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You are cordially invited to Your I Do Crew: a wedding planning podcast. Wedding officiant Atonn Smeltzer and wedding photographer Lindsay Rozelle share their best wedding tips, craziest wedding horror stories, and interview local and national experts on trends, traditions, and more! So here's to love, laughter and happily ever after. Cheers!🥂 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/your-i-do-crew/support
 
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139 - I'm super excited to share this conversation with you! It's not often that I get to "talk shop" with other wedding officiants, so it's a real treat when I do. Especially one as knowledgeable as today's guest, wedding officiant Amber Olsen. Officiant Amber is located in North Dakota, and has recently self-published a book jam-packed full of in…
 
138: As the poet said, "To Postpone or Not to Postpone, that is the question" - or something like that! As we round out a full year of dealing with the global pandemic we've come to know as COVID-19, the wedding and events industry is still struggling to keep up with ever-changing restrictions and guidelines. And the ultimate question that keeps fa…
 
137 - How do you cope with the stress, anxiety, and indecision that can come with wedding planning? Especially in a post-COVID19, Pinterest-obsessed culture? The first answer is to Love Well. The second is to find the tools that can help you prioritize, systematize, and de-traumatize your wedding decision-making process! That's where our guest, Kat…
 
136 - Things come up all the time during the wedding planning process that need to be dealt with. And the big question usually ends up being: "Ok, who's going to handle this?" Some couples like to DIY everything, while others delegate. That's why we brought in Leah Weinberg, the Owner & Creative Director of Color Pop Events in New York City, to hel…
 
135: Some couples have a special song, and some don't. But how many couples have a song that was literally written ABOUT THEM by an award-winning singer-songwriter? This week's guest is changing the game when it comes to wedding music, by creating uniquely personal, romantic, and quirky love songs for couples. And the couples are using them in so m…
 
134 - So what is the Wedding Collective? It's an amazing virtual roundtable for engaged couples, hosted monthly by Neela Asaadi (Asaadi Graphics, NYC). Neela started these open forums as a way to provide a different kind of support for newly engaged couples, struggling to plan their wedding. Couples can get advice from, and share experiences with, …
 
133 - Welcome back! We are returning from our COVID-induced hiatus by covering a topic we've never touched before! What is probably the most personal, sensual gift that you could give your fiancé on the morning of your wedding day? A boudoir photobook! This is a unique take on the wedding-day-gift trend, and can be a way for brides to really up the…
 
132: Happy Pride, Crew! While the wedding industry has come a long way in the past few years, for those in the LGBTQ+ community, it can still be a difficult task to find inclusive, affirming, and like-minded wedding planners and vendors. That's where Brittny Drye comes in. Brittny is the editor of Love Inc. Magazine, the leading equality-minded wed…
 
131: We're back! We had to take a short break, but Your I Do Crew has been diligently interviewing EVEN MORE experts! Today, we've got Ryan Kluttz, of A Mindful Bride. Ryan helps brides who are freaking out about the wedding to be able to reduce stress and shift focus to planning the EPIC love story that is their marriage. We talked about how easy …
 
0130 - Everyone's wedding plans are changing right now, so is this the perfect time to re-imagine your perfect wedding? Since so many celebrations are being rescheduled or moved, due to COVID-19, now is an ideal time to re-evaluate the size and scope of your wedding, and to potentially opt for something a little more intimate. After all, this is pr…
 
0129: Roberta Noronha is the Co-Owner of The Bridal Finery, a bridal shop just outside of Orlando FL, and she is bringing her incredible knowledge to the table, to share her experiences and knowledge both as a female business owner and an expert on wedding dresses! Roberta discovered her love of bridal fashion by creating custom looks for uniquely …
 
0128: Even when the world ISN'T in the midst of a global health crisis, there are still SO MANY things that can go wrong at a wedding! So how do you possibly plan for anything and everything that can go sideways? Well, your first step should be listening to our expert guest this week, wedding planner Emily Sullivan! Emily is the owner of Emily Sull…
 
127: Uncertainty continues to swirl around the 2020 wedding season, as novel coronavirus numbers keep climbing around the world. Some communities have begun to talk about lifting the quarantine measures, which were put in place to stem the spread of infection, but what does that mean for weddings for the rest of the year? What kind of consideration…
 
126: We're in high spirits! We got the chance to talk to Brennan Stanford, owner of Premier Pour Bartending - the premier mobile bartending solution in Northwest Ohio! Brennan and his team are pros at helping couples and groups plan their bar and alcohol needs for weddings, fundraisers, and other events. They are trained and ready to come into almo…
 
125: Atonn and Lindsay have both had weddings in the middle of the 2020 Coronavirus crisis. Listen to how it impacted their couples, and how they coped with and dealt with the restrictions. #covid19 #coronavirus #coronawedding #viralwedding #intimatewedding --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/your-i-do-crew/support…
 
124: Life can throw you a curve ball pretty quickly. We have been fielding questions and frantic phone calls from our upcoming wedding couples since last week, so we wanted to put out some tips for dealing with wedding planning during this Coronavirus outbreak. We dig in to who you should call first, and what you should be asking. The best advice i…
 
