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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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Be the Best Groomsman

What are the qualities of a great groomsman? He’s suave, he’s always ready to help, and he helps throw great parties. Oh, yeah – and he looks fantastic in a tux or suit. Read more about the qualities of the ...

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Etiquette 101: Bridal Showers

A bridal shower is a fun way for the bride to celebrate her coming marriage with the women in her life. The Emily Post Institute says showers should not be hosted by the bride or groom or their immediate family ...

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Behind the Lens: Getting the Perfect Ring Shot

Your wedding rings symbolize your new union and the commitment you’re making to your new spouse. Why not immortalize them in gorgeous photographs? Maryland photographer Daysy Teixeira of Daysy Photography recently sent us some gorgeous ring shots, and we wanted to ...

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Real SoMd Wedding: Roaring 20s Vintage Wedding on the Water

Jennifer and Kenny stepped back in time for their June 14, 2014, wedding – back to the 1920s, to be precise. Decorating the River’s Edge on the Patuxent River Naval Air Station with Art Deco and vintage-inspired details that would ...

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Etiquette 101: Gifts and Gift Registries

Your wedding guests are going to bring you gifts – whether you want them to or not. Wedding gifts are tradition, and they’re a physical representation of your guests’ love and support for you. Got questions about gifts and gift ...

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How to Be the Best Bridesmaid

If you’ve been asked to be someone’s bridesmaid, it’s probably because the bride values your friendship and because you’ve been there for each other throughout the years. Want to be the best bridesmaid you can be? Here are four tips ...

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Planning a Fall Wedding

From rich, golden colors to hearty food, you’ll find September, October, and November to be a lovely time for a wedding. Here are a few ideas for incorporating autumn into your plans. Color Scheme Your color palette may be one ...

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Etiquette 101: Seating Arrangements

Phew! The guest list is done, and the invitations have been sent out. Now, the waiting begins for those RSVPs. Once they come in, you’ve got another task ahead of you that can be tricky: Figuring out where everyone is ...

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Sip Summer Sangria at Your Wedding

Would it surprise you if we told you we like wine? And this time of year, we like a little fruit in our wine, especially since you can get so many kinds of fresh, local fruit at the farmer’s market. ...

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