Savannah with The Berkeley Hotel

Savannah with The Berkeley Hotel

Today we have the lovely Savannah, Director of Sales with Kalyan Hospitality! Savannah is giving us the scoop on how she got into the wedding industry and her unique tips for engaged couples who need help choosing their vendors. Keep scrolling to read more! Tell us...

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Real Weddings

Cross and Rachel at The Gala 417

Cross and Rachel at The Gala 417

February 2, 2024 It all began when one of Rachel's high school friends begged her to tag along to a fall ball game one September evening. After some convincing, Rachel caved and happened to interact with a boy she had seen around but never actually talked to. They hit...

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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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Meet the Experts

Savannah with The Berkeley Hotel

Savannah with The Berkeley Hotel

Today we have the lovely Savannah, Director of Sales with Kalyan Hospitality! Savannah is giving us the scoop on how she got into the wedding industry and her unique tips for engaged couples who need help choosing their vendors. Keep scrolling to read more! Tell us...

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Samuel with The Byrd Theatre Foundation

Samuel with The Byrd Theatre Foundation

We have a local favorite on the blog today... The Byrd Theatre Foundation. This historic landmark not only services entertainment needs, but is also a dream ceremony venue! Samuel Hatcher, Event Coordinator with The Byrd Theatre is giving us the inside scoop on their...

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Amanda M Perry LLC

Amanda M Perry LLC

Introducing the beautiful, lovely, and amazing Amanda Perry, owner of Amanda Perry LLC. Today we're talking all about how she got her start in the industry from the beauty guru herself. Tell us how many years have you been in the wedding industry. I started doing...

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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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