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Tis the Season to Get Married

For a bride-and-groom approved matrimony, check out our guide to a few of Northern Virginia’s top-notch wedding venues that will lead you straight to happily ever after.

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Dream Wedding Giveaway January Sponsor: The Chocolate Chick

Enter to win a 4-foot tall chocolate fountain and customizable dessert table valued at $2,450

DREAM WEDDING GIVEAWAY

Photo by Amy Tewalt from Generations Photography.

Dream Wedding Giveaway: Lauren & Kelby

It’s been a hectic eight months since Lauren Hidalgo and Kelby Gassman won the 2013 Dream Wedding Giveaway and the time has finally come for them to take the short walk down the aisle to enjoy the rest of their lives together.

Photo by Amy Tewalt from Generations Photography

Finishing Touches

The countdown begins as we continue to follow Lauren Hidalgo and Kelby Gassman through creating their dream wedding spectacular.

FEATURES

How to have a Bachelorette Party on a Budget

Five easy ideas for an unforgettable bachelorette party that won’t break the bank.

‘Thank You’ after ‘I Do’

Thank your bridesmaids for all of their hard work with simple do-it-yourself gifts or quick buys.

Everything For a Jaw-Dropping, Eye-Popping Wedding

Glamorous, over-the-top weddings are back in style. Take some tips from the experts as you plan the elegant wedding of your dreams.

Wedding Tips for a Stressed Out, Confused, Unprepared Groom

Dos and don’ts and responsibilities for grooms to remember during the wedding process.

Weddings from Virginia to Vieques

D.C. native Sandy Malone is the star of reality television in TLC’s new series “Wedding Island” which features her destination wedding planning business, Weddings in Vieques, on the tiny island off the coast of Puerto Rico.

PROPOSAL STORIES

Proposal of the Month: February

“He found a nice couple and asked them to take our picture. The next thing I know, he is on one knee. The moment was amazing, and all caught on film, which was fantastic since it was a blur for me.”

Proposal of the Month: January

“It was great to be able to share that moment with everyone and it definitely cut down on the amount of time it would have taken to let everyone know!”

Proposal of the Month: December

“It was the weekend of Raven’s Birthday. I knew I had a great weekend planned for her full of pampering and surprises, which I knew she would love…”

Proposal of the Month: November

It was an unseasonably cool Friday evening in May. We’d been to dinner with his family in Penn Quarter and returned home to settle in for the night. On the metro earlier that evening, we’d been holding hands and whispering, looking fondly at one another …

Proposal of the Month: October

My husband and I have known each other since we were little kids growing up in Herndon, Virginia …