Friday Five: April 27, 2018

Happy Friday, loves! It is so nice to be back in WARM Chicago weather. It FINALLY feels like spring and hoping for summer to approach as fast as possible. Summer means Wedding Season! With the Royal Wedding happening on May 19, 2018 (which I hope all of you will be watching), Kit & I had come up with the idea of this Wedding Season Friday Five:

Debi Lilly: Debi Lilly is Chief Eventuer of A Perfect Event, an award winning event planning and design firm. Celebrity party planner and author, Debi Lilly believes in elegant and easy design ideas for all. She is on a one woman mission to inspire, educate, and share her twenty years of party planning and stylist tips, tricks and DIY designs to elevate celebrations for any occasion, everywhere, coast to coast. These and more of her stylist secrets are shared in her magazine and book “A Perfect Event”. In her most recent post on her blog, she write about an adorable DIY Pineapple of my Eye – bridal shower idea! Click here to read more about this DIY project!
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The Kissing Booth: Sarah Lagen’s blog is a place to discuss relationships and style. She talks about building a home with her husband, entertaining together, date night ideas and their evolving relationship.  She originally started my blog as an online dating journal but it has sense evolved! In her most recent post she writes about her intimate wedding. Click here to read more on what its like to have a smaller wedding!


Bright and Beautiful: Laura Platt is the girl behind bright and beautiful, a lifestyle blog dedicated to fashion, beauty and home décor. Based in Chicago, Laura writes her blog as a fun and creative outlet to share everyday musings — all inspired by her feminine and classic sense of style. Laura is currently planning her fall wedding for 2018 in New Orleans! Click here to read up on her Wedding Registry with Wayfair.

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Ambitious Kitchen: Monique’s blog is to provide you with healthy inspiration, whether it’s in your kitchen or in your life. Most of the food she creates is geared towards those with active, healthy lifestyles. You’ll find plenty of good-for-you meals to share with your family, friends, and recipes the love in your life will adore. Monique is actually a newly wed — congrats Monique! Her most recent post she has several recaps of different parts of her wedding. Click here to read about the reception, food, and epic donut wall she had at her own wedding!


Lake Shore Lady: Lauren’s blog is all about living your happiest and healthiest life. Love style? Cooking? Fitness? Chicago? If any answer is yes, then she hopes you’ll stay a while for the ride. We have featured Lauren many times in the past, but she is too cute not to post about! In her most recent blog post, she writes a The Ultimate Wedding Season Dress Guide! Click here for some inspiration.