Hailey and Cameron at Mankin Mansion

Hailey and Cameron at Mankin Mansion

September 21, 2023 They were destined. Born on opposite coasts, simultaneously moving to the other's home state, Hailey & Cameron grew up 3,000 miles apart...until meeting at JMU. They bonded over East and West Coast “isms", favorite poems, and summer trips to the...

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Zohra and Jon at Bartizan

Zohra and Jon at Bartizan

September 9, 2023 Tinder was Zohra and Jon’s ultimate matchmaker. The two connected online before meeting in person in Carytown for their first official date. After two years of dating, Jon knew he had met the one. He planned the proposal to take place on his 45th...

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Zohra and Jon at Bartizan

Zohra and Jon at Bartizan

September 9, 2023 Tinder was Zohra and Jon’s ultimate matchmaker. The two connected online before meeting in person in Carytown for their first official date. After two years of dating, Jon knew he had met the one. He planned the proposal to take place on his 45th...

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Hailey and Cameron at Mankin Mansion

Hailey and Cameron at Mankin Mansion

September 21, 2023 They were destined. Born on opposite coasts, simultaneously moving to the other's home state, Hailey & Cameron grew up 3,000 miles apart...until meeting at JMU. They bonded over East and West Coast “isms", favorite poems, and summer trips to the...

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Rebecca and Tanner at The Estate of Independence

Rebecca and Tanner at The Estate of Independence

November 11, 2023 Rebecca and Tanner had their first date on a hotel rooftop in Washington DC for what was supposed to be “just drinks". The conversation kept flowing, which made drinks turn into dinner, then dinner turned into a trip to a piano jazz bar until the bar...

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Keyanna and Markus at The Estate at River Run

Keyanna and Markus at The Estate at River Run

September 23, 2023 Keyanna and Markus first crossed paths in 2004, when Keyanna’s family members introduced them. They talked once or twice on the phone before meeting up at a high school basketball game. That was the night the pair locked eyes and fell in love. After...

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Meet the Experts

Vendor Spotlight | Sharon with Tiffanys Bridal

Vendor Spotlight | Sharon with Tiffanys Bridal

We're taking a dive into the world of Sharon, Owner and Manager of Tiffany's Bridal! Keep reading as she shares the intricacies of her journey, from starting as the go-to girl for wedding planning to becoming a beloved bridal salon owner. Learn about her cherished...

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Vendor Spotlight | Dianna Lester with Inn at Blackstone

Vendor Spotlight | Dianna Lester with Inn at Blackstone

We are so excited to get a sneak peek into the life of The Inn at Blackstone's Director of Sales & Events, Dianna Lester! If you didn't get a chance to meet the lady behind the business at our Richmond Weddings Summer Show, you get a second chance. Dianna is...

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Vendor Spotlight | Gillian with Mankin Mansion

Vendor Spotlight | Gillian with Mankin Mansion

Today we're meeting... Gillian Zehr, Wedding and Event Planner, with Mankin Mansion. Gillian is giving us the inside scoop behind the wedding process and spilling her secrets... Keep reading to learn more! If you care to share, how did you get to where you are now?...

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Food & Drink

Wedding Catering | Food Service Styles

Choosing A Reception Style that is Best for You Learn Common Service Styles + the Pros and Cons to determine what is best for your wedding By Carter Sutton Aines with A Sharper Palate Catering & Events The food at your wedding is undoubtedly one of the key...

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Honeymoon & Travel

Honeymoon Tips on a Budget

Honeymoon Tips on a Budget

Champagne Taste, Beer Budget: How to Afford the Tropical Honeymoon of Your Dreams By Christine Hardenberger, Owner of Modern Travel Professionals Alright lovebirds, you've splurged on the perfect dress, the freshest flowers, the fanciest venue, the mouth-watering...

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Wedding Planning | Honeymoon Timeline | Journeys Inc

Wedding Planning | Honeymoon Timeline | Journeys Inc

By Kim Goldstein with Journeys Inc.  Wedding planning is fun, but it also can be stressful at times. However, the honeymoon is the only part of all the planning that is just for the wedding couple! It’s the beginning of your new life together, and in many cases, this...

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The Biggest Honeymoon Booking Mistake

The Biggest Honeymoon Booking Mistake

By Christine Hardenberger, Owner of Modern Travel Professionals Once you say the “I do’s” and the getaway car pulls away, we’re guessing you’re going to be ready to relax and get the post-nuptial vacation started. Hooray! Time to get the honeymoon started! You drive...

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Beauty & Wellness

Five Ways to Enhance Your Smile on Your Wedding Day

By. Emilie Ellis Hygienist with Cosmetic and Laser Dental Spa of Richmond To prepare for your wedding day, it is encouraged to do an initial consult with an orthodontist or dentist approximately one year in advance. This allows enough time to know when to start each...

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Hair and Makeup Planning Tips for Your Wedding Day

Hair and Makeup Planning Tips for Your Wedding Day

By Candice Hardy, Society 11:11 Book a beauty team for both you and your bride tribe 6-12 months out Hair and makeup artists are highly sought and tend to book FAST. Not only are they serving brides, they are also working in television & film, photography,...

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