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MD Wedding Inspiration: Elegant Winter Wedding at Historic MD Mansion

Liriodendron Mansion sits in the heart of Harford County, and it was the perfect venue for a styled wedding photo shoot celebrating winter. Event designers envisioned a classic, elegant day, so they decorated the historic mansion with aromatic greenery accented ...

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REAL ENGAGEMENT: Joy-Filled Timeless Love in Old Town Alexandria

Nikey and Waverly found love when they were least expecting it – at 70. Their connection was immediate and deep, and you can see from their exuberant engagement photos in Old Town Alexandria how unaffected they are by the world ...

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Real Wedding: A Rustic Baseball-Themed Wedding that Knocks It Out of the Park

Baseball is central to Kasie and Jarret’s lives, so paying homage to their favorite sport was a natural choice for their June 17, 2017, wedding. Jarret, who played baseball in college, sacrificed his baseballs for centerpieces and decorations, and the ...

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What’s a Groom’s Cake – and Do We Have to Have One?

Have you ever attended a wedding where two cakes were served? Chances are good that the second cake was a groom’s cake, made in honor of the groom. It is a tradition that dates back to Victorian times in Britain ...

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Real MD Engagement: Elegant Mansion Engagement

There’s one word for Cybill and Marc’s engagement photo shoot at Strong Mansion: Enchanting. From Cybill’s elegant pink gown to musician Marc’s chance to tickle the ivories of the mansion’s piano, the couple paid attention to detail and captured magical ...

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14 Food and Drink Bars That Will Delight Your Guests

Candy buffets have long been a reception addition at weddings, but today’s couples are thinking outside the candy shop – and outside the box. Treat, drink, and food bars are becoming a fun wedding addition that allows couples to share ...

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Real MD Wedding: A Maryland Maritime Theme for a Fall Wedding

Past and present came together at Amelia and Justin’s Oct. 1, 2016, wedding. They love Maryland and Annapolis in particular, so they planned a Maryland nautical theme for their country club wedding. The bridesmaids were dressed in navy blue, and ...

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10 Things You Should Know Before You Choose a Wedding Venue

After dress shopping, one of the most fun parts of planning a wedding is visiting possible locations. It’s exciting to visit a space and dream about how you could stage your wedding there. But don’t book venue visits for the ...

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REAL MD WEDDING: Picture-Perfect Picnic Wedding

Between heartfelt speeches and an emotional ceremony, there was hardly a dry eye in the park when Kristi and Lee married in a picnic-style wedding on June 24, 2017. They worried about rain, but morning showers gave way to picture-perfect ...

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3 Tips for Making Your Wedding Theme Work for You

You don’t have to choose a theme for your wedding, but if you’re not sure where to start your planning, choosing a theme can help you move forward. Here’s how to make your theme work for you. A theme can ...

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