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Shoulder-flaunting top featuring gently ruffled and tiered sleeves by Briefly Paris at Eurostyle Plus.

Weekend Wardrobe: Early Summer Fashion


There’s a style for every wardrobe in this spring’s fashionable wear, available at local boutiques. Peek inside for a look at what’s popular this summer.

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How to Plan the Perfect Wedding

Planning a wedding is exciting, but inevitably there will be stressful moments throughout the process. Learn some tips and tricks for making planning enjoyable, simple and fun.






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Winter Fashion: What to Wear

Look cute and comfy in these stylish winter wearables.






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(Fallon’s Portraits photos)

Weddings 2016: Dreamy Wedding Backdrops

We’ve looked high and low for some of this area’s most spectacular wedding destinations. Discover some of our favorites, and discover exclusive content from the stories of couples who recently said “I do.”






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Jane Femminella, owner of the Canine Crunchery, has embarked on a dog-pleasing business adventure that entails plenty of excitement.

Putting Hands-On Talent to Work

Enterprising women have accomplished many feats around our region. Meet four women who’ve followed their passions into truly exceptional callings.






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Northwest Woman NEWS & EVENTS
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Smart Living Weekly – June 28, 2017

  Byronfest: Big Fun in a Small Town Right in Our Region: Showcasing a small town in a big way is what ByronFest is all about. The annual music festival…
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Smart Living Weekly – June 21, 2017

  53rd Dixon Petunia Festival June 30 – July 4 Right in Our Region: The 5-day, 53rd annual Petunia Festival, an event Dixon residents look forward to all year, will…
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Smart Living Weekly – June 14, 2017

  Belvidere Heritage Days Bring Community Fun Right in Our Region: For more than 45 years, Belvidere has celebrated its unique history and diversity on the weekend before the Fourth…
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