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Go, Cubs, Go! A Style Shoot 108 Years in the Making

Carri Fras |  August 8, 2017

The Chicago Cubs. Just uttering their name brings so much joy to the hearts of millions of loyal fans who rooted for them to finally make their long-awaited dream come true—winning a World Series Championship.


It’s a Girl Thing: How to Use Group Exercise to Meet Your #SquatGoals & #SquadGoals

Carri Fras |  August 7, 2017

When you’re busy taking care of the countless things that will make your big day come together flawlessly, you hardly have time to think about your triceps or thighs.

Meet The Event Services Team: VenueND

Carri Fras |  August 4, 2017

Living in the Midwest, if you've never heard of the University of Notre Dame, you might as well be from another planet. While this outstanding institution is beloved by many and for many reasons, one thing that may not readily come to mind is the outstanding service, world-class accommodations and unrivaled experiences it can offer brides and grooms both near and far.


Our Favorite Instagram Posts 8.4.17

Kaitlyn Smale |  August 4, 2017

It may be gloomy outside, but thanks to these Insta-faves, your day can still be brightened up! Love on these pretty posts with us and don't forget to give their talented 'grammers a follow while you're at it!

Easy, Breezy Chic: A Cover Shoot at The Inn at Harbor Shores

Carri Fras |  August 3, 2017

There are truly many different takes on nautical themed weddings these days. From beachy and relaxed to seaside soirees, the sky (or the ocean) is the limit! Here in the Midwest, oceans might be lacking but we have the magnificent Great Lakes in our backyard, and we are happy we do! The beautiful lakeside communities offer some fantastic options for absolutely stunning nuptials. For us, we dreamt of something beach-inspired yet glowingly elegant. The inspirational elements that served to anchor our theme? Hues of blues, watercolor, beachy leaves, a nautical feel and a bit of whimsy.

The Wedding Story of Kim Marciniak-Lopez & Alex Lopez

Carri Fras |  August 2, 2017

It was life-changing experiences as Peace Corps members that set Kim and Alex’s hearts ablaze. Their love story reads much like a sweet, romantic movie. Two young Americans are both spending their formative years in service abroad and, while enduring the emotional ups and downs of their experience, they meet up each weekend. Sharing a mutual love of travel, food and movies, they grow closer and closer.

The Wedding Story of Sarah & Michael McAuliffe

Carri Fras |  August 2, 2017

We all know them. Those stunning weddings that, with so much as a glance, have the power to take your breath away. Sarah and Michael McAuliffe's wedding is certainly one of those. As you ooh and ahh over the fresh flowers, romantic outdoor setting and fine details, you can’t help but wish you had been a guest.

Wedding Color Palette Inspo

Kaitlyn Smale |  August 1, 2017

It’s true. Deciding on your wedding colors can be as difficult as it is fun! With so many gorgeous color combos out there, we thought we’d put together some pretty palettes sure to inspire.

Two's A Charm: A Unique, Second Wedding Blends Fancy With Fun

Carri Fras |  July 31, 2017

Cindy Wojtysiak and her husband, Mike, likely faced a question that many couples planning their nuptials face—what is the best way to make their union unique and special to them? For this pair, the answer was simple.

Meet the Caterer and Banquet Facility: The Outpost Catering

Savannah Hope |  July 28, 2017

Finding the perfect caterer for your wedding can be stressful. But, if that caterer can offer an exclusive experience, exceptional service, personalized meals and the essential facility to go along with it, all the stress is taken away. The Outpost Catering and Banquet Facility can offer you all this and more! The Outpost offers on-site and off-site catering, making them the perfect caterer for any wedding.