Saved By the Wedding Planner: Finding Banquet Halls in Chicago Suburbs

Saved By the Wedding Planner: Finding Banquet Halls in Chicago Suburbs

I hate to say this about my engagement, but little did I know of the nightmare my husband and I would experience when we were trying to find wedding venues in Chicago’s West Loop.  Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying that the engagement itself was terrible – actually, the proposal was the cutest thing I’ve ever seen …this big giant police officer dude that has put gangsters behind bars couldn’t even put two words together when he was on his knee!  Made me feel like one heck of a lady!  Ok, where was I?  Ah…

Kraig and I set out to try and track down wedding venues in Chicago, but more specifically, around the West Loop area, since that’s basically where both of our families live.  It would have just made things incredibly convenient.  However, ‘convenience’ was probably the last thing we experienced.

You see, there’s this thing about waiting too long to plan the details of a wedding.  It’s a proportionate principle: the more time you have, the more money you save, and the easier it is to plan; the less time you have, the more money you spend, and the harder it is to plan.  Unfortunately, Kraig and I ended up closer to the latter. Procrastinators always seem to find each other and fall in love, it’s just the nature of things. Read More