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Incredible Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe builds strong marriages!

August 21, 2017

You’re engaged. Do you want to build a joyous, strong marriage that is the envy of your friends?  Then learn how to bake the best chocolate chip cookie in the world for your wife with this incredible chocolate chip cookie recipe! What woman doesn’t love chocolate? And a man who cooks for his wife is

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“Love is patient.” Really?!

August 14, 2017

St. Paul’s much-quoted scripture passage is timeless: “Love is patient, love is kind…” On the other hand, if you ever saw the classic 1989 date flick, “When Harry Met Sally,” Harry (Billy Crystal) isn’t so patient, as expressed in the meme above, and the video below: Can you blame him?  Love IS wonderful.  So is marriage. 

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How much to spend on wedding entertainment

August 7, 2017

Memorize this:  no price is a good price IF you aren’t happy with your reception. Price is meaningless.  Dreams are everything when it comes to your wedding. If you cut corners on your wedding entertainment budget, you may pay a very big price. Okay, now let’s deal with reality.  I’m guessing you’re like most of

first dance advice for Chicagoland brides

Read this only if you’re terrified of your first dance

July 31, 2017

Do you have two left feet? Here’s some sensible first dance advice for Chicagoland brides. Does the thought of getting up in front of the world and dancing your first dance as man and wife terrify you? Here’s some first dance advice that will relieve your worries. You’re not alone, you know. Millions of Americans

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How to break the ice at a pre-wedding luncheon

July 24, 2017

The scene is tense. Families come together for a pre-wedding luncheon.  An old girl friend of the groom is there.  Yikes!  This could get pretty uncomfortable.  Fast. What to do?  Why it is simple:  break into song! I post above for your viewing pleasure that memorable scene from “My Best Friend’s Wedding” when Rupert Everett

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Here’s a great script for a wedding toast

July 17, 2017

Let’s be honest… A lot of people clench up when they have to make a toast. We’ve created a nice wedding toast script to take the heat off for your Chicagoland wedding. Wedding receptions can be especially stressful because the best man and maid of honor often put too much pressure on themselves.  They overcompensate

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How to nip wedding toast disasters in the bud

July 11, 2017

Let me guess:  you’ve got a well-intentioned best man and maid of honor for your Chicagoland wedding. They know you.  They love you, and wedding etiquette calls on them to stand up and toast you at your wedding reception. Beware These beloved friends or family can morph into your worst nightmare.  Don’t let them hijack

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Why friends should never DJ your wedding celebration.

June 28, 2017

Just say no to friends who want to DJ your wedding celebration. Author:  Jay Frank, Crestline Entertainment, Inc. If you are considering a friend as your wedding celebration DJ, take a moment to read the rest of this post. It is pause for thought.  We all tend to believe what we want to believe, if

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The 10 most critical things you should know about hiring a Wedding DJ.

June 22, 2017

The 10 most critical things you should know about hiring a Wedding DJ. By Jay Frank – Crestline Entertainment, Inc. Is your DJ Company trustworthy and conscientious? Beyond the reviews, surveys or testimonials. Look to sources like the Better Business Bureau.  BBB members are subject to an intense examination process and must pass rigorous tests,

Happily Ever After Secrets For A Great Marriage.

June 15, 2017

Happily ever secrets for a great marriage. How do couples really live happily ever after? Here, newlyweds and couples who’ve been together for years share their secrets for marital bliss. By: Michele Bender from Bridal Guide Of course you want your wedding to be fairy-tale perfect. But that’s just the first day of the rest