Meet the Team
Good Morning Wedding Network Family! We wanted to take this time in order for you to be able to meet our fabulous, industry leading team and launch the start of our blogs!
Our team is derived from the most industry leading, experienced, qualified, and passionate individuals. With over a century of combined experience, it is safe to say you and your wedding day is in phenomenal hands. Our vendors know what it takes to provide exceptional service, an outstanding product and service, and what this day means to each and every one of our couples and their families. Our jobs are more than just about a profit or a review, they are about making what is supposed to be the best day of someone’s life, the single moment he or she has dreamed of his or her entire life, perfect from start to finish and everything in-between just spectacular. So with that said… let’s meet our team:
Let’s start with our bakery. They go by the name of Sweet Sue’s Bakeshop, located right off Bay Ave in North Beach, MD. Specializing in wedding cakes, groom’s cakes, special wedding day treats like cookies and mini cupcakes all inside of an adorable bake shop with super sweet owners, Megan & John, their products are sure to impress on the day of the wedding! Their slogan reads: From simple to spectacular, award-winning, Sweet Sue’s stunning creations are the centerpiece for any special event! This statement couldn’t be any truer. Not only are their products amazing, but their customer service and location is just impeccable. Join them at their water view bakery for your next cake tasting!
Our bridal gown specialist, Champagne Taste Bridal, holds a bridal boutique located right on 3rd Street in North Beach as well! Calvert County Maryland actually holds quite a bit of our vendors, because we are among major southern Maryland venues such as Running Hare Vineyard, Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa, Herrington on the Bay and Hall at Huntingtown. Champagne Taste Bridal has brought the ONLY bridal boutique in Calvert County to new heights carrying designer gowns like Allure, Maggie Sottero, Alfred Angelo, Mori Lee, Mon Cheri, and more. Being the premier designer new and consignment bridal boutique to Maryland, Champagne Taste Bridal is sure to impress with their bridal gown, mother of the bride, bridesmaid gowns, custom t-shirts and glassware and all of the accessory lines it carries including veils, belts, and jewelry!
Connecting Champagne Taste Bridal to IBH Creations & Boutique, owned by the same owner, Sara Lehnen McGuinn, if you are looking for bridal party gifts, Pashmina shawls, custom signs or second-hand wedding décor you have found the boutique for you! Located on Bay Ave directly above Sweet Sue’s Bakeshop with a private entrance to the left, their storefront is sure to grab your attention and your heart with all of their available products. IBHCB also host various events throughout the month and offers exclusive private events you and your bridal party are sure to love!
Speaking of party, what about the music right? Well our DJ, Crow Entertainment, is sure to get your party started on your wedding day. If you are looking for Five-Star Rated, industry leading, quality and professionalism, Crow Entertainment is the right choice! Owner, Brian Crow, states:“Your event will be remembered based on the quality of your DJ.” Choosing Crow Entertainment as your entertainment solution means that the standards and expectations of you and your guests will be exceeded. Located in Huntingtown, MD, in the heart of Southern Maryland Weddings, he and his team of professionals know the value of a successful event. With over 10 years of being the only full time – employee based DJ service in the area, they understand what it takes to throw a good dance party all night long. From DJs, lighting and photo booths, they offer a wide variety of entertainment for your special event.
Now, what those details in the wedding that add to the overall guest excitement…. like the flowers? Yes, Lillie’s Lilies owned by, Lily (Say that three times fast!) is the perfect creator of perfectly crafted floral arrangements including bridal bouquets, boutonnieres, corsages, centerpieces and floral arches. She can create something for any design, theme or color scheme from Cali Lilies to nautical weddings to winter wonderland themes and back to beautiful traditional roses cascading down the front of your designer wedding gown. Check out our stylized photo shoot where she created a beautiful arch, boutonniere and bridal boutique that impressed everyone at the beautiful, waterfront and photograph ready Herrington on the Bay!
But wait … you can’t be “photograph ready” without a proper make-up stylist? That’s where Victoria Ronan from Natural Looks by Victoria tags in on our team! Her ability to blend, match skin tones and bring the naturalist beauty in any bride is astounding. Using Urban Decay, MAC, Benefit, Motives, Make Up Forever products, quality is certainly achieved with every completed look. One of her favorite quotes from Pinterest is “May your makeup be as flawless as your day.” With her on your side, your photographs are sure to impress and leave a lasting impression throughout ever album, social media post, and printed canvas!
So now… you are standing at the altar, you have a beautiful cake inside the reception room, you just had a perfect ceremony processional, your girls are dressed impeccable and still smiling over their personalized gifts, you are drop dead gorgeous in your Mori Lee gown holding your hand tied red and white bouquet, looking absolutely flawless and you meet Mary Rahall. Mary is an officiant that is completely dedicated to her clients. She attends the rehearsal to ensure her services are perfect for the day of the wedding. She assists when a coordinator or day of is not available. Located right in Waldorf, Maryland she is not far from most of the Southern Maryland venues and is willing to travel to Virginia and DC locations as a fully licensed officiant. Not only is she local, but she dedicated by spending ample time prior learning about her couples, their wants, desires, and expectations for what will be the most important part of the day! The ceremony is cherished throughout the rest of the evening and years to come as a memory of the dedication to each other “From This Day Forward”. How perfect is that phrase? Perfect, right? Well, Mary Rahall named her company From This Day Forward so each of her couples would know marriage is more than just one day to celebrate!
Speaking of celebration, though, how about those adorable props and photo booths everyone seems to have? Well, Crow Entertainment brings back the entertainment with their Smile & Click Photobooth division offering industry leading booths that are sure to impress every guest. Their custom photo strips, top of the line equipment and professional staff there to assist the ENTIRE evening is exactly what any couple should want! Step into their booth and you will never want to leave, because between the props, the fun photo options and the impeccably crafted booth you are sure to take home multiple memories. Feature the photo strips as a fun favor by purchasing photo strip frames as gifts for the guests!
Your memories wouldn’t be complete without proper documentation of the drunken speeches, the tears of joy, the sultry kisses, and the break dancer of the evening. In addition to those adorable photo stripes, this is the department where Kevin & John from KRR Photography come in to impress. Their photography skills are sure to capture every part of your big day! Offering second shoots, photo albums, digital files and over 25 years of photography experience these guys are the ones to book. Their timelines, ability to stay on schedule and teamwork is essential to any wedding day success. If you are looking for a photographer that is able to capture, plan, execute and fulfill your every wish then choose the top of the line photographer located right in the heart of downtown Annapolis, Maryland!
Last, but not least. Do you desire custom designed or no haggle printing for your Save the Dates, RSVPS, and Invitations? Wattz Web Design & Marketing is able to assist with Don’s, the owner, many years in the design and print industry. He can take your theme, date, and color scheme and create a perfectly matched invitation set on linen paper all while on a reasonable budget. Not only can Wattz assist with printed materials for your big day, but they also specialize in wedding websites featuring RSVP databases, honeymoon registries, about the proposal, wedding day location and agenda and other details about the big day! This is the perfect addition to your wedding budget, especially in the modern technology world.
Now that you have met our team, what are you waiting for? Our vendors are ready to delight on your big day to ensure that you have the most amazing, most pristine and most beautiful wedding you could have ever imagined.