Episode 38

STOP! Don't Plan Your Wedding Until You Do These 3 Things First

Hello and welcome back to the show, the fist of 2021. Many of you listening today might have gotten engaged over the holidays, or maybe you got engaged in 2020, but haven't started planning anything yet. In either case, today's show takes you literally, step-by-step, through the planning process by giving you the 3 things you need to do FIRST before booking any vendors or planning any bit of your wedding.

This are tips based on the bad, misinformed and uneducated choices my husband and I made, and I don't want you to make the same mistakes. These tips will set you up for success and give you the confidence to make the right decisions going forward for a less stressful and more enjoyable wedding planning experience.

Today, I'm sharing:

  • The three things you need to do
  • The correct order in which to do them, even though it might sounds contradictory to anything you've heard before in the past
  • Why these three items are so important

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Music by Chris Orazi, Mixing by Nate Terry at C.A.S. Music Production

About the Podcast

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About your host

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Felicia Zammit-McMann

Felicia is a former bride helping future brides plan their weddings in a fun and easy way - the way they should be - by sharing expert advice and personal anecdotes tackling couples most pressing and common wedding planning concerns and questions. She believes when you’re equipped with the right knowledge from the start, you’re better prepared to plan your wedding without the overwhelm and stress so many couples face.

In addition to hosting this awesome podcast, Felicia is the the owner and editor of Wedding Connections of the Hudson Valley - a regional online wedding publication based in upstate New York and is a 2019 40 under 40 Honoree in her local county for the work she’s done supporting weddings and wedding vendors in her community.

Her tips and advice have been featured in prominent wedding industry publications including The Overwhelmed Bride, The Budget Savvy Bride, and the former Wedding Industry Education.

She holds and M.A. in Communications and a B.A. in Fashion Design. During her time as an undergrad she studied in London and apprenticed with luxury couture wedding dress designer, Phillipa Lepley.

Outside of weddings, Felicia is a life-long Disney fan. She got engaged there and honeymooned there. She loves the New York Yankees, loves to cook, has a serious soft spot for cats, and is a huge history buff!