Join us at Bloomingdales Old Orchard Thursday, May 15

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This Thursday – it’s time to toast to more wedding and party trend fun with Bloomingdales, as we launch the brand new magazine NorthShore Brides.

And this time – so exciting – join us up north, at beautiful Bloomingdales Old Orchard, to see our favorite spring and summer tabletop vignettes come to life.

We’re styling up Michael Wainwright’s glammy mixed metals, Vietri’s stunning Italian pottery, and so many more.

Come celebrate spring with us – and Pure Kitchen Catering, cocktails, cakes, music and more…we can’t wait to see you.

photo: AveryHouse

DIY Mother’s Day Brunch on WGN, 9:30a, May 8th

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Time to toast to Mom…

And we’re going to show you how, step by step.

It’s all things fabulous for a Mother’s Day Brunch for a Bunch – grocery to gorgeous style.

Juicy Bubbles Bar, anyone?  Care to try spring’s hot Carrot Juice cocktails?

Or, how about teeny tiny Pancake Stacks, and French Toast Berry Skewers, with Vermont Syrup Drizzle?

Well, we KNOW how you’ll feel about our chic Cookie Bar from Mindy Segal Cookies, and Chicken n Waffle Cupcakes with Maple Glaze from Swirlz Cupcakes.

Tune in today to WGN, 9:30a – and see what’s cooking for your hot mama.

Join us at The Apple Store, Michigan Avenue, May 6th

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Can you join us tomorrow, for some serious fun?

I am beyond thrilled – elated is the best word – to speak at The Apple Store, Michigan Avenue sharing small business stories from the trenches, social media tips and tricks, branding ideas, and so much more.

So be there – it’s going to be a crazy fun party, May 6th, at 7p.

Rsvp on the link at bottom of the page here.

Photo: the always incredibly fabulous Anthony Tahlier

DIY Cinco de Mayo, Fox Good Day Chicago, May 5, 9:45a

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Cinco de Mayo is all about fun, festive food and drink…and Fox Good Day Chicago, tomorrow at 9:45a!

Ole - we have so many delicious AND healthy recipes for your fabulous holiday.

We’ll start out with setting a colorful, bold serape, lantern and floral table…

Next, Margaritas – but with a twist…

And of course our fave veggie, gluten free taco bar…

Plus savory small bites from the infamous Pearl Tavern: gazpacho sips, guacamole mini martinis, and Waffle Chicago’s spring must have the “woughnut”!

Start your week off with us – Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Monday at 9:45a, Fox Good Day Chicago

And don’t forget our free download printables for Cinco celebrations:

http://www.debililly.com/wp-content/uploads/diy/cinco.pdf

Photography: Ashley dePencier Photography

Charitable Confection Cocktail Party this Friday!

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Join us, won’t you?

This Friday we are so thrilled to be joining A Charitable Confection, Chicago’s top chefs, and decadent desserts galore to raise money for teen anti-violence group Project Orange Tree, one sweet bite at at time.

Pop on in – and sip, savor and scoop up our gorgeous gourmet gifts and candies galore – just in time for Mother’s Day, spring parties, and more.

See you Friday.

Join us May 1st for the Bloomingdales PreWedding Party!

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Please say “I do”!

Join us on May 1 for our favorite spring Bloomingdales Pre Wedding Party.

We’re setting eight different wedding and party trend tables – filled from top to bottom with all the latest tips, tricks and trends including BBJLinen’s brand new collection for 2014.

Plus, cocktails and bites from Pure Kitchen Catering, sweet treats from Toni Patisserie, Bittersweet Bakery, Vanille Patisserie and Amy Beck Cakes.

Yay – spring parties are finally here.

photo: Amanda Hein

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