Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Did you pick up this month's addtion of the Capital Style?

If you don't subscribe to the Annapolis Capital Gazette, you should! Check out the latest advice from Raquel Shutt in the Capital Style Magazine. It's an insert to home subscribers to the Capital Gazette. Catch up on local trends and people by clicking here.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Win a $20,000 Diamond Ring THIS Saturday!

Ladies.... do you have a friend or know a couple that is about to get engaged? Pass this on!

On September 17th, Smyth Jewelers and Wedding Savvy will be hosting The 2nd Annual Annapolis Diamond Dash – a one-day, real world treasure hunt through Annapolis in search of a $20,000 Martin Flyer diamond ring! Wedding Savvy had to be a part of something SO FUN that provides a great opportunity for the potential Brides and Grooms of Annapolis! This event is FREE.

In addition to the grand prize, participants get a fantastic swag bag AND get to attend a free after-event reception at the Loews Annapolis Hotel! What a GREAT way to spend a Saturday! We have awesome partners participating in the event like D. Bryant Photography, Paper Trousseau, and Severna Park Flowers and Gifts, just to name a few. Come out and see the Wedding Savvy Team and play to win a new diamond ring!!

Again, you can sign-upfor free by clicking here.
You can use the promo code SAVVY20 to increase your chances of being selected. Spots are limited!

Looking forward to seeing you there,

Wedding Savvy


Monday, June 20, 2011

View Kristin & Patrick's Perfect May Wedding!

It was a picture perfect day for Kristin and Patrick's May 28th wedding! Senior Wedding Consultant Leslie Jefferson was at the helm to help their families enjoy the day. Check out the simply stunning photos (courtesy of Natalie Franke Photography) of their USNA chapel ceremony and rockin' Eastern Shore Private Home event! As always, a BIG THANK YOU to all the fabulous vendors who were a part of this event.
CLICK HERE to view the photos!

Monday, June 13, 2011

Meagan & Sean -- May 21, 2011

What an amazing couple! I enjoyed every minute of working with Meagan, Sean, and their families to create such a fun and fantastic day. No words will ever be able to describe this truly epic (and PERFECT!) event -- but these photos might come close. A big thank you to Amy Deputy Photography and her AMAZING team for putting together this fantastic slideshow for the Wedding Savvy Crew.

Thank you to the wonderful vendors who made this event spectacular -- be sure to call them for your very next event:

Soo Son of Silver Stems Floral

Peter O'Malley of Staged Right Productions

Laura Fosler, Michael Vance, and the entire team at the Annapolis Westin (AMAZING!)

Blue Sky Films

The Paper Trousseau

Lighthouse Limousines

Bayside Limos (Fantastic Rolls!)

Please CLICK HERE to see the entire slideshow!

Monday, April 25, 2011

Wedding Savvy Advice Column in Capital Style

Hello Savvy followers! Check out Owner Raquel Shutt in her new column in the Capital Style Magazine, "Wedding Savvy" on Page 15. Enjoy and as always, thank you for your support.

check out the full article and the rest of the great Capital Style Magazine here.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Check out our Sherwood Forest Wedding on District Weddings

We are so pleased that one of our favorite events was selected to be featured on
the District Weddings blog! Check out Mark and Kristen at:

Sherwood Forest Wedding

Join us at the Historic Inns of Annapolis Bridal Show THIS SUNDAY

Come by and say 'HI' to the Wedding Savvy Team this Sunday at the only downtown Annapolis Bridal Fair! Michelle Vellon and her fantastically talented team will be sure to host another fun and fabulous event. We look forward to seeing you!
CLICK HERE for more details and to order tickets online.

Fun Times at the Pottery Barn Spring Bridal Expo!

A BIG Thank you to Pat Hathaway and the entire Pottery Barn Team for planning such a great event! It was great to see fun friends like Doug Segree and Tammi Molavi of Paper Trousseau.

If you haven't already, please stop by Pottery Barn to create your bridal registry -- E.J and Anne will be more than happy to help you.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Join us at the Pottery Barn Bridal Expo!

Pottery Barn Spring Bridal Expo

Stop by and say "HI" to the Wedding Savvy Team at The Pottery Barn Spring Bridal Expo at Westfield Annapolis Mall this Sunday, March 20th from 11am to 4pm in the Pottery Barn Court. They'll be munchies and fun freebies so bring the family out and say hello!

Press Release from Westfield Annapolis Mall:

The Pottery Barn Spring Bridal Expo is at Westfield Annapolis on Sunday, March 20th from 11am to 4pm in the Pottery Barn Court

For a magnificent fun-filled afternoon, come experience this spectacular wedding expo that will have everything you want and need to plan your Dream Wedding. Consult with the Pottery Barn Entertaining Specialist and the area's leading wedding vendors. View the latest wedding gifts, bride & groom fashions and enjoy complimentary tastings, prizes, samples & more.

