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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Episode 31: Body Slammed By My Best Man (with Paul Berry)

October 24, 2017

Hey all you brides and grooms who are workin' on your fitness, this episode is for you!

Personal trainer Paul Berry joins Pam and Brooke to give some healthy tips for anyone walking down the aisle.  He also dishes with the gals about his own wedding, including a groom's cake that didn't go as planned and a best man who tackled him - but for his own good!

They also dive into listener submitted wedding confessionals about sketchy grooms, wedding websites confusion, and how to plan for an entire family saying TBD on their RSVP cards.

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SHOW NOTES:

Here's a clip from Steel Magnolias so everyone can see what an armadillo cake looks like!

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GUEST INFO:

Want more fitness tips from Paul Berry?  Check out Paul Berry Training on Facebook and Instagram!

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BRIDAL BREAKS:

Pretty Animalz Face Masks: Beauty masks with silly animals designs on them.  Perfect for slumber parties! (Brooke)

Classical Collection Pandora Station: Soothing music to calm any nervous bride or groom (Paul)

Coffee Table Jazz Spotify Playlist: Perfect jazz music for reading and just feelin' classy AF! (Brooke)

2015 Agenda by Byron Blatty Wines: Red blend wine that's modern, bright and fruity! (Pam)

** Note: Since Brooke gave the suggestion for people to check out the @fit_with_coffee Instagram account, the account name has changed to @themacrobarista. So...

@themacrobarista: Instagram account, created by barista Alex Moe, that's full of healthy Starbucks drink ideas! So you can have your mocha with no guilt! (Brooke)

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Episode 30: We All Want To Be The Cool Bride (with Erica Mandy)

October 17, 2017

Erica Mandy from theNewsWorthy Podcast joins Pam and Brooke to report all the hard hitting news...about her wedding! She tells the gals all about trying to find the perfect dress for 8 bridesmaids, a questionable officiant, and falling in love with a venue only available by boat!

The gals also help listeners with their wedding problems, including a mother's high expectations and a rude co-worker who tries to make wedding planning competitive!

 

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SHOW NOTES:

After hearing Erica rave about her beautiful Catalina Island location, do you now want to get married there too?!  Here's a link to check out wedding venues on the island.

Erica's right, Halloween is a big deal at University of Wisconsin!

 

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GUEST INFO:

Erica Mandy's podcast, theNewsWorthy, has all the day's news you need to know in less than 10 minutes!  You can find it on Apple Podcast and anywhere you go to download podcasts!

Follow Erica Mandy and theNewsWorthy on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter!

 

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BRIDAL BREAKS:

Insight Timer: Free meditation app that has lots of options for beginners (Erica Mandy, guest)

Pirette Beach: Perfume that has a fresh, beachy scent (Erica Mandy, guest)

Apple Cider Margarita by Belle Vie: A fall twist on a summer favorite! If you like strawberry margs, you'll dig this sweet tequila cocktail! (Pam)

@GaryJanetti: TV writer Gary Janetti's Twitter account is snarky fun! (Brooke)

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Episode 29: Peach Poof Dress From Hell (with Lisa Messina)

October 10, 2017

Guest Lisa Messina joins the gals to tell us all about her crazy wedding stories, including a string of hilarious bridesmaid dresses and the elopement that turned into three parties.  The gals also talk about rouge DJs and advise how to handle being invited to a bridal shower for a friend's third marriage. 

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SHOW NOTES:

Lisa took her husband to a great bar in Manchester called Club 23

Songs not to play at your wedding:
I Kissed A Girl by Katy Perry

Sexy Bitch by David Guetta (featuring Akon)

Songs that rocked our reception dancefloors:
Freedom! 90 by George Michael (Lisa)

Paradise By The Dashboard Light by Meatloaf (Lisa)

Just Dance by Lady Gaga (Brooke)

All I Want For Christmas Is You by Mariah Carey (Brooke)

Baby Got Back by Sir Mix-A-Lot (Pam)

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GUEST INFO:

To learn more about getting massage therapy from Lisa in Manchester, check out Brooklyn Wellness MCR

And follow her on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter!

