You've flipped through the magazines, you've set up wedding boards on Pinterest -- and you've maybe even watched a wedding reality show or two (it's OK; we all do it). Four months after my big day, I'm here to give you the rundown on the things that no one will tell you about getting your big day together.
Preparing a wedding menu can be tricky. That's why, with a little help from the folks at Rouge Catering in Hunt Valley (rougecatering.com) and Chef Expressions in Timonium (chefexpressions.com), we've made things a bit easier with this list of catering tips for the bride- and groom-to-be.
We cover many weddings throughout the year at The Baltimore Sun, and each is special in its own way. But we asked Samantha Iacia, who contributes to the Sun's Wedded feature, which profiles nuptials of Baltimore-area residents, to pick four of the standout ceremonies she has covered this past year.
I've never really done anything by the book. I also didn't spend the entirety of my childhood planning my wedding. But the man of my dreams, Brian, dropped to one knee and asked me to marry him, so here I am, planning my own wacky wedding.
It's one of the most important wedding decisions ¿ where to, you know, have the wedding. Apart from finding a spot that fits your unique tastes and themes, there's the matter of timing. Some wedding consultants suggest booking one year or more in advance. Yeah, these places fill up fast.
There are many reasons why the Disney musical, "Beauty and the Beast," is a beast to present. The story of a prince turned beast and the girl who stumbles into his castle has a large cast with many lead characters; it has large ensemble numbers; and it has huge set. Add to the mix a winter that closed school doors ¿ effectively canceling many rehearsals ¿ and it's understandable why the cast and crew of Francis Scott Key's production of "Beauty and the Beast" were working full throttle last week in preparation for the musical's opening on Friday, March 21.
The Baltimore Humane Society was hoping Chico and TeTe — an adoptable dog and cat — and Aladdin and Jasmine — two adoptable guinea pigs — would be "married" Friday for its annual Valentine's Day promotion. But the winter weather has caused the organizers to get cold feet and postpone the festivities until Monday.