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  • Show Us!: Your Favorite Wedding Photos-Jessica and Anthony Armstrong

                  This addition to our "Show Us!" series comes from Jessica and Anthony Armstrong. Jessica and Anthony were married at Turf Valley in Ellicott City, MD, on July 14th 2014.  Their photos were taken by Ian Sbalcio of Ian Sbalcio Photography.  "This photo is just a perfect shot of my fairy tale wedding, Ian was able to make the photo look enchanted as I kissed my prince charming!" says Jessica, the beatuful bride.   Wow-this photo is abolutely stunning!  From the gorgeous couple, to the sunlight...

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  • Show Us!: Your Favorite Wedding Photos-Sherita and Robert Simmons

                  This addition to our "Show Us!" series comes from Sherita and Robert Simmons. Sherita and Robert were married at Green Hill Country Club in Quantico Maryland, on June 29, 2014. The photographer was Judy Lowe of Natural Bliss Photography. Sherita says: "we selected these photos to send you because they are our absolute favorite. The photos capture our serious and playful side during our wedding day. We had a wonderful day and we would like to share with others."   We love how Sherita...

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  • How to Film a Wedding Video on Your Smart Phone

              98% of brides regret not getting a wedding video. So, why miss out? Following these tips, you can absolutely get a wedding video without breaking the bank. Get your friends in on the action to film your wedding video on their smartphones. They're taking photos and videos anyway, might as well get a wedding video out of it! Using our tips, your friends can help you create the most personal memento from your big day.  1. Hold your camera sideways Seriously now. Do you watch...

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  • The Real Meanings of Jewish Wedding Traditions

    HUPPAH - The wedding canopy symbolic of the couple's first home together. It often utilizes a prayer shawl in its construction. The term can also refer to the wedding celebration itself, "Join us for Huppah at 7:00 followed by our celebration and dinner." KETUBA - The wedding document that spells out the rights and responsibilities to each other within the marriage. This ancient document is signed by two witnesses before the ceremony, and read at least in part during the ceremony in front of the assembled community of family and...

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  • Wedding Toast Tips

          Your best friend gets engaged and asks you to be in the wedding. Excitedly, you scream "Yes!" and think of how amazing the wedding is going to be. At some point, it hits you that you are supposed to give a wedding toast at the main event. Most Best Men and Maids of Honor are happy to share how amazing their best friend is, but the thought of giving a real speech in front of a large group of people can be overwhelming. While we can't give...

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  • An Elegant Tradition with a Modern Twist

            Opulent floral arrangements created by Intrigue Design & Decor include phaleanopsis, cymbidium and dendrobium orchids, white and yellow roses, calla lilies, and hydrangea. Allison Barnhill Designs utilized the traditional navy color while incorporating her vision of a modern twist by adding the trendy chevron design to all of the paper goods. Gold charger plates, navy & gold china, crystal, linens and gold chivari chairs helped to complete the look courtesy of Rentals To Remember. The featured model's hair and makeup is styled by Behind The Veil...

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  • Picnic Basket Entertaining

    What better way to spend a lazy warm weather day than outside with your special someone or a group of friends. A picnic is a great way to entertain; the food is prepared in advance and you don't have to entertain in your own place. Just pick a spot, send out an invite and plan ahead.Remember to arrive at your picnic area in advance, set up and await your friends. If you are a budding foodie, I have included a simple menu for you. It is important to be very...

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  • Wedding Costs: Destination Weddings Less Expensive?

    Getting engaged and planning a wedding is very exciting and should be a fun experience, but with average wedding costs exceeding $20,000 it can also be very expensive. A growing trend for couples is to have a destination wedding, but many still wonder if this is actually a less expensive option. The answer is: there is no one correct answer. Any wedding, whether home or away, can be as inexpensive or expensive as the couple chooses. But, research has shown that destination wedding costs can be significantly cheaper for the...

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  • A Rabbi’s Inside Scoop: Top Ten Questions to Ask Your Rabbi

    Here are ten important questions you might want to ask rabbis as you search for an officiant for your wedding.  Please note that not every question will apply to every couple.     • Are there dates on the Jewish calendar that you cannot or do not perform weddings? Rabbis who are more traditional usually refrain from weddings during a three week period in the summer time. Some rabbis wait until after the conclusion of the Sabbath for a Saturday night wedding, and others don't. • Are you a member...

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  • York Revolution Wedding Night – Saturday July 12

    We are inviting you to renew your vows on the field pre-game courtesy of Heritage Hills Golf Resort. Contact Lkendall@yorkrevolution.com to pre-register and be entered into a drawing to win a prize package courtesy of Heritage Hills Golf Resort as well as a gift certificate courtesy of AAA Southern Pennsylvania. Wedding411 is excited to offer a limited number of FREE tickets to this event!  LIKE and SHARE our post on Facebook to be entered to win!  https://www.facebook.com/Wedding411ondemand Winners will be contacted via Facebook to claim their prize.  Tickets will be available...

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