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Winter Wedding Signature Drink: Chilled Cocoa Martini

Delight guests at your winter wedding with a grown up version of a childhood favorite: Hot chocolate! We found this divine recipe at Mon Cheri Bridals. Chilled Cocoa Martini 1 packet hot cocoa mix 1 cup milk 3 oz whipped ...

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Questions to Ask Your Wedding Cake Baker

Your cake is one of the centerpieces of your wedding reception, and a stunning cake will be remembered and talked about by your guests long after your day is over. Choosing a cake can be a daunting task because there ...

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Choosing the Perfect Photographer

When you’re thinking about wedding photography, consider this: nothing else from your wedding day –except your new spouse, of course – is going to stick around. The cake and meal are gone by the time the DJ plays his last ...

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5 Reasons to Hire a Wedding Planner

From saving you money to knowing the ins and outs of weddings, a wedding planner might be the best investment you make in your wedding day. Here are five reasons to consider hiring a wedding planner to help you put ...

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Wedding Planning 101: Questions to Ask DJs

A great DJ is key to a great reception. You want to make sure your DJ can get the party started – and keep it going. You also want someone who is personable and comfortable serving as the emcee of ...

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Confused by your place setting? Check this chart before you eat

We’ve all been here: You take your seat at a wedding, formal restaurant, or other event, and the place setting looks foreign. Too many forks, extra glasses … where do you start? Find out in this handy inforgraphic from Liberty ...

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4 Hot Colors for Fall Weddings

Having a hard time choosing colors for your fall wedding? Let these four seasonal favorites inspire you! Gray Gray is a trending color for all seasons, but a darker charcoal gray is the perfect choice for fall. Marsala Pantone’s rich wine ...

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Orange Wedding Inspiration

‘Tis the season for the color orange. From stunning sunsets to crisp fall leaves to bright pumpkins, orange is everywhere this time of year. We combed through our Real Southern Maryland weddings to find out how local couples have used ...

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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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