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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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The Peony Look without the Peony Price

By Heather Miller of Hitched by Heather One thing is for sure, everyone loves a good peony. I swoon after their high petal count that makes them look as if they belong in a tea cup. But the hefty price, especially out ...

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Wedding by … Target?

That’s right – one of America’s favorite retailers is getting into the wedding business. Target recently launched a new online-only line of wedding dresses and bridesmaid dresses called Tevolio. While we don’t totally get the name (it doesn’t sound very ...

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Include Bridal Shows in Your Wedding Planning & Save!

You may already know that local bridal shows are a great way to get inspiration for your wedding day. Local bridal shops like Today’s Bride and Formal Wear will often put on staged or strolling fashion shows to let brides ...

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Tips & Ideas For Preparing Your Wedding Budget

In the old days, it was always the responsibility of the father of the bride to pay for the wedding. Today, with families scattered and many people marrying multiple times or marrying later in life, this is rarely the case. ...

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Flowers: Real or Fake, does it really matter?

 Some might think that fake flowers are an easy no brainer when it comes to cutting some big bucks from the wedding budget. However, deciding against real floral has some consequences. The biggest difference is you won’t be able to ...

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Save the Date Cards Aren’t a Waste of Time

Many brides might feel it’s silly to mail out save the date cards. Others probably think this gesture is also a waste of money. However, in our super busy world where people have their calendar planned out at least six ...

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Enjoy Your Day With 10% Off Coordination Services

No bride can truly enjoy her moment if she’s also having to also serve as the wedding coordinator. Take advantage of our partnership with Just Magical Events and get 10% off the day of your ceremony coordination services. Their mission is ...

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Save 10% On Rental of Swan Point Yacht & Country Club

If you’re looking for a breathtaking location for your upcoming wedding, take advantage of the Swan Point Yacht & Country Club discount through Southern Maryland Weddings. Accommodating up to 150 guests, this facility offers gorgeous natural settings of lakes, woods ...

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Have your cake …

… and cut it, too! Some caterers or reception facilities will charge a cake-cutting fee, especially if you bring in your own cake. If you want to save the fee, task someone in your circle with cutting the cake. They ...

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