Tips and Advice

ceremony and reception

How To Be An Officiant in DC, MD, and VA

How To Be An Officiant in DC, MD, and VA

We are often asked how does one become an officiant for a  wedding in the Washington DC area. The process can be a little intimidating, but fear not, we are here to help! Before you help write a custom wedding ceremony, you will need to check out the legal provisions that come with the job! [read more…]

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…]

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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

Wedding Day Menswear

Wedding Day Menswear

We all know that fun and patterned socks are a go-to for menswear on your wedding day because they’re an easy way to show personality and make for a great photo opp. These days, however, menswear has evolved, and grooms are looking for wedding day fashion and groomsmen gifts that make a statement and show off their [read more…]

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…]

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food and entertainment

9 Unique Wedding Desserts (That Aren’t a Traditional Cake!)

9 Unique Wedding Desserts (That Aren’t a Traditional Cake!)

It is a common misconception that wedding cake is inherently bad. We are here to tell you that that just isn’t true at all. If you are a believer, then you just haven’t had any of the fantastic creations from our DC area cake and dessert vendors! Sometimes though, a traditional cake just isn’t for [read more…]

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…]

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planning and budget

Budget Advice: Splurging and Saving

Budget Advice: Splurging and Saving

Credit: Kristen Gardner Photography Budget planning for an event as large as your wedding can be overwhelming and daunting to say the least. We asked a few of our favorite DC area wedding planners for some words of advice to hopefully help in planning for the unexpected, and where to splurge a little. The one [read more…]

Budget Advice: Breakdown by Percentages

Budget Advice: Breakdown by Percentages

We recently opened up a survey to all of our readers asking what they might need the most help on when planning their DC area wedding. We have gathered all of your thoughts, options, and questions and found that an overwhelming number of brides and grooms are looking for some budgeting help. From when to [read more…]

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miscellaneous

Win a Ring Box from The Mrs Box!

Win a Ring Box from The Mrs Box!

United with Love is looking for your input! We here at United with Love value your opinions, thoughts, ideas, and questions and would love to tailor our posts to you and your needs. After all, making your wedding dreams come true is what we are all about. We want to know what questions you have surrounding [read more…]

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…]

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