Episode 41: Call Your Girlfriend (with Andy Schrier - Part 1)

January 16, 2018

Creator of the Wedding Confessionals Podcast theme song (and one of Brooke's bridesmaids), Andy Schrier, joins the gals to talk about all the crazy stuff that happened while trying to get down the aisle!  We chat about Andy's funny drunk dialing, her unexpected sidewalk proposal, and how wedding stress ended with her in the ER! Andy also shares all the fun details from her wedding, including ditching the traditional bridal party structure, serving gourmet hot dogs, and a puppet performance!

Stay tuned next week for Part 2 of our recording with Andy, when we will dive into listeners' confessionals!

 

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SHOW NOTES: 

- The wine that Brooke drank during her ALLEGED Sober January was 19 Crimes Red Blend.

- The "super old" LA restaurant Andy referenced is called Clifton's.

- The "man in the moon" song that Andy and her husband love is called "Heavenly" by Harry Connick Jr.

- They also love "Call Your Girlfriend" by Robyn. (And if you've never seen SNL's Taran Killam perform this song, click on this link NOW!)

- If you want to hear more about Brianna Webster's catering, listen to Episode 9: Hot Plates & A Crock Pot.

- Andy found her photo booth vendor on thumbtack.com.

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Kombucha Moscow Mules: A healthier version of the ginger and vodka cocktail from Cookies & Kate (Pam)
 
When Megan Met Harry: A Royal Weddingcast: A podcast dedicated to the upcoming royal wedding of Megan Markle and Prince Harry, hosted by James Barr and Kristen Meinzer (Brooke)
 
 

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Episode 40: Rose Gold, Donut Walls & Everything Else Vogue Hates About Your Wedding

January 9, 2018

Pam and Brooke start the new year off right by reading another crazy wedding article from Vogue!

Pam learns she's been saying the word "donut" weird, Brooke finds out what a flower ceiling is, and both gals decide Vogue is mean for trying to eliminate photo booths.

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SHOW NOTES:

- Check out Pam's husband Jeff's awesome show - Shot In The Dark on Netflix!

- The Vogue article the gals read was 26 Wedding Trends To Avoid In 2018.

- You can wear red to a wedding. Brooke is crazy.

- If you want to listen to us rant about Vogue's 2017's list, check out Episode 23: Wedding Trends That Only Vogue Wants You To Avoid!

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

- Fresh Grapefruit Greyhound: Light version of a classic cocktail from camillestyles.com

- The Little World Of Liz Climo: Liz Climo is an amazing artist, who specializes in cute animals and even cuter jokes. Brooke is currently obsessed with her Day-To-Day Calendar!

 

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Episode 39: Wedding Crashers & Meghan Markle (with Ryan Jordan)

December 19, 2017

Guest Ryan Jordan swings by to tell us all about how she found the perfect wedding venue, cringed through a best man speech and politely danced with her own wedding crashers!  

The gals also read some confessionals about bridesmaid drama, New Year's Eve wedding attire and the controversial topic of garter tossing!  

 

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GUEST INFO:

 

Looking for a good babysitter or nanny in the LA area? Check out Ryan's company, Educated Nannies!

You can also find Educated Nannies on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest!

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

 

The Yule Mule: Holiday cocktail from Feast & West. (Pam)

Love Warrior: Memoir by Glennon Doyle Melton (Ryan)

Glennon Doyle Melton's Instagram @glennondoyle (Ryan)

Lin-Manuel Miranda's Twitter account @Lin_Manuel (Brooke)

 

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

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Episode 38: Wedding Planning Fomo (with Jessica Sclafini)

December 12, 2017

Wedding planner and author of Weddings Unfiltered, Jessica Sclafini brings some professional advice and know how to the podcast! She gives great tips to all of you out there planning your weddings!

The three gals also dive into confessionals about balloon mishaps, a bootcamp disrupting a bridal party and the proper makeup etiquette for a groomsman.

 

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GUEST INFO:

Go buy Jessica Sclafini's book Weddings Unfiltered: The No Bullshit Wedding Planning Guide!

Check her out on Instagram @weddings_unfiltered

And she's even on YouTube!

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

The Bad Santa Cocktail: Holiday drink for those with a sweet tooth! (Pam)

Boxing: The perfect stress relief workout (Jessica)

Tiny Desk Concerts: NPR's weekly mini concert series & podcast (Brooke)

 

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

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Episode 37: Proposals & Panic Attacks (with Myk Watford - Part 2)

December 5, 2017

In Part 2 of our night with Myk Watford - actor, musician, and husband to Episode 4 guest, Regan - we dive into confessionals from listeners.  The three cringe at a story about a creepy uncle, try to support a bride's unconventional proposal story, and help a groom stay sane while his bride goes crazy.

 

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GUEST INFO:

Myk's band Stumpwaller, can be found at:
Stumpwaller.com
Facebook
Reverb Nation

Stumpwaller's Christmas Show is going to be on Dec 23rd at The Federal in North Hollywood!

You can follow Myk Watford at:
mykwatford.com
Facebook
Instagram

 

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BRIDAL BREAK: 

Fixer Upper: The (alleged) final season of HGTV's hit show has started! (And Brooke was wrong - old episodes are no longer on Netflix. Boo!) (Brooke)

Shot In The Dark: Jeffrey R. Daniels - guest from Episode 26 & Pam's husband - directed Netflix's newest series about Los Angeles news stringers. (Pam)

Egg Nog Martini: Holiday drink by Nutmeg Nanny (Pam)

Dork of the Rings: Lord of the Rings movie marathon (Myk)

Hands on a Hardbody: Documentary about a contest to win a truck

 

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

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Episode 36: Vandalizing For Love (with Myk Watford - Part 1)

November 28, 2017

Myk Watford - actor, musician, and husband to Episode 4 guest, Regan - joins the gals to talk about proposing during a forced hike, getting stuck in the snow while visiting a chapel, and not getting to choose his wedding song!

