wedding prices

Wedding prices

March 12, 2018

The video above poses the question, “why are weddings so darn expensive?” It suggests that wedding prices are just plain too high. But are they? This video is worth watching because it addresses an important question, something we deal with all the time: why can’t wedding vendors be more transparent in their pricing by listing

destination wedding

The agony and ecstasy of a destination wedding

February 26, 2018

Why in the world would anyone in their right mind want a destination wedding? Traditionalists bristle at such a notion. In fact, there is some serious agony and ecstasy associated with a destination wedding. This blog will fearlessly lay it on the line for you, our faithful readers: ECSTASY—> Simplicity You’ll spend less time planning

Honeymoon packing tips

How to pack for your honeymoon

February 12, 2018

Men and women have totally different ways to pack for their honeymoon, as the humorous video below points out. Nonetheless, there are some rock solid honeymoon packing tips that apply to both genders. Honeymoon Packing Tips TIP #1: Be sure to label your luggage on the inside and out. Even more, make your bags standout

DJ advantage

Why 2 out of 3 brides prefer a DJ to a band

January 29, 2018

  The DJ advantage I’m like you:  I love music, and I love a good band. In fact, Crestline Entertainment is friends with many top notch bands in the Chicagoland area.  Having said that, the Knot conducted a nationwide survey of some 18,000 brides and learned that 2 out 3 hired a professional DJ instead

don't let a friend DJ your wedding

How to ruin a friendship

January 15, 2018

Do you value your friendships? Whatever you do, don’t let a friend DJ your wedding. It’s a recipe for disaster, unless he or she is an experienced professional with at least 50 weddings under their belt. As regular readers of this blog know, entertainment makes the event. It is the great equalizer for brides on

celebrity wedding crashers

BEWARE celebrity wedding crashers!

January 8, 2018

If you are planning your Chicagoland wedding, you may want to put security arrangements in place to keep out celebrity wedding crashers. They are everywhere! The list is shockingly long. These celebrities crave the spotlight. They lurk in the wings ready to leap into the spotlight and deflect attention on to themselves and away from

best wedding movies

Best wedding movies ever made

January 1, 2018

The best wedding movies are so fun. They unite an audience because everyone has wedding experience, either as an attendee or a participant. So when various antics, disasters, and human foibles are projected on the big screen, well, it can be delightfully entertaining. Crestline Entertainment gets a big kick out of the best wedding movies,

Photo Booth wedding fun

Why Photo Booth is perfect for weddings

December 25, 2017

There are two types of wedding receptions:  regular ones and Photo Booth ones.  Photo Booth wedding fun always transforms a reception from a regular affair into something very special. As a Chicagoland DJ company that specializes in wedding receptions, we marvel at the almost magical pull Photo Booth has on your guests.  They won’t stay

Marriage is good for your health

Marriage is good for your health

December 18, 2017

We live to celebrate. No celebration is more special than a wedding.  Crestline Entertainment knows, because we specialize in wedding entertainment. But did you also know marriage is good for your health? It’s true!  Another wonderful reason to celebrate weddings. Comedians who like to poke fun at their spouses love to make marriage the butt

passionate spaghetti and meatball recipe

Here’s a passionate spaghetti and meatball recipe for newlyweds!

December 11, 2017

Italians know how to love life, beginning with their spaghetti and meatballs.  This blog commends their panache for living, and goes even further with this philosophy:  great food enhances marriage.  So here’s a passionate spaghetti and meatball recipe for newlyweds which will enhance your marriage! Italian cuisine offers endless possibilities on the creative use of