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SoMd Wedding Inspiration: Welcoming Spring in Southern Maryland

Happy Thursday! Have we got a treat for you this week. Some of Southern Maryland’s top vendors got together last spring to stage a spring-themed inspirational wedding photo shoot. Here’s what photographer Lindsay of 1783 Photography told us: “Spring has ...

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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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INSPIRATION PHOTOS: A Romantic Winery Wedding

The planners of this styled photo shoot were going for romance, and they got it! The earth tones and charm of the Morais Vineyards and Winery’s Morais Room was the perfect backdrop for the intimate atmosphere they were hoping to ...

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Something Blue …

Like the old saying says, a bride should carry something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue on her wedding day for luck. If blue is one of your wedding colors, carrying or wearing something blue might be easy. ...

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Apple of My Eye: Seasonal Drinks for Your Fall Wedding

It’s the time of year for trips to the orchard and crisp, fresh apples. Tip your hat to the season by serving one of these delicious apple drinks at your fall wedding.  

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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: Order of Events for Your Ceremony

Whether religious or civil, most wedding ceremonies follow the same format. Here’s a typical order of events for wedding ceremonies for you to follow – or modify! Procession: This is the part where the parents, bridal party, and bride walk ...

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5 tips for planning a long weekend or holiday wedding

Long holiday weekends like Labor Day Weekend are like a gift for brides and grooms. There’s an extra day to play with, which makes these attractive to couples choosing a wedding date – especially when you expect most of your ...

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No dancing at your wedding reception? No problem!

Most wedding receptions follow this script: Cocktail hour, dinner, dancing, cake, go home. But that doesn’t mean your wedding has to! If you’re not into dancing or you want to shake things up a bit, you don’t need to worry ...

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STYLED SHOOT: Celtic winter wedding style

It’s hot and summery here today, but we’re chilling with these gorgeous styled bride and groom shots by Robin Collins Photography. Working with stylist Maureen Flynn Luther, newlywed models Jenny and Adam braved freezing January temperatures in Maryland to create ...

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