We talked so much about Myk's personal history with weddings that we had to break this up into multiple episodes, so look for Part 2 next week!

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SHOW NOTES:

Josie is the Stumpwaller song Myk wrote in honor of his dog.

Phil and Gwen from Arizona Ministers helped plan Myk and Regan's wedding.

They got married at the Chapel of the Holy Dove in Flagstaff, AZ.

Into The Mystic by Van Morrison is Myk and Regan's wedding song...whether they like it or not. ;)

 

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GUEST INFO:

Myk's band Stumpwaller, can be found at:
Stumpwaller.com
Facebook
Reverb Nation

Stumpwaller's Christmas Show is going to be on Dec 26th at The Federal in North Hollywood!

You can follow Myk Watford at:
mykwatford.com
Facebook
Instagram

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Santa's Little Ho Ho: Easy, tasty punch that's great for parties! (Pam)

Kim Petras: Brooke's favorite new pop star! (Brooke)

 

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

November 21, 2017

Brooke's husband Tristan is back! This time he joins the gals to tackle hard hitting questions about Pepsi, the Beatles and how to pronounce the word fondant.  Then they all take a Buzzfeed quiz because when are Brooke and Pam NOT taking Buzzfeed quizzes?!

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SHOW NOTES:

The Buzzfeed quiz we took is Plan A Picture Perfect Wedding And We'll Tell You Which Fictional Bride You're Most Like.

Brooke's armadillo groom's cake was made by The Bankery in Skowhegan, Maine.

If you haven't seen it yet, here is a picture of Brooke's armadillo cake.

And if you've never seen Steel Magnolias, here is the armadillo cake scene from the movie!

If you want to try the Dirty Girl Scout Martini that made Brooke barf (because she foolishly had 5 of them, not because the drink is bad!), head on over to Camp in Brooklyn.

Looking for a fun, woodsy bar experience in LA? Then The Bigfoot Lodge is your place!

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GUEST INFO:

Want to hear Tristan talk endlessly about NFL football? Then check out his podcast, Worst To First. They're also on Twitter: @worsttofirstpod 

 

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BRIDAL BREAKS:

Shipyard Pumpkinhead: Fall beer perfect for Halloween, Thanksgiving and fire pits! (Tristan)

Roséwave Spotify Playlist: Perfect selection of songs for dinner parties or chilling at home. (Brooke)

Warm Caramel Apple Cider Martini: Sweet, autumnal cocktail from Creative Culinary! (Pam)

 

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Episode 34: For Sale: Bridesmaid Dress, Never Worn (with Camilla Dhanak)

November 14, 2017

Pam and Brooke are joined by television producer Camilla Dhanak to talk about planning weddings abroad! When it comes to having a wedding in a foreign country, Camilla gives the pros (reasonably priced chateaus!) and cons (jet lag that can lead you to freaking out on your fiancé!). Other random topics covered include: getting sick on planes, trying to sell an unused bridesmaid dress, and stealing tea cups.

The gals also help listeners with their wedding related drama, including a mother-of-the-groom's dress debacle and a bride stressed over writing the perfect vows!

 

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GUEST INFO:

Look out for Death Row Chronicles, the show Camilla's currently producing. This 6 part mini series will be on BET in 2018!

 

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BRIDAL BREAKS:

Maple Whiskey Cider: The perfect winter cocktail from Fox & Briar (Pam)

therealreal.com: Luxury consignment online shop (Camilla)

Riverdale: Teen drama based on the Archie comic books. Season 1 on Netflix, Season 2 currently airing on the CW. (Brooke)

Cry Me A Riverdale: A snarky and fun podcast about Riverdale (Brooke)

 

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Episode 33: BB-8 & Golfing Debates (with Miguel Camnitzer - Part 2)

November 7, 2017

Our fun night with Miguel Camnitzer continues!  

In Part 2, the gals and their guest dive into listeners' confessionals and questions! They debate about how to deal with being bridesmaid snubbed, settle a bet between a bride and groom, and all agree that BB-8 from Star Wars would make a really cute ring bearer. 

 

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BRIDAL BREAKS:

@fluffsociety: Twitter account that is total cute porn. Specifically, this video of a squirrel burying a nut in a dog's fur is too damn adorable! (Miguel)

You Must Remember This: A podcast about the history of Old Hollywood hosted by Karina Longworth (Brooke)

Melted Witches Martini: Festive cocktail from 3 Yummy Tummies

 

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

October 31, 2017

Miguel Camnitzer joins the gals to chat about proposing with a watch, the joys of reception cocktail tastings, and continuing his family's tradition of getting married at a courthouse!

Then Brooke tells the story of Miguel and his husband, (Michael Bourret, guest from Ep 18 & 19), saving the day at her wedding!

And Pam shares her secret to throwing surprise parties - have no one arrive at the same time!

There were so many stories that we broke up this recording into two parts! So stay tuned next week to hear all your Confessionals!

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SHOW NOTES:

Fogg Museum is the art museum where Miguel once attending a wedding.

 

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BRIDAL BREAKS:

Cold Brew Bourbon Cocktail: Boozy coffee drink from The Gastro Nom website

@drunkdisney: Instagram account bound to make anyone who likes Disney movies giggle (Brooke)

 

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