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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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Ceremony 101: Who Sits Where?

Like all aspects of a wedding, there are traditions for where the couple’s families sit at the ceremony. Traditionally, in Christian ceremonies, the bride’s family and guests sit on the left while the groom’s sit on the right. In Jewish ...

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Getting a Marriage License in Southern Maryland

To be legally married in the eyes of the State of Maryland, you need a marriage license. These are issued by the Clerk of the Circuit Court, and there’s one in every county. You’ll need to apply for a license ...

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Marrying on the Water in Southern Maryland

It’s one of the most common questions we’re asked: Where can I get married on the water in Southern Maryland? If you can’t imagine your wedding day without one of our local waterways, check out these locations. Calvert County Chesapeake ...

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Who Pays for What?

There used to be rules about who paid for what at a wedding. The bride and groom’s families each paid for certain parts of the wedding, and let’s be honest: Most of the cost fell to the bride’s family. These ...

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Pastels Rule Pantone’s 2016 Color of the Year

For the first time, the color experts at Pantone have chosen two colors for its 2016 Color of the Year: Rose Quartz and Serenity. The two colors offer a balance – Rose Quartz is a warm pink, while Serenity is ...

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