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Choosing a wedding hairstyle

It's been almost two weeks since I updated — please forgive me! Between the holidays and coming down with a yucky case of strep throat, it's been taxing just to get my regular work done. But I'm ...

Our "friendor" photographer

Friendor [fren-der] noun: A friend who provides a service, often for weddings or other special events.

...and a sixpence in your shoe

Brides no longer have to wear plain white or ivory satin shoes with their wedding dresses—there are so many great, fun options out there these days that glam up your wedding day ensemble. Check out...

Shake your groove thang: Wedding Band or DJ?

A lot of wedding websites spend a lot of time focusing on whether you should choose a DJ or a band for your wedding. For us, it was a pretty easy decision. We toyed with the idea of a cover band, b...

Smile for the camera: Engagement Photos

Photos by Holly BloodIn some ways, engagement photos are just one example of how weddings have changed over the past few decades. This wasn't really something that was done back in the day, but I h...

A damask wedding

A long, long time ago, when I first started pondering what my wedding might look like, I latched onto the idea of using damask as a central theme. For those of you who don't know, damask is a patte...

The dresses I almost loved (or at least, really liked)

Right up front, I can tell you that the wedding dress I chose is not in this post. I'm not entirely sure if the dress I chose will ever appear on this blog, just because I have a snoopy fiance and ...

Q&A with a Chesapeake bride

Despite my passion and obsesssive knowledge of weddings, my expertise falls short in one very important area: Getting married in the Chesapeake region. Because I'm not getting married here, I haven...

Registering: Harder than it looks

Creating a registry seems like it would be such a good time, doesn't it? I mean, it's basically window shopping, except you might actually get the items that you shopped for sometime in the future....

The dresses I *thought* I would love

Disclaimer: All the dresses I'm about to show you are beautiful. I really thought I would love them. I fell in love with them on the model. However, I am not a model and these dresses look hideous ...