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Emily & Cory: A Wedding On The Water

Emily & Cory: A Wedding On The Water

It was so much fun getting to work with Emily and Cory on their special day! They had the pleasure of being the first wedding (and event, ever) to open up RPM On The Water, and it did not disappoint. With the help of Revel, the ballroom was set up with a stunning...

Feasting with Family on Christmas Eve  ❤️

Feasting with Family on Christmas Eve ❤️

Christmas Eve is one of my favorites nights of the entire year. In my family, it has always been a beautiful, sparkly, fun filled evening in our home. Filled with loved ones, family food traditions and a gorgeous table. When I was a little girl, my parents would...

Gabrielle & Justin: A Langham Love Story

Gabrielle & Justin: A Langham Love Story

Working with Gabrielle and Justin was such a wonderful experience. From their individual style, to detail in decor and thoughtfulness towards one another, Gabrielle and Justin complement each other in every way. Their natural eye for design and attention to detail...

Thankful

Thankful

Let’s for a quick second talk about a really special part of being a wedding planner. These beautiful, strong, smart, funny, expressive, passionate, stylish AF and loving women are all MDE brides. Getting to know them throughout the planning journey was just the...

Thanksgiving Table Decor

Thanksgiving Table Decor

Thanksgiving was so late in the month this year that I almost felt like we’d missed it! So thankful to have spent a wonderful morning cooking with my mother and husband, and a wonderful afternoon feasting with some of my favorite people. This year’s table was a true...

MDE Destinations: Four Seasons Nevis, West Indies

MDE Destinations: Four Seasons Nevis, West Indies

As the holiday season is vast approaching, a little tropical sunshine is a welcomed thing! Thanks to the Four Seasons in Nevis, I had the opportunity to get a little vitamin "sea" in one of the most beautiful places on earth! In the 18th century, the island was known...

Michelle on Essential Wedding Podcast

Michelle on Essential Wedding Podcast

Exciting news! Michelle was recently invited to talk on Essential Wedding Podcast, hosted by Whitney Drake.  The Essential Wedding Podcast is centered around having conversations that will “encourage mindfulness and intention during your engagement season.” With...

Veteran’s Day

Veteran’s Day

Today is Veterans Day. For me, this is a day where I remember my Dad who served in the Army after being drafted in the 1960s. He speaks of it often and remembers vividly how fortunate he was to have served because it shaped him into the man he became. He has told me...

Danae & Chris: A Gold Coast Wedding

Danae & Chris: A Gold Coast Wedding

We had the BEST time working with this gorgeous couple on their classic Chicago wedding this July! Danae and Chris have been together for ten years, and the synergy that they have is something you feel the moment you meet them. They match each other with work ethic,...

Gianna & Tony’s Winter Wedding Featured on Lakeshore In Love

Gianna & Tony’s Winter Wedding Featured on Lakeshore In Love

MDE couple Gianna and Tony had an absolutely gorgeous winter wedding at The Carlisle; we are so excited to see it featured on Lakeshore In Love. "Gianna always dreamed of a romantic winter wedding, so it was a dream to receive a soft blanket of snow the evening before...

New York Bridal Fashion Week, Fall 2019

New York Bridal Fashion Week, Fall 2019

With fall comes cooler temperatures, changing foliage, and one of our favorite moments of the year, New York Bridal Fashion Week! This season we saw a common thread of floral details, bold pops of color and chic short dresses to take brides from formal to reception...

NOI Firenze is coming to Chicago!

NOI Firenze is coming to Chicago!

NOI Firenze - leather goods and leatherwear bring over 100 years of craftsmanship from Florence, Italy to Chicago! We're excited to support our longtime friends, direct from Florence, Italy! The fine leather garment artisans of NOI Firenze will showcase their new...

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