Posts in category "Chicago Weddings"

Love at Breathtaking Heights -- Willis Tower

Love at Breathtaking Heights -- Willis Tower
by Barbara Mouradian   Just Say Yes Events loves showcasing our event/floral designs in gorgeous venues like the Metropolitan Club.  Every January we participate in the “Love at Breathtaking Heights” event held in the historic Willis Tower.  Couples have the opportunity to view top Chicago wedding professionals showcasing everything from Photography to event design at... Read more »

Something Blue -- Part II

Something Blue -- Part II
What about Something New and Something borrowed? Something New represents good luck and success and the brides hopes for a bright future in her new married life. The wedding gown is often chosen as the new item. Something Borrowed is to represent to the bride that friends and family will be there for her on... Read more »

Something Old...

Something Old...
Something old, something new Something borrowed, something blue And a silver sixpence in her shoe.   This is a good luck saying which dates back to the Victorian era and many brides will try and ensure that they have something of each in their wedding outfit.   Something Old is meant to represent the link... Read more »
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Congratulations! You are Engaged...

Congratulations! You are Engaged...
Congratulations! I would like to personally say congratulations to all the happy couples who have recently gotten engaged this 2010 holiday season.    Now that you are engaged and the excitement has settled in, I know happy couples all over are thinking of the next step to take.  But first, you need to figure out how you... Read more »

What's Your Signature Drink?

What's Your Signature Drink?
As we near Christmas and New Years Eve (and Day), many will be indulging the holidays with the usual traditional holiday drinks such as egg nog with brandy or rum and toasting the New Year with champagne.  But there are a few of us who have our own personal ‘signature drinks‘ that we like to indulge... Read more »

Wedding Dates to Avoid in 2011

Wedding Dates to Avoid in 2011
With 2011 fast approaching, engagement season in full force and couples now pondering wedding dates for next year — the first thing I advise my clients to do is establish their wedding date. Planning a wedding on the date or near the date of a major holiday may cause problems for couples.  Many venues and... Read more »
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Groom's Cake -- Is it Necessary?

Groom's Cake -- Is it Necessary?
According to The Knot’s weddingchannel.com website, “a groom’s cake originated from the South, and although it used to be viewed as an added and unnecessary expense, this once-neglected cake has been making a huge comeback. Intended to be a gift from the bride to the groom, the groom’s cake is usually dark (often chocolate or... Read more »

It's not all about the Bride (or is it?)

It's not all about the Bride (or is it?)
It’s Your Wedding too, Guys!     At an event I attended recently that The Knot hosted, I met Alex Tsebelis of Formally Modern Tuxedo located in Lincoln Park.  During our chat, he stated that “renting” or “buying” the tux for the wedding is usually the last thing on the list for men to do. ... Read more »

GLISTEN.GLOW.SPARKLE HOLIDAY SOCIAL

GLISTEN.GLOW.SPARKLE HOLIDAY SOCIAL
Chicago Botanic Garden.  On Thursday December 9, Chicago Botanic Garden hosted a holiday social networking event for top wedding/meeting planners, industry folks and their top clients in Chicago.   What a beautiful event it was!   The event was centered around their Wonderland Express exhibit which is a perfect setting for holiday events, weddings, etc.  Chicago... Read more »
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Chicago Bridal Shows

Chicago Bridal Shows
Bridal Expo! Chicago Being a wedding planner in Chicago, I am always receiving emails and information in the mail regarding bridal shows happening in and around the Chicagoland area.   As we near the end of the year and we are in the midst of the engagement season, I thought I would share with brides... Read more »