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wife gift

How not to buy a gift for your sweetheart

May 7, 2018

Your future wife is your sweetheart for life. Keep that in mind as you read this blogpost that explores the challenge of the perfect wife gift. Men, you are entering an area of opportunity … and landmines! Beware, a false move can get you in the dog house faster than you can say “vacuum cleaner!”

wedding guest list

Why you want a large guest list for your wedding celebration

April 23, 2018

Your wedding guest list should be big, no, make that huge! Your marriage may depend upon it! Let me explain. A couple of professors at Emory University conducted a study on weddings and marriage. One of their findings was pretty amazing. The more people you invite to your wedding, the more likely your marriage will

wedding guest list advice

Wedding guest list advice

April 9, 2018

Who NOT to invite to your wedding, that is the question! Few issues cause more friction in the wedding planning process than the guest list. Here is some wedding guest list advice to simplify the process. Wedding guest list anguish takes many forms: • Your budget is limited, so you can’t afford to invite everybody

bridezilla

What style of wedding photography is right for you?

March 26, 2018

Your wedding day presents rich photographic opportunities. The question is, of the four most popular wedding photography styles, which is right for you? Think of the delightful moments you’ll want recorded forever: your entrance and the wedding vows; the cake cutting and the first dance; and the entire celebratory fervor which Crestline Entertainment helps to cultivate.

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