Think about the ideal version of yourself. Who is that person? What career do they have? What is their day-to-day activities like? Lots of people make New Year’s Resolutions, but why? It’s good to start fresh sometimes and give yourself purpose and meaning, but often times those “resolutions” are dumped by February. So … More How to Make 2017 Your Best Year Yet
What’s summer without a little fun? Try some Do-It-Yourself activities that will amp up your summer! Peg Board Wall Organizer Leaf Art! Create Outdoor Seating Faux Ceramic Napkin Rings Copper & Wood Side Table
Try out these great spring recipes from Sunset.com! … More Spring for Lunch!
Enjoy this easy, tasty recipe! Ingredients: 3 Cups Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 lb bag of Red Potatoes 1/2 Cup Italian Seasoning 5 Tablespoons Sea Salt 5 Tablespoons Cracked Black Pepper 3 Table Spoons Worcestershire Sauce Instructions: Heat oven to 425 degrees over while preparing ingredients Clean & chop potatoes in 1/4 – 1/6 pieces, … More DIY Recipe: Italian Style Red Potatoes
The Project I am a fairly organized person, or at least I like to tell myself that. Which is why, when I started getting more and more into working on restoration projects, having my tools scattered about was starting to get on my nerves. But instead of just going out and buying a tool box … More DIY: The Rusty Toolbox Restoration with Jack Pettyjohn
Every Event Planner needs to stay on top of what’s going on in this city, so here is your monthly update of things to be on the look out for! EVENTS Restaurant Week – January 24th-February 6th Super Bowl – Sunday, February 2nd Olympics – Friday, February 7th – Sunday, February 23rd Valentine’s Day – … More What’s Going on in February
THE PROJECT When I first moved to Chicago as a poor college student I quickly learned the importance of resale / thrift stores. While I prefer to write about items I pulled out of the alley or inherited “free of charge” from someone, the truth is that I sometimes have to purchase my treasures. This … More DIY Restoration: Thrift Store TV Cabinet
Click the image to learn how to make a delicious, easy appetizer or snack that everyone will enjoy this holiday season from Foodie!
The Chicago Event Planner Magazine is excited to have Restoration Guru Jack Pettyjohn share his skills on creatively making a side table out of a used crate. You never know what a client will ask you about and thanks to Jack, you can be even more knowledgeable about everything, including restoration, than you were before! The Reclaimed Fruit … More DIY Restoration with Jack Pettyjohn: The Reclaimed Fruit Crate
One of the most challenging things we can do as event planners is to put together an event somewhere we haven’t been. Even if planning events outside your area is what you do, there are the little details of local culture like not taking this street at this time if you want to ever make it … More 5 Ways to Plan an Event in a City Where You’ve Never Been