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The Woman Getting Married Wedding Podcast

We'll be back with all new episodes November 18th! Lindsay Jones, the founder and editor of WomanGettingMarried.com, and her husband Cory answer your trickiest wedding planning questions one episode at a time. From how much things will cost to how to cut your guest list, they'll give you the he said/she said take on planning the best day ever without going crazy.

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Sample Wedding Day Timelines (And How to Make Yours)

There's a few key things you'll need to know in order to set up your wedding day timeline, and we'll go over each one on this week's podcast! Whether you want your wedding ceremony to start at 3 or 6:30, these sample wedding timelines will help you figure out everything from what time you need to have your vendors arrive or when to start your hair and makeup, to making sure you end your event by your venue's curfew. These super helpful tips will help you set up the easiest wedding day timeline to keep you on track. Plus, don't miss this podcast deal! Head to Zola.com/weddingpod and get $50 towards your Zola wedding registry and 20% off all your post-wedding shopping when you sign up today. Have a wedding question? E-mail us at hello@womangettingmarried.com and we could answer yours on a future episode! Get more wedding planning advice at WomanGettingMarried.com, and join our private Facebook group! Production help and editing by Steven Zampanti Music from Latché Swing: "Hungaria" & "Swing 3

31mins

4 Apr 2019

Rank #1

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When to Send Your Wedding Invites

"When should I send out my wedding invites" is one of the number questions we get from couples. From your Save the Dates to your Rehearsal Dinner and main wedding invites, we break down all the important dates you'll need for every invitation you send. PLUS: We talk wedding thank you notes and how long you REALLY have to send them. Have a wedding question? E-mail us at hello@womangettingmarried.com and we could answer yours on a future episode! Get more wedding planning advice at WomanGettingMarried.com, and join our private Facebook group! Production help and editing by Steven Zampanti Music from Latché Swing: "Hungaria" & "Swing 3

20mins

28 Mar 2019

Rank #2

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What Nobody Tells You About Wedding Dress Shopping

Wedding dress shopping should be fun, right? Well, it can be. But it can also be downright stressful. Listen to these tips before you start your search and you'll be ready to handle anything that might come your way.  Get more wedding planning advice at WomanGettingMarried.com, and join our private Facebook group! Featured Wine: 2016 Pascal Janvier "Cuvée du Rosier" Coteaux du Loir Rouge Production help and editing by Steven Zampanti Music from Latché Swing: "Hungaria" & "Swing 39"

30mins

19 Apr 2018

Rank #3

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Secret Ways to Make Your Wedding Look More Expensive

Dealing with a tight wedding budget but still want to have that "Wow" factor? Of course you do!! With just a few simple tweaks you can have everybody at your wedding thinking you spent way more than you actually did. Here's how to do it.  Get more wedding planning advice at WomanGettingMarried.com, and join our private Facebook group! Production help and editing by Steven Zampanti Music from Latché Swing: "Hungaria" & "Swing 3

27mins

7 Jun 2018

Rank #4

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The Biggest Wedding Etiquette Mistakes Couple's Make

Yes, your wedding IS about the two of you. But you're also supposed to make sure your wedding guests are taken care of---you are hosting a party after all. On this episode we talk about the 9 biggest wedding etiquette mistakes to avoid, including the controversial cash bar. Yes, we have strong opinions on this one, ladies! PLUS: Cory's weekly wedding news roundup is here, and more fun wedding planning topics to help you stay sane! Get more wedding planning advice at WomanGettingMarried.com, and join our private Facebook group! Production help and editing by Steven Zampanti Music from Latché Swing: "Hungaria" & "Swing 3

32mins

20 Sep 2018

Rank #5

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10 Things Nobody Will Remember at Your Wedding

When you're in the middle of planning a wedding, EVERYTHING seems like a big deal. You want everything to be PERFECT, and while there is nothing wrong with this at all (we're not judging you, trust me), there are a few things that simply aren't worth worrying about. We'll walk you through the 10 things that might seem like a huge deal now, but in the end won't make an impact...except on your stress levels and potentially your wallet. Our advice? Don't make them your priority! Here's what you should focus on instead. Have a wedding question? E-mail us at hello@womangettingmarried.com and we could answer yours on a future episode! Get more wedding planning advice at WomanGettingMarried.com, and join our private Facebook group! Production help and editing by Steven Zampanti Music from Latché Swing: "Hungaria" & "Swing 3

27mins

13 Jun 2019

Rank #6

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Girl Talk: Periods and Weddings

