Laura and Dan’s wedding was like a day on a Hallmark movie set. The Tidewater Inn in Easton MD was decked out for the holidays. Snow started falling as Santa and Mrs. Claus drove through Easton on a fire truck. So the twinkle lights HAD to come out for a few night time photos in the Easton Square.
Laura and Dan met the old fashioned way – on a dating app. Dan had to use a 24-hour extension to get Laura to reach out to him. After a couple of weeks of messaging back and forth, Laura enforced her pre-date phone call to rule out the weirdos (challenges of dating during a pandemic). A week later, they had their first date at Brickside in Bethesda, and the rest is history!
Laura and Dan were engaged on a cold but sunny morning on December 28, 2021. After a brief COVID scare in the morning cured by a negative test, they took a scenic stroll at the Pennyfield Lock of the C&O Canal. Dan had the engagement ring disguised in black athletic socks, and the two wandered down the path to a clearing far away from other hikers. After taking a moment to collect himself and let Laura get a few steps ahead, Dan dropped to one knee and asked Laura to make him the happiest man in the world. Once Laura, who had not expected this for another 3 to 48 months, realized this was not another one of Dan’s “hilarious” jokes, immediately said yes! The two continued to walk for another mile or so, discussing all the plans Dan had made that went awry, Laura’s lack of suspicion that now felt so clear, and most importantly where to go for celebratory champagne!
Winter Tidewater Inn Wedding Professionals:
Wedding Venue: Tidewater Inn
Wedding Planner: Ally Tierney – 2hands Studios
Table decorations: Seaberry Farms
Wedding Photographer: Carly Fuller Photography
Wedding Cake: Mill Stream Farms
Wedding Dress: Amanda’s Bridal Loft of Annapolis
Wedding Tux/Suit: Men’s Warehouse
Rings: Brilliant Earth
Attendants/VIP Dress or Suits: Bella Bridesmaids/Men’s Warehouse
Makeup Artist: Behind the Veil
Hair Stylist: Behind the Veil
Florist: Seaberry Farms
DJ/Band: District Remix
First Dance Song: Lover by Taylor Swift