The Big Wedding Planning Podcast
About the Show
2 fun-loving, wildly experienced Wedding Consultants share their deepest, darkest secrets to help you plan your wedding. You'll learn a lot. Laugh even more. And most importantly get the inside scoop on how to make the most of your big day.
This is not your traditional wedding blog. Trust us. You can't make this stuff up.
#60 It's Our Anniversary!
November 15th, 2017
48 mins 37 secs
engaged, planning a wedding, the big wedding planning podcast, wedding planners, wedding planning, wedding podcast, weddings
It’s our anniversary! We are SO STOKED to celebrate this one year mark with you, our dear listeners. We’ve had such a great time doing this podcast and we’re so f*%king proud of our first year.
#59 You Ask, We Answer
November 8th, 2017
57 mins 55 secs
engaged, planning a wedding, wedding planners, wedding planning, wedding podcast, wedding vendors, weddings
We’ve received a lot of feedback and questions from our dear listeners lately, and we want to address everything! This episode covers a recap from our emotional episode with Lauren (The Happiest Sad Day, link below) and Michelle and Christy answer questions from YOU about disappointing bridesmaids, planning a wedding with a deployed partner, addressing appropriate church ceremony attire, and plenty of questions about going from a bride to a wedding industry professional. Let’s go!
#58 The Happiest Sad Day
November 1st, 2017
57 mins 24 secs
engaged, grief, loss, planning a wedding, wedding advice, wedding planners, wedding planning, wedding podcast, wedding vendors, weddings
For some people, wedding planning happens to coincide with a devastating life crisis. We listen to a bride tell her story of love, loss of her mother and grief during her wedding planning.
#57 A Wedding Day Story
October 25th, 2017
46 mins 38 secs
engaged, guy raz, how i built this, planning a wedding, wedding planners, wedding planning, wedding podcast, wedding vendors, weddings
Michelle manages the impossible on this one when she takes her microphone along on a wedding day. Listen in as Michelle, Stephanie & Ryan as they tell the story of the wedding on the actual wedding day. Hearing the perspectives not only of the Bride and Groom, but also of their Planner. Congratulations Stephanie & Ryan!
#56 Wedding Crashers & Natural Disasters
October 18th, 2017
40 mins 53 secs
engaged, natural disasters, planning a wedding, wedding crashers, wedding insurance, wedding planners, wedding planning, wedding podcast, weddings
Michelle deals with a ‘first’ in her illustrious wedding planning career, and we round it out with some great, applicable advice about what to do if your wedding is affected by crazy weather and potentially dangerous conditions. A skateboarding accident isn’t a natural disaster, but we’re still gonna talk about it! Christy and Michelle catch up in the midst of a very busy wedding season.
#55 Quick Focus! How To Write A Ceremony Script
October 11th, 2017
10 mins 59 secs
apple podcasts, ceremony scripts, podcast, tipping vendors, wedding advice, wedding planning, wedding podcast, weddings
Lots of couples are opting to have a friend or relative be their wedding officiant. You may have to draft the bulk of the script yourself, as a couple.
#54 Quick Focus! The Guest Book
October 4th, 2017
11 mins 17 secs
apple podcasts, guest books, podcast, the big wedding planning podcast, wedding advice, wedding planning, wedding podcast, weddings
What is a guest book? Is it necessary? Is it something our parents had at their wedding that we want too, or is it old fashioned and uncool? Listen to this short episode and find out!
#53 Big Ideas, Little Budget
September 27th, 2017
42 mins 55 secs
podcast, tipping vendors, wedding advice, wedding planning, wedding podcast, weddings
A listener with a 10K Budget that was shot down by a wedding planner / Michelle tells you all about a wedding she worked last weekend / Yoga and morning routines.
#52 Just Married! Real Couple Andrea & Dre
September 20th, 2017
59 mins 31 secs
podcast, real wedding, tipping vendors, wedding advice, wedding planning, wedding podcast, weddings
We’re so stoked to have newlyweds on the podcast! You may remember Dre from our awesome ‘Groom Interrupted’ episode #40.
#51 Catch Up & Playing Officiant
September 13th, 2017
45 mins 32 secs
first day of school, podcast, universal life church, wedding advice, wedding ceremony, wedding officiants, wedding planning, wedding podcast, weddings
It’s a smorgasbord of topics and we think you’re gonna love it! Sometimes your lovely hosts just need to catch up. Travel horror stories, anniversaries, first days of school, cool mom tips, and...wedding planner stuff. We are girlfriends, after all. So, we recorded this episode to just get back to basics, the two of us, the original duo.
#50 Rent My Wedding
September 6th, 2017
47 mins 13 secs
podcast, rentmywedding.com, vendor recommendations, wedding advice, wedding planning, wedding podcast, wedding season, wedding vendors, weddings
Convenient, inexpensive, hassle free rentals for your wedding. We are blown away by Rent My Wedding and we think you will be too!
#49 WeddingWire's Anne Chertoff Part 2
August 30th, 2017
51 mins 38 secs
anne chertoff, lgbtq weddings, wedding coordination, wedding details, wedding gifts, wedding planning, wedding podcast, weddings, weddingwire
Because 3 wedding experts are better than 2! This episode is rapid fire, Q&A Style! We are so happy to have Anne Chertoff of WeddingWire back.
#48 Fitbit In Da House!
August 23rd, 2017
45 mins 53 secs
being mindful, engaged, fitbit, fitness, getting fit, mindfulness, planning a wedding, wedding planners, wedding planning, wedding podcast, weddings
Fitbit's Managing Editor is here to talk to us about staying healthy, grounded and mindful as you plan your wedding!
#47 Wedding Withdrawals
August 16th, 2017
52 mins 52 secs
the big wedding planning podcast, wedding advice, wedding coordination, wedding details, wedding planner, wedding planning, wedding podcast, wedding withdrawals, weddings
Wedding planning is not for the faint of heart. It’s WORK! But one things for sure. Once the wedding is over, you’ll feel differently. Maybe even a little sad.
#46 How To DJ Your Own Wedding
August 9th, 2017
55 mins 45 secs
diy, dj, dj your own wedding, engaged, planning a wedding, wedding dj, wedding planners, wedding planning, wedding podcast, wedding vendors, weddings
Brandon Stiles is on the show today! He reached out to us months ago to pitch his book and course, “How to DJ Your Own Wedding”.