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Favorite Friday

Dark Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies via Liv For Cake Chicago Eats Guide via Grace Niu Design 10 Habits to Break Before You Turn 30 via The Everygirl These Decor Trends Will Be Everywhere in 2018 via Domino The Best Time of Day to Get Things Done via Quartz at Work...

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German Mulled Wine (Glühwein) Recipe

Nothing says "Holidays with the Helmig/Clemonds Fam" like traditional German Glühwein.  Today, Shannon is sharing her family's recipe and you better believe we'll all be trying this for Christmas in a few weeks!      </p>          </p> Traditional German...

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Favorite Friday

Ever After: Jennifer Ellenby & David Savitt via Chicago Splash Preview of Julie & Joe via Mirar Productions Alex & Rob via Louis Aberella Sarah + Dale via Noelle Adams Photography 11 Gorgeous Winter Wedding Bouquets via Brides Photo: Leathem...

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The Do’s & Don’ts of Holiday Entertaining

Do Prepare a playlist.  And make sure it's playing as soon as your first guest arrives - Music will set the tone! (If you don't already have a playlist, feel free to steal ours!) Don't Forget to greet your guests with a cocktail.  It can be as simple as a glass of...

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Favorite Friday

Sashaun & Derek's Chicago Athletic Association Wedding via Bethany Carlson Photography All Things Wedding Q&A, Part 3 via Lauren Loves Julie & Joe's Chicago Cultural Center Wedding via Stoffer Photography Kayla & Eric's Bridgeport Art Center...

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12 Coats to Wear All Winter Long

'Tis the season for peppermint mochas, holiday shindigs, and... cold weather.  Like it or not, winter is on its way and that means it's time to scour the internet for outerwear.  Below, we're breaking down 12 of our favorite coats (for any budget) worthy of getting...

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Favorite Friday: Gift Guide for The Thanksgiving Hostess

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and our No. 1 tip for the non  hostess is to bring the hostess a gift.  Something as simple as flowers goes such a long way and is the best way to say, "Thank You."   Shop our favorite hostess gifts below! Happy Thanksgiving!...

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Favorite Friday

Ashley & Adam's Ritz Carlton Wedding via LEAP Weddings Deanna & Jordan's Chicago Athletic Association Wedding via Imagination Designers How the Mimosa Became the Official Drink of Brunch via Extra Crispy Entertaining Tips from the Dinner Party King of New...

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Bridget’s Guide to Hosting Thanksgiving

‘Tis the season… for holiday entertaining! Whether I’m planning a 400-person event or an intimate get together for 10, my mantra is “It’s all in the details!” The smallest touch can go a long way and make a lasting impression on your guests. While my family and...

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Favorite Friday

Happy Friday, everyone! The Best Thanksgiving Recipes, From Cocktails to Make-Ahead Sides via Domino This Simple Trick Will Make Your Brows Look Instantly Better via Whimn These Are the 3 Things Every #Girlboss Has in Common via Camille Styles Why Your Wedding...

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Favorite Friday

Inside Couture to Cocktails with The Knot via Crate and Barrel  Emily & Max's Four Seasons Wedding via Mirar Weddings How to Throw a Girls' Night Halloween Dinner Party via Glitter Guide 4 Easy Recipes + Everything You Need to Make Them This Friendsgiving via The...

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Shannon’s Hospital Bag Packing List

As we neared closer and closer to our due date, I began to really stress about what to pack for the hospital. A quick search of the internet had me wishing that Google didn’t exist because everyone had a differing opinion and a laundry list of things I didn’t even own...

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