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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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8 Common Bridal Bouquet Shapes

What will you carry down the aisle? Try one of these common bouquet shapes on for size. Round Nosegay Cascade Presentation or Arm Bouquet Crescent Hand-Tied Freeform Pomander Curious about other bouquet shapes? Check out this pin from our Wedding ...

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Ceremony 101: Roles for Kids

Is there anything cuter that a little kid dressed up in their finest clothes? Kids add joy and spontaneity to your wedding day, and it’s fun to include them in your ceremony. How can you include your favorite kids? Here ...

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Preparing for Unpredictable Fall Weather at Your Southern Maryland Wedding

You don’t have to have lived in Southern Maryland for long to know that fall weather can be, well, anything! From hot and humid to rainy and chilly, the weather here can turn on a dime in the fall. If ...

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3 Etiquette Tips for Destination Weddings

We love destination weddings – they’re at exotic, exciting locations, sometimes tropical, sometimes not. No matter where you’re planning your destination wedding, remember these special etiquette rules. Invitations Invitations should be sent out two to three months in advance, but ...

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How to Prepare for Hot Wedding Day Weather

If you’ve lived in Southern Maryland for any length of time, you know that summers can be hot and humid. (Heck, sometimes this extends into spring and fall!) You can take simple measures to make sure you and your guests ...

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What type of wedding planner do you need?

Like the brides who hire them, all wedding consultants are different. From full-service planning and design to a la carte service, wedding planners can serve a variety of roles for their clients. Which type of wedding planner is right for ...

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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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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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4 Hot Colors for Cool Spring Weddings

Wedding color trends change each season, and for spring 2017, these four colors are popular with wedding-planning couples. Will you work them into your wedding décor? Green Greenery is Pantone’s 2017 Color of the Year, so it’s no surprise that ...

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