Episode 59: The Royal Wedding Recap (with Brittany Welsh)

May 22, 2018

In this very special episode of the Wedding Confessionals Podcast, we throw our normal format out the window and just obsess over the Royal Wedding!

Brittany Welsh - previously a guest on Episode 14 - joins Brooke and Pam to watch and chat about the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Topics include: celebrity sightings, Meghan's veil and the Queen's outfit!

If you are still obsessed with the Royal Wedding, this episode is for you!

 

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SHOW NOTES:

All of our Royal Wedding day treats were from the Rose Tree Cottage, an English tea shop located in Pasadena, CA. 

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Earl Grey Tea Cocktail: A mix of gin, tea and honey, created by Sugar and Charm, and perfect for day drinking! (Suggested by Pam)

The Great Interior Design Challenge: British design competition show, now on Netflix! (Suggested by Brooke)

Belvoir Organic Elderflower Lemonade: The Queen of England's favorite drink! (Suggested by Brittany)

 

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Episode 58: Wine Soaked Pasta (with Cheryl Massingill)

May 15, 2018

Cheryl Massingill, co-host of the Old Maids Podcast, joins the gals to talk all things weddings, including becoming a sleuthy cake cutter, suffering through weird reception music choices, and planning a bachelorette weekend that served bacon with every meal! 

Also, Brooke tried to convince Pam to start a winery made completely of wines made from their Instant Pots!

 

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GUEST INFO:

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

Follow Old Maids on Instagram: @oldmaidscast

Old Maids is also on Twitter: @oldmaidscast

Follow Cheryl on Twitter: @cherylee13

Cheryl's also on Instagram: @cherylee13

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

@BusyPhilipps: Actress Busy Philipps is so funny on Twitter, and she's about to start her new talk show, so now's a good time to start following her! (Suggested by Brooke)

The Salty Chihuahua: A summery cocktail made with tequila and grapefruit juice! (Suggested by Pam)

 

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Episode 57: Always A Bridesmaid, Dying To Be A Guest (with Beth Morrell)

May 8, 2018

Illustrator and co-host of the Old Maids Podcast, Beth Morrell, joins the gals to chat weddings, including the EIGHT times she's been a bridesmaid! They also tackle listeners' confessionals, including tales of bridal boudoir photos that didn't go as planned, a future sister-in-law who's using some weird tactics to try to become a bridesmaid, and unexpectedly ending up as someone's wedding date!

If you like dissecting family drama or immaturely giggling about nudity, this episode is for you!

 

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SHOW NOTES:

Coffee Meets Bagel is the low stress dating site Beth tried for a bit.

 

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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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BRIDAL BREAK:

Sparkling Pear Martini: Half champagne, half pear flavored vodka, all yummy! (Suggested by Pam)

Negroni: A classic gin cocktail that's strong but with a hint of sweetness. A good summer drink for those of you who like a slow sipping beverages. (Suggested by Brooke)

Nailed It: Netflix's new competitive baking show, hosted by comedian Nicole Byer. Every funny episode they let three home bakers attempt to recreate amazing treats…and they don’t always succeed. (Spoiler: Their desserts are usually a hilarious mess!)

 

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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 56: Find The Beauty In Option B (with David Kantrowitz - Part 2)

May 1, 2018

In Part 2 of our night with animator, illustrator and comedy guy, David Kantrowitz, the gals and their guest dive into listeners' confessionals. Topics include: falling in love with impractical wedding venues, hiding tattoos from in-laws and a hungover wedding coordinator. If you like weddings, body ink or funny puke stories, this episode is for you! 

 

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SHOW NOTES:

- Brooke mentioned guest Julia from a previous episode.  If you want to listen, specifically it's Episode 48: Handcrafted, Homemade & Heartfelt (with Julia Holmberg).

- And if you want to see all of Julia Holmberg's badass wedding crafting, follow her on Instagram: @juliamakesadress

- We recommend if you're looking for inspiration from other tattooed brides, check out Kat Williams' Instagram: @rocknrollbride

- Rock N Roll Bride is also a magazine! More info here!

 

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GUEST INFO:

You can follow David on Instagram: @davidkantrowitz

He's also on Twitter: @davidkantrowitz

Check out David's podcast, TBToonz!

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Coco Chanel: A creamy martini from the Drink Kings (Suggested by Pam)

Hayley Kiyoko: Disney Channel actress who has grown up and created some bangers on her new album , Expectations! (Suggested by Brooke)

Library Card: A great way to not only get books, but also e-books and audio books (with the Overdrive app) and films (with Kanopy) (Suggested by David)

@midnight Masterclass: How to Tie a Bow Tie with Paul F. Tompkins: Funny and informative Youtube tutorial about how to tie a bowtie correctly (Suggested by David)

 

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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 55: We Crushed The Vows (with David Kantrowitz - Part 1)

April 24, 2018

This week Brooke and Pam are joined by animator, illustrator and comedy guy, David Kantrowitz! Not only is he the husband of Heather Woodward, guest from Episode 24, but he also created our new Wedding Confessionals logo!

David got married a few months ago on New Years Eve, so he's got tons of wedding stories to share, including a hilariously sweet proposal, picking out an unconventional groom's outfit and dealing with senior citizen wedding crashers!

 

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SHOW NOTES:

David proposed at The Alamo Motel in Los Alamos, CA. Brooke still hasn't been able to book a room there, but maybe you'll have better luck than her!

David & Heather were married at the Sportsmen's Lodge in Studio City, CA. Great location, beware of aging wedding crashers.

David & Heather's Los Angeles-based wedding photographer was Clay Larsen.

 

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GUEST INFO:

You can follow David on Instagram: @davidkantrowitz

He's also on Twitter: @davidkantrowitz

Check out David's podcast, TBToonz!

