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Episode 135: Helicopter Parents & Memorable First Dances (with Kennedy Bingham - Part 2)

Episode 135: Helicopter Parents & Memorable First Dances (with Kennedy Bingham - Part 2)

August 9, 2022

Our conversation with Kennedy Bingham continues! We dive into confessionals about secret elopements, overwhelming mother-in-laws and bridal wardrobe failures!

 

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GUEST INFO:

You can find Kennedy on... 

TikTok: @gowneyedgirl

Instagram: @gowneyedgirl

More info here: https://linktr.ee/gowneyedgirl

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Tanqueray: A book by Brandon Staton, featured on the Humans of New York Instagram account.

Where The Crawdads Sing: Novel about an independent woman who grew up surviving on her own, written by Delia Owens.

CAMP: A fun, activity filled store that feels like your at sumer camp. Kennedy mentioned there being a location in Los Angeles, but they are a bunch all over the US!

 

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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 134: Coconut Drinks & Vegas Weddings (with Kennedy Bingham - Part 1)

Episode 134: Coconut Drinks & Vegas Weddings (with Kennedy Bingham - Part 1)

August 2, 2022

Pam and Brooke are joined by bridal gown expert and influencer Kennedy Bingham - aka: @gowneyedgirl!

The gals chat about Kennedy's history with weddings, how she got into bridal styling, and when that pivoted into becoming @gowneyedgirl.

They also talked about Kennedy's recent Vegas wedding!

If you like Las Vegas or wedding gowns, this episode is for you! 

 

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GUEST INFO:

You can find Kennedy on... 

TikTok: @gowneyedgirl

Instagram: @gowneyedgirl

More info here: https://linktr.ee/gowneyedgirl

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Dark & Stormy: Classic rum cocktail, perfect for summer! 

Red Sangria: Cool wine drink with tons of fruit! Brooke loves the version by Minimalist Baker. 

Loot: New comedy, starring Maya Rudolph. Streaming on Apple TV.

 

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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 133: Celebrity Weddings & Step-Mothers

Episode 133: Celebrity Weddings & Step-Mothers

July 26, 2022

Pam and Brooke chat about THE celebrity wedding of the year and then read one very long confessional about a not so great Step-Mother.

If you like US Weekly or disappointing relatives, this episode is for you!

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CONTEST INFO:

We are now looking to have a listener come on the podcast as a guest! If you have some crazy wedding stories you wanna tell, and think you'd give good advice, email us a bit about you, your wedding, and why we should have you on the show.

Send your email to: weddingconfessionals@gmail.com

Make sure to write in the Subject line "I WANNA BE A GUEST!"

We will accept emails until July 31st, 2022.

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Buffalo Milk: The signature drink of Catalina Island, CA!

The Bear: An intense and exciting TV series about a small restaurant in Chicago. Streaming on Hulu.

The Super Bowl Shuffle: The weird and hilarious rap performed by the 1985 Chicago Bears football team. 

 

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TELL US YOUR SECRET!

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 132: Petty Seating Charts & Coordinating with Coordinators (with Ruchi Sabat - Part 3)

Episode 132: Petty Seating Charts & Coordinating with Coordinators (with Ruchi Sabat - Part 3)

July 12, 2022

Our convo with Ruchi Sabat continues. And now we're diving into confessionals! 

Topics include coordinating with your wedding coordinator, stress managing time lines and making petty seating charts.

If you like scheduling phone calls or putting your frenemy at the table in the back, this episode is for you!

 

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GUEST INFO:

Ways to contact Ruchi Sabat from Three Wishes Planning

Website: https://www.threewishesplanning.com

Instagram: @threewishesplanning

Email: threewishesplanning@gmail.com

 

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CONTEST INFO:

We are now looking to have a listener come on the podcast as a guest! If you have some crazy wedding stories you wanna tell, and think you'd give good advice, email us a bit about you, your wedding, and why we should have you on the show.

