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Planning the Perfect Baby Shower

Published on January 17th, 2019

"First comes love, then comes marriage; you know the rest! Finding out that you are having a baby is one of the most exciting things that can happen during your life. At Carriage Greens Country Club, not only do we throw some of the best Bolingbrook wedding receptions, but we also throw baby showers for expecting mothers as well! They are the perfect chance to celebrate with family and friends, eat great food and open presents! Here are some tips on how to plan the perfect baby shower. Plan a Date It is important to plan the baby shower during the expectant mother’s 28-35th week of being pregnant. Typically, this is a time that the mother still has a lot… Read More


Winter Wedding Reception Ideas

Published on December 18th, 2018

"Don’t underestimate the power of a cozy, intimate winter wedding. If you are inspired by unforgettable details and dark color schemes, a winter wedding reception in the Chicago suburbs may be the perfect choice for you!Make sure that you incorporate some of the following details into your special day to make it even more magical than you could’ve imagined! Seasonal Greens Let nature act as your biggest inspiration for your winter wedding. Think winter greenery such as pine trees or berry motifs to help accent the groom’s boutonniere. If you celebrate Christmas, you can also incorporate Christmas accents throughout your decorations, including sprigs of holly or sparkles. Other sources of nature inspiration include faux fur, pine cones, Christmas trees, and… Read More


What Makes a Good Wedding Reception?

Published on November 9th, 2018

"There’s nothing that will outshine the beautiful moment that you say, “I do,” but it’s important to think about the memories that you will make at your wedding reception as well. At Carriage Greens Country Club, our experienced team can help you make every moment of your special day one to remember forever. When you’re planning your wedding reception in Wicker Park, make sure you don’t overlook these details. Good Food Having high-quality food is something that your wedding guests will always remember. Make sure that you have an option for all diet restrictions, whether guests be vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, etc. We offer multiple food and drink packages to take the stress away from your planning process. Good Music Having… Read More


Wedding Details that Make All of the Difference

Published on October 11th, 2018

"They say love is in the details, and this is especially true when it comes to throwing a wedding. While yes, it is important to think about major aspects of a wedding such as the venue, the guest list and the food, but some of the best weddings in Garfield Ridge also have well-thought-out details that have an everlasting impact on guests. Keep these details in mind if you’re trying to plan a stellar weddings! Signage is Everything If your ceremony and reception take place in different areas, having signage to direct your guests in the right direction is very helpful. Plus, this will help make sure that they are on time for all parts of your big day! Keep… Read More


3 Benefits of a Fall Wedding

Published on September 20th, 2018

"At Carriage Greens Country Club, we’ve seen some of the best weddings in Garfield Ridge, many of them occurring during the fall. Planning a weddings for the fall as opposed to any other time of the year has its benefits. As the leaves begin to change and the weather cools off, sit back and imagine the possibility of planning a fall wedding! Here are three reasons that fall weddings are so popular. Cooler Weather If you’ve always dreamed of an outdoor wedding, consider having one in the fall. Some of the best weddings in Garfield Ridge happen when the weather is around 70 degrees. This way, your guests aren't outside at your ceremony sweating and miserably hot while you say,… Read More


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