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BRIDAL BREAKS:

Apple Pie Jello Shot by Anne's Entitled Life: A fall flavored boozy treat perfect for any party! (Pam)

90 Day Fiancé: Reality TV show that will make your wedding problems seem like NOTHING! On TLC in the US and UK. (Lisa)

Screw It, We're Just Gonna Talk About The Beatles: Podcast where people talk about the Beatles (duh). Make sure to listen to the episode called "Beatles Vocals - Live At The UCB," featuring former Wedding Confessionals guest, Heather Woodward! (Brooke)

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Episode 28: Bridesmaidzillas & Wedding Do-Overs (with Lauren Elliott - Part 2)

October 3, 2017

Brooke & Pam's rowdy night with newly engaged guest, Lauren Elliott continues! This time they dive into confessionals and advice questions. The gals hear a crazy tale about a last minute destination wedding, convince a rained-out bride to have a do-over wedding, and help solve some bridesmaidzilla dress drama!

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SHOW NOTES:

Tipsy Cow is where you can have a great burger, try a boozy milkshake and reenact Lauren freaking out about possibly losing her engagement ring.

 

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GUEST INFO:

Follow Lauren Elliott on Instagram

Lauren is in Episode 9 of The Guest Book on TBS! Go watch it!

 

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BRIDAL BREAKS:

Apple Cider Mimosas from Wholefully - a seasonal twist on the go-to brunch beverage (Pam)

Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath - TV series on A&E that dives into the lives of those who left Scientology, hosted by actress Leah Remini (Guest, Lauren Elliott)

Groomzillas - Podcast hosted by grooms-to-be Dan Gill and Eric Dadourian that explores what wedding planning is like from a guy's perspective.

 

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Episode 27.5: Emergency Episode For An Aussie Bride!

September 28, 2017

Brooke & Pam put together this quickie episode just to help out one listener who's in a time crunch. So if you're an Aussie Bride who's having problems getting info from your venue - this episode is literally for you! :)

 

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Episode 27: Yo! These Plus Ones Are Crazy! (with Lauren Elliott - Part 1)

September 26, 2017

After being a hilarious guest in Episode 2, Lauren Elliott joins Pam & Brooke again to talk shit about weddings. But this time she has some big news to share - she's getting married!!! They gab about Lauren's outrageous proposal and about what ideas she has for her upcoming nuptials. The gals also answer some hard hitting questions like... Is Buddy a nickname for Arthur? Can Goldie Hawn be a verb?  Does this Pippa Middleton drink suck?

Stay tuned next week for Part 2 of our night with Lauren!  We dive into some confessionals and advice questions. AND! Lauren has ANOTHER story about being recently engaged that is totally bonkers!  Make sure to check it out!

 

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SHOW NOTES:

A drink similar to Pippa Middleton's Blood & Sand cocktail can be found at Punch. Try at your own risk!

The fab restaurant where Lauren got engaged is Catch LA in West Hollywood, CA.

We still can't tell if Buddy is a nickname for Arthur. But at least we tried to find out!

 

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GUEST INFO:

Follow Lauren on Instagram

Lauren is in Episode 9 of The Guest Book on TBS

 

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BRIDAL BREAKS:

Pumpkin Spice Martini from The Kitchen Is My Playground (Pam)
**Side note: even if you never want to try this drink, click on the link and read the JOURNEY the author went on the day she made herself this drink. It's an unexpected story on your way to just find out a cocktail recipe.**

The Good Place - comedy starring Kristen Bell and Ted Danson. Season 1 is available on Netflix, and Season 2 has just started on NBC! (Brooke)

 

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Episode 26: The Best Man & The Bad Speech (with Jeffrey R. Daniels)

September 19, 2017

Buckle up, gals and guys - this episode is a wild ride through the world of weddings!  TV director - and more importantly, Pam's husband!! - Jeffrey R. Daniels finally makes an appearance as a guest on the podcast!!!

The gals thought they were going to grill him on how he prepared for his wedding proposal to Pam, but instead got engrossed by Jeff's hilarious story about his best man speech that ended up being a total trainwreck. They also discuss the time Brooke inadvertently crashed a wedding reception and Pam's current situation - accidentally getting invited to a celebrity wedding!

Jeff and the gals also read listeners' confessionals about smelly reception halls, the difficulties in getting stuck with unenthusiastic bridesmaids, and the danger in smushing wedding cake on an unsuspecting new bride.

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GUEST INFO:

Jeff's new series, Shot In The Dark, will be available on Netflix in November 2017.

 

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BRIDAL BREAKS:

Robin Hood - Stock trading app (Jeff)

Pumpkin Spiced Latte - The Starbucks seasonal drink is back! (Pam)

@seasonalvibes - Twitter account that obsesses about all things fall...until December (Brooke)

G.L.O.W. - Netflix comedy about women wrestlers (Brooke)

 

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