The Big Wedding Planning Podcast

Not your average wedding advice.

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. Inclusivity is of the utmost importance to us, so this podcast is for EVERYONE.
This is not your traditional wedding blog. Trust us. You can't make this stuff up. Email us your questions and we will answer! thebigweddingplanningpodcast@gmail.com

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Episodes

  • #153 Race & Representation In The Wedding Industry

    July 24th, 2019  |  57 mins 29 secs
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    In this special episode, we have a talented wedding planner, Tamara Jones. After a very poignant email from listener, Felicia Reid, we hope to begin to address some of the glaring roadblocks and differences that appear as a person of color planning a wedding. As well as address ways that all of us can help increase inclusivity in the wedding world.

  • #152 Festivals, Food Trucks & Weddings

    July 17th, 2019  |  58 mins 53 secs
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    Desirée Adams is a wedding planner in Upstate New York who creates heirloom occasions for modern couples. After seven years producing high-level events for internationally-recognized companies in Washington, DC, she took a break to focus on her young children. But she couldn't stay away for long. Three years and three moves later, she founded Verve Event Co. in 2017.

  • #151 You Ask, We Answer - 20

    July 10th, 2019  |  55 mins 14 secs
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    Today’s episode is a You Ask, We Answer BONUS episode! We are answering questions from the facebook group.

  • #150 Will You Marry Us?

    July 3rd, 2019  |  1 hr 4 mins
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    Just because your friend is officiating your wedding, doesn’t mean it has to feel amateur and boring. Mark Groleau is a professional wedding officiant, and he runs the company “Unboring Wedding.” Not only does he work with couples to officiate a personal, and lovely ceremony. But he can also teach your friend to do the same!

  • #149 - You Ask, We Answer - 19

    June 26th, 2019  |  58 mins 26 secs
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    Today’s episode is a You Ask, We Answer, as is our end-of-month tradition.

  • #148 Small Details, Big Impact - Valley & Co.

    June 19th, 2019  |  53 mins 44 secs
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    Weddings are a special day, and though you want them to be beautiful and picturesque, it is also important to create a unique experience and long lasting memories. Aleah and Nick Valley of Valley and Co share about their favorite wedding experiences, their coffee table book "Storied Weddings," and give loads of great advice on how to make a great day no matter how big the wedding.

  • #147 From Boston to LA - Christy & Michelle Live!

    June 12th, 2019  |  1 hr 13 mins
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    Michelle and Christy record together from LA - to frame the narrative for their Boston visit earlier this year to emcee at WED 2019. We were also lucky enough to meet many of our Boston listeners at our first ever Meetup and it was so fun!!
    We had a wonderful time at WED - an interactive, educational experience as the emcees. We also got to record live with attendees (and some of their moms!) at the event and we loved it! We hope you enjoy this special, bi-coastal episode.

  • #146 "Marriage Means Family" A Transgender Wedding

    June 5th, 2019  |  1 hr 3 mins
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    Brenda and Mason have been through a lot to get to where they are now: newlyweds celebrating each day they have together as a married couple. In this episode, a couple shares their individual stories of transitions that led them to each other, and explain what marriage means to them.

  • #145 You Ask, We Answer - 18

    May 29th, 2019  |  56 mins 52 secs
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    Today’s episode is a You Ask, We Answer, as is our end-of-month tradition.

  • #144 Spotlight Series: Birdy Grey Bridesmaid Dresses

    May 28th, 2019  |  34 mins 16 secs
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    Birdy Grey has revolutionized the hunt for the perfect bridesmaid dress. After realizing the accessibility, and quality of bridesmaid dresses didn’t reflect the price, two best friends, Grace Lee (formerly of InStyle Magazine and Kate Spade New York) and Monica Ashauer (of McKinsey and Co, and Ralph Lauren) started this company offering beautiful, well-made dresses for under $100.

  • #143 Wedding Aesthetic. Where to begin?

    May 22nd, 2019  |  57 mins 21 secs
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    The idea of designing a wedding is stressful! We’ve all been down a Pinterest hole or two, consumed with ideas and inspiration that just lead to more confusion and anxiety. Thankfully, there’s Kasey Kyprianou, a wedding designer, to help bring your significant other and your authentic selves into your big day. Through getting to know you on a more personal level, Kasey is able to transform your wishes into beautiful designs for everything from invitations to signage and more.

  • #142 Don't Forget The Honeymoon!

    May 15th, 2019  |  58 mins 43 secs
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    No matter where you are in the wedding planning process, the idea of also planning a honeymoon is exhausting. Of course, after the big day, you want nothing more than to celebrate with your partner. And thankfully, there are people who can help! Our guest, Irina Vishnevskaya works tirelessly to help plan the perfect honeymoon. Irina is part of Alle Travel, a spruced up version of a travel agency. They make it easier for newlyweds, and others, to plan the perfect getaway.

  • #141 Wedding Body Positivity

    May 8th, 2019  |  53 mins 46 secs
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    We have both had our share of clients who have big plans to lose weight or tighten up in the months before their wedding. You know, the time when you are busy working, and planning a wedding, and dealing with family AND celebrating being engaged...all in a short, pressure-cooker timeline...not the most optimal time of your life to successfully change your diet and workout routine. But nevertheless, sometimes new habits are formed during wedding planning, in a GOOD way, and these changes can set you on the path to a happy, healthy life with your partner, as a married couple.

  • #140 Plan Your Wedding In 90 Days

    May 1st, 2019  |  57 mins 9 secs
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    It’s possible! Some people prefer to plan their wedding in a short amount of time rather than musing over all of the details for a year or more. Who are these people? How do they do it? What makes them successful? Our guest today is David DiVincenzo - event director at Planterra Events in Detroit, and he is very experienced working with couples that opt for a short timeline - for various reasons. He’s breaking down all of the tips, tricks and best practices for us.

  • #139 You Ask, We Answer - 17

    April 24th, 2019  |  57 mins 23 secs
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    Welcome to Spring! Today’s episode is a You Ask, We Answer, as is our end-of-month tradition.

  • #138 Wedding Resale

    April 17th, 2019  |  54 mins 53 secs
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    If you’re wondering how to buy some of the DIY elements at your wedding for cheap, or what the heck to do with all of the chargers, linens and vases that you bought for your wedding, this is the episode for you!