The Smart Girl’s Guide

The Smart Girl’s Guide

Latest Episodes

ONE WEEK FROM MY WEDDING!! How to practice mindfulness to be Present amidst the crazy
June 04, 2021

It's the final countdown! We are officially one week away from the wedding. And amidst all the last minute planning and honeymoon details,  Nichole shares what she's been learning about mindfulness. It's important to stop and soak up this season to t

The Smart Girl's Guide to: Premarital Counseling
May 25, 2021

"But how do you really feel?" Nichole talks through what to expect from premarital counseling and the best marriage advice she's gotten so far. Plus, what really makes a strong marriage and how to know if your love is "true love."  --- Support thi

Wedding Budgeting 101 & Asking Parents for Money
May 18, 2021

Money, money, money! We’d be lying if we didn’t say this is the number one thing on everyone’s mind when it comes to wedding planning. And it can be quite the tricky topic. In this episode, Nichole breaks down how much you can expect to spend on each part

Our Wedding Design Concepts, Floral Inspiration, and DIY Projects to Save Money
May 11, 2021

Okay, okay, but what will it look like? The moment of truth, will all the design concepts come together? From rentals to flora design to DIY projects that have cut Nichole‘s budget drastically, she finally feels ready to make this dream come to life! Ama

The Smart Girl's Guide to: Bridal & Boudoir Portraits
May 04, 2021

Bouquets, and bridals, and boudoir, oh my! Another *spicy* episode this week as Nichole talks all about her boudoir session as well as her bridal portraits. Both are a great idea but for different reasons. Listen to the episode, and then head to our insta

*NASH BASH: A Bachelorette Weekend Guide in Nashvile, TN*
April 20, 2021

Yee-haw! Things are getting WILD this week as Nichole spices things up with a recap of her amazing bachelorette weekend in Nashville, TN. She discusses Nash's must-see's and some important tips for those of you planning your own bachelorette. On the itine

The Smart Girl's Guide to: Wedding Websites & Registries
April 13, 2021

Mixers and blenders and poppers, oh my! What could we be talking about this week other than wedding registries! Nichole breaks down the top items on her list plus why she chose to create a wedding website and some wedding updates like getting her dress in

*100 DAYS* Wedding Update (New Venue, Nightmares, Wax Stamping, and Ceremony Song Drama)
March 31, 2021

Nichole takes you through the most recent developments in her wedding planning process including their new wedding venue, wedding nightmares, groom’s attire, wedding rings, and much more! Tune in this week to get up to date, and stay smart girls. Our new

The Smart Girl’s Guide to: Wedding Invitations (P.S. we're changing wedding venues!)
March 23, 2021

Nichole started out expecting to spend at least $1k on her wedding invites. Listen this week to find out how she got her grand total to less than $200. Plus, she spills the tea all about how she is changing wedding venues and the stresses of DIY envelope

Our Engagement Session: Outfits, Location, and My Reaction to our Photos!
March 16, 2021

This week we’re talking all about how to prepare for an engagement session and everything you need to consider for it to run smoothly. Plus, in this episode, Nichole reacts to her engagement photos after seeing them for the first time! You can see more of