Episode 29

What Worked & What Didn't Work For Me When Planning My Wedding

Hello and welcome back to the show!

This week, I'm going personal and talking about what really worked well for me and what really didn't work well for me when planning my wedding. There's a ton of information out there...everyone is telling you what to do and what not to do and it can get overwhelming and confusing REALLY fast. That's why, today, I want to give you a brides-eye view. I'm discussing what worked and what didn't when it came to:

  • DIYing
  • wedding album
  • invitations
  • not hiring a wedding planner
  • dress shopping
  • wedding video
  • day after brunch
  • wedding registry
  • wedding day timeline
  • having a long engagement
  • posting on social media
  • repaying favors
  • following tradition
  • choosing a wedding venue and reception location
  • alone time

What's been working for you so far and what hasn't been? Let us know...

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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!