New Orleans is a year-round hotspot for weddings, bachelor and bachelorette parties and every other gathering associated with a couple’s Big Day. Which means weddings are always a hot topic — especially wedding do’s and don’ts — aka, etiquette. Enter the “The Wediquette: A Let Them Eat Cake Podcast.” The Wediquette is a spinoff of the popular “Wediquette Wedneday” offering in New Orleans Bride’s companion blog, “Let Them Eat Cake.” Co-written and cohosted by New Orleans Bride Magazine and “LTEC” blog editor Melanie Warner Spencer; and co-written, cohosted, produced and edited by Kelly Massicot, New Orleans Bride digital editor and writer of the “LTEC” blog, “The Wediquette” explores modern and traditional answers to your most pressing wedding etiquette questions. Join us each episode as we tackle reader questions, enjoy a little wedding history and — because we never shy away from hot button topics — weigh in on whether certain wedding trends are fun or done.
Episode 6: Planning Pitfalls, Part 2
Episode 5: Planning Pitfalls, Part 1
Episode 4: The Art of Gifting
Episode 3: Money, Money, Money
Episode 2: Here Comes the Guest
Episode 1: Clothing Quandaries
Melanie Warner Spencer is an award-winning editor and photographer, and editor of New Orleans Homes, New Orleans Bride, Louisiana Life and Acadiana Profile. For more than 20 years, Melanie has covered news, lifestyle, design and entertainment on staff at various publications, including The Austin American-Statesman The Houston Chronicle and as the editor-in-chief of Modern Luxury Houston Brides magazine. Her work also has appeared in The Chicago Tribune, The Huffington Post and Reuters in the United States and across the globe and she is a regular guest expert on WWL-TV/WUPL, New Orleans’ CBS Affiliate. Melanie is editor of several books, including most recently “Craft: The Eat Fit Guide to Zero Proof Cocktails.” She is also a 200-hour certified yoga teacher and certified ayurvedic nutrition counselor. When not making magazines, Melanie enjoys cooking, hiking and biking, trying out new restaurants, yoga and road trips with her husband and diabetic rescue cat, Mr. Percy. You can reach Melanie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kelly Massicot is a proud New Orleanian, born and raised on crawfish, snowballs and red beans every Monday. After attending Mount Carmel Academy, she stayed close to home and earned a degree in marketing from the University of New Orleans. Along with running the internet, Kelly also writes the New Orleans Bride Magazine blog “Let Them Eat Cake,” which posts new and exciting wedding-related content every day. When not recording award-winning podcasts or diligently working, Kelly can be found trying new restaurants around the city, binging on the latest Netflix series, organizing wine and cheese nights and obsessing over her chiweenie pup Hugo Peabody. You can reach Kelly at (504) 830-7228 or email@example.com.