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Wedding planner breaks down the best months to get married in Charlottesville, VA. When a newly engaged couples should plan a wedding in Virginia. Take a look!

Top Three Months to get Married in Charlottesville

December 21, 2022

Virginia photographer explains top things you need to know before you inquire with a wedding photographer. Wedding planning advice for the newly engaged.

What to know before you inquire with a photographer

December 13, 2022

This sweeping estate sets the stage for an intimate and elegant affair without the pomp of some other venues. Splendor and comfort permeate everything the Clifton staff does for your wedding day.

Charm: A Lesson by The Clifton

December 1, 2022

These past few weeks have been a whirlwind as I pick up speed for next season, but now as I sit here, the world has quieted.

A Lemon Drop Thanksgiving Communique

November 20, 2022

How do you go about picking a setting for your wedding, especially in an area saturated with venues? I have broken down five essential considerations when choosing the locale for your nuptials.

Beggars Can’t Be Choosers: Choosing Your Venue

November 14, 2022

As a cornucopia for weddings, Charlottesville has no shortage of venues, florists, caterers, and other vendors. How do you, as a feyonce even begin to weed through all the options in a timely fashion? Enter Keswick Vineyard.

Forever Golden: Keswick Vineyards Tour

November 9, 2022

Are you on wedding TikTok? You’re reading this blog, so chances are you’re either engaged, almost engaged, or just love weddings (you are not alone), and you’ve seen the wedding wardrobe everywhere on social. As multi-day celebrations take the wedding world by storm, a curated wardrobe capsule is becoming as integral to the wedding as […]

The Look Book: Your Wedding Wardrobe

November 1, 2022

With the world coming to life again since the pandemic, the wedding industry has seen some incredible innovation. We are breaking down five trends that we are living for at Lemon Drop.

A Look Back on 2022 Wedding Trends

October 27, 2022

Who are you and why should you trust us to make all my wedding dreams come true? I’m so glad you asked. We are a female led wedding planning and design team based in Charlottesville, Va. If you’re reading this, chances are that you knew that already. Who are we really? What makes us tick?  […]

Meet Cute: The Ladies of Lemon Drop

October 24, 2022