Does the Groom just have to show up?

Does the Groom just have to show up?

  People often say that all the groom has to do for the wedding is show up, look good, say “I do.” Totally not true! We think it is important that both partners be involved in the planning process so that the day reflects both of them.  If you’re looking for a...
Frankie’s Diner: First Birthday Party

Frankie’s Diner: First Birthday Party

Birthday parties are the best. DINER birthday parties are even better! Frankie turned one this year and to celebrate, we got to help his parents throw a super fun diner-themed party. With a full diner-themed menu, including a DIY hand spun milkshake station, cherry...
Vintage Baseball Party: Cal’s 1st Birthday

Vintage Baseball Party: Cal’s 1st Birthday

In honor of the Chicago Cubs’ trouncing of the Pittsburgh Pirates last night, today’s blog feature is Cal’s 1st birthday – which was a vintage baseball theme in the middle of Chicago winter! Baseball love is year round, right?? Check out of...
Meet Megan: Our Fall 2017 Apprentice!

Meet Megan: Our Fall 2017 Apprentice!

Introducing our Fall 2017 Apprentice…… meet Megan Taylor! She will be working in the office and helping out with our Fall 2017 events. We are so happy to have Megan joining the YNI team – she was a stand out from our summer apprentice interviews and it’s...
How To: Survive Outdoor Summer Weddings

How To: Survive Outdoor Summer Weddings

We all love summer. The days get longer and the grass turns greener, making an outdoor wedding a scenic place to say your “I do’s.” However, the sun gets hotter in the summer, too. 😉 This can make the original scenic, outdoor wedding a place for...
Top 5 things that belong on your DO NOT PLAY LIST

Top 5 things that belong on your DO NOT PLAY LIST

Time & again when meeting with clients, one of their main priorities is the dance party. They want everyone to have fun, they want a full dance floor and they want unforgettable songs. Some even feel like it has to be EPIC. I mean, it’s your wedding. Our...
Real Events: Will’s Mustache Bash

Real Events: Will’s Mustache Bash

I love it when we get the chance to plan events that aren’t weddings because we get to stretch our creativity muscles. Those are muscles I don’t mind working out every day. 😉 This party was so fun because we got to celebrate Will’s 1st birthday with...