Episode 3

I'm on a budget...do I REALLY need engagement photos?

Welcome to the Step-by-Step Wedding Prep Podcast by Wedding Connections of the Hudson Valley - The weekly show where we teach you everything you need to know to plan your wedding like a pro! 

Learn to how to take the overwhelm out of wedding planning to make it as FUN and as STREE-FREE as possible – the way it should be!

Every Wednesday, we'll be answering the most commonly asked questions couples have when it comes to planning their wedding to give you all the knowledge you need to plan your wedding faster, easier and without overspending. 

Speaking of overspending, every couple I know is on a budget and you may be questioning some decisions on investing in certain services for your wedding day. One of those you might be on the fence about are your engagement photos. I thought the same thing. If you're on a budget, you may see them simply as an added expense, but I'm going to share 6 reasons why you might want to reconsider having them done.

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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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Step-by-Step Wedding Prep
Everything you need to know to plan your wedding like a pro

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!