123: So many times, we see couples that walk into vendor meetings under prepared - just because they don't know what to ask! Going into wedding planning without knowing which questions to ask your vendors can create stress and frustration with the whole process, which can bleed back into your relationship, if you're not careful! We put together a l…
 
122 - Atonn is back, with another of his favorite readings! Last time, he shared a very modern reading, that was fun and silly, and was largely sourced to "anonymous"! This time, he is sharing a very well known poem, from a prolific poet of the 1800s, Elizabeth Barrett Browning. This is a timeless classic, brimming with stunning imagery and metapho…
 
0121: Happy (almost) National Wedding Planning Day! Sunday, March 1 is National Wedding Planning Day, and officially marks the end of proposal season, and the beginning of wedding planning season. And what better way to kick off this season, than with an interview with an expert on the topic of wedding planning! We interviewed Lauren Kay, the Execu…
 
120: CONTENT WARNING: DOMESTIC ABUSE. Atonn shares a story about a couple he DIDN'T marry, and talks about spotting the warning signs of an abusive relationship, how to be an ally, and how to get help. https://www.thehotline.org/ https://ncadv.org/get-help https://www.breakthecycle.org/ #domesticabuse #abusesurvivor #horrorstory --- Support this po…
 
119 - In over 200 weddings, Atonn has found that a lot of couples don't really have any idea of what readings to use in their ceremony, or they just aren't familiar with the different types of readings that are out there. Above all else, he always stresses that a couple can use LITERALLY anything they want! Obviously, some church weddings will prob…
 
118: Big wedding parties are a trend that's starting to die down, but you still want to find meaningful ways to include your friends and family into the wedding! This episode dives into some creative ways to think about having them participate in your big day - everything from ushering, to presenting the rings, to voicing their support for the wedd…
 
117: This week, Lindsay recalls a Wedding Horror Story where the bride's makeup artist had a slight... miscommunication about when to show up. She didn't show up at all! Find out how this bride managed to save face, and how to manage a situation like this! #weddinghorrorstory #weddingpodcast #weddingmakeup --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.f…
 
116: Happy New Year! It's a new year, a new decade, and it's time to take a look at the latest wedding trends! We broke down the top 20 trends, as published by The Knot, and gave our real-world, real industry take on how they would really play out! #weddingtrends #2020weddings #roaring20s --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/your-i-do-crew/s…
 
115: In this episode, we get another listener-submitted horror story! Just imagine what can go wrong when you trust a friend to make and deliver your ceremony programs for you! Especially if you don't look at them until VERY close to the wedding... 😬 Hear what happened to this bride, how her bridesmaids were able to save the day, and learn how you …
 
114: In our third and final episode with Lewis King, Executive Director of American Marriage Ministries, we talk about what to do if you officiate a wedding, and get the itch to keep officiating! If you really like the feeling and process, how do you take it to the next level? Do you keep it to just friends and family? Or do you open up a full-fled…
 
113: Personal officiating is on the rise, and "Will you marry us?" is a question that more and more friends and family members are getting asked these days! We return to our conversation with Lewis King, Executive Director of American Marriage Ministries, as we talk about the first things that need to be considered when you've been asked to perform…
 
112: This is part one of an AMAZING series! American Marriage Ministries (AMM) provides free ordination, advocacy, and training for ministers to ensure that all people have the right to get married and to perform marriages. We met the AMM leadership at Wedding MBA, and we reached out to them for input on a topic we were working on. Well, not only d…
 
111: So often we see couples get burned out a few months before their wedding, because they forget their "why". Kimberly Allen is here to remind couples to keep their "why" at the center of the whole wedding planning process. To use it to create a vision of the memories that you are creating, and avoid getting caught up in the stress of people plea…
 
110: In this listener-submitted horror story, we hear another example of "Murphy's Law", or how anything that CAN go wrong WILL go wrong! This listener was a bridesmaid in her sister's wedding, and they encountered everything from breakdowns to power failures to acts of nature! Listen in to hear our advice on how you can prevent this from happening…
 
109: Skip the fad diets, throw away your weight-loss shakes, and get ready to nurture your wedding body! Nutritional Therapist Hanna Sender is the founder of Bride and Bliss Bridal Nutrition, and she is on a mission! She wants to help brides-to-be get out of the mindset that they have to deprive themselves of food that they love in order to get the…
 
108: What type of reading should you have at your wedding? Who should read it?? Should you even have one?!?! Atonn takes the mystery out of picking the perfect reading to commemorate your wedding day, and offers some guidance on where to look for readings that will fit into your theme, and enhance your whole wedding experience. #publicspeaking #wed…
 
107 - Atonn and Lindsay are still recovering from the Wedding MBA conference in Vegas, so here is a fun horror story from Atonn, where he remembers a beach ceremony that almost didn't happen!#lifesabeach #beachwedding #weddinghorrorstory #drunkwedding #drunkgroomsmen--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/your-i-do-crew/support…
 
