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Vendor Survey Results

Every so often, we like to check in with you, our loyal readers and advertisers, to see how we’re doing what changes you’d like to see made to SoMdWeddings.com. We’d like to thank everyone who responded to our survey last ...

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Real SoMd Wedding: A Vintage Celebration Rooted in History and Culture

“How can you go wrong with Sotterley?” That was the first statement from Lisa and Michael when we asked them about their Aug. 31, 2013, wedding at the historic plantation home in St. Mary’s County. Indeed, the plantation was the ...

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The Peony Look without the Peony Price

By Heather Miller of Hitched by Heather One thing is for sure, everyone loves a good peony. I swoon after their high petal count that makes them look as if they belong in a tea cup. But the hefty price, especially out ...

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Spread the word!

One of the most fun things about getting engaged is shouting the good news far and wide! From newspaper announcements to printed announcement cards you email out, don’t be shy about spreading word about your engagement. You can tell a ...

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5 Tips for Tech-Savvy Brides

You use technology in every other aspect of your life – why not in your wedding planning! If you love your smartphone, tablet, and social media, here are five ways you can use technology while planning your big day. Online ...

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Real SoMd Wedding: Personal and Unique in Purple and Orange

You’ve never met Danielle and Matthew, but you can learn a lot about them by studying the details of their wedding. The couple married Oct. 19, 2013 at St. Paul’s Methodist Church in Leonardtown wearing his and her Converse All ...

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Real SoMd Wedding: Shimmer and Elegance on the Pier

When Chantal and Howard decided to marry at National Harbor, they used their surroundings as inspiration. They choose navy blue, ivory, and gold as the colors for the classic, beautiful wedding of their dreams. They married on May 27, 2011, ...

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Be Inspired by History at the Hearts & History Bridal Show

We’re blessed with an abundance of history here in Southern Maryland, and it all began in St. Mary’s City, the birthplace of Maryland down at the southernmost tip of St. Mary’s County. Historic St. Mary’s City will host its third ...

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Real SoMd Wedding: An Elegant Backyard Barbecue

Krista and Charlie’s wedding day had everything you need for a fun backyard BBQ: A gorgeous farm location, country music, delicious barbecue, classic lawn games, and a cozy fire pit. Rustic elements and gorgeous shades of blue made their Sept. ...

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Five 2014 Wedding Trends to Watch

Hot Color: Radiant Orchid It’s the Pantone color of the year, so this shade of purple is one you’re going to want to watch. It’s such a bold color that you can pair it with nearly anything – Trebella Events ...

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