More than anything, I love giving you just another way to add meaning into your wedding day. Did you know flowers can be used to add meaning to your wedding bouquet, boutonnieres and centerpieces? The Language of Flowers, called floriography, is a form of communication through the use of the arrangement of flowers. The Victorian Era is when floriography gained popularity and people would choose specific floral arrangements to send coded messages to their loved ones. It’s been too long, so let’s bring it back! What a great way to bring love and meaning to your wedding. Baby’s Breath: “Everlasting Love” Ahh… the boundless baby’s breath means “everlasting love.” Baby’s breath alone is … Read more
It’s good for you. Swimsuit season is coming. It helps reduce stress. No matter the incentive, making the gym a priority is a serious challenge. Maybe the best motivation to get moving isn’t about what exercise can do for you, but what it can do for others? Game changer, huh? What if a simple 60-minute sweat sesh’ meant you could change a kid’s life, keep youth off the street and protect the safety of you and your neighbors? Well, you can be that superhero when you register to be part of World Sport Chicago‘s inaugural event, Spin to Break the Cycle. The spin-a-thon is a fundraiser to support youth guidance programs in the … Read more
It’s that time of year again. Brides, brides, brides. Blah, blah, blah. If the thought of planning a wedding makes you want to run for the hills, you’re not alone. Not every bride wants to wear white, fret over seating arrangements or toss the bouquet to a gaggle of single ladies. Perhaps you want to spend money on your lives together instead of that filet mignon that will feed 200 of your “closest” friends and family. If elopement sounds like a dream, but you don’t want to fly to Vegas to do it, we’ve got just the plan for you. First things first: No matter what, someone’s going to have a problem … Read more
She is fun, fabulous and fierce. She is chic, intelligent and in-the-know. But most of all, the Cheeky chick is the kind of woman who embraces, admires, respects, smiles at and opens her heart to other fabulous chicks. Now THAT'S Cheeky, darling!