Daughter Getting Married? Your Role On Her Big Day

Mother and Bride

This article was first published on Dear.Ava Your daughter is overjoyed to begin the wedding planning process, and as the mother of the bride, you know that you play an important role in her big day. Of course, it’s key to talk to your daughter and her fiance about the role they’d like you to take in their […]

The Groom’s Guide to Gifting for the Guys in your Wedding Party

Groomsman Gifts

So, you’ve just walked in the door from your bachelor party and you’re still a little bit high off of love! You are pretty lucky to have a great group of guys that are hysterical, loyal and ride-or-die.   At this point, you’ve done a lot of wedding stuff. You’ve probably tasted cakes, you’ve been […]

Stress-Free Tips to Your Perfect Wedding

Bride with flowers

Are you feeling overwhelmed with all of the wedding planning to-dos? Getting married to your special someone is going to be one of the best days of your life, and indeed, something to celebrate. However, it’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of planning. Take these tips into consideration when preparing […]

How to Save Throughout Your Engagement

Loose change bottle

  While there are many ways to save money during your wedding planning, you should consider all the money that gets spent leading up to the big day. By optimizing your penny-pinching, you might be able to put some of your pre-wedding savings toward your wedding. Check out these tips to making your money last […]

BEST SPOTS FOR ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS AROUND CHICAGO

Happy couple with dog

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?

Vocalist on Dance Floor

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

Chicago Live Wedding Band Singer

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 […]

How to Get a Packed Dance Floor

The Experts at Packing Your Dance Floor

Brides and grooms always say that one of the most important things to have for their wedding is to a packed dance floor with all of their guests dancing. Of course, it all begins with hiring a versatile, experienced, high-energy Chicago wedding band like David Rothstein Music. From our band’s extensive library, you will have […]

Chicago Wedding Band vs. Chicago Wedding Music Company

Chicago Wedding Bride and Groom

A Chicago wedding band requires much more than just the ability to play music for dancing. What you need is a complete Chicago wedding music company. Our company will be able to provide you with all of the music you need for your ceremony, cocktails, dinner, and dancing. While there are lots of Chicago wedding […]

Wedding Planning For a Green Bride

Chicago Wedding Beautiful Outdoor Ceremony

Weddings are a beautiful celebration of love between two people committing to a lifetime of partnership, but often our partnership with mother Earth is forgotten about during the actual planning. By no means do you have to sacrifice style to plan your perfect wedding while also keeping the environment in mind. Here are a few […]

Small Details You’re Forgetting For Your  Destination Wedding

Beach Wedding Ceremony

A destination wedding gives you and your soon-to-be spouse the opportunity to celebrate your love in a beautiful space! However, it can be easy to miss a few details when planning the event with all the different moving parts. You’ve remembered to hire your wedding planner, picked the venue, and have all the big details […]

Pre-Wedding Healthy Habits To Take Into Your Marriage

Chicago Wedding Bride and Groom

(Photo by Craig Adderley from Pexels) People tend to use their wedding day as motivation to develop healthy habits for looking and feeling their best. While it’s great for you to want to be your best self for your wedding day, you shouldn’t abandon these habits once you’ve made it through the event. As one […]