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A Bridechilla is compassionate and calm.Understands that perfection isn’t actually a thingChallenges traditions that are meaningless to herKnows that her wedding day will be memorable but also that there will be many more ‘best days of her life’ too.Cares about opinions of loved ones but isn’t driven by themIs the sort of gal that says […]

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254- Bridechilla Body Image- Your response

I am so happy and PROUD that the Bridechilla community came out on droves to to share your feedback, stories and personal responses to my recent body image episode (ep 248), so in saying that, today’s Bridechilla Podcast is all about you!I received an enormous amount of emails and voice messages from you all, from […]

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Bridal Code of Conduct…do you need one?

By Bridechilla AllisonThere’s been a lot of discussion on the podcast recently about bridesmaids, and I know that many bridechillas are having difficulty choosing their bridal parties or have horror stories about their bridesmaids being really terrible. Any time relationships and communication come into play, there’s a potential for drama. Weddings are rife with stress, […]

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How to get away with being a rogue Bridechilla

Greetings, Bridechillas! My name is Carolyn and I am a bride-to-be from Canada. My fiancé Mike and I are getting hitched in about 9 months and we are PUMPED! We live in Toronto, Ontario but our wedding is going to be in Hubbards, Nova Scotia, close to where Mike grew up. Planning from afar has […]

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Watching ‘Father of the Bride’ as a 2017 Bride

By Bridechilla Michelle:Can we talk about Father of the Bride for a minute? Okay, so I grew up watching this awesome movie, with Steve Martin (awesome), Martin Short (awesome combo), and Diane Keaton (I mean, pretty awesome). If you haven’t seen it, go see it and then come back. When I watched this as an […]

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Escape from the Wedding Planning Slump

By Bridechilla MichelleAfter I got engaged, I told myself I was going to take the planning slow, have a super long engagement (since Ryan and I are only 23 and what’s the rush, right?) and not go crazy… Which I did… for about two weeks. Then I suddenly and without warning fell into a wedding […]

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The Happy…(eventually) Guest List Compromise

What I wasn’t prepared for was the heated discussions with my fiancé. Everything I had heard before assumed that as couple, you should be on the same page about guests from the start. Arguing about linen colors is normal, but the guest list? Heaven forbid you don’t agree on that!

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An Exercise for Stressed-as-Hell Bridechillas and Groomchillas

​ By Bridechilla AllisonWedding planning is pain. Anyone who tells you differently is selling something.(Let’s nerd out about this movie in the comments. My fiancé proposed after screening it at our local budget theater that we love.) I’m kidding. Mostly. After all, this should be an enjoyable process. You’re getting ready to make a huge commitment to […]

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How Eloping First Made Planning Our Wedding Easier

By Bridechilla Graduate Erica It was January 2016, and my now-husband, James, and I wanted to buy our first house. James had been in the Marines for a few years and so we decided to take advantage of the VA Home Loan program to get better rates and skip the huge down payment. We even had […]

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The Great Wedding Planning Rush

By Bridechilla Evonne When we got engaged in January I said I wanted to take a month and just enjoy being engaged and not think about planning at all. That lasted approximately 72 hours. I couldn’t help myself and within just a few days I’d already drawn up a preliminary guest list and sketched out a rough […]

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