Do you have to postpone your wedding due to the coronavirus pandemic? Busch Beer is here to help you get the party going—just at a later date! Your wedding plans may be on hold, but Busch Beer wants to offer you the chance of a lifetime—FREE BEER for a whole YEAR!! 

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All you have to do is post a photo of you and your soon-to-be spouse, jot down some info about how you’re planning to (eventually) celebrate your BIG DAY—and don’t forget to include the hashtags #BuschWeddingGift and #Sweepstakes for your chance to WIN! 

Act fast because the contest ends at 11:59 p.m. EDT on May 1st! The very next day, 250 random WINNERS will be selected to receive a full YEAR’s supply of BEER!! 

Aren’t looking to get married? The Busch Beer company says ANYONE can take a friend and use the #MyFriendsWedding and #Sweepstakes for a chance to WIN limited-edition Busch merchandise! All winners will be selected on May 2nd—don’t miss out on your chance to WIN BIG! 

Click here to read the complete list of rules.  


Honey Bee Weddings is thrilled to announce that Cage + Aquarium is hosting the “Name That Tune” Challenge, a BIG Spring Sweepstakes and will be giving away a DJ Reception Package to one lucky couple!

There is no catch, anyone can enter and win a free DJ package for their wedding! To take advantage of this AMAZING opportunity all you have to do compete is tell them three songs you and your significant other LOVE! Submit this form by March 31st, 2020. There are only a few days left to enter, so sign up now to win the give-away of a lifetime!! Don’t wait, you won’t want to miss this chance to win!

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Mini Boudoir Photoshoot Giveaway!

Chicago Boudoir Photography is a female run photography studio that wants you to feel empowered and look fierce. Whether you want to do a boudoir shoot as a gift, for your wedding, or just for fun, Liz Hansen, at Chicago Boudoir Photography, can make anyone look and feel amazing. 

Chicago Boudoir Photography is a great place to do your photoshoot as they offer professional hair and make-up services as well as the option to see your photos immediately after they are taken.

Liz and I are excited to be working together to provide all of you with the chance to win a free mini photoshoot! You can check out the details over on my Instagram here!

Bridal Event: Afternoon of Bridal Luxury

This is my favorite bridal event of the year!

Modern Luxury Brides
Afternoon of Bridal Luxury
October 21st
Oak Street and Michigan Ave.

For a day of shopping with a heart, please join Modern Luxury Weddings for the Afternoon of Bridal Luxury, 
the 12th annual charitable wedding walk sponsored by Modern Luxury Brides. 

Shop to the sounds of Cagen Music as you feast your senses on couture gowns, breathtaking jewels, haute cuisine by Jewell Events, delectable cakes and exquisite florals provided by Platinum Events.

Brides will receive a luxury tote bag filled with extraordinary gifts from Oak Street’s most 
exclusive bridal destinations. The walk begins at The Private Dining Rooms at Spiaggia. A percentage of the proceeds will benefit Bright Pink.

To purchase tickets, click here.   I’m giving away a pair of tickets on my Instagram account

Minted Giveaway!

I am so excited to announce that I have teamed up with the absolutely wonderful Minted. Together, we are raffling off a $100 Minted gift certificate! To enter, all you have to do is comment below with your name and tell us what you would buy from Minted. I will select a winner by Wednesday, August 31st.

Minted specializes in personalizing… well, anything. So of course they do a fantastic job with any wedding-related items your little DIY-bridal heart desires! Personalized items are an especially great touch for your Day of Paper Suite, such as programs, escort cards, and menus. Some of our favorite designs are posted below.  Or you can click here to explore some more and get inspiration!