Send your email to: weddingconfessionals@gmail.com

Make sure to write in the Subject line "I WANNA BE A GUEST!"

We will accept emails until July 31st, 2022.

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Beach House Cosmos: A fun twist on the standard cocktail, created by Recipe Girl. 

The Cat In Stacks: A book series about a librarian and cat that solve mysteries. Written by Miranda James.

Planet Money: NPR Podcast that dives into all the weird ways money makes the world go round. 

 

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TELL US YOUR SECRET!

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 131. From Bride to Wedding Planner (with Ruchi Sabat - Part 2)

Episode 131. From Bride to Wedding Planner (with Ruchi Sabat - Part 2)

June 28, 2022

Our convo with Ruchi Sabat continues! We learn all about her transition from bride to wedding planner. 

Ruchi also shares great info about trends and ways to save for anyone planning a Southeast Asian wedding in the US. She also gives advice on how to attend one without embarrassing yourself.

If you like advice from pros or ways to save money, this episode is for you!

 

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GUEST INFO:

Ways to contact Ruchi Sabat from Three Wishes Planning

Website: https://www.threewishesplanning.com

Instagram: @threewishesplanning

Email: threewishesplanning@gmail.com

 

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CONTEST INFO:

We are now looking to have a listener come on the podcast as a guest! If you have some crazy wedding stories you wanna tell, and think you'd give good advice, email us a bit about you, your wedding, and why we should have you on the show.

Send your email to: weddingconfessionals@gmail.com

Make sure to write in the Subject line "I WANNA BE A GUEST!"

We will accept emails until July 31st, 2022.

 

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SHOW NOTES:

We will be taking off for 4th of July week, so Part 3 of our chat with Ruchi will be up on Tue July 12th.  Hope everyone has a great holiday!

 

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BRIDAL BREAKS:

Jal Jeera Mojito: A fun twist on the classic cocktail, from Spice Cravings. 

Ghosts: The US version of the British comedy about a woman who ends up living with a group of ghosts. Streaming on CBS.com and Paramount+.

@bodycourage: Danielle Pinnock, who plays Alberts on Ghosts, has a wonderfully funny and sweet Instagram account that everyone should follow! 

 

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TELL US YOUR SECRET!

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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Theme song by Andy Schrier

Episode 130: Custom Cat Clothes & Disney Bouquets (with Ruchi Sabat - Part 1)

Episode 130: Custom Cat Clothes & Disney Bouquets (with Ruchi Sabat - Part 1)

June 21, 2022

Pam and Brooke are joined by wedding planner and recent bride, Ruchi Sabat, who tells them all about the ups and down of being a Covid-era bride trying to plan a her Indian American style wedding. 

Topics include: having a very clever proposal, taking an international trip to go on a wedding shopping extravaganza, and a week worth of amazing celebrations leading up to her big day!

If you like partying or buying cool stuff, this episode if for you!

 

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GUEST INFO:

Ways to contact Ruchi Sabat from Three Wishes Planning

Website: https://www.threewishesplanning.com

Instagram: @threewishesplanning

Email: threewishesplanning@gmail.com

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Watermelon Paloma: A sweet blended treat, perfect for summer! From xoxobella.com. 

Fire Island: A new romcom set on the gay vacation town of Fire Island, and based on Pride and Prejudice. Streaming on Hulu.

Sometimes: A fun, synth cover of Britney Spears' pop classic, performed by MUNA.

 

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TELL US YOUR SECRET!

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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Theme song by Andy Schrier

 

 

Episode 129: Omitted Bridal Parties & Unexpected Plus Ones (with Jill Romanelli - Part 2)

Episode 129: Omitted Bridal Parties & Unexpected Plus Ones (with Jill Romanelli - Part 2)

June 14, 2022

Our chat with Italian wedding planner Jill Romanelli continues by diving into some listener submitted confessionals!

Topics include: German wedding traditions gone wild, strong opinions about omitting the wedding party, and an unexpected (and unwanted) plus one!

