6 Mistakes To Avoid When Choosing Wedding Vendors

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Planning a wedding requires a lot of decision-making, especially when hiring wedding vendors. Since suppliers play a crucial role in creating your dream wedding, knowing the most common mistakes to avoid when choosing wedding vendors can save you from any wedding horror stories. Pushing through with bookings without meetings, reading contracts, asking for samples, and […]

4 Reasons to Play Music During Your Engagement Session

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It can sometimes be nerve-racking to have your professional engagement photos taken. With jitters, you may end up not posing properly or looking your best in front of the camera. This is why there are various reasons to play music during your engagement session — whether it’s to loosen up or energize the set. 4 […]

The Only Trends that Count

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Now more than ever, there are many ways to have a wedding. There are more ways than ever to get ideas for your Chicago wedding that others have used. You can read articles on The Knot, Wedding Wire, or on any social media platform like Facebook, Instagram, and hundreds of other sites. With all of […]

BEST SPOTS FOR ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS AROUND CHICAGO

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My name is Heather Parker and I am a Chicago wedding photographer happy to share of the best spots around Chicago for engagement photos. I have been thinking about the best spots for engagement photos in Chicago and I’ve realized this: there isn’t one right place for engagement photos, because there isn’t one right place […]

What Will Your Guests Talk About Most On Sunday Morning?

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Is it your delicious coconut shrimp appetizers? The quality of the envelopes on your invitations? Or, how much fun they had at your wedding? If they talk about anything other than how much fun they had, your wedding wasn’t that great after all. While there are many Chicago wedding bands to choose from, it is […]

Why Cheaper is Much More Expensive

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When it comes to planning your wedding, you are faced with having to pay for many services and products that you’ve never bought before. While it might seem initially like hiring the cheapest vendors is the way to go, since you’re saving lots of money, but investing in the best vendors is by far a […]

5 Key Things in Preparation for a Destination Wedding

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Beach Wedding Destination weddings are pretty popular today. Many couples like the idea of getting married somewhere near sea or ocean or even in an exotic country. A destination wedding seems to be a very exciting and romantic idea. However, it requires much time and energy to organize it. Let’s consider 5 basic things, which […]

Friends don’t let friends be their wedding vendors

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Budgets are hard to manage, and there may not be any budget harder to manage than a wedding one. It’s all about compromise. You’ve dreamed about your wedding since you were young, and now is the time to make it a reality. The problem is your wallet may not be able to cover everything. This […]

The Most Important Word for Judging A Wedding Band

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When something has reached a higher level of quality, it is judged to be that way because of one word: consistency. Any wedding band can say they had this one incredible wedding 3 years ago or the one they played last weekend was amazing. You want a wedding band that’s going to be consistently incredible, week […]