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Dreaming of a Modest Wedding Gown?

For a bride who wants to wear a modest gown, finding the perfect “wow” dress can be challenging. Some brides need a modest gown for religious reasons, while others just prefer to be more demure and covered on their big ...

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Ceremony 101: Ushers and Readers

If your bridal party is full but you still have friends or family you’d like included in your ceremony, ask them to be ushers or readers. These wedding day roles are not meaningless tasks. Each has important duties to perform. ...

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Finding Your Bridal Style: How to Pick a Veil

Most brides will tell you they didn’t truly feel like a bride until they put on their veil. Whether you choose a short birdcage veil or a long chapel-length veil, your veil is the final touch on your wedding day ...

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Ceremony 101: Who Sits Where?

Like all aspects of a wedding, there are traditions for where the couple’s families sit at the ceremony. Traditionally, in Christian ceremonies, the bride’s family and guests sit on the left while the groom’s sit on the right. In Jewish ...

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Getting a Marriage License in Southern Maryland

To be legally married in the eyes of the State of Maryland, you need a marriage license. These are issued by the Clerk of the Circuit Court, and there’s one in every county. You’ll need to apply for a license ...

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Getting Married the Purr-fect Way

Raise your hand if this describes you: You’re the couple who dotes on their pet the way a parent spoils a child. He or she has top-notch health care, brand-name food, a comfy bed, and toys scattered all over the ...

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Rehearsal Dinner Basics

It’s the preview of the big day, a sneak peek of what’s to come. When it comes to your rehearsal dinner you might have questions. Here are the most commonly asked questions about rehearsal dinners. When Is the Rehearsal Dinner ...

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Exploring Your Ceremony Options

When all is said and done, your ceremony is the main event of your wedding day – even if your reception takes up the bulk of the budget. If you don’t already have a church in mind, check out these ...

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Where to Go Vintage in Southern Maryland

If the charms of an earlier time are tempting you, Southern Maryland is the perfect place to get married! The abundance of historic sites, homes, and mansions means you have lots of choices when it comes to picking the perfect ...

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Know Your Wedding Dress Necklines

Bateau, sweetheart, halter – or something else? Learn these necklines before you hit the shops to find your dream wedding and bridesmaid dresses. Boat Neck: Boat neck – or bateau – collars are wide, following the curve of your collarbone ...

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