Whether your plus size or petite, not all dresses will fit the same. We can spend hours looking on Pinterest for the perfect gown, but it still might not be right for you. I got to chat with Hannah - who is a proud plus size bride - about her experience dress shopping. She offered tips and tricks on how to find the best look for your body type and how to keep your confidence up when selections are small...or even bland!
You plan for months - even years - for your big day to be PERFECT. I hate to break it to you, but the chances are that everything's not going to go as planned, and that's totally ok! If there's anyone who knows that, it's Jimmie. Between planning three weddings, standing up in a wedding he didn't necessarily agree with and embarrassing himself on the dance floor - he shares his top tips with you on how to get through the possibilit... Read more
We've all gotten those wedding invitations with confusing dress codes listed on them. Immediately, you reach for your phone and ask your friend what they plan on wearing because at least someone else would be in your court, right? Fear not - because I have two fashionista's on this episode that walk us through the definitions of wedding attire, according to an article from Bellwether Events.
"Will you be my bridesmaid?" One of the best and most frightening questions you'll be asked because 1) ONE OF YOUR BEST FRIENDS IS GETTING MARRIED! 2) There's about to be a lot of work involved in your life! Hannah has been in quite a few weddings, so Shannen sat down with her to discuss the roles of being a bridesmaid and what to expect when you officially accept the task.
You have all the feels when you think about your significant other, so the question is: how do you put in on paper for your vows? Luckily for us, there are professional writers for that sort of thing...including vows and speeches (Maid of Honor, Officiants, Father of the Bride, etc...). Angie from Vow Muse walks us through the process of creating memorable vows and speeches for your big day!
You know that Victoria's Secret bombshell hair style that you want for your wedding? Well, you might need to start thinking about it earlier than you anticipated! I trust all-things hair to my stylist, Denise from Hair Fiddlers, because I've been going to her for years, and she tells it like it is! She's one of those stylists that believes anything is possible, but you have to put in the time and effort to take care of your locks t... Read more
As it turns out - there IS something more difficult than choosing your MySpace Top Ten: trimming down your wedding guest list! Brett and Michaela handled their wedding like pros when they decided they only wanted to invite their immediate family. Those awkward conversations that you have with friends who aren't invited and the possible judgement that comes along with it - don't worry. We address it ALL.
Venue, food, bar, DJ, flowers, party favors - the list goes on, and it DOESN'T get cheaper! Unfortunately, one of the hardest parts of wedding planning (and the thing that ruins our dreams on a daily basis) needs to be addressed: budgeting. I promised myself I wouldn't make this a miserable episode because it's an important discussion, so I brought the humor and the stories with Shanna (who you might know as Quinn from FM106.1) to ... Read more
Heck yeah, you can post that ring on Instagram, scream at the top of your lungs like Monica Geller and start searching Pinterest for those fairytale ideas! But, when it comes to actually PLANNING the wedding, where do you start and what does the timeline look like? I had to call an industry professional for the first "official" episode because who would know more on this topic than someone who plans weddings for a living? Get your ... Read more
Whether you're planning, standing up in or attending a wedding - I'm hoping to answer all of your questions because I've got a LOT. As a twenty-something, I'm in that "professional wedding-goer" stage of life, and if I'm having anxiety about standing up in weddings - I can't imagine how tough it's going to be to actually PLAN one. So, here's your introduction to who I am, what this is and why I'm doing it.