COVID-19 Wedding Advice

2/3/2021
If you would have asked me last summer if early 2021 weddings would be safe, I would have said a big, fat, yes! But that's not the case, and we're all sort of taking a "wait and see" approach to planning which is little help to all of you couples out there. So, on this episode of the podcast we're doing a check-in, going over what we know now, what the future looks like, and what you can do moving forward. Don't miss it! Have a wedding question of your own? E-mail us at...

Duration:00:18:50

The Best Wedding Dance Songs for 2021

1/27/2021
Every year we comb the charts to find the wedding songs that we think are going to be on everyone's "must play" list. From your first dance to the songs that will get your guests out of theirs chairs and onto the dance floor, these are the songs every couple should consider playing at their wedding! Read more about our picks for the Best Wedding Dance Songs of 2021! Have a wedding question of your own? E-mail us at hello@womangettingmarried.com. Get more wedding planning advice at...

Duration:00:33:48

10 Ways to Save $1,000 at Your Wedding

1/20/2021
Sticking to your wedding budget is no easy take, and chances are you're going to overspend on certain things. However, that doesn't mean there aren't real ways to save meaningful money on everything from your wedding venue to your flowers and even photographer. In this week's episode we talk about 10 easy ways to save hundreds (if not thousands) of dollars on your wedding day. Have a wedding question of your own? E-mail us at hello@womangettingmarried.com. Get more wedding planning advice...

Duration:00:21:37

Wedding Q&A: Regrets, Interfaith Ceremonies, and MIA Bridesmaids

1/13/2021
It's been awhile since we've done a wedding Q&A, and we've gotten so many great ones! On this week's episode, we'll be answering these pressing questions: “Being of different faith from your partner, what church should you get married in? “I totally see the value of a day-of coordinator, but how do I convince my groom? "How can I confront my family when they are overbearing about decor, food, the guest list, etc." “How do you deal with a bridesmaid who doesn’t seem to want to participate...

Duration:00:23:12

Don't Make These Wedding Registry Mistakes

1/6/2021
Creating your wedding registry is super fun, but it can also be super stressful! So, what do you need to know before starting yours (or even after you've set it up)? We're talking all about registries on this week's episode, along with our favorite stores to register at, and our advice on what NOT to do when it comes to your wedding registry. Pssst! In this episode you'll hear us reference our favorite wedding registry ideas, so be sure to check them out! Have a wedding question of your...

Duration:00:24:15

How to Entertain Guests at a Small Wedding

12/30/2020
Chances are wedding guest lists are going to stay small through the beginning half of 2021 as vaccines get distributed. With that in mind, we've been getting a lot of questions from couples wondering how to keep their small weddings FUN, especially if you're not having a dance floor! In this episode we're talking about creative ways to entertain guests, whether you're having 5 or 50 of them! Have a wedding question of your own? E-mail us at hello@womangettingmarried.com. Get more wedding...

Duration:00:17:52

What Will Weddings Look Like in 2021?

12/16/2020
Every year experts get together and talk about the biggest wedding trends they expect to see in the coming year. They talk about things like neon signs and signature cocktails and stationery styles. But this year it's obviously extremely different planning a wedding in the middle of a pandemic. In this episode we'll talk about the wedding trends (style and safety-wise) that experts predict we'll most likely see through the summer, as well as the ones we think will stick around even after we...

Duration:00:20:33

Where to Find Inexpensive Wedding Invites

12/9/2020
Wedding invites can cost you anywhere from $0 (like on Paperless Post) to thousands of dollars from a boutique stationer. But really what most couples want to know is where to find the in between places. Thankfully, it's so easy these days to save on your wedding invites. On this week's episode we'll talk about our favorite shops online, as well as other hidden ways to save. Enjoy 20% off your paper purchase at The Knot using code PAPER20. Click here to get the offer. Plus, we talk about...

Duration:00:22:20

Are Honeymoon Registries Tacky?

12/2/2020
Back when we were engaged (a whopping 11 years ago), it was still considered a bit taboo to ask wedding guests for money. But my how things have changed! In this week's episode we go over the etiquette of honeymoon registries, why you should consider one, and the best way to set it up. You won't want to miss it! Have a wedding question of your own? E-mail us at hello@womangettingmarried.com. Get more wedding planning advice at WomanGettingMarried.com. Production help and editing by Maddie...

Duration:00:15:57

Splurge vs. Save: Part 2

11/25/2020
In last week's episode we shared the top 3 things you should try to save on for your wedding, and this week we're all about the splurge! Now just because you splurge on something for your wedding doesn't mean it has to be expensive (though often it is). We're just talking about items you should allocate more of your wedding budget on. A few key things we talk about this week include: (a bonus "Save" we didn't talk about last week) Where to Find Cheap Wedding Invitations Wedding Planners...

Duration:00:18:37

Splurge vs. Save: Part 1

11/18/2020
One of my favorite things to talk about when it comes to wedding planning is what to save on, and what to splurge on. Because you should do a little bit of both, right? In this week's episode we'll be talking about what you should save on. I'll be sharing my three favorite cost-saving tips, some of which might surprise you! Follow along using the links below! How to Use Wooden Flowers at Your Wedding Wedding Budget 101: Where to Splurge and Where to Save Have a wedding question of your...

Duration:00:22:54