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Real SoMd Engagement: Going Back to the Start

Kaitlin and Jason knew exactly where they wanted to go for their engagement session: Historic St. Mary’s City. The spot has meaning for them – it’s where he proposed. They posed for photos all over the historic museum, including the ...

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Are you ready for a mid-year assessment?

It’s nearly the end of July, and while we know you’re busy this time of year, it’s time to take care of a task that shouldn’t wait until the end of the year: An assessment of your business. We know, ...

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3 Bridal Shower Trends for 2014

Will you be wearing a hat made of ribbons and bows at your bridal shower? More and more brides are answering “no” to that question – their friends and families are planning different kinds of parties. Here are three trends ...

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Real SoMd Wedding: A Sunset Ceremony at National Harbor

Karen and John planned the perfect wedding day for their April 4, 2014, wedding at National Harbor. They married at sunset in a ceremony performed by a friend, and they celebrated with friends and family overlooking the Potomac River at ...

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Etiquette 101: Invitations and Save the Dates

How do you let guests know whether the kids can come? Whether they can bring a +1? This week, we’re looking at invitation etiquette – when to send and how to address your envelopes. Send Early To give your guests ...

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Styled Shoot: Woodland Vintage Inspiration

Vintage-themed weddings are hot, and the beauty of this theme is that you can take it in so many directions. We love this styled shoot near the Catoctin Mountains of Maryland for its woodsy take on vintage. The simple elements, ...

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Real SoMd Engagement: Signs of Spring at Historic St. Mary’s City

A gorgeous spring day provided the perfect backdrop for Christine and Tyler’s playful engagement photo session at Historic St. Mary’s City. Christine’s wardrobe provided the pops of color against the museum’s landscape, which was just coming into spring. The couple ...

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Etiquette 101: Choosing Attendants

A couple of weeks ago, we talked about money – the wedding conversation we all love to hate. Let’s discuss something more fun this week: Your bridal party! As a general rule, the size of your bridal party is determined ...

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Real SoMd Wedding Inspiration: Something Blue

You know the old rhyme: “Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, and a silver sixpence in her shoe.” Many brides tuck their something blue in their gown or wear something subtle that’s blue. But what about making blue ...

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You’re Invited to a Free Dinner Party!

Ever wanted to know how to plan a menu? How to pair wine with food? What it takes to throw the perfect dinner party? Do you want to know all this — and learn more about home ownership? Your chance ...

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