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The Schooner, Liberté

The Schooner, Liberté The Liberté is a three-masted schooner built exclusively for Captain Chris Tietje for his sailing and chartering business. Liberté is French for 'freedom of thought and belief' and that is exactly how you feel when sailing on this schooner. With the wind in your hair…

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Annapolis Premier Wedding Planners

Leave the details to the pros! Image courtesy of Adriana Marie Events. Spring is in full swing, and so are the wedding bells. I will be the first to say Spring is my favorite season for weddings. The season is new, the weather is warming, and flowers are freshly blooming. However, I am a bit…

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5 Outdoor Venues for Your Special Event

We are beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel! Gathering for special events is within our sightline and, Covid-19 or not, an outdoor venue offers a lovely and unique experience. We are lucky enough to have several outdoor venues in our amazing Annapolis area so let’s explore a few of…

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A Wedding Story at Arundel Preserve

Winter is the most popular time for engagements and with Valentine’s Day just behind us, many newly engaged couples are just getting started on wedding plans. In 2020, COVID-19 launched an unexpected trend of micro weddings. Micro weddings are small intimate wedding celebrations designed around…

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Getting Hitched in Annapolis

If I told you that I hired a wedding planner before my husband actually proposed to me, I wouldn't be lying. Granted, I knew he had the ring somewhere in the house and we had already decided where and when we would be married. However, once engaged, I knew there was simply no way I could handle…

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Engagement Rings and Trends

My husband knows he can always brighten my birthday, our anniversary, or Valentine's Day with a beautiful ring. Rings with colored stones and crystals are my essential accessories 365 days a year. This year's jewelry trends are right up my alley as well: bold color overloads and beautiful…

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The Concierge Desk: The Graduate Hotel

Nestled in the heart of the Annapolis Arts District, halfway down West Street, inside the front doors of The Graduate Annapolis hotel, and behind the wall of the lobby lies a six-story hotel atrium so spectacular, that I audibly gasped upon crossing the door’s threshold into the room. The…

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