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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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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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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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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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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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Preparing for Unpredictable Fall Weather at Your Southern Maryland Wedding

You don’t have to have lived in Southern Maryland for long to know that fall weather can be, well, anything! From hot and humid to rainy and chilly, the weather here can turn on a dime in the fall. If ...

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3 Etiquette Tips for Destination Weddings

We love destination weddings – they’re at exotic, exciting locations, sometimes tropical, sometimes not. No matter where you’re planning your destination wedding, remember these special etiquette rules. Invitations Invitations should be sent out two to three months in advance, but ...

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How to Prepare for Hot Wedding Day Weather

If you’ve lived in Southern Maryland for any length of time, you know that summers can be hot and humid. (Heck, sometimes this extends into spring and fall!) You can take simple measures to make sure you and your guests ...

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What type of wedding planner do you need?

Like the brides who hire them, all wedding consultants are different. From full-service planning and design to a la carte service, wedding planners can serve a variety of roles for their clients. Which type of wedding planner is right for ...

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