10 episodes

If you are a couple struggling with this whole wedding planning thing you are in the right place … but this podcast is going to go a lot deeper then just wedding planning advice- it's going to give you support, community and insight (and hopefully some belly laughs too because we certainly have a lot of funny stories to share!)

Dear Bride Podcast Janelle Brooke Photography

    • Education
    • 5.0, 18 Ratings

If you are a couple struggling with this whole wedding planning thing you are in the right place … but this podcast is going to go a lot deeper then just wedding planning advice- it's going to give you support, community and insight (and hopefully some belly laughs too because we certainly have a lot of funny stories to share!)

    Episode 10: Postponing your wedding during a global pandemic

    Episode 10: Postponing your wedding during a global pandemic

    If you are planning your wedding for Spring 2020 you have a lot more to worry about then RSVP’s, gown fittings and choice of favors … welcome the Corona Virus. These unprecedented times are causing everyone’s lives to turn upside down. Today we are joined by Samantha & Alex, JBP couple planning their wedding for 2020. They are here to tell the story of how their wedding plans were affected by the coronavirus. We are all feeling the effects of how this crisis has affected health, employment, and activities, however, for couples planning their wedding, COVID-19 has caused cancelations, postponements, financial losses, and a huge damper for these 2020 celebrations. The global crisis may have disrupted Samantha & Alex’s wedding plans, but they are standing strong amongst the chaos and are here to share their positive mindset & insight on how they got over this huge speed bump! Right now we need community more then ever and if you are an engaged couple riding out this storm know that you are not alone.

    • 35 min
    Episode 9: Making the Cut - A Guest List Story

    Episode 9: Making the Cut - A Guest List Story

    Former Bride Christina Trudden is talking to us about one of the more political and sometimes, dare I say…cringey aspects of wedding planning: Making your guest list. It's easy to start brainstorming about how you picture your perfect wedding day to be, however, until you know what your headcount is you are at a bit of a standstill. Sometimes this seemingly simple task of listing friends and family can snowball quickly and today we are going to discuss a few ways to manage that number and the fallout that can occur when people don’t make the cut.

    • 19 min
    Episode Eight: De-Stress The Dress: A Message to the Curvy Bride

    Episode Eight: De-Stress The Dress: A Message to the Curvy Bride

    Today’s guest is Curinne Polizzi, the owner of Ivory & Main, New York’s first plus-size bridal boutique. As a plus size bride, the struggle is REAL! Curinne decided to open her shop to make a difference in the curvy bridal experience, because ordering online is NOT an option for the most important dress purchase of your life.

    • 34 min
    Episode Seven: Unplugged Weddings

    Episode Seven: Unplugged Weddings

    Today we are discussing a very hot topic in the world of weddings: Unplugged Ceremonies! If you are getting married, it's time to think about how to handle aisle-jumping guests who can sabotage your wedding photos. We know this is a tough topic, but we strongly feel that in the age of smart phones & social media, it is crucial (and we will even say necessary) to choose an unplugged ceremony for your big day! 

    • 22 min
    Episode Six: Up In Flames: A Wedding Story

    Episode Six: Up In Flames: A Wedding Story

    Today’s guest is Jackie Coffin, a former bride from 2011. Jackie has a wedding story that will blow your mind! She shares with us the message that no matter what goes wrong on your wedding day, just remember, you are marrying your soulmate and that’s all that matters!

    • 17 min
    Episode Five: How I Saved $50,000 On My Wedding

    Episode Five: How I Saved $50,000 On My Wedding

    Today’s guest is former bride & Emmy Award winning producer, Tara Fogarty, who is here to share with us her how she worked her magic to save 50K on her wedding celebration! {insert shocked emoji here!}

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

DJE0614 ,

Absolutely Love This Podcast!!!

Their voices, the content, the topics. This is a very informative podcast bringing to light some of the challenges brides (and grooms) face and how to navigate through them. If you are a bride to be, or are already married reliving those pre wedding days. This is a podcast to tune into!!!!!

2010 jbp bride ,

This is everything!!

I really wish I had this around when I got married. These ladies are talking about information that is relevant in our wedding world. I would definitely check it out!

Jill Giresi ,

Amazing podcast from amazing humans

Janelle and Terrie are not only photography mavens but also beautiful people. If you have been lucky enough to know or work with them, this truth is evident within minutes of meeting. If you haven’t had said fortune, well you’re in luck with this podcast. Extremely down to earth and translatable, you feel like you’re listening to your friends give great advice about wedding planning and beyond. Janelle and Terrie put so much good into the world, and this podcast is one sliver of that for any future bride. Sit back, listen, and enjoy (and laugh a little too)! Happy planning!

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