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Ep. 21 Ask a Wedding Planner: "Who Might It Be OK to Exclude From My Wedding Party?"

Hey, friends! In episode 21, I'm jumping in to reflect on an article I read in Martha Stewart Weddings called "8 People You Shouldn't Feel Obligated to Have in Your Wedding Party." (August 31, 2017)    Essential Wedding Podcast · Ep. 21 Ask a Wedding Planner: "Who Might It Be OK To Exclude From My Wedding Party?   INSIDE THE EPISODE Here's your list of the types of people it maybe ok to exclude from your wedding party. The first 8 are from the Martha Stewart article mentioned above, and then I added 3 more of my own! Please have a listen to the episode where I elaborate on each and I share whether I agree or disagree with them. (1) Exes (2)...

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Ep. 20 Planning During a Pandemic pt. 2 w/Bonnie Chase of Bliss Events

Hey, Hey Welcome to the Essential Wedding Podcast. I’m your host, Whitney Wing Drake and I’m SO happy to here with you today! We’re in episode 20, which is the second episode in a two part series called Planning During a Pandemic. If you haven’t heard part 1, go back and have a listen to episode 19 after this. It's REALLY good stuff! In this episode, my guest is Bonnie Chase, who is the Owner and Founder of Bliss Events.  Let me share some details about Bonnie with you: Like most expats who live and work in Mexico, Bonnie moved to Cabo and fell in love with it. With a background in event-driven marketing, she began working almost exclusively on events with...

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Ep. 19 Planning During a Pandemic pt. 1 w/ Liz Higgins, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Founder of Millennial Life Counseling

Hi, friends! In today's episode we are moving into episode 1 of the two-part series, "Planning During a Pandemic." At this extraordinary moment of our lives, I think we're all looking around for some sort of clarity and even guidance about how we can best manage these times. If you're engaged, or you were hoping/planning to become engaged, the feelings of uncertainly are likely compounded and are probably having a major impact on what this season feels like for you. So it is especially important to me to show up well for you, friends!    Essential Wedding Podcast · Ep. 19 Planning During A Pandemic w/ Liz Higgins, LMFT   You probably have questions like:  Should we stick to the original date we have (which we...

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Ep. 6 A Wedding in the Oaks Under the Summer Sky w/Real-Life Newlyweds Sara and Jesse

Sara Reden and Jesse Flower-Ambroch are my guests this week and I am still on such a high from our conversation. Sara is my oldest friend in the world, and she has always lived a life of mindfulness. After meeting her now husband, the equally-mindful Jesse, they combined forces to plan a wedding day that was a beautiful representation of their shared passions and interests. Now 6 weeks past their wedding, we reflect on their beautiful day to discuss: Allowing the locations they selected for their ceremony and reception to dictate guest count and several other elements of their day. Whittling down to the essentials and allowing their wedding day to take shape organically, based on what was most important...

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