Archive for May 2011

Let the Festivities Begin!

The temperature is finally heating up and summer is officially here in Chicago! That can only mean one thing – festivals, festivals, festivals! Every summer weekend is jam-packed with Windy City fun, and whether you’re enjoying the party or planning a Big City wedding, you need to be aware of when and where the festivals... Read more »

A Sweet Station for a Sweet Tooth

Candy stations are becoming all the rage for weddings and parties, since they are colorful, delicious, and bring out a sense of child-like whimsy. Everyone loves candy, and with a candy buffet, guests can pick and choose their favorites to enjoy just what they want. There are even companies that specialize in providing all-inclusive candy... Read more »

Big City Tips for the Big City Bride

Planning a wedding in a big city like Chicago can create a fun-filled weekend for your friends and family. However, the buzz of a busy city can also present you with a few hurdles as well. With the worries of transportation, vendor load-in and load-out, countless photographers and florists to choose from, and an overwhelming... Read more »

Dazzling Deals On Bridesmaid Wedding Shoes

We’ve got a cute bridesmaid idea! So often brides worry about the dress and then stress later picking out shoes and accessories, or wedding party gifts. Keep it simple and keep it fun! Gifting your girls fun, cute, sassy shoes is such a fun idea. Add some spice to their bridesmaid attire with shoes they’ll... Read more »

Luxurious Chicago: The Elysian Hotel

Luxurious Chicago: The Elysian Hotel
Every big city boasts a few elegant hotels. Upscale hotels have such a wonderfully refreshing and rejuvenating quality to them. Escape life for a few days and live the simple life you dream of! If you’re looking for a Chicago hotel, there are many options but the Chicago Elysian Hotel is one of the freshest... Read more »

Celebrate Chicago Style

Hosting your event in the city of Chicago allows your guests an opportunity to truly see this amazing city. With time to explore and a little prompting, help your friends and family experience the windy city and all that you love about it. Adding a Chicago theme to your rehearsal dinner or wedding is such... Read more »

Walk the Aisle In Style

From one shoe lover to another, live it up!!! Wedding shoes do not need to be dainty, they do not need to be sweet, and they do not need to be white. If you’ve admired sexy designer heels your whole life and dreamt of your red carpet moment- your wedding day is your day. You’re... Read more »

University Club - Chicago Wedding Venues

University Club - Chicago Wedding Venues
Grand, beautiful, stunning, classy: The University Club. This Chicago wedding venue held an absolutely amazing Big City Bride wedding. This bride and groom were so wonderful throughout the planning process and their big day was breathtaking. The University Club of Chicago was originally a men’s club and has evolved into an exclusive club and Chicago... Read more »