Episode 76: I’m Wearing Crocs At My Wedding! (with Beth Morrell - Part 1)

September 18, 2018

Beth Morrell, co-host of the Old Maids Podcast, is back with some big news - she's getting married! She tells Pam and Brooke all about her romantic proposal...which somehow involves a gender reveal party and a strip club!?! Beth also tells the gals all about her wedding planning, ring shopping, and the complications that come with falling in love with a wedding dress quickly.

If you like diamonds or pole dancing, this episode is for you!

(Stay tuned next week for Part 2 of our night with Beth, where we dive into Confessionals!)

 

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GUEST INFO:

Check out Beth's podcast about living the single life, Old Maids

Follow Old Maids on Instagram: @oldmaidscast

Old Maids is also on Twitter: @oldmaidscast

Follow Beth on Twitter: @bethisomething

Beth's also on Instagram: @bethisomething

More info about Beth's work can be found at bethmorrell.com

 

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SHOW NOTES:

Beth was also a guest in Episode 57: Always A Bridesmaid, Dying To Be A Guest

Beth's fiancé's mattress is from Helix.

Crocs sells wedges. Who knew?!

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Third Man Cocktail: Bourbon drink from Garden & Gun (Suggested by Pam)

Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: A true story of four women who become spies during the US Civil War, written by Karen Abbott (Suggested by Brooke)

 

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WEDDING CONFESSIONALS LINKS:

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Have a story to tell us? Need some advice about your own wedding drama? 

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We promise to never reveal the names in order to protect the innocent...and the annoyed. Your secret's safe with us!

 

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Episode 75: Secret Weddings & Swine Flu (with Tristan)

September 11, 2018

Brooke's husband, Tristan, returns to tell even more funny stories about their wedding. Somehow this includes Gatorade, an annoyed judge, and the TV show Cheaters.

They also tackle listeners submitted confessionals about shady bartenders, friends with benefits, and 100+ people who forgot to RSVP.

If you like invitation dilemmas or sports drinks, this episode is for you!

 

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GUEST INFO:

Listen to Tristan's football podcast Worst to First, available on iTunes!

Follow Worst to First on Twitter: @worsttofirstpod

 

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SHOW NOTES:

Wanna hear Tristan talk MORE about weddings? Then check out these episodes:

Episode 16: Anger Treadmill (with Tristan)

Episode 32: Courthouse Weddings & Coffee Makers (with Miguel Camnitzer - Part 1)

Episode 35: Flowers, Favors & Fondant (with Tristan)

Brooke also mentioned episodes featuring wedding planners.  Check em out!

Episode 38: Wedding Planning FOMO (with Jessica Sclafani)

Episode 65: Diary of a Wedding Coordinator (with Amanda Walker)

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Pineapple Dole Whip Margarita: A boozy twist of the Disneyland & Disney World popular treat - by Kitchen Sanctuary. (Suggested by Pam)

Advantage: Kids: Writer Rembert Brown's 24 hour fundraising podcast-athon to raise $24,000 for an Atlanta tennis program for kids. If you're interested, you can still donate by clicking here. (Suggested by Brooke)

Great British Baking Show: The UK favorite returns to the US with some new faces but the same soothing adorable vibe. Available on Netflix in the US.

 

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WEDDING CONFESSIONALS LINKS:

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Have a story to tell us? Need some advice about your own wedding drama? 

Email us: weddingconfessionals@gmail.com

Call us: 434-933-2663

Click here to send us a message with no personal information needed!

We promise to never reveal the names in order to protect the innocent...and the annoyed. Your secret's safe with us!

 

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Episode 74: Money Plans & Marching Bands (with Dan Hinz)

September 4, 2018

Dan Hinz is a financial coach who helps engaged couples and newlyweds stop money fights before they start. In this episode, he joins Pam and Brooke to chat about his wedding and give out some helpful money-related tips for soon to be married couples! They also somehow talk about Disneyland, marching bands and dolphins.

Then they tackle some listeners submitted wedding confessionals about bullying brothers, embarrassed grandmas and grumpy mother-in-laws.

If you like budgeting or sea mammals, this episode is for you!

 

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GUEST INFO:

Dan Hinz, MBA, is a financial coach who helps engaged couples and newlyweds stop money fights before they start.

Dan wrote a 20,000+ word guide to help engaged couples and newlyweds stop money fights before they start, free for Wedding Confessionals listeners! Just go to www.adultingwithmoney.com/WC.
 
 

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SHOW NOTES:

The books Dan referenced are 10 Great Dates Before You Say "I Do" and Radical Candor.

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Grumpy Old Man: A twist of the Moscow Mule from Mix That Drink (Suggested by Pam)

Off Camera with Sam Jones: Long form celebrity interviews, available on Netflix, DirecTV and podcast providers (Suggested by Dan)

Binge Mode: Harry Potter: An in-depth podcast series about the Harry Potter books and films (Suggested by Brooke)

 

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WEDDING CONFESSIONALS LINKS:

www.weddingconfessionals.com

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Have a story to tell us? Need some advice about your own wedding drama? 

