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Greek Nachos with Ouzo Mojito Lemonade

Stephanie & Bristol Stephanie & Bristol are some of the sweetest people you could meet.  It was easy for me to tell at their engagement session just how much they are in love. They deeply care for each other.   The essence of what makes these two a great couple is the caring aspect of their […]

May 19, 2018

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Warm Chorizo Queso with Mango Margaritas

Megan & Connor Megan and Conner have a big day planned for Saturday, they are celebrating their wedding at the beautiful Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden in Rockford.  We are so excited about their wedding day and know for certain it will be a joyous affair.  One of Megan and Conner’s favorite meals was at […]

May 18, 2018

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Crepes Suzette with Watermelon Mojito Mocktail

Ellen & Scott When I hear that one of our couple’s favorite food is a breakfast item… I am all over it like syrup on a pancake. I love breakfast food – and to hear that Ellen and Scott enjoyed their first date a crêpe shop in Park Ridge, it gave us a reason to […]

May 3, 2018

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Greek Venison Steaks with Citrus Salad and Gentleman’s Sour Cocktail

Krista & Jim We have a busy weekend here at MLP as we have the pleasure of shooting two weddings.  Which means an extra recipe for you this weekend.   Krista and Jim are getting married on Sunday at the newly revitalized  Fisherman’s Inn in Elburn.  This is the perfect venue for Krista & Jim.  These two love […]

April 28, 2018

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Thai Chicken Skewers with Pokemon Go Team Mystic Blue Cocktail

Lauren & Rory This Saturday I have the wonderful privilege of shooting the wedding of an old friend.   Rory and I went to high school together – and although we graduated many years ago, I was honored he thought of me when he and Lauren started their wedding plans.   Rory has found something special in […]

April 27, 2018

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