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Dana Franklin of Divine Destination Weddings & Honeymoons

How to travel now   Join our Publisher, Rebecca Barnes as she talks with Dana Franklin, Honeymoon and Wedding Specialist with Divine Destination Weddings & Honeymoons about travel in today’s world. Learn about safety protocol and what are the deals and hot destination right now! 703-282-8178 – office dana@divinedw.com www.divinedestinationweddings.com Featuring: Destination Weddings, Romance Travel, Fiji, Tahiti, Mexico, Caribbean, Hawaii, Europe, Asia, Africa…we sell the world!

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More “Our Favorite Things”

We love finding new gift ideas to showcase for our readers. Here are more items that are unique wedding favors: This small, silver photo frame features a heart-shaped detail that is ideal for a wedding favor or place cardholder. Get creative with whatever you decide to “frame”! Use as a place card holder, table number holder, or insert a photo of the happy couple as a take-home keepsake. Finished with black velvet on the reverse side means it will look nice from any direction. https://www.foreverweddingfavors.com/         On the night that you give your husband-to-be the key to your heart, give your guests this beautiful antique-style key bottle opener to commemorate the occasion. https://www.foreverweddingfavors.com             Delight your guests at any party or wedding with a wine or bottle stopper in a beautiful gift …

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Love Gone Viral

A group of Prince William/Manassas area wedding professionals have come together to give away a wedding in reaction to the COVID-19 crisis.  Their goal is to find a deserving couple who has been impacted by the pandemic and can’t have their “dream wedding” whether due to financial, emotional, or health-related setbacks. The DC Love Gone Viral giveaway launched on May 11th at http://dclovegoneviral.com . Couples have until August 1st to submit their stories and a photo. After collecting entries, the team will choose the winning couple and plan an upscale wedding for them, which will take place on Thursday, March 11th, 2021. Some limitations will be in place, such as a cap of 100 guests and set parameters for the types of services included and catering cuisine. However, the mission is to lend love a helping hand to make one …

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Helping Wedding Businesses Recover

The last few months have brought our industry to a standstill. The wedding season we were all looking so forward to has vanished. We at Brides & Weddings want to help you recover some of that lost business. For new businesses that sign a one-year contract prior to June 25th, we’re offering an additional six months of service, free of charge. That means six additional months of: • Print advertising in Brides & Weddings magazine • Comprehensive vendor listing with Google Map and SEO • Content marketing • Social media promotion • Email marketing • Access to our Brides list of more than 9,000 engaged couples • Preferred benefits at Women’s Wedding Network events To take advantage of this special offer with Brides & Weddings, contact me asap at rebecca@bridesandweddings.com. *billing options are also available during this time. Stay Safe, …

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Wedding Stories By Tania

Tonia Hossain Photography

Limited time offer for Engaged Couples Our publisher, Rebecca Barnes speaks with Tania Hossain of Wedding Stories by Tania about her bookings, advice for brides, blogging, and her thoughts on the wedding industry. Mention Brides & Weddings Magazine when booking your 2020 or 2021 wedding for your 20% Discount by June 20, 2020. Welcome https://www.facebook.com/weddingstoriesbytania/

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Historic Rosemont is Booking Brides and Taking Care of Clients

Brides & Weddings Publisher Rebecca Barnes speaks with Michael Haymaker, Historic Rosemont’s Director of Weddings and Design about how Rosemont is adapting and serving their clients as well as taking care of their staff. Wedding Package Questions or to Schedule a Tour weddings@rosemont1811.com http://rosemont1811.com/weddings/ https://www.facebook.com/RosemontManor/  www.womensweddingnetwork.com 

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Love Wins. Couple Adapts to Have Wedding at Home

Submitted by Jimmy & Ricky Allende-Darby The Allende-Darby’s Wedding, March 28, 2020 COVID-19 did not stop this Happy Couple from being married safely at their home in Haymarket, Virginia, on March 28, 2020. Planning any Wedding and Reception is a stressful process for anyone.  Adding a Pandemic to this process is even more challenging. Still, this couple managed to let #LoveWin and decided the most important thing was to marry and plan their big celebration with family and friends at a later date.  Their 125 confirmed guests for the original April 18, 2020 wedding date turned into a small group due to social distancing and Virginia regulations. When Jimmy and Ricky Allende-Darby decided to get married after almost three years of dating, the planning started with considering different types of venues, just like any other couple planning their big day.  …

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More “Our Favorite Things”

We love finding new gift ideas to showcase for our readers. Here is another item that is unique and great wedding party gift: Luxury meets personality with Serman Brand wallets. Experience the perfect & affordable RFID Blocking minimalist travel wallet. Handcrafted from full grain leather – Equipped with enhanced features like: RFID Protection, Quick Draw Access, and Storage Capacity. Perfect for Groomsmans gifts and even the groom. ——————- In 2015 Vitaliy Serman and his then 16-year-old son, Leo Serman, set out to create the ultimate minimalist travel wallet. It was sleek, beautiful, highly functional and it took the world by storm. In fact, it received almost 10,000 reviews on Amazon alone. Today, Leo, his Dad and the rest of his family (11 in all) are back with some awesome upgrades to the original. Introducing the new SermanBrands 1.0. See at …

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Wedding Salon Puts the Fun Back in Shopping for Your Wedding

Planning your wedding involves so many moving parts. You need a venue, a dress, a tuxedo, flowers, a cake and music. And that’s just scratching the surface of the vendors you will want to make your big day the best it can be. What if you could shop for all those vendors under one roof in one fun event? This promises to be the best bridal show in Washington D.C. you have ever attended! Wedding Salon will be at The Liaison Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. on September 16, 2019, from 4 to 8 p.m. This show combines top national wedding vendors with the best local industry pros. Who Will Be at The Wedding Salon? If you’re planning a destination wedding, you’re in luck. You will meet reps from Aruba Tourism Authority, Jamaica Tourist Board, O’ahu Visitors Bureau, Conrad Cartagena, …

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