Ladies....let's talk! Getting your period every month is definitely not fun, but on your wedding day? It's THE. WORST. The bright side is there are definitely things you can do to not only alleviate any wedding day discomfort, but to hopefully make sure the two don't coincide. In this episode we'll talk about how to be prepared no matter what happens, including the best way to get your wedding dress up and down for those inevitable trips to the bathroom. It might be TMI, but I think you ALL need to hear these tips! Have a wedding question? E-mail us at hello@womangettingmarried.com and we could answer yours on a future episode! Get more wedding planning advice at WomanGettingMarried.com, and join our private Facebook group! Production help and editing by Steven Zampanti Music from Latché Swing: "Hungaria" & "Swing 3

15mins

21 Mar 2019

Rank #7

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15 Unique Wedding Songs Every Guest Will Love

Looking for something unique when it comes to your wedding music? We've combed through our music library to bring you our FAVORITE wedding songs, from your processional all the way through to your wedding reception.  Get more wedding planning advice at WomanGettingMarried.com, and join our private Facebook group! You can listen to our entire wedding music playlist for the episode on Spotify here Featured wedding songs include: Sam & Dave: Hold On, I’m Coming’ Tom Petty: Here Comes My Girl Please, Please, Please: Instrumental cover of The Smiths Song by The Dream Academy Nina Simone: Feeling Good The Cure: Just Like Heaven Hall and Oates:You Make My Dreams  Wreckless Eric: Whole Wide World  Neil Young: Harvest Moon David Bowie: Heroes INXS: Never Tear Us Apart Frank Sinatra: Fly Me to the Moon Billy Ocean: Caribbean Queen Billy Idol: Rebel Yell Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance With Somebody MIA: Paper Planes Additional Credits: Production help and editing by Steven Zampanti Podcast music from Latché Swing: "Hungaria" & "Swing 39"

28mins

12 Apr 2018

Rank #8

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Real Brides Share Their Favorite Ways to Save Money

As someone who has been in the wedding space for close to a decade, I have my tried and true tips that I ALWAYS share with brides. But those tips can get old, and they're already out there! So, I asked brides in the Woman Getting Married Facebook group what THEY'RE doing to save money, and we got some great responses. So great that we thought it would be helpful to share them in this week's episode. And let me tell you, there are some really unique and NEW ideas here that we've never thought of before, you won't want to miss it!! Have a wedding question? E-mail us at hello@womangettingmarried.com and we could answer yours on a future episode! Get more wedding planning advice at WomanGettingMarried.com, and join our private Facebook group! Production help and editing by Steven Zampanti Music from Latché Swing: "Hungaria" & "Swing 3

23mins

8 Aug 2019

Rank #9

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5 Things I Would Have Done Differently At Our Wedding

Our wedding day was one of the best days of my life and I loved the way it all turned out. But if I had a time machine and could go back and do it differently, here's what I would have changed.  Get more wedding planning advice at WomanGettingMarried.com, and join our private Facebook group! Featured Wine: Sancerre 2016 Sauvignon Blanc Domaine Raimbault-Pineau Production help and editing by Steven Zampanti Music from Latché Swing: "Hungaria" & "Swing 39"

21mins

26 Apr 2018

Rank #10

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16 Wedding Disasters and How to Avoid Them

Rain. Snow. Heat. Broken Zippers. Lost Vows. A missing vendor. All of these potential wedding day disasters can be avoided if you plan ahead. We'll tell you how. PLUS: We've got another round of wedding hashtags for you, so tune in! Have a wedding question? E-mail us at hello@womangettingmarried.com and we could answer yours on a future episode! Get more wedding planning advice at WomanGettingMarried.com, and join our private Facebook group! Production help and editing by Steven Zampanti Music from Latché Swing: "Hungaria" & "Swing 3

29mins

16 May 2019

Rank #11

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Don't Book Your Wedding Venue Before Asking These 10 Questions

Sure, you might love the way a wedding venue looks...but is it really right for you (and your budget)? We walk you through the questions you should ask EVERY wedding venue you visit. From how many weddings they hold a day to catering setups and surcharges, we'll help you take the guesswork out of finding the perfect wedding venue. Get more wedding planning advice at WomanGettingMarried.com, and join our private Facebook group! Featured Wine: Bastianich Vespa Bianco 2014 Production help and editing by Steven Zampanti Music from Latché Swing: "Hungaria" & "Swing 39"

20mins

5 Apr 2018

Rank #12

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You’ll Totally Wish You Did These Things At Your Wedding

There are always those "Ahhh!" ideas brides have after their wedding that they wish they had done. We've listed out some of our favorite ideas that you can use whether you have a week or a year left to plan. From heartfelt notes to wedding favors you'll will never forget, these fun and unique ideas will definitely leave a lasting impression on your family, friends, and guests! Get more wedding planning advice at WomanGettingMarried.com, and join our private Facebook group! Production help and editing by Steven Zampanti Music from Latché Swing: "Hungaria" & "Swing 3

