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Wedding Advice From a Newlywed


Wedding planning should be way more fun than it is stressful. Step into the experience of our managing editor as she shares her advice for the next bride-to-be.

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Plan a Dream Wedding at Galena Bridal Fair

There’s so much to think about when planning a wedding. Learn about the top vendors in the Galena area at the Galena Bridal Fair this year.

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Comfy & Cozy: Warm Winter Styles

Light-Layer Looks Sequin cocktail dress by Apricot. Available at K Paige Shop, in Roscoe. Silver zipper sweater by Scandal Italy, worn with frayed-hem jeans made in the USA by M.Rena….
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Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden, Rockford (Michael Cullen Photography photo)

A Bride’s Inside Guide to Local Venues

Of all the components that comprise a wedding ceremony and reception, few are as important – or as challenging to schedule – as the venue. Whether you dream of a Midwest destination or a hometown setting, these are some top options.

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Texture, Color & Prints to Wake Up Your Wardrobe

These styles are sure to impress all season long (Photo gallery)

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Northwest Woman SMART LIVING WEEKLY
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Smart Living Weekly – March 18, 2020

  ‘Reach for the Stars’ in 18th Year of Success Right in Our Region: When the historic Coronado Performing Arts Center re-opened in 2001 following an $18.5 million restoration made…
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Smart Living Weekly – March 11, 2020

  Feast Your Eyes on St. Joseph’s Altar Right in Our Region: Everyone has the opportunity to indulge in cookies, cakes, pastries and more at St. Bridget Catholic Church on…
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Smart Living Weekly – March 4, 2020

  The Studio Rockford Presents ‘The Music Man’ Right in Our Region: Some musicals hold up really well over time and “The Music Man” is one of them. If you…
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