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34 EpisodesProduced by Jenn & Steve Van ElkWebsite

Wedded Podcast is a weekly conversation about wedding planning and marriage. Hosted by husband & wife, Jenn & Steve Van Elk. Support this podcast:

34 Episodes | 2018 - 2020

Ep. #034 - Custom Wedding Dresses with Leila Breton of Curvy Custom Bride

June 11th, 2020


This week we talked with Leila Breton of Curvy Custom Bride about wedding dresses. Leila makes dresses for brides, as long as they can come into her shop, so she can build their dress on them. Leila also talks to us …

Ep. #033 - Post Pandemic Bridal Makeup with Leslie White

May 16th, 2020


This week we talk with Leslie White about post pandemic bridal makeup. Our state, Indiana, is just starting to try to reopen for business. Leslie talks with us about the precautions she's taking to make sure that her …

Ep. #032 - Cohabiting With Your Loved One

May 5th, 2020


How do you make the move from living alone to living with your loved one? How do you get over all the weird stuff they do? How do you fight? How do you show each other that you love each other? We attempt to answer all …

Ep. #031 - Love in the Time of Coronavirus (Wedding Planning during the COVID-19 Outbreak)

March 15th, 2020


We wanted to take a moment to talk about COVID-19 (perhaps better known as Coronavirus) and how it might affect your wedding planning. Though mostly relevant to people with weddings over the next month or two (and …

Ep. #030 - Paying Vendors to Travel for Your Wedding and Cereal at Wedding Receptions

March 4th, 2020


This week we're talking about what expenses you can expect to incur when paying for a vendor to travel to your location. We just flew to California to shoot a wedding, so we thought it was a good time to talk about this …

Ep. #029 - Changing Photographers, Intense In-Laws, and Flower Girl Drama

January 31st, 2020


This week we're answering random questions about wedding planning. First up, is it okay to switch wedding photographers if you find one or two you like more? Next, how do you deal with intense in-laws who put their foot …

Ep. #028 - Awkward Family Photo Situations and Group Photo Faux Pas

January 15th, 2020


Have you ever been a part of a group photo only to realize there's someone in the photo you really wish wasn't there? This week, we're talking all about how you can avoid those sorts of awkward situations in your family …

Ep. #027 - Making Your Vows Your Own with Tanya Pushkine of The Vow Whisperer

January 8th, 2020


This week Steve and Jenn talk with Tanya Pushkine of The Vow Whisperer. We talk about why vows are so important and the ideal length for vows. We …

Ep. #026 - You and Me and an Autoimmune Disease

January 2nd, 2020


This week we delve into something a bit personal. Last year, Jenn found out she has an autoimmune disease called Hashimoto's Disease. We knew something was wrong for a while, but we didn't know what was wrong or what to …

Ep. #025 - Let Them Eat Cake

September 27th, 2019


This week we're talking all about cake. Why? Because Steve claims he's seeing a new trend when it comes to cutting the cake. Aside from this supposed new trend, we're all just talking about everything you want to know …

Ep. #024 - Timeless Weddings with Lori Solomon and Megan Painter of Boldly Chic Events

September 20th, 2019


This week we're joined by Lori Solomon and Megan Painter of Boldly Chic Events. We talk with Lori and Megan about planning a timeless wedding, …

Ep. #023 - What Should You Do When Your Makeup Kit is Stolen? with Andi Sherman of Something Blue Stylists

September 13th, 2019


This week we talked with Andi Sherman of Something Blue Stylists! We talked a lot about the importance of hiring a professional makeup artist. There are just so many things we didn't think about, like the level of …

Ep. #022 - Getting Married Your Way with Josh Withers of the Rebel's Guide to Getting Married

September 5th, 2019


This week we had Josh Withers of the Rebel's Guide to Getting Married on the podcast! Josh isn't just another podcaster, he's also a marriage celebrant in Australia. Josh is the owner of Married by Josh (his wedding …

Ep. #021 - Bridal Party Bewilderment

August 23rd, 2019


This week we answer questions about bridesmaids and bridal parties. From what gifts to get them to how you can pick the right people for the job. We're also talking about the right way to tell a bride that you don't …

Ep. #020 - An Unfriendly Florist

July 25th, 2019


This week we answer an anonymous listener question. This listener friended their vendors on facebook, and then found out their florist was making fun …

Ep. #019 - What Should You Do If Someone Wears White To Your Wedding?

