Step-by-Step Wedding Prep

By Wedding Connections of the Hudson Valley

Overwhelmed by wedding planning? Did the joy and excitement of planning your wedding disappear? Are you stressing over how much everything costs and are tired of trying to make everyone around you happy? If you're dealing with this "Planning Panic", then this is the podcast for you. This weekly wedding planning podcast available every Wednesday (#weddingwednesdays) answers the most common questions all couples have about wedding planning...and questions you might not even know you should ask. We share first-hand experience and speak to industry experts who share wedding planning tips and advice that can save you TIME and MONEY while reducing ANXIETY, AGGRAVATION and STRESS. We put you back in control of your wedding so you can have the day of your dreams, while enjoying every moment of this exciting and special time. This podcast is made specifically with you in mind, and so, we want to hear from you. Have a question you’d like answered on the show? Have a show idea? Send them our way and we’ll try our best to get it on the show. Find us and be social with us: www.stepbystepweddingprep.com Instagram: @sbsweddingprep Facebook: @sbsweddingprep #sbsweddingprep, #weddingwednesdays Step-by-Step Wedding Prep is bought to you by Wedding Connections of the Hudson Valley, a regional wedding planning publication helping couples plan an upstate New York wedding. If you’re a couple planning a NY wedding, we’ve got you covered. Check us out at www.weddingconnectionshv.com. There, you’ll find this podcast along with our regional wedding blog with free downloadable printables, photo galleries of real Hudson Valley weddings, and so much more. Music by Chris Orazi, Mixing by Nate Terry at C.A.S. Music Production

  1. 1.
    How to Confidently Slay the Day as a Bride While Being Authentically You - with Dorian Johnson of the Bridal Architect
    46:16
  2. 2.
    Should you invite kids to your wedding and what to do if you don't - with Irene Tyndale of Irene Tyndale Weddings and Events
    56:17
  3. 3.
    Expert Advice to Prepare for Your First Dress Shopping Appointment - with Tina Pomarico of Lady Gray Bridal
    51:02
  4. 4.
    14 Controversial Pieces of Wedding Planning Advice Couples Always Hear
    35:02
  5. 5.
    Professional Tips for Live-Streaming Your Wedding - with Samie Roberts of Bustld and Lovestream
    44:17
  6. 6.
    The 3 Vendors the You Need to Book First
    8:29
  7. 7.
    9 Wedding Trend Predictions for 2021 and Beyond
    19:47
  8. 8.
    STOP! Don't Plan Your Wedding Until You Do These 3 Things First
    14:05
  1. 9.
    How to Find the Perfect Diamond for Your Engagement Ring - with Kate Szirmay of Kate the Concierge
    36:11
  2. 10.
    My Engagement Story: How it all went down...from the mall to Walt Disney World to a BIG plot twist
    20:42
  3. 11.
    Ready to 'Pop the Question?' Key Elements You Need to Plan the Perfect Proposal - with Michele Valazquez of The Heart Bandits
    37:02
  4. 12.
    The Subconscious Identity Shifts that Happen Once You Say "I Do" and Expert Advice to Help You Manage Them - With Aleigh Huston-Lyons of Aisle Talk
    38:33
  5. 13.
    MASTERCLASS: Everything You Need to Know About Hiring a Caterer For Your Wedding - with Richard Van Der Plas of Edenopolis Events
    1:00:57
  6. 14.
    3 Unique and Non-Traditional Ways to Incorporate Chocolate into Your Wedding Day - with Sam Mauro of Noteworthy Chocolates
    26:00
  7. 15.
    30 Truths About Your Wedding You Only Learn After You're Married (pt. 2)
    25:03
  8. 16.
    30 Truths About Your Wedding You Only Learn After You're Married (Part 1)
    27:04
  9. 17.
    What Worked & What Didn't Work For Me When Planning My Wedding
    31:19
  10. 18.
    Wedding Albums: Tips for Creating a Cherished Family Heirloom - with Nidya Lloyd of Nidya Lloyd Photography
    33:35
  11. 19.
    Disney-Inspired ideas For Your At-Home Wedding - with Carrie Hayward of the Disney Wedding Podcast
    32:35
  12. 20.
    What Gifts Do I Buy For My Bridal Party & Parents? - With Alexandra Puccini of Lavender and Pine Gifting
    46:10
  13. 21.
    7 Things You Need To Do If Severe Weather Threatens Your Wedding Day
    16:14
  14. 22.
    Top 4 DIY Wedding Myths Debunked
    16:49
  15. 23.
    21 Important Things Every Couple Must Do the Week Before Their Wedding
    24:16
  16. 24.
    Wedding Videography: 5 Red Flags to Avoid - with Bryndon and Lynette Romero of Pioneer Media
    42:22
  17. 25.
    How to Find Your PERFECT Wedding Officiant - with Rev. Roxanne Birchfield of MARRIED by REV. ROXY
    54:23
  18. 26.
    The Do's & Don'ts of Upcycling Your Wedding - With Michelle Levy-Phelan of Forever Brooch Bouquets
    35:57
  19. 27.
    9 Important Things You Need To Do For Your Wedding Vendors (besides signing the contract)
    21:44
  20. 28.
    Which Wedding Venue Space is Right For You: All-Inclusive Venues vs. Unique Venue Spaces - With JoAnn Provanzano of What Dreams are Made of
    20:51
  21. 29.
    Expert Advice for Healthy & Beautiful Wedding Day Hair & Skin -with Rebecca Lee of Bella Luci Salon
    33:15
  22. 30.
    YOUR WEDDING BUDGET: 8 Ways You're Overspending
    23:25
  23. 31.
    3 Things You'll Forget to Think About on Your Wedding Day That Could REALLY Stress You Out
    13:24
  24. 32.
    TREND ALERT: Virtual Engagement Photos - with Joelle Martinec of Ginger Sole Photography
    32:55
  25. 33.
    Mistakes You're Making Hiring Your Vendors That Can RUIN Your Wedding - with Rachael Solomon of Bad Boss Bride
    57:41
  26. 34.
    Planning a fall wedding? Top 5 Fall planning mistakes and how to avoid them
    13:56
  27. 35.
    Do I Need to Hire a Wedding Planner? - With Claudia Hanlin of The Wedding Library
    54:41
  28. 36.
    We're thinking of eloping, BUT is it right for us? - With Maria Krein of Adventure Elopements of the Hudson Valley
    35:11
  29. 37.
    14 Ways to Make Your Wedding Unique and Personal
    23:26
  30. 38.
    We need to reschedule our wedding! Now what? - With Margaret Brower of Bonura Hospitality Group
    40:16
  31. 39.
    Overcoming Negative Body Image to Gain Confidence in Your Wedding Dress - With Shafonne Myers of Pretty Pear Bride
    32:03
  32. 40.
    Hiring The Right DJ For Your Wedding - What Questions to Ask - With Pat Mahan of Digital Musicians Entertainment
    48:31
  33. 41.
    9 Tips For Handling Your Wedding During the Coronavirus Pandemic
    15:22
  34. 42.
    5 Things Your Bridal Party Expects From You...But Will Never Ask For
    16:52
  35. 43.
    I'm on a budget...do I REALLY need engagement photos?
    12:42
  36. 44.
    Newly engaged? Top 3 things you SHOULD and SHOULD NOT do
    12:34
  37. 45.
    Welcome and Introduction: What to expect and why you should listen
    7:49

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