Email us: weddingconfessionals@gmail.com

Call us: 434-933-2663

Click here to send us a message with no personal information needed!

We promise to never reveal the names in order to protect the innocent...and the annoyed. Your secret's safe with us!

 

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Episode 73: Heat Waves & Doggy Buffers (with Angie Greenup)

August 28, 2018

Fellow podcaster, Angie Greenup, joins Pam and Brooke to talk about her proposal in wine country and her SoCal wedding on a historic ranch...that had an unexpected dilemma. Somehow the gals also talk about adult kickball, Hans Christian Andersen, and what night clubs look like when all the lights are turned on. 

The gals also dive into listeners confessionals about a narcissistic father-of-the-bride, sober bridesmaids, and an argument about napkins that...maybe isn't really about napkins at all.

If you like romantic wedding venues or dead Danish authors, this episode is for you!

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GUEST INFO:

Listen to Angie's parenting podcast, First Timers, on iTunes and Stitcher.

Make sure to check out Episode #107: First Time Your Kid Had A Crush - with special guest PAM!!

Follow First Timers on Facebook!

 

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SHOW NOTES:

Angie got married at the Santa Margarita Ranch in San Luis Obispo, CA

Santa Margarita Ranch was featured on an episode of Bachelor Pad in 2012!

Go party at LIV in Miami with Angie's brother! 

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Nilla Wafer Martini: Cookie flavored cocktail from Mix That Drink! (Suggested by Pam)

Comments By Celebs: Hilarious Instagram account that shares what celebrities' comments on social media (Suggested by Angie)

Crazy Rich Asians - Motion Picture Soundtrack: The hit rom-com is filled with awesome music. Great for parties! (Suggested by Brooke)

 

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WEDDING CONFESSIONALS LINKS:

www.weddingconfessionals.com

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Have a story to tell us? Need some advice about your own wedding drama? 

Email us: weddingconfessionals@gmail.com

Call us: 434-933-2663

Click here to send us a message with no personal information needed!

We promise to never reveal the names in order to protect the innocent...and the annoyed. Your secret's safe with us!

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Episode 72: Crazy Aunts & Deadly Venues (with Adam Michael Rose - Part 2)

August 21, 2018

Our hilarious night with Adam Michael Rose continues!

Brooke, Pam and Adam tackle listeners submitted confessionals about wrangling a crazy relative on the wedding day, having a family member's wedding too close to yours, and a bride who's venue is currently considered too toxic for humans!

If you like unhinged aunts and deadly ceremony spots, this episode is for you!

 

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GUEST INFO:

Follow Adam on Instagram: @amraccents

Need a dialect coach? Here's Adam's info: https://www.amraccents.com

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SHOW NOTES:

Missed Part 1 of our night with Adam? Then click here for a link to Episode 71: The Traveling Wedding Rings.

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Boston Cream Pie Martini: A sweet and creamy cocktail, created by the Tipsy Bartender! (Suggested by Pam)

Hot Ones: YouTube series that mixes spicy wings with celebrity interviews (Suggested by Adam)

Kim's Convenience: Canada's hit sitcom about a funny family who run a convenience store in Toronto. Available in the US on Netflix. (Suggested by Brooke)

 

 

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WEDDING CONFESSIONALS LINKS:

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Have a story to tell us? Need some advice about your own wedding drama? 

Email us: weddingconfessionals@gmail.com

Call us: 434-933-2663

Click here to send us a message with no personal information needed!

We promise to never reveal the names in order to protect the innocent...and the annoyed. Your secret's safe with us!

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Episode 71: The Traveling Wedding Rings (with Adam Michael Rose - Part 1)

August 14, 2018

Adam Michael Rose is back!

Pam and Brooke have their returning guest - and recently wedding fella! - dish about the ups and downs leading up to his big day.  This episode has everything - love, stress, chaos and a wedding ring mishap with a surprise ending!

(We had so much to chat about that the confessionals have to wait for another week!  Stay tuned to Episode 72 to hear some great listener's submitted stories. Believe us - they are worth the wait!)

If you like gushing grooms or wedding band hijinx, this episode is for you!

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GUEST INFO:

Follow Adam on Instagram: @amraccents

Need a dialect coach? Here's Adam's info: https://www.amraccents.com

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SHOW NOTES:

Wanna catch up on all the other Adam-related episodes?  Then check out the following:

Ep 3: Used Tuxedos & Napping at Disneyland (with Adam Rose) 

Ep 25: Podcast Episode 25: Matching Suits & JV Squads (with Adam Michael Rose)

- Ep 62: Dance Till We Get Warm (with Erika Villalba)

- Ep 65: Wedding Hangovers (with Paul Caiola – Part 1)

 

The LA-based vendors Adam used for his wedding are:

- Venue: Orcutt Ranch Horticultural Center

- Catering: Stonefire Grill

- Desserts: Porto's Bakery

- Rehearsal Dinner: 94th Aero Squadron Restaurant

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Perfect Port Daiquiri: Tasty port wine cocktail from Vine Pair (Suggested by Pam)

Set It Up: Netflix's new rom-com movie starring Taye Diggs and Lucy Liu (Suggested by Brooke)

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Have a story to tell us? Need some advice about your own wedding drama? 