Get help planning your Dream Wedding from any (or all) of these experts:

Alpha Entertainment
Annapolis Marriott Waterfront
Annapolis Volvo
Best Connection Travel
Bubbles Hair Salon
David Hartcorn Photography
Godiva Chocolate
Mary's Designer Bridal Boutique
Men's Warehouse & Tux
Paper in the Park
Stoney River Legendary Steaks
The Main Ingredient
Wedding Savvy Wedding Consulting, Inc.

R.S.V.P. by March 16th, by calling 410.266.3061.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Your most Burning Wedding Questions Answered!

Hello Savvy Fans! Wedding Savvy will be writing a Q & A column in the Capital Style Magazine soon! Here is your chance for free wedding advice. Ever wonder if it's OK to wear white to a wedding as a guest? Questions about how to handle seating of divorced parents at the Church? Where is THE best place to buy an engagement ring? Bring on your questions, and we'll answer them. Please send any and all wedding related questions to: with WEDDING Q & A in the subject line. Please forward and re-post this message to all of your friends and family! As always, thank you for your support. We can't wait to hear from you!

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Wedding Savvy voted Reader's Choice Award for "Best Wedding Planner" 2011!

WOW what can we say? THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU! Thank you to everyone who voted for Wedding Savvy as "Best Event Planner" in the 2011 Capital Gazette's annual survey!

It is a privilege to work in such a great town with such talented colleagues! From amazing Wedding Venues, fantastically fresh Caterers, to the best "from scratch" wedding cakes -- Annapolis really does have it all. Thank you for allowing us the privilege of SERVING YOU for over 9 years!

check us and the other winners out in the Capital Style Magazine appearing in the Capital Newspaper this Wednesday, Feb. 9th.

We Won Again -- Thank you to our FANTASTIC BRIDES!

Dear past and present clients: Thank you for constant, unwavering support! YOU are the reason we enjoy our work! Thank you for all the smiles, the great, fun, meetings, and most importantly letting us be a part of your memories. I can honestly say that we have THE BEST CLIENTS EVER. That means YOU!!! Thank you for your support. It is appreciated :)

PRESS RELEASE: Annapolis, MD – {January 2011} - WeddingWire, the nation’s leading wedding technology company, is thrilled to announce Wedding Savvy, Inc. has been selected to receive the prestigious annual WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2011 for Wedding Planning.

Recognition for the Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2011 is determined by recent reviews and extensive surveys from over 750,000 WeddingWire newlyweds. Our past clients are among those that shared their experiences on WeddingWire, the largest wedding review site in the nation.

Wedding Savvy, Inc. stands among the top five percent of wedding professionals in the WeddingWire community, representing quality and service excellence within the wedding industry. Awards were given to the top wedding professionals across 20 service categories, from wedding venues to wedding photographers, and were based on the overall professional achievements throughout the past year.

“WeddingWire is honored to celebrate the success of the top-rated wedding professionals within the WeddingWire community,” said Timothy Chi, WeddingWire’s Chief Executive Officer. “With the annual Bride’s Choice Awards™ program, WeddingWire has the unique opportunity to recognize the best wedding professionals across the US and Canada. We applaud {Enter Your Business Name} for their professionalism and dedication to enhancing the wedding planning experience last year.”

We are happy to announce that Wedding Savvy, Inc. is among the very best Wedding Planners within the WeddingWire Network, which includes leading wedding planning sites WeddingWire, Martha Stewart Weddings, Project Wedding and Weddingbee. We would like to thank our past clients for nominating us to receive the Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2011.

For more information, please visit our WeddingWire Storefront today by clicking here.

For more information on the Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2011, please visit

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Thank you to supporters of Cystic Fibrosis!

I recently accepted the call to raise funds for Cystic fibrosis, a devastating genetic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system. As I’m sure many of you know, fund raising is not easy! I am so thankful for the kind individuals and companies who supported my call to raise funds. Thank you so much for seeing the value in giving others a chance for a better life! I wish you continued success in 2011.

Thank you to our outstanding supporters of Raquel Shutt’s Cystic Fibrosis Fundraising Campaign!

Tammi Molavi

Barbara Duvall

Cynthia Jurkovic

Bobby Dill

Matt Grubbs

Fiona D'Agostino

Ken Upton

Soo Son

Michael Calabrese

Peter O'Malley

Jean Clare Shea

Bryan Loane

Personal Donations from Past Clients and Friends of Raquel Shutt:

Karen Currie Generous Past Client of Wedding Savvy, Inc.
Jennifer Taylor Generous Past Client of Wedding Savvy, Inc.
Duncan and Nancy Salada Generous supporter of Raquel Shutt
Shannan Sortino Generous supporter of Raquel Shutt
Jon and Susan Mahaffee Generous Past Client of Wedding Savvy, Inc.
Jeremy Shutt Amazing Husband. Generous supporter of Raquel
Peter Perry Fantastic Father and supporter of Raquel
Margaret Philbin Generous Past Client of Wedding Savvy, Inc.
Cathy Gaudreau Generous Past Client of Wedding Savvy, Inc.
Lucy Curtis Generous supporter of Raquel Shutt

Thank you again for your support and giving others a chance at life!

My Personal Best,