If you like culture clashes or eliminating bridesmaids, this episode is for you!

 

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GUEST INFO:

You can reach Jill Romanelli to talk about planning your own Italian wedding a few different ways:

Website: https://tuscanwedding.com

Email: info@tuscanwedding.com

Instagram: @tuscanwedding 

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Frisky Whisky: A honey sweetened cocktail, from Pam's favorite website - Liquor.com.

Girls5eva: Comedy series about a 90s girl group who decided to get the band back together.  Streaming on Peacock 

Off Season Trip to Italy: Jill recommends seeing Italy during carnevale season.

 

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

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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 128: Wedding Planning in Italy (with Jill Romanelli - Part 1)

Episode 128: Wedding Planning in Italy (with Jill Romanelli - Part 1)

June 7, 2022

Pam and Brooke chat with Jill Romanelli, a destination wedding planner who specializes in ceremonies in Italy.

Jill shares with the gals how she ended up living in Italy, how she fell into event planning, and gives some great advice about how to plan your wedding in Italy.

Jill also shares some crazy wedding stories that she's experienced since becoming a wedding planner. Topics include: unexpected flower girls, a near miss with fireworks, and a stolen sandwhich.

If you like European adventures or protecting your lunch, this episode is for you!

 

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GUEST INFO:

You can reach Jill Romanelli to talk about planning your own Italian wedding a few different ways:

Website: https://tuscanwedding.com

Email: info@tuscanwedding.com

Instagram: @tuscanwedding 

 

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SHOW NOTES:

Follow @heatherkmcmahan on Instagram if you want a daily laugh from a funny gal.

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Pineapple Rum Punch: A tropical drink to share with friends, created by Crazy For Crust. Pam originally found this receipt from Buzzfeed's article "14 Big Batch Cocktails That Won't Break The Bank."

Tipsy Bartender: A YouTube channel dedicated to making fun drinks. Hosted by Sky Jones.

Definitely Not Gourmet: A silly YouTube channel all about creating insane and tasty junk food. Also hosted by Sky Jones.

 

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TELL US YOUR SECRET!

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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Theme song by Andy Schrier

Episode 127: More Confessional Follow Ups!

Episode 127: More Confessional Follow Ups!

May 31, 2022

We're back with more confessional follow ups!

 

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BOOK GIVEAWAY!

Click here to leave us a new 5-Star review on Apple Podcast, and you will have a chance to win a copy of the fun wedding-related beach read, Without A Hitch!

 

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BRIDAL BREAK:

Blackberry Mint Julep: A grown up slushy, created by Martha Stewart.

Celebrity Memoir Book Club: A podcast dedicated to all the autobiographies written by celebrities. Hosted by Claire Parker and Ashley Hamilton. 

How Do I Un-Remember This? (Unfortunately True Stories): Danny Pellegrino's book (and audio book) are a look at his love of pop culture, the things he's overcome in life, and multiple wedding stories! Available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and your local book store.

 

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TELL US YOUR SECRET!

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 126: Confessional Follow Ups!

Episode 126: Confessional Follow Ups!

May 24, 2022

Pam is back in studio and ready to talk weddings with Brooke. They dive into some Confessional Follow Ups!

If you like overcoming viruses or continued stories, this episode is for you!

 

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SHOW NOTES:

Here's the article we read from The Knot about tipping vendors. 

 

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BRIDAL BREAKS:

Alcoholic Butterbeer: A Harry Potter inspired cocktail from A Tale of Two Veggies. 

Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy: A food and travel show that makes you want to eat your weight in pasta! Airing on CNN. Streaming on Hulu Premium, YouTubeTV Premium, and Sling TV Premium.

Timmy's Takeout: Timmy Alvarez loves fast food, and gives hilarious and informative reviews about any and all food from McDonalds to random snacks from the grocery store.  Streaming on YouTube. 

 

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TELL US YOUR SECRET!

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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