Tips and Advice

ceremony and reception

Wedding Reception Food Trends

Wedding Reception Food Trends

As promised, we are back with some awesome tips and trends with Purple Onion Catering‘s Joanie Rylander! We are super excited to share some of the hottest new ideas for your DC area wedding reception. Since food is obviously very important to a majority of our brides and grooms, we wanted to find out what [read more…]

15 Songs To Walk Down The Aisle To

15 Songs To Walk Down The Aisle To

We know how hard it can be planning each and every small detail for your wedding. Of course, you want everything to be perfect, and that can be time consuming and stressful! One detail brides are constantly asking about is the song that should play when they walk down the aisle. This may seem like a [read more…]

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design, decor and details

The Perfect Flowers for your Spring Wedding!

The Perfect Flowers for your Spring Wedding!

We here at United with Love are in a fantastic mood since Spring has officially sprung, the days are getting longer, and the flowers are beginning to bloom outside! Everywhere we look there seem to be vibrant colors and fragrant florals, not to mention some pretty great cherry blossoms! All of these things have inspired [read more…]

D.C. Baseball Wedding Inspiration

D.C. Baseball Wedding Inspiration

It’s Major League Baseball’s pre-season and we couldn’t be more excited to get into the swing (no pun intended!) of the regular season games in a couple of weeks!  While we wait, we thought it would be entertaining to round up a few fun and festive ways to incorporate our hometown teams – the Nationals and the [read more…]

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fashion and beauty

Bridal and Runway Trends: The Fashion-Forward Bride

Bridal and Runway Trends: The Fashion-Forward Bride

Are you a style obsessed bride looking for the dream wedding gown that is oh, so of-the-moment? Then, feast your eyes on this because Elizabeth Duncan Events has put together some hot-off-the-runway bridal and fashion trends they think will be big this year for the fashionista bride! Trend #1: Barely There For the sexy and [read more…]

Bridal Shoe Inspiration

Bridal Shoe Inspiration

With so many footwear choices out there, your can really get creative with your pick! Don’t feel like you have to go for a traditional white pump (although we love that too!) because there is no wrong answer when it comes to this design aspect of your attire. From sparkly to velvet, heeled to flat, [read more…]

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food and entertainment

Wedding Reception Food Trends

Wedding Reception Food Trends

As promised, we are back with some awesome tips and trends with Purple Onion Catering‘s Joanie Rylander! We are super excited to share some of the hottest new ideas for your DC area wedding reception. Since food is obviously very important to a majority of our brides and grooms, we wanted to find out what [read more…]

Wedding Cocktail Hour Trends

Wedding Cocktail Hour Trends

We are constantly asking brides and grooms about the most important aspects of their wedding day and what they “couldn’t live without.” We tend to get tons of varied answers except for one; we almost always hear that the food on their day was super important to them. Of course they want their guests to enjoy themselves and [read more…]

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planning and budget

7 Years Later- A Little Wedding Wisdom

7 Years Later- A Little Wedding Wisdom

Last night I celebrated 7 years of marriage – even writing that sounds crazy and a little unbelievable to me. It has flown by in the blink of an eye and I am amazed at the way life has changed in those years. I am the proud (and exhausted!) mommy to a 4 year old [read more…]

Perfect Wedding Registry Checklist

Perfect Wedding Registry Checklist

Get ready because we have even more wedding gift registry info coming your way! We’ve talked about the do’s and don’ts and the basics of gift registry, but today we’re bringing you a master list of everything you should need for a married home… and more! And after you’ve read through our master list of [read more…]

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miscellaneous

Creative Signature Cocktail Inspiration

Creative Signature Cocktail Inspiration

We all know that cocktails can be a fun part of any wedding celebration, but where do you start when choosing your signature drink? There are tons of different options for the customization of wedding cocktails, and many couples choose to incorporate their likes, dislikes, background, culture, and wedding theme. We love all of the creative options that our [read more…]

Signature Wedding Cocktails + Recipes

Signature Wedding Cocktails + Recipes

Signature cocktails have been a huge hit on the wedding scene for quite some time, and we can definitely see why! These delectable indulgences often incorporate the couple’s cultures, favorite ingredients, or even the wedding color palette, making for a great way to show off their personalities.  We love all of the different concoctions that [read more…]

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