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We promise to never reveal the names in order to protect the innocent...and the annoyed. Your secret's safe with us!

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Episode 70: Summer Break Part 3 - Sister vs. Sister

August 7, 2018

Pam and Brooke are still enjoying their summer break!  In this mini-episode, the gals dig into their pile of listeners' submitted Confessionals and try to help out one gal with her sister drama. 

If you like short podcast episodes or grumpy siblings, this episode is for you!

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Wet Hot American Summer series: The perfect summer camp comedy collection! All on Netflix! (Suggested by Brooke)

Honi Honi (aka: Kiss Kiss): Difford's Guide's take on the Trader Vic's classic Tiki cocktail (Suggested by Pam)

 

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WEDDING CONFESSIONALS LINKS:

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Have a story to tell us? Need some advice about your own wedding drama? 

Email us: weddingconfessionals@gmail.com

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We promise to never reveal the names in order to protect the innocent...and the annoyed. Your secret's safe with us!

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Episode 69: Summer Break Part 2 - Viva Las Vegas!

July 31, 2018

Even though Pam and Brooke are still on their summer break, they dove into their pile of listeners' submitted confessionals anyway! In this mini-episode, the gals tackle questions from a bride who's getting married in Las Vegas. 

If you like gambling in the desert or short podcasts, this episode is for you!

 

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BRIDAL BREAK: 

El Diablo: A tequila cocktail that includes ginger beer! (Suggested by Pam)

Aloe Bud: Adorable self-care app (Suggested by Brooke)

 

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WEDDING CONFESSIONALS LINKS:

www.weddingconfessionals.com

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Have a story to tell us? Need some advice about your own wedding drama? 

Email us: weddingconfessionals@gmail.com

Call us: 434-933-2663

Click here to send us a message with no personal information needed!

We promise to never reveal the names in order to protect the innocent...and the annoyed. Your secret's safe with us!

 

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Episode 68: Summer Break Part 1 - Wedding Stress

July 24, 2018

Pam and Brooke are taking a little summer break! So instead of interviewing a guest or reading confessionals, the gals tackle Buzzfeed's 22 Things You Can Do To Make Your Wedding Less Stressful.

If you like summer or online listicles, this episode is for you!

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Magenta Sour: Pretty pink scotch cocktail from Liquor.com

Escape To The Continent: British real estate show about Brits moving to Europe. Available on Netflix in the US.

 

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WEDDING CONFESSIONALS LINKS:

www.weddingconfessionals.com

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Have a story to tell us? Need some advice about your own wedding drama? 

Email us: weddingconfessionals@gmail.com

Call us: 434-933-2663

Click here to send us a message with no personal information needed!

We promise to never reveal the names in order to protect the innocent...and the annoyed. Your secret's safe with us!

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Episode 67: Dirty Jokes & Donuts (with Justin Wachman)

July 17, 2018

Pam and Brooke have producer Justin Wachman on the show to chat about his love of weddings, including his time working on TLC's new show, I Want That Wedding! After obsessing over weddings and making weddings TV shows, they dive into listeners' confessionals about a bullying Mother Of The Groom, a surprisingly dirty wedding speech, and a bride oddly obsessed with donuts (???).

If you like TLC or breakfast carbs, this episode is for you!

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GUEST INFO:

Watch I Want That Wedding on TLC!

Follow Justin on Instagram: @justinmaxx

 

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SHOW NOTES:

If you're in LA, check out the Greek Theater - just don't buy a house near there! (WHO KNEW YOU WERE GONNA GET HOT REAL ESTATE TIPS IN A WEDDING PODCAST SHOW NOTES??!)

The lyric "All those other boys were only practice" is from "What Makes You Happy" by Liz Phair

Ethnography: (noun) the study and systematic recording of human cultures

The two wines that Justin is really into this summer are Summer Water Rosé and Whispering Angel Rosé

 

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BRIDAL BREAK

Crispin Rosé Cider: A floral and light pink cider (Suggested by Pam)

GLOW: Netflix's series about 80s women's wrestling. Season 1 & 2 are out now! (Suggested by Justin)

The Rewatchables: Podcast about rewatching popular and beloved movies to see if they hold up years later (Suggested by Brooke)

 

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WEDDING CONFESSIONALS LINKS:

www.weddingconfessionals.com

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Have a story to tell us? Need some advice about your own wedding drama? 

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We promise to never reveal the names in order to protect the innocent...and the annoyed. Your secret's safe with us!

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