Mom celebrates daughter's engagement in a cute way, posts congrats on sign.
Mary Martin is celebrating her daughter’s engagement in a big way. She put her congratulations on a sign on Algonquin Road that reads “She said yes.” Martin works at the Algonquin Heating & Air Conditioning, 109 E. Algonquin Road, and put up the sign a few weeks ago. Her daughter, Amy, got engaged to Adam Dierzen in November. Dierzen rented the Lincoln Park Conservatory in Chicago and hired a cellist and violinist when he popped the question. The wedding planning is underway for the September nuptials.
One area bridal shop owner is curious to see if McHenry County brides will be requesting more long-sleeved traditional gowns with high necklines like the one wore by Kate Middleton.
The front-window mannequin at one area bridal shop will soon have a whole new look. Following the reveal of Kate Middleton’s dress this morning, Kathryn Trocki, of Kathryn’s Bridal in McHenry, said she planned to change her mannequin into a more classic, long-sleeved gown. “It’s been strapless for so long,” Trocki said. “It will be interesting to see how this all plays out. I am sure it’s going to spark an interest.” Middleton married Prince William in a ceremony watched by billions this morning. Photographs of her dress – and news about the nuptials -- are all over news outlets and the Internet. Kate Middleton wedding dress” is one of the top-searched phrases for search engines. Middleton’s dress had a high neckline and long lace sleeves…