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Wedding Planning 101: Questions to Ask DJs

A great DJ is key to a great reception. You want to make sure your DJ can get the party started – and keep it going. You also want someone who is personable and comfortable serving as the emcee of ...

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Real MD Wedding: And Doggie Makes Three!

Lovebirds may have been a central motif of Letty and Isaac’s Aug. 26, 2016, country club wedding, but it was their Chihuahua Manny who stole the show! Manny was the couple’s ring bearer, carrying a tiny pillow that held their ...

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Confused by your place setting? Check this chart before you eat

We’ve all been here: You take your seat at a wedding, formal restaurant, or other event, and the place setting looks foreign. Too many forks, extra glasses … where do you start? Find out in this handy inforgraphic from Liberty ...

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REAL MD ENGAGEMENT: Fun in Baltimore’s Federal Hill

We love the joy in Chimmy and Kay’s playful engagement photo session in Baltimore’s Federal Hill. The two met at church, but it was social media that finally broke the ice. Both told us that they exchanged pleasantries Sunday after ...

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4 Hot Colors for Fall Weddings

Having a hard time choosing colors for your fall wedding? Let these four seasonal favorites inspire you! Gray Gray is a trending color for all seasons, but a darker charcoal gray is the perfect choice for fall. Marsala Pantone’s rich wine ...

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REAL MD WEDDING: Burgundy and Mint for a Fall Wedding

Love mint green? Joel and Jennifer paired soft mint with bold burgundy and other shades of green for their Nov. 19, 2016, wedding. The result is an absolutely stunning country club wedding! Vendors Photographer:  Sarah Bradshaw Photography Reception Venue: Congressional ...

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Orange Wedding Inspiration

‘Tis the season for the color orange. From stunning sunsets to crisp fall leaves to bright pumpkins, orange is everywhere this time of year. We combed through our Real Southern Maryland weddings to find out how local couples have used ...

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SoMd Wedding Inspiration: Welcoming Spring in Southern Maryland

Happy Thursday! Have we got a treat for you this week. Some of Southern Maryland’s top vendors got together last spring to stage a spring-themed inspirational wedding photo shoot. Here’s what photographer Lindsay of 1783 Photography told us: “Spring has ...

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Planning 101: Questions to Ask Caterers and Reception Facilities

Before you start talking with caterers and reception sites, it’s a good to have an idea of what type of reception and meal you want: formal or informal? Dinner, luncheon, cocktails or brunch? Buffet or sit-down? What time of day? ...

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INSPIRATION PHOTOS: A Romantic Winery Wedding

The planners of this styled photo shoot were going for romance, and they got it! The earth tones and charm of the Morais Vineyards and Winery’s Morais Room was the perfect backdrop for the intimate atmosphere they were hoping to ...

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