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Real Chicago Wedding

The Bride's Cafe

The beautiful wedding story of Amanda & Darryl - featured on The Bride's Cafe.

Real Chicago Wedding

How to Plan a Winter Wedding

Celebrity Bride Guide

Allison Kornberg Walch's Blog.

How to Plan a Winter Wedding

Salvage One, Amanda & Darryl

Chicago Style Weddings

Amanda and Darryl's stunning summer wedding featured in Chicago Style Weddings.

Salvage One, Amanda & Darryl

Lessons from Wedding Planners

Meetings & Conventions

Inspiring ideas for your group's big day.

Lessons from Wedding Planners

Naperville Nuptials

Naperville Magazine

"When bride-to-be Ryann Hubbard and fiancé Chris Monahan planned their wedding, they held an image that would focus deeply on family (Chris is one of nine siblings from Arcola, Illinois), friends, faith, celebration and white winter warmth..."

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Green Your Wedding


"Buying a preowned wedding dress innately 'greens' your wedding - even if it wasn't your intention. And in today's world, I really think it is our responsibility to try and incorporate environmentally friendly acts into our lives everyday..."

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Scene: Chicago Weddings

CS Brides

"The couple were the first to celebrate in the Grand Ballroom at Hotel Arista in Naperville..."

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Leslie and James' Real Wedding

Chicago Style Unveiled

"Jim and I met as undergraduates at the University of Illinois at Urbana and remained close friends for years after graduating. A little less than four years ago, we finally decided to pursue more than a friendship. In 2008, my girlfriend Lynnette surprised me with a weekend shopping trip to NY, which unbeknownst to me was completely planned by Jim to get me away for a few days..."

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Event Press

Fourth of July Grilling

Northwest Indiana Times

Celebrate Fourth of July and summer with tasty grilled fare.

4th of July Grilling

Halloween Party Plans

Directory M

"Halloween used to seem so simple. Now, it's fully commercialized, from costly costumes to cavity-inducing candy bars. Whatever happened to bobbing for apples or eating homemade popcorn balls? What about telling ghost stories or making costumes from old sheets? This fall, get your Halloween blast from the past by throwing a retro party with your family's friends and neighbors..."

Home for the Holidays

Naperville Magazine

"The crackle of the fireplace. The clinking of champagne glasses. Familiar voices, friendly faces. The smell of a roasted turkey. Your home. The holidays..."

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