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Meet the Masterminds Behind NSWE Home, Megan Estrada and Sarah Airola

Meryl Howsam | September 4, 2019 | Lifestyle

North Shore Weddings and Events’ new home-party planning service makes small-scale
events seem anything but.


Parties can become special events with the help of NSWE Home.

North Shore Weddings and Events has been impeccably executing large-scale events in the Chicagoland area for over eight years, so it’s no surprise owner/lead planner Megan Estrada and planner Sarah Airola began receiving client requests to help with smaller, more everyday (yet just as special!) home parties. They enjoyed the work as much as the clients valued their expertise, and NSWE Home was born, specifically catering to busy North Shore residents who desire to offer their guests a first-class experience but need some assistance in exploring all the avenues.


Sarah Airola, left, and Megan Estrada.

“The NSWE Home client values the quality of a professionally planned event and the amazing vendor relationships we have to make their party the most talked-about event of the season,” Estrada says. The quick yet supereffective planning process includes an initial meeting, vendor referrals, budget guidance and two hours of set-up management on the event day. Celebrations range from intimate family dinners and backyard barbecues to engagement parties and wedding showers, and are also elevated with unique concepts, Estrada says—a recent blush-themed shower included a pink food display, sparkling rosé wine and pink lemonade—and music is provided by some of the best musicians and DJs in Chicago. Let’s get these top-notch home parties started! $700-$4,000,


Photography by: NSWE Home exterior photo by Eric Floberg, portrait by amy Aiello