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A Bridal Shower

It’s a Bride’s Day Out! Bring Mom and your Best Girlfriends and enjoy lunch and a day of fun with us! A Bridal Shower is the place to be this April 19th from 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm. at Swan ...

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6 New Year’s Resolutions for Engaged Couples

It’s a new year, and on top of flipping the pages on the calendar, you’re in the throes of wedding planning. Sure, you’ve made some personal resolutions for the new year, but why not talk with your partner about making ...

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Here Comes the Bride: Katie and Alex

By Britney Gross, Intern Katie Tress (soon-to-be Vahsen) is a Southern Maryland bride who is ready to say “I do” this weekend. As Katie prepares to walk down the aisle, let’s take a look back at her journey. Mr. Right ...

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Etiquette 101: Destination Weddings

You’ve found the perfect location for your wedding – and it’s nowhere near your home. It’s time to plan a destination wedding! All the usual wedding etiquette guidelines apply, but whether you’re marrying on the beach, in Las Vegas, or ...

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Paying for Your Dream Wedding without Breaking the Bank

There’s no doubt about it: Weddings are expensive. In fact, CostofWedding.com estimates that American couples spend an average $25,000 on their wedding day. In Southern Maryland, couples spend $10,000 to $20,000 on their weddings. That’s a huge chunk of change, ...

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12-Month Wedding Planning Timeline

Print this out and keep it handy as you plan your wedding day! 12 OR MORE MONTHS BEFORE ___ Take a deep breath and get ready to embrace a whirlwind of people, planning and excitement. ___ Plan and host your ...

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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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Planning a Winter Wedding

We think winter weddings are beautiful and romantic: The crisp air, the warm glow of candles, the sparkle of newly fallen snow. But before you jump head first into a winter wedding, be aware of some of the unique aspects ...

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