Tag: wedding

The return of Unveiled: My experience as a COVID-19 bride

By Aleksandra Holland Like many brides who got engaged before the pandemic hit, one of the toughest decisions I’ve faced this year was deciding whether...

The freshest wedding hair and makeup trends of 2020

By Maria Elizabeth Calling all 2020 brides: Are you ready to get your bridal glow on with the most stunning wedding hair and makeup trends? With...

Tying the Knot: Del Ray newlyweds share their love story

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Kristen Gratton and Patrick Sullivan turned a long-distance shot-in-the-dark into a lifelong commitment. The couple met briefly at a conference during...

How to lock down the perfect wedding venue

By Janet Daniels You’re engaged and beginning to plan your dream wedding. Congratulations! Now, where do you start? If you have the luxury of contracting a...

Tying the Knot: Hometown kids find enduring love

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] One way to a girl’s heart is to earn her mom’s stamp of approval. That’s what Dana Lawhorne, Alexandria’s sheriff...

Unveiled: Incorporating traditions in your wedding ceremony

By Aleksandra Kochurova | [email protected] I am a huge believer in holding personalized wedding ceremonies that are true to the couple — after all, every...

Unveiled: Registering for your wedding when you already live with your...

 By Aleksandra Kochurova | [email protected] A traditional wedding registry is typically filled with household goods, such as pots and pans, Tupperware containers and linens...

Unveiled: What to consider when choosing your wedding venue

By Aleksandra Kochurova The end of February marks six months since I said yes. It took me a while to get used to calling my...

Home Profile: Charm and color on Luray

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Lindsey Swanson and Terry Burcham had just decided to move in together when they stumbled upon a house that they...

Tying the knot: Thirty years, five children and a stand-in blind...

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] In 1988, Susan Pantzer Hyre had recently moved from the Midwest to the D.C. area to work in politics. That summer,...