Dreaming of a White Christmas

As I wait in front of the oven, new apron on, for the final timers to go off and our seriously yummy dinner to come out of the oven all toasty and cheesy and hammy I'd like to wish you and yours a very Merry...

The Birthday Party Project

by Natalie Today is my birthday. I’m 36 and I’ll admit as the numbers creep higher I’m guilty of being a little less excited about my birthday, though I’m always excited for others to celebrate theirs. The last five days my life have been pretty amazingly...

Glossed & Found Wedding Love

by Natalie For years we have loved watching local online mag, Glossed and Found feature so many amazing creative companies in their fashion focused yet bubbly and giggly videos, site, and blog and are thrilled to be a part of their...

Before The Wishbone

As I sit under a warm pile of blankies and dog-ters with my husband in our cozy house watching colorful floats and bouncy dogs flicker across the tv screen in our pjs today, I ask myself what I'm thankful for.  There are so many things...

The Knot & Hello Darling Fall/Winter 2012

by Natalie We were SO excited when we found out that two of our favorite weddings of 2011 were going to be featured in The Knot Chicago Fall/Winter 2012 issue.  We so loved working with our fabulous clients and their planners to put together...

Enchanted Garden at JW Marriott Chicago

by Natalie Last Saturday was action packed, two weddings, each STUNNING, but a LOT of work! I must admit that I woke up on Sunday and took a huge sigh of successful relief. The fruits of our labor extended beyond the gorgeous celebrations to...

NASCAR’s Chase Dinner at Girl and the Goat

by Natalie For the second year in a row we’ve had a total blast working with one of our favorite corporate groups, NASCAR, to put together their celebratory pre-race dinner the night before the first race of  The NASCAR Chase For The Sprint Cup. ...

Garden Chic at Galleria Marchetti

by Natalie Helllooooo Darlings! I’m so sorry to have neglected our game of show and tell these days. We have had so much action going on at our studio these past two months it’s a wonder that I ever leave the office at all....

Childish Wisdom

by Natalie When I was a kid I had a poster in my bedroom of Garfield the cat laying in a pile of flowers, or something along those lines. The visual isn’t as crisp anymore but the sentiment quoted by Garfield on the poster...