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Why Having Wedding on New Year’s Eve Rocks!

Planning your wedding for this new year’s eve?! Congratulations! Here’s why it totally rocks…  1. You’re guaranteed to get kissed at midnight…3. Guests don’t have to worry about making big plans for the night (your wedding is it!)…4. There’s a great chance of seeing fireworks that you didn’t have to pay for…5. The next day you can say you got married “last year” (yet it’s your one day anniversary)…6. You’re making Monday the best day of the week for everyone ...
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A Maryland Wedding that’s Rustically Chic | Stylized Shoot

Ebony Jones of My Stylish Event shares with us her vision and design inspiration for this gorgeous Maryland wedding stylized photo shoot…  “For the couple that loves the chicness of the city but to bring natural organic elements indoors. In the Art District of Annapolis, a sea of natural light shines down on this romantic scene filled with lush greenery accented by wine and blush florals. The elegant gold leaf details bring a richness to the natural florals and natural wood ...
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Fall Wedding at The Stone Mill 1792 – Kate and ...

We love this gorgeous fall wedding palette and all the details of this outstanding event. The dusty periwinkle dresses, rustic romantic venue, and those breathtaking fall florals are sure to inspire your own fall wedding planning! We hope you enjoy this adorable real wedding story… Love Story as Told by the Bride… Travis and I only knew each other by name and when we met fact to face randomly through mutual friends in 2011.  Our love story did not start ...
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A Halloween Wedding to bring Shivers Down Your Spine

Who doesn’t love a Halloween wedding? This time of year always brought an exciting spook factor for me… with the leaves changing, temperatures dropping and darkness creeping in. Yet, there’s also an incredibly romantic vibe to the fall; so we decided to combine that spook with romance in this stylized Halloween wedding. This shoot took careful planning and specific selection of décor, location, models, and team members. Gramercy Mansion generously and happily granted us permission to use their amazing venue ...
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Bridal Makeup – What Owen Michael O’Donnell Wants You to ...

Owen Michael O’Donnell, Baltimore Makeup Artist of Owen Michael Cosmetics, has some tips for your fall season bridal makeup, as well as any time of the year, in this exclusive photo session and interview with Valley Bride! VALLEY BRIDE: Let’s start with the big question… what’s trending for fall?  OWEN: Blues, bronzes, plums… all in “controlled doses” if you will. We’re seeing a lot of jewel tones and frosted shades making a comeback. There’s also some influence from Indian weddings, ...
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How Two Pals Created a Booming Doggy Day-Care Enteprise for ...

by Kimberly Dean They are there for you for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health… so shouldn’t they be there for the most special moment of your life?! This is what you’ll read upon visiting the website of Furever and Fur Always… and isn’t it so true? Can you imagine your big day without your four legged baby?  Many couples can’t. Yet, to include Fluffy in their wedding party can bring on some big ...
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Lavendar Marries Gold | Spring Wedding Inspiration | Maryland Weddings

This stylized spring wedding shoot showcases the color of the year… lavender. Gold as the accent color brings a warmth for the spring season of Maryland weddings and makes for an elegant, romantic color combination. The décor of choice ads a touch of drama with hues of green, lavender, gold and white, while fresh potted herbs of serve as the perfect favors for guests to take home. Various signs, mirrors and name tags with calligraphy bring us back in time ...
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Amanda and Jordan’s Baltimore Winter Wonderland Wedding

What a perfect December day for a gorgeous Baltimore wedding! Amanda and Jordan detail their love story in this adorable write up below, along with the Maryland wedding vendors who helped make this day extraordinary. The architecture and beauty of both St. Casimir’s Church and the 1840’s Plaza really make you stop and wonder about the decades upon decades of love stories that have also taken place within their walls.  If you’re considering planning a winter wedding, this is one ...
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Kristen and John Say “I DO” Inisde Vacant Lithograph Building ...

Kristen and John’s Baltimore wedding brought all the aspects of industrial romance. Their 16 cakes… home grown flowers… various musicians and an incredible venue make this event unparalleled in uniqueness. The location, vibe, and décor of this wedding makes for one of the most unique and beautiful weddings we’ve seen over the past year. The way Kristen and John planned and arranged everything with the help of so many friends and family members make this wedding even more special and ...
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Why “Go on a Diet” Should be Crossed Off Your ...

“A great marriage isn’t something that just happens; it is something that is created” – Fawn Weaver By Janine Serio, Lifestyle and Accountability Coach Living a fit and healthy lifestyle is a lot like marriage and the quote above: something that doesn’t just happen but that’s created and sustained over time. So, with that in mind, now that the ring has been purchased and the question has been asked… it’s time to pick the wedding date, choose between so many ...