Pre-wedding Jitters

Photo credit: www.imgfave.com   As your big day slowly approaches, the knot in your stomach tightens. You’ve completed the paperwork to have your last name changed, but signing that dotted line feels like your life changed. The thought of a permanent relationship begins to settle in and you may think Am I really ready for […]

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Dover Hall Estate Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Virginia Bride Magazine attended Dover Hall’s first year anniversary celebration – yesterday in Goochland. The mansion is available for weddings and has many fabulous areas to entertain guests. We enjoyed pampering services by Mango Salon, Fink’s Jewelry , over five different bars with specialty cocktails- my favorite was Absolute’s  bar with a pumpkin based drink […]

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Vegas- Baby

Well – not quite Vegas- but a soiree in Goochland, Virginia – Vegas themed. Virginia Bride will be attending the first anniversary of Dover Hall Estate tomorrow evening- we were there last year for their Great Gatsby themed launch party. Check back on Monday for photos- not everything ” that happens at Dover Hall- stays […]

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Choosing the Engagement Ring

    Getting engaged is a wonderful and momentous occasion in the life of a couple. Proposals vary, with some more extravagant than others. Some couple discuss the engagement prior to it happening and therefore choose the ring together. Other couples like the element of surprise. Traditionally it is expected that if a surprise engagement […]

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Fall themed engagement session

One of my favorite parts about a wedding is getting to know a couple through engagements. Not only is it fun to get dressed up and take the day to have pictures taken, but you also get to be around your fiance and get to know your photographer. Through the entire wedding process life can […]

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Benefits of a Wedding Planner

Planning a wedding is exciting, but can also feel pretty overwhelming and time consuming. Consider all of the preparations you must do: book the location, transportation, florists, photographer, caterer, send invitations, figure out your budget, etc− while still working or taking classes full-time and trying to balance a social life. More than likely, all of […]

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Coastal Weddings

We are so excited to add a new feature to our website- Coastal Weddings- is a great source for brides who want to explore having a coastal wedding in Coastal Virginia, The Outer Banks, Virginia’s Eastern Shore or Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Virginia Bride Magazine also plans to launch a Coastal Section in the summer/fall issue […]

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