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Five Wedding Photography Tips for Brides and Grooms

When the decorations are put away and the hall is cleaned up, your wedding photos will be all that’s left of your wedding day. Follow five simple tips to ensure that you smile rather than cringe when you look at ...

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Summer Drink Idea: Electric Lemonade

I came across this recipe for Electric Lemonade on Pinterest the other day, and my first thought was: I need to make this for me! My second thought was: How much fun would this be as a signature drink at ...

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Real SoMd Wedding: A Peacock-Themed Affair in Calvert County

Surrounded by history and a few surprises, Katie and Justin married in a historic Calvert County chapel on June 8, 2013. Peacock feathers were part of every decoration, and the colors of those feathers – vibrant blue, green, and purple ...

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Something Blue

It’s a well-known wedding day superstition: The bride needs something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue for luck on her wedding day. This phrase dates back to the Victorian times and becomes more powerful when you look at ...

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Real SoMd Wedding: A DIY Wedding at Grandma’s House

We love the rustic touches Melissa and Will added to their hometown wedding! From handmade signs to fun yard games, the couple put an emphasis on fun and relaxation when they married June 1, 2013, at Melissa’s grandmother’s waterfront home ...

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What’s Blooming in SoMd this Summer?

Want to use in-season flowers in your Southern Maryland wedding? Here are three flowers in bloom locally this summer. You might even be able to find them at your favorite farmer’s market! Black-Eyed Susans Black-eyed Susans are the official flower ...

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A Pop of Color on Your Cake

We love a burst of bright color, and there are few brighter colors than bold fuchsia pink. Great for garden weddings or tropical beach affairs, fuchsia is a fun accent on flowers, bridesmaid dresses, and décor. Want to add this ...

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Real SoMd Engagement: A Relaxing Beach Photo Shoot

When it came time to choose a backdrop for their engagement shoot, Northern Virginia residents Megan and Troy fell in love with the waterfront at Jefferson Patterson Park in Calvert County. Their sunset engagement photos — captured by Birds of ...

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Wedding Trends for the Groom

The bride usually gets top billing at the wedding, sometimes leaving the groom overlooked. Here are five current wedding trends that are all about the man of the hour. His favorite drink. Whether he loves bourbon, whiskey, scotch, or beer, ...

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Tips for Your Engagement Photo Shoot

Planning a pre-wedding engagement photo shoot with your sweetheart and your photographer? An engagement shoot is a fun way to get to know your photographer (and for them to get to know you), and a chance for you and your ...

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