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Reception Ideas

Keep Kids Busy

If kids are on the guest list for your wedding, it’s smart to have activities planned for them at the reception. Remember how boring dinner parties were when you were a kid? That’s how some tikes might see your reception. ...

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Bride Battles

Everyone’s got an opinion when it comes to weddings, and GetMarried.com’s Bride Battles lets you voice yours on wedding details large and small. Vote for your favorite – the current battle is over centerpieces – and then expound on your ...

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Color Combinations

Feeling color blind when it comes to picking the perfect colors for your wedding? The folks at Better Homes and Gardens have put together a slideshow of 20 wedding color combinations, complete with ideas for how to use them and ...

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Fall Floral Trends

The air is cooler, and Jack Frost has made a couple of visits to Southern Maryland. You might think fall is a lean time for flowers, and you might be concerned about your bouquet options if you’re planning an autumn ...

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Handmade Wedding Inspiration

No one knows handmade better than the folks at Etsy.com, so you know that their Flickr stream, Etsy Handmade Weddings, is going to be a goldmine for any couple working on a DIY wedding. The stream is populated by users’ ...

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Where to Go

When it comes to letting your guests know where the festivities are, Sharpie markers and poster board are things of the past. These vintage-inspired handmade signs come in a set of three: one with your names and wedding date on ...

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You’re Invited to a Groundbreaking!

Running Hare Vineyard in Prince Frederick is breaking ground on its new Tuscan-style events building this Saturday (Nov. 7), and you’re invited! Bring your shovel to help the vineyard start work on its new building, which will overlook the vineyard ...

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Going Gothic

If you’re dreaming of a Halloween-inspired wedding but you don’t want to decorate with ghosts, pumpkins and candy, go gothic instead. You’ll find plenty of inspiration online, from Gothic Martha Stewart to The Knot’s Gothic.Weddings.com. Visit both sites to satisfy ...

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Halloween Wedding Details

Planning a Halloween wedding is more than decorating with jack-o-lanterns and encouraging guests to come in costume. Take your theme one step further with these creative details from Better Homes and Gardens. From fun drinks like bloody martinis and eyeball ...

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Cheers to You!

Whether you’re selecting the wines that will be served at your reception, looking for gifts for your attendants, or filling welcome baskets, you could probably use some recommendations. Look no further than Food & Wine magazine, which recently announced the ...

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