The Wedding Planning Advice the Experts Want you to Hear
In episode 37 of The One Fab Day Wedding Podcast, we're celebrating One Fab Day's 10th birthday in conversation with founders Naoise McNally and Susan Gallagher! The podcast, and indeed, the very website you're currently visiting, wouldn't exist without them, so it's only fitting that they make an appearance on the show as we hit this very exciting milestone! Naoise and Susan have racked up a whopping 20 years of wedding expertise between them, so, naturally, we had to grill them on the most valuable pieces of advice they've learned along the way. From managing your budget, to dealing with interfering relatives, to executing those last-minute details, these are the expert wedding tips you can't afford to miss!
Episode Breakdown: The Wedding Planning Advice the Experts Want you to Hear
Wedding tip: Celina's tip this week is to put your phone away on the big day, or, better still, hand it off to a member of the wedding party for safe keeping. That way, you'll be able to stay present and be in the moment, but you'll still be contactable in case of an emergency!
Main topic: For today's episode, we sat down with One Fab Day founders, Naoise McNally and Susan Gallagher, to tease out their very best expert planning tips, on the very week that our humble website turns 10! From fielding unsolicited advice, to assigning roles in your wedding, to dealing with unforseen issues on the day, there are some serious gems to be found in our chat!
Wedding dilemma: A listener writes, “I recently got engaged and my younger (full) sister had quite a negative reaction to my older, half-sister helping my now-fiancé to pick the ring. It totally burst the little happy bubble the engagement had created, and I'm finding it hard to see past it. My mother is pandering to her too, and telling me that I shouldn't have my half-sister as my maid of honour when we get married, and that all of my sisters should be treated equally. Mind you, the younger sister did a disappearing act on the night of my other sister's wedding while she was bridesmaid, so I don’t trust her not to create drama.” Our advice for this listener is to go with your gut, choose the sister who's best suited to the role of Maid of Honour, and shut down any further chat about it in the family with a simple one-liner.
Something to do when you're not planning your wedding: In this episode, Celina's recommending the most wholesome YouTube channel in existence, Pasta Grannies!
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