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“Pinspiration” for Your Green Wedding

There’s a reason we think green this time of year. We’re just days away from St. Patrick’s Day, and Monday, March 20, is the first day of spring. Throw in Pantone’s 2017 Color of the Year – Greenery – and ...

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Do You Need a Wedding Website?

The Internet is present in every aspect of our lives, and wedding planning is no exception. For many years, couples have built wedding websites to keep guests informed and tell their story. Are wedding websites required? Of course not! Are ...

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3 Steps to Choosing Your Wedding Vendors

Who you hire for your wedding day can make – or break – the success and ease of your day. Choosing those vendors, from location to catering to entertainment and beyond, is one of the central tasks of planning your ...

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Winter Wedding Planning Tips

Winter wedding in SoMd

Winter is a magical time for weddings – white snow, twinkling lights, and crackling fireplaces can make for a romantic and elegant setting. But winter is also a tricky time to marry. Snow can hamper plans, and wind chills can ...

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Wedding Planning Resolutions for the New Year

Newly engaged – or getting engaged soon? Congratulations on your engagement! If you’re just starting the planning process, you’ll find that it is exciting, fun, frustrating — and a full-time job. Consider these wedding planning resolutions when you make your ...

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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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