At the Altar in Your Underwear

At the alter in your underwear

Image via Ally Asbe

I had the good fortune to sit down with Alley Asbe, the author of At The Altar In Your Underwear: 40 Secrets To An Amazing Wedding And A Better You and celebrated event designer with more than 3000 weddings under her belt.

At The Altar In Your Underwear is a soulful book full of down-to-earth advice for planning an authentic wedding, navigating changing relationships during wedding planning, and dealing with wedding planning overload. It's also a tactical guide for staying organized, and styling a wedding from your heart.

Bridal Boudior via Fly Away Bride

Image by Jose Villa via Fly Away Bride

Here are the top 5 reasons you should listen to this podcast today.

  1. Because wedding planning isn't just about details. It's an emotional process that can be full of  vulnerability.
  2. Because you want an authentic wedding that uniquely expresses who you are.
  3. Because you may be afraid that your wedding won't be good enough.
  4. Because navigating relationships with family and friends during the wedding planning process is sometimes difficult.
  5. Because post-wedding blues are manageable!

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Excerpt from the Book

Ten Simple Ideas … to help you BITE off what you can chew

  1. Make a list of things you need to do.
  2. Resist the temptation to multitask.
  3. When you have five minutes to spare, be in the moment.
  4. Focus on completing one task item a day.
  5. Cross the items off to show your progress.
  6. Break larger tasks up into smaller pieces (easier to “chew”).
  7. Don't focus on how much there is to do.
  8. Ask for help if you get overwhelmed.
  9. Delegate tasks to professionals, or your people who are willing to help.
  10. Put small tasks on your calendar.

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Bridal Boudoir via June Bug Weddings

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