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

  • #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!

  • #137 Rethinking Videography with StopGoLove

    April 10th, 2019  |  1 hr 6 mins
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    Meet the guests! The team behind StopGoLove:
    Jared Haskell founded StopGoLove with Jason after moving back to New England from a production company in Texas. Both his curiosity and competitive nature drove him to tackle weddings after success in shooting music videos, live television, and documentary work in multiple countries around the world. Professional excellence and seeing couples thrilled with their StopGoLove experience is of the utmost importance to Jared.

  • #136 Rituals and Traditions with Author Eleni Gage

    April 3rd, 2019  |  1 hr 2 mins
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    There are SO many cool examples of lucky symbols, tradition, and rituals in this episode, and Eleni’s book goes into detail about all of them...from burying a bottle of bourbon one month before the wedding, to tucking a penny in your shoe...there are plenty of ways to cross your fingers and wish on a star about your wedding day and DURING your wedding day. Fun stuff!

  • #135 You Ask, We Answer - 16

    March 27th, 2019  |  57 mins 35 secs
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    1 voicemail and 3 emails will get you through this month’s YAWA! You Ask, We Answer. Also, we both suck at Irish accents, but at least Michelle gave it a whirl!

  • #134 Write The Best Toast Ever with Beth Sherman

    March 20th, 2019  |  55 mins 20 secs
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    Writing a toast or a wedding speech - or your VOWS can be daunting. You want to be personal yet universal. You want to be yourself, and also write something profound and relatable. You want to be honest and funny and touching, but you don’t want to cry all over yourself when you say your vows, or give your toast. The pressure is on! This episode is all about the toasts/vows/speeches. It’s about how to put pen to paper, to edit and curate, and to stand up and proudly speak your words to a room full of people.

  • #133 White Ink Calligraphy

    March 18th, 2019  |  57 mins 36 secs
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    All about Calligraphy, not just invitations, but signage, ceremony backdrops, seating assignments, outer envelopes, love letters...the possibilities are endless!

  • #132 Credit Card Hacking Your Wedding

    March 13th, 2019  |  59 mins 53 secs
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    Is it possible to pay for your honeymoon (or at least the flight and hotel accomodations) using points you earned when you spent money on your wedding? Yes! This episode breaks down how. We’re happy to have Keith King on the podcast because we too need to learn about our credit cards! Miles, points, travel hacking - woohoo!

  • #131 Rethinking Flowers with Amelia's Flower Truck

    March 11th, 2019  |  48 mins 29 secs
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    SURPRISE! BONUS EPISODE. Today’s guest is entrepreneur Mattie Bush - who started a flower truck in Nashville and is killing it! Flowers and weddings go hand in hand, but in this episode, we are digging in a little deeper and talking about unique ways to incorporate flowers into your wedding - in an action station way. Something for guests to do and create and leave with...and it’s beautiful and makes for a great photo op. Flower Trucks, flower bars, DIY bouquets....enjoy!

  • #130 Must-Ask Photographer Questions With Kathy Thomas

    March 6th, 2019  |  1 hr 5 mins
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    Kathy Thomas is AWESOME. We love talking to photographers on the podcast and we’ve had a few episodes with guests that are professional wedding photographers. Kathy has great advice for hiring a wedding photographer - stuff we haven’t heard before. She even surprised us with some of her tips and tricks - specifically for couples heading to their initial consultation with a photographer.

  • #129 You Ask, We Answer - 15

    February 27th, 2019  |  1 hr 9 mins
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    YAWA! It’s a good one this month. We’re talking about everything from lesbian wedding processionals to boring transportation timelines, to ex-girlfriends...and everything in between. We’re starting this episode off with a voice message and ending with a bang! We love these episodes and we love you. Keep sending emails!

  • #128 Cocktails With The Aero Bar

    February 20th, 2019  |  47 mins 15 secs
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    Brian Fuente, his right-hand woman Amberly, his parents, and his director of operations all met with us at the warehouse to show us the bars, talk business and cocktails with us, and to put a nice bow on our Nashville trip before we headed back home.

  • #127 Simply Eloped

    February 13th, 2019  |  42 mins 12 secs
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    Janessa White and her partner Matt witnessed so many close friends spend tons of money on large weddings that were stressful and difficult to plan. After noticing that many of these friends didn’t enjoy their weddings, the duo realized that there must be a better way. With that, Simply Eloped was born and the two set off on a mission to make getting married, fun, easy and affordable!

  • #126 Unique Venues, Unique Perspective: Mayflower Venue's Veronica Armstrong

    February 6th, 2019  |  55 mins 16 secs
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    Hey! We should get married in an apple orchard! Or a castle! I want a private garden for the ceremony and a rustic but elegant open barn for the reception. WHERE CAN WE GET THAT? Check out Mayflower Venues, y’all. They might just feature the perfect venue for you. Here’s teh blurb:
    Mayflower Venue’s platform and proprietary event planning software enable nontraditional event
    spaces (farms, family estates, orchards etc.) to market, book, coordinate and host custom weddings (or events) for couples who demand more unique and customizable venues.