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Affordable hacienda style reception
Jonathan, on June 23, 2019 at 10:30 AM

We are looking for a hacienda style location that can fit 125-150 people for a reception - we initially looked in Puerto Rico and loved it, but flights have gotten unreasonably expensive so are back...

Cliodhna, 7 hours ago 3 41
Couples getting married on January 2, 2021 in Illinois
Melissa , on June 20, 2019 at 10:05 AM

Hi date twins! I am brand new at this, so I have absolutely no idea what i'm doing. But I was wondering how everyone is doing with timelines and when you are booking things. My fiance is in the Marine...

Sinéad, Jun 21, 2019 5 14
Wedding cake bakers in Chicago
Meredith, on June 18, 2019 at 8:44 AM

Looking for an awesome baker in the Chicago area to do our wedding cake for next year and I have no clue where to start. Any couples have anyone they have used and loved? Suggestions welcome!

Sinéad, Jun 21, 2019 7 40
Help!!!bride from the south looking for a chicago area Venue
Jarlishuha, on June 17, 2019 at 1:35 PM

HI everyone, i moved to Aurora,il 3 years ago and i am newly engaged, this whole thing is new to me, i dont know anyone who has ever had a wedding so my advice group is non i...

Aleks, Jun 17, 2019 10 63
Can anyone recommend some venues in Chicago or the Chicago area that allow byo catering(or offer good bbq catering options)??
Denika, on June 19, 2019 at 4:02 PM

I'm planning a 100 guest wedding and I'm hoping for a loft or gallery venue that would let me have casual buffet style bbq. I have always wanted a specific restaurant(Smoque) to do the catering for...

Denika, Jun 19, 2019 4 53
Tent Rental advice
Crystal, on June 17, 2019 at 2:49 PM

My daughter's reception will be outdoors 8/31/19 so we have been looking into tent rentals for 120 people in the Chicagoland area. I've spoken to 3 different places and each one tells me all costs are...

FutureStephD, Jun 20, 2019 4 70