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How To Host A Bridal Shower Brunch for $50 or Under

posted by kate

Good morning Washington DC area wedding lovers! Are you reading this as a maid of honor or a bridesmaid? Are you wondering how on earth you’re going to host a bridal brunch for your BFF in honor of her big wedding day? Maybe you’ve called around to a few restaurants in the Washington DC area [read more…]

5 Things to Know About Hiring String Musicians for Your Wedding

posted by julianne

There are a few classic things that set the tone for any wedding in the Washington DC area and make it memorable. One of those special and iconic memory creators is a beautiful sounding and well-placed ensemble of string musicians setting just the right tone at your wedding ceremony and maybe at your cocktail hour before the band or [read more…]

DIY Fall Themed Trail Mix Bar

posted by kate

Hello Washington DC area wedding darlings and happy fall to you! Fall is such a special time here in the DC area with the leaves turning and the weather turning chilly. The autumn months are also bursting with wedding ideas and inspiration from the rich and moody flowers to the pumpkins to anything that makes you [read more…]

DIY Edible Cherry Blossoms

posted by julianne

It’s cherry blossom season here in Washington DC, so you know we just had to whip something up in the kitchen for another installment in our DIY wedding dessert series. The cherry blossom trees are starting bloom and the word is that this weekend will be the peak bloom. If you haven’t been down to [read more…]

Saving Your Top Wedding Cake Tier

posted by julianne

The sweet tradition of celebrating your first wedding anniversary by eating the top wedding cake tier could turn sour, but there are a few tips that can help you do it successfully! One of the oldest wedding traditions, savoring the cake once again brings back memories of your big day and a blissful first year [read more…]

Best Questions to Ask Your Wedding Cake Baker

posted by julianne

From butter cream and fondant to cake flavors and fillings, there is a ton to know when it comes to your Washington DC area wedding day confections. To ensure you get the cake (or desserts!) of your dreams, it’s important to know the must-ask questions before your consultation with your baker. But where do you [read more…]

Ideas for DIY Wedding Photo Booths

posted by julianne

Ever since one of our readers wrote in asking about DIY photo booths, we’ve been all about it. To be more specific, Christy emailed us after she spotted what looked like a DIY photo booth on Lily and Tony’s wedding in Virginia. She asked us to put her in touch with the couple for advice [read more…]

The Cost of Wedding Catering

posted by julianne

Why is the food at my wedding so expensive? I mean, really, is it that hard? The short answer is “yes”! Yes, it really is that hard to bring out a hot, delicious meal to all of your guests all at one time! And by the way, the meal itself starts months in advance of the day [read more…]

Foodie Wedding Menu: Southern Brunch

posted by julianne

Are you super into the food part of your wedding planning? Better yet, would you describe yourself as a “foodie” and are really looking forward to selecting the menu for your wedding?? There is no doubt that the food and restaurant scene in the Washington DC area has changed (for the better!) over the past [read more…]

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