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Episode 46: Tiny Dress, Long Veil (with Cassandra McClure)

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Pam and Brooke are joined by beauty expert and bride-to-be, Cassandra McClure to discuss the ins and outs of hair, makeup and styling for weddings. We also dive into Cassandra’s hilarious and sweet story of how she met her fiancé and how wedding planning can be kinda stressful –  even for a well-connected wedding expert!

We also tackle some listeners’ confessionals, including unexpected wedding Instagram drama, a wedding send off disaster, and a bride deciding if it’s a good idea to keep the old school tradition of having your bachelorette party the night before the wedding!

Ways To Listen:
Put on your favorite lip gloss and head on over to your favorite podcast provider to hear more! All of our episode are available on  iTunes, Google Play, Podbean, Stitcher Radio, Player FM and more!

Show Notes:
Champagne Skirts are a thing! Here’s a link with videos and pics! And now we really want to go to a party that has one, so let us know if you are gonna have one and we’ll totally crash your event. ;)

Guest Info:
Check out Cassandra’s website – www.cassandramcclure.com – for more info about all of her beauty services. We’re obviously a big fan of all the pics of flower crowns on the bachelorette page. ;)

You can also follow her on Instagram to get great beauty tips: @CassandraMcClure

Bridal Break:
Buttery Finger: Sweet cocktail that tastes like a Butterfinger bar! YUM! (Suggested by Pam)

Watercourse Way Bath House: If you’re in Palo Alto, check out this spa! (Suggested by Cassandra)

#throwbackthursday: Spotify’s playlist that is updated every Thursday with a new songs from another era. (Suggested by Brooke)

Share Your Stories & Questions With Us!
Have a bonkers wedding planning story to share? Need some wedding related advice from a bunch of know-it-alls?  There are three easy ways to contact us!

  • Email weddingconfessionals@gmail.com
  • Call 434-WED-CONF (That’s 434-933-2663)
  • Fill out the form below (No contact info required!)

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Episode 45: The Godfather Is A Wedding Movie? (with Noah Schwartz – Part 2)

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In Part 2 of our chat with Noah Schwartz, we answer listeners’ questions and confessionals. And Noah has some extra questions, too! Topics include co-ed bachelor parties, wedding cake placement, how to make being an usher more exciting (spoiler: you can’t) and Steve Martin??!!

Ways To Listen:
Leave the gun, take the cannoli, and head on over to your favorite podcast provider to hear more! All of our episode are available on  iTunes, Google Play, Podbean, Stitcher Radio, Player FM and more!

Guest Info:
Noah wants everyone to check out Journy – a travel and lifestyle app for Smart TVs and Roku. Follow them on Instagram, Twitter & YouTube!

Bridal Break:
Big Mouth: Raunchy, hilarious animated series about puberty, produced by and starring Nick Kroll. Available on Netflix. (Brooke)

Dirty Shirley: A grown up twist on the kid-favorite drink, from Stir & Scribble. (Pam)

Sativa Marijuana: Legal in some states! (Noah)

How Did This Get Made?: Podcast that disects movies that are so bad they’re good! (Noah)

Share Your Stories & Questions With Us!
Have a bonkers wedding planning story to share? Need some wedding related advice from a bunch of know-it-alls?  There are three easy ways to contact us!

  • Email weddingconfessionals@gmail.com
  • Call 434-WED-CONF (That’s 434-933-2663)
  • Fill out the form below (No contact info required!)

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Podcast Episode 44: Michael J Saves The Day (with Noah Schwartz – Part 1)

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Pam’s brother-in-law, Noah Schwartz, joins the gals to talk about his wedding…and somehow ends up telling a story about murdering lobsters and being fired from a summer job?!

We do actually cover wedding-related topics at some point, including a well-meaning but confusing proposal, traveling for weddings, and Noah choosing a mysterious wedding band that paid off in an unexpected way!

Stay tuned next episode for Part 2, when Noah helps us answer listeners’ confessionals!

Ways To Listen:
Grab your favorite seafood dish, and head on over to your favorite podcast provider to hear more! All of our episode are available on  iTunes, Google Play, Podbean, Stitcher Radio, Player FM and more! Continue reading “Podcast Episode 44: Michael J Saves The Day (with Noah Schwartz – Part 1)”

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Podcast Episode 43: Which Way The Wind Blows (with Elizabeth)

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Brooke and Pam are joined by Elizabeth, a bride who had to overcome a natural disaster in order to get down the aisle! After hearing all about her unbelievable and inspiring wedding story, Elizabeth joins the gals in reading some listeners’ confessionals! This week’s stories are about a pushy mother-in-law, a wedding joke gone wrong, and a bride who just found out her wedding is on the same day as her pregnant sister’s due date!

Ways To Listen:
Grab your disaster emergency kit, and head on over to your favorite podcast provider to hear more! All of our episode are available on  iTunes, Google Play, Podbean, Stitcher Radio, Player FM and more! Continue reading “Podcast Episode 43: Which Way The Wind Blows (with Elizabeth)”

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Podcast Episode 42: She Was In Her Cups (with Andy Schrier – Part 2)

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We’re back with more hilarious takes from Andy Schrier, who not only was one of Brooke’s bridesmaids, but is also the creator of the Wedding Confessionals theme song!

In the second half of our recording with Andy, the gals dive into listeners’ confessionals, including stories about an off the rails Mother-In-Law speech, a bride obsessed with facial hair, and super competitive bridal shower games!

(Click here for more info on Part 1 of our recording with Andy.)

Ways To Listen:
Grab your out of date rose gold decor, and head on over to your favorite podcast provider to hear more! All of our episode are available on  iTunes, Google Play, Podbean, Stitcher Radio, Player FM and more! Continue reading “Podcast Episode 42: She Was In Her Cups (with Andy Schrier – Part 2)”

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

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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!

Ways To Listen:
Grab your out of date rose gold decor, and head on over to your favorite podcast provider to hear more! All of our episode are available on  iTunes, Google Play, Podbean, Stitcher Radio, Player FM and more! Continue reading “Podcast Episode 41: Call Your Girlfriend (with Andy Schrier – Part 1)”

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

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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.

Ways To Listen:
Grab your out of date rose gold decor, and head on over to your favorite podcast provider to hear more! All of our episode are available on  iTunes, Google Play, Podbean, Stitcher Radio, Player FM and more! Continue reading “Podcast Episode 40: Rose Gold, Donut Walls & Everything Else Vogue Hates About Your Wedding”

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

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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!  And somewhere along the way we go off topic and just obsess over Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s upcoming wedding!

Ways To Listen:
Crash on over to your favorite podcast provider to hear more! All of our episode are available on  iTunes, Google Play, Podbean, Stitcher Radio, Player FM and more! Continue reading “Podcast Episode 39: Wedding Crashers & Meghan Markle (with Ryan Jordan)”

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Podcast Episode 38: Wedding Planning Fomo (with Jessica Sclafini)

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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.

Ways To Listen:
Scoot on over to your favorite podcast provider to hear more! All of our episode are available on  iTunes, Google Play, Podbean, Stitcher Radio, Player FM and more! Continue reading “Podcast Episode 38: Wedding Planning Fomo (with Jessica Sclafini)”

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

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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!

Ways To Listen:
Boogie on over to your favorite podcast provider to hear more! All of our episode are available on  iTunes, Google Play, Podbean, Stitcher Radio, Player FM and more! Continue reading “Podcast Episode 37: Proposals & Panic Attacks (with Myk Watford – Part 2)”