27mins

23 Aug 2018

Rank #13

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Wedding Rules You Should Break

Rules are made to be broken, especially when it comes to weddings. While there are so many wedding traditions we love, there are a few that we think can (and should) be changed. Don't be afraid to say "Bye Bye Bye" to these common wedding rules and traditions and come up with something even more original and fun! Get more wedding planning advice at WomanGettingMarried.com, and join our private Facebook group! Production help and editing by Steven Zampanti Music from Latché Swing: "Hungaria" & "Swing 3

24mins

14 Jun 2018

Rank #14

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Wedding Ceremony Basics: Pt 1

Wedding receptions get all the love, but your wedding ceremony is really why you're there. To get MARRIED! But while most couples know the wedding reception basics, not everybody knows the technical details surrounding wedding ceremonies. We're talking about what time to put on your wedding invitation, who should hold the wedding bands, where friends and family should sit, even which side you should stand on at the altar. We'll cover all those basics and more in this two-part series. Have a wedding question? E-mail us at hello@womangettingmarried.com and we could answer yours on a future episode! Get more wedding planning advice at WomanGettingMarried.com, and join our private Facebook group! Production help and editing by Steven Zampanti Music from Latché Swing: "Hungaria" & "Swing 3

21mins

12 Sep 2019

Rank #15

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These New Wedding Dress Trends MIGHT Not Be For Everybody

We're back from New York Bridal Fashion Week, and we have a ton of fun wedding dress styles to report on. On the latest podcast episode we'll talk about all the wedding dress trends we saw (including whether or not they will actually work on real brides walking down the aisle in front of Grandma). PLUS: Wedding news is BACK, and we're talking about Justin Bieber prenups, future brides with unfortunate last names, and the most popular week to get married for college football fans. Also, is the "no makeup" wedding trend a real thing? We'll talk about it ALL. Get more wedding planning advice at WomanGettingMarried.com, and join our private Facebook group! Production help and editing by Steven Zampanti Music from Latché Swing: "Hungaria" & "Swing 3

29mins

11 Oct 2018

Rank #16

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Your Wedding Planning Checklist

Successful wedding planning (aka getting married without wanting to pull your hair out) is ALL about organization. Get ahead of your to-do list and all will be right with your world, we promise! The best way to do that is to keep a running checklist of everything you need to do (and the ideal time to do it). On this episode we talk through our essential wedding planning checklist, and give you tips on how to accomplish each item on it. Don't miss it! Have a wedding question? E-mail us at hello@womangettingmarried.com and we could answer yours on a future episode! Get more wedding planning advice at WomanGettingMarried.com, and join our private Facebook group! Production help and editing by Steven Zampanti Music from Latché Swing: "Hungaria" & "Swing 3

35mins

5 Dec 2019

Rank #17

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5 Ways To Save Big At Your Wedding

We all want to save money, especially when it comes to our wedding. The good news is there are easy ways to cut without really NOTICING that you're spending less. Here are 5 ways to save thousands of dollars on your wedding.  Get more wedding planning advice at WomanGettingMarried.com, and join our private Facebook group! Featured Wine: Segura Viudas NV Brut Rosé Sparkling Production help and editing by Steven Zampanti Music from Latché Swing: "Hungaria" & "Swing 39"

24mins

29 Mar 2018

Rank #18

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The 8 Most Controversial Wedding Decisions You Can Make

Some wedding decisions can cause your family and friends to freak out, but at the end of the day it's about you and your spouse. We talk through some of the trickiest wedding decisions you can make and the pros and cons of each. Whether you're deciding to have your ceremony in a non-religious venue or not inviting children, these are some of the most controversial wedding decisions you'll be faced with. PLUS: Our weekly wedding hashtags! Get more wedding planning advice at WomanGettingMarried.com, and join our private Facebook group! Production help and editing by Steven Zampanti Music from Latché Swing: "Hungaria" & "Swing 3

34mins

9 Aug 2018

Rank #19

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What We Would Register for Now If We Could

It's been nine years since Cory and I got married (and had our wedding registry), and 12 years since we've been together. In that time we've definitely figured out what's worth registering for and what's not. In this episode we share some of our favorite household brands and appliances, and what we would add to our wedding registry if we made one today. PLUS: Are honeymoon/cash funds tacky? We talk about all of this and more! Have a wedding question? E-mail us at hello@womangettingmarried.com and we could answer yours on a future episode! Get more wedding planning advice at WomanGettingMarried.com, and join our private Facebook group! Production help and editing by Steven Zampanti Music from Latché Swing: "Hungaria" & "Swing 3

28mins

7 Nov 2019

Rank #20