May 24th, 2019


On this episode we discuss what you should do if one of your guests tells you they're going to be wearing white to your wedding. We talk about how …

Ep. #018 - De-stressing by Beer Tasting

May 3rd, 2019


This week on Wedded we're talking about de-stressing. As you head out toward your wedding, or just out toward the rest of your life in general, it's important to take time to relax and rejuvenate your spirit. Steve does …

Ep. #017 - The 10 Biggest Wedding Regrets

April 25th, 2019


What are the top 10 biggest regrets you'll have after your wedding? We can't see into your personal future so we don't really know... But what we can do is dissect an article that claims to know what people who are …

Ep. #016 - The Truth About Sex

April 19th, 2019


In this episode, Jenn and I talk a lot about sex. Coming straight off of a few weeks of talking together on other podcasts, where we made a lot of …

Ep. #015 - Throwing A Wedding Party that Guests Won't Hate part 2

April 12th, 2019


This is the thrilling follow up to last week's episode where we delved too deep into the minds of guests. Who knows what we awoke in the darkness? …

Ep. #014 - Throwing A Wedding Party that Guests Won't Hate part 1

April 3rd, 2019


This week we're delving deep into the minds of guests. Your guests. Well, after we get done discussing which meal service is the best out of Blue Apron, Hello Fresh, and Every Plate. Then it's on to letting you know, …

Ep. #013 - Picking Your Wedding Party

March 27th, 2019


In this episode we dive deep into the madness that is picking your wedding party. Some people might tell you that there are a lot of rules to follow …

Ep. #012 - Do I Have to Go to My Stepson's Wedding?

March 21st, 2019


We're answering our first ever listener question. If you don't get along with your stepson and he only ever hits you up when he wants money, do you have to go to his out of state wedding? He's been with his fiance for …

Ep. #011 - How Not to Be a Crappy Wedding Guest

March 14th, 2019


It's wedding season in the northern hemisphere. You're probably invited to a few weddings this spring, summer, and fall, and you don't want to be a crappy guest. We're addressing some of the biggest wedding faux pas in …

Ep. #010 - Ring Shaming

March 1st, 2019


If your ring doesn’t live up to expectations, what should you do? Should you ever mention the size of someone’s diamond in their ring? What is okay …

Ep. #009 - The Dreaded Guest List

February 6th, 2019


This week is all about guest lists. Who can you cut? Who should you cut? How do you rank your friends? Is it even human to think about this?

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Ep. #008 - 2019 Wedding Trends

January 31st, 2019


What are the latest and hippest trends? What trends never seem to go away? What trends would it be nice to see disappear into the abyss of time? We …

Ep. #007 - Lessons We've Learned in 10 Years of Marriage

January 22nd, 2019


This week Steve and Jenn are discussing an article published on the website about some lessons one writer has learned about marriage. If you …

Ep. #006 - How To Ghost Your Vendors

January 17th, 2019


This episode is all about ghosting.

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Ep. #005 - Even Wedding Planners Need a Wedding Planner with Jillian Zilch of Frame Worthy Events

January 14th, 2019


Jenn and Steve are joined by Jillian Zilch of Frame Worthy Events in Columbus, IN. They talk about how Jillian became a wedding planner. What went …

Ep. #004 - Should You Hire a Planner or Coordinator for Your Wedding?

January 7th, 2019


Jenn and Steve talk about the pros and cons of wedding planners and coordinators in this wedding. They also share some stories of times they've witnessed planners and coordinators saving the day.

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Ep. #003 - Vacations and Honeymoons

December 19th, 2018


This episode is all about vacations and honeymoons.

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Ep. #002 - Finding Your Vendors

December 18th, 2018


In this episode Jenn and Steve talk about how to find and choose your vendors for your wedding!

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Ep. #001 - What Should You Do When You're First Engaged?

December 17th, 2018


In the pilot episode of Wedded, hosts Jennifer and Steven Van Elk briefly introduce themselves and then talk about what you should do when you first …

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