106: LIVE FROM VEGAS, BABY! Since our planned guest was sick, and Lindsay was jetlagged, Atonn decided to talk about FAMILY weddings - meaning a wedding where the couple already has kids - we frequently talk about blended families as "Yours, Mine, and Ours" since it could be kids that were had together, or kids from previous relationships, or both.…
 
0105: Water, water, everywhere, and not a drop to drink! What if... you woke up on the day of your wedding, and the news was on high alert - that all of the water in your area was toxic? it couldn't be used to cook, drink, wash, or anything! How do you think that would impact your wedding day? That's what happened in August of 2014 in Toledo, OH! L…
 
104: Happy Anniversary! That's right, we've been bringing you weekly wedding tips and interviews for 2 years; that's one hundred and four knowledge bombs, horror stories, and more. So in this episode, we are feeling a bit reflective, and talk about what got us into the wedding industry, and what our first weddings were like! --- Support this podcas…
 
103: Lindsay and Atonn interview Dalia Atisha, a multi-award winning event and wedding planner, and the owner of 'The Event Planner, Inc'! A Certified Wedding Planner, Dalia has been planning weddings, corporate and social events from conception to completion for over 17 years! We met her at the Knot Wedding Pro workshop in Detroit, which she and h…
 
102: If we preach one message over and over, it's that wedding pros work best when we can all focus on our specialties - photographers take the best pictures when they don't have to pin flowers to tuxedo lapels; DJ's do their best work when they aren't also trying to get the wedding party lined up for the ceremony, and so on! Well, one of our favor…
 
101: This one is not for the faint of heart! Whenever people find out that Atonn works as a wedding officiant, they always ask him "have you ever had anyone say 'I DON'T', haha?" - and while the answer to that question is NO for Atonn... Lindsay has had a slightly different experience! Warning, this one might make you uncomfortable, so strap in and…
 
100: The wedding planning process can be wonderful, significant, and rewarding, but it can also be... a little stressful at times! And when a couple is in the middle of planning a wedding, it can put even MORE stress on their relationship - so if wedding planning can be an emotional minefield, what do you do? Well that's where Dr Courtney Paré come…
 
099: What could be more frustrating than paying good money for a professional photographer to capture magical images of your wedding day, and getting your photos back only to see aunt Matilda's cellphone in the way of EVERY SINGLE SHOT? Cellphone camera photobomberers have become a modern-day plague on wedding photography, so more and more couples …
 
0098: We continue with our local vendor interviews with one of our favorite florists, Jen Cummins Linehan! Jen is the owner and namesake of Beautiful Blooms by Jen - a contemporary, every day florist providing customers with the freshest, most unique floral arrangements. Their goal is to bring Northwest Ohio the latest trends and techniques so thei…
 
097: Atonn gets all FIRED up, talking about a couple whose wedding plans went up in SMOKE. The entire ceremony had to be changed at *literally* the last minute because of CHRONIC forgetfulness and lateness. But don't worry, they kept their spirits HIGH, even when things seemed out of hand! Are you sensing the theme yet? This is one wedding that won…
 
096: We interviewed Brooklyn-based bridal accessory Thea Bloch-Neal, founder and designer of Hushed Commotion - an incredible bridal accessory boutique. Thea creates hand-crafted, one of a kind veils, headpieces, belts, shoes, and more - all with an elegance and a nod to vintage craftsmanship and aesthetics. She is known for her use of gold detaili…
 
095: One of the most fun and interactive parts of a wedding ceremony can be a creative and imaginative Unity feature! It's a great chance to move around during the ceremony, and break up the monotony of people standing and speaking in one place - plus it's ARTS & CRAFTS! And who doesn't love that?!? Additionally, unity features are fun because they…
 
094: Our local vendor interview this month is with Traci Weaver, the owner of CooKIED! custom sugar cookie bake shop. She creates incredibly gorgeous and unique sugar cookie designs, for a variety of occasions. Even better, we got to sample a couple of the cookies, and they taste as good as they look! Traci was a blast to talk to, and we chatted ab…
 
What do you get when you cross a wedding with a music festival, and then add food trucks, a record-setting rainstorm, then a heat wave, and set it all up on a steep hill? Well we're not sure what exactly you'd call it, but it sounds like a lot of fun, and a solid challenge! But this is a challenge that our guest was ready for! Desirée Adams is a we…
 
092: Seriously, you're going to have to hear this story to believe it. Lindsay was shooting a wedding a few years back, where the couple decided to save some money by hiring a DJ from craigslist. Now, we've always said to cut costs where you can, but we almost NEVER suggest skimping on the DJ - and that mistake definitely came back to haunt them! T…
 
091: We love bringing you information from wedding vendors who are innovating in their field, and this week's guest is no different! In fact, he boasts SEVERAL world exclusives in his industry, including a double-decker mega-party bus, a stretch hummer limo WITH A PATIO, and a new stretch limo with a MOBILE SPA! Brandon Johnson is not just the owne…
 
090: Nobody likes to think about their wedding budget, because it seems like no matter what you plan to spend, you always end up going over... sometimes WAY over. So we've compiled a list of different ways to trim up your budget, without downgrading your wedding. We focused on finding ways to cut costs in places that your guests can't or won't noti…
 
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