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Lemonade Beer with Cherry Rum: A summery cockatail from Shugary Sweets (Suggested by Pam)

Daily Lift: A fun, Spotify playlist that is constnatly being updated to make you feel super hip (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 54: Moissanite & Marble Cakes

April 17, 2018

It's a solo episode! Brooke and Pam keep finding all these great wedding related posts online, so they dedicated an entire episode to chatting about their top three articles!

They discuss Pinterest trends (including wedding capes!), then somehow turn a Buzzfeed quiz into a competition, and finish with an inspiring (AND CRAZY!) bride's story.

Also, the gals learn how to properly pronounce the word "moissanite"...and find out what the hell moissanite is.

 

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SHOW NOTES:

Article #1: These Are The Biggest Wedding Trends of 2018, According To Pinterest

Article #2: Plan A Wedding And We Will Send You The Bill

Article #3: Nebraska Bride Temporarily Blinded by Bouquet of Poisonous Flowers Gets Dream Wedding Do-Over

In case you need to learn how to pronounce moissanite, here's the YouTube tutorial

 

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BRIDAL BREAK: 

Snake Bite: Half lager, half cider, all yummy! (Suggested by Pam)

Breaking Beauty: A podcast about bestselling beauty products and the stories behind them (Suggested by Brooke)

Boy Brow: Glossier's fantastic eyebrow makeup (Suggested by Brooke)

 

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Episode 53: Cut the Dress! (with Danielle Kaplowitz)

April 10, 2018

Pam and Brooke are joined by actress and voice over talent, Danielle Kaplowitz, to talk about her wedding planning highs and lows. This includes a surprise proposal, some invite list drama and a trip to the famous Say Yes To The Dress store - Kleinfeld!

The gals also tackle some confessionals, including a weird wedding delay, a veil mishap and a lively debate about wedding tattoos!

 

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SHOW NOTES:

- More info about Prince Harry possibly having the Spice Girls perform at his reception!

- More info about common folk attending Harry and Meghan's Wedding

- Danielle got married at the Barns at Wesleyan Hills in Middletown, CT

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Instant Pot: Quick and easy pressure cooker (Suggested by Pam)

Instant Pot Wine: A recipe for making homemade wine from Food N Service (Suggested by Pam)

Cool Playlist: New podcast about music for a specific life events, hosted by comedian Eliza Skinner (Suggested by Brooke)

Queer Eye: Netflix's reboot makes us smile, laugh and cry like babies (Suggested by Danielle)

 

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Episode 52: Three Weddings, Two Countries & One Bride (with Kelly Pickett)

April 3, 2018

Pam's pal and military gal, Kelly Pickett, joins the podcast to chat about weddings...including the year she was a bride THREE TIMES! After learning all about Kelly's whirlwind year of weddings, the gals dive into listeners' confessionals and tackle serious issues, like family finances...and not so serious issues, like garter tosses and crappy bridal suites. 

It's also revealed that Pam loves going to weddings so much that she once dragged her husband on a plane to attend a wedding across the country...TWO DAYS AFTER HAVING MAJOR SURGERY!

If you like weddings half as much as Pam does, you'll totally love this episode!

 

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SHOW NOTES:

Check out some of Kelly's work at DVIDShub.net

If you want to get married at Disney, you can get more info at disneyweddings.com

The Slate.com advice column Brooke was talking about is Care and Feeding

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Glass Slipper Cocktail: A Cinderella-inspired drink from Live In Style (Suggested by Pam)

This Is: Max Martin: Spotify's playlist from the hit pop song writer and producer who we've decided is a bajillionare (Suggested by Brooke)

Crochet Videos on YouTube: A great way to learn (and re-learn) how to crochet (Suggested by Kelly)

 

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Episode 51: Don’t Listen To Martha (with Courtney LaBree - Part 2)

March 27, 2018

Our hilarious night with Courtney LaBree continues! This time the gals tackle some listeners' confessionals. We chat about how to get out of being a bridesmaid, if it's okay to laugh if someone falls at a wedding, and how to handle an overzealous photographer...who's also a future in-law. 

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GUEST INFO:

Watch Storage Wars on A&E!

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Andrew Murray Vineyards: Southern California winery that is laid back and makes tasty wines! (Suggested by Pam)

One Day At A Time: Netflix's reboot of the classic sitcom. (Suggested by Brooke)

Huntington Botanical Gardens: An amazing collection of flowers, trees, cacti and plants from all over the world! (Suggested by Courtney)

 

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Episode 50: Diamond Jubilee (with Courtney LaBree - Part 1)

March 20, 2018

Pam and Brooke are joined by Courtney LaBree, a funny gal who had a gorgeous Palm Springs wedding last year. She shares with the gals her hilarious and sweet proposal story, planning a super cool wedding in the desert, and what it's like to have her wedding featured in wedding blogs!

We dive so deep into Courtney's history with weddings that we had to break her recording into two parts! So stay tuned for Episode 51, when Courtney helps us answer some Confessionals! 

 

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SHOW NOTES:

Here's the Green Wedding Shoes feature of Courtney and Geoff's wedding. Be prepared to be in awe of how beautiful it is! 

Follow their photographer, Lauren Scotti on Instagram: @laurenscotti

Courtney and Geoff got married - and had their DIVE IN party!!! - at the Avalon Hotel in Palm Springs

Boldhouse was the event coordinating company for their wedding 

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Horchata Rum Cocktail: A sweet and spicy drink! (Suggested by Pam)

@Bodegacats_: Twitter account full of cute kitties hanging out in delis, bodegas and bars (Suggested by Brooke)

@dog_rates: Twitter account for any and all dog lovers (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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