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Don’t forget your “Dress” Rehearsal (literally…): Wedding Wednesday

I’ve been working on a huge website update and rebrand lately.  This caused me to look at a lot of my recent and older work. Through this process, I’ve realized that there have been a couple weddings on the more stressful side that I remember when looking back. But, what caused that stress? The couples […]

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Where to find dresses for Brides on a Budget: Wedding Wednesday

Hello friends! I am back with another Wedding Wednesday and, before we begin, I want to preface this entire post by saying that I don’t love the term “Budget Bride” because of the negative stigma that usually surrounds it. I was planning my wedding as a 22-year-old college student and we definitely didn’t have money […]

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Personal

Laparoscopy & Endometriosis: Journey to Baby L

Hello friends! I am writing this on Day 5 of my surgical recovery and the first day that I have truly felt human. Surgery definitely didn’t go as expected but everything is fine, I am fine, and recovery is going as well as it can be. Even though this is only the third installment of […]

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Weddings

Classic Blush Wedding Inspiration at Elkins Estate: Stephanie + Lamar

Sadly we have reached the last of these amazing Elkins Estate shoots. Excitedly, this one is a favorite because it is classic and features details of Blush pink! As a blush bride myself, this made me so happy to capture. Lamar and Stephanie were are dream to work with too which made everything even better! […]

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My Favorite First Dance Songs: Wedding Wednesday

I know that when I was wedding planning, I really got stuck on choosing the “right” songs for the various parts of the wedding. There are so many parts of a wedding day and a million different song choices!! Overwhelming was an understatement and then some…   Today, I decided to bring you a few […]

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Engagements

Fall Engagement Session at Wadsworth Falls State Park: Chris + Brendan

You ever meet somebody and feel like you just instantly vibe with their personality? Like you somehow already knew them even though you just recently met? For me, that would be Chris. We met at the Ninja gym last year when her and her then boyfriend, now fiancé, Brendan dropped in for the night. They […]

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My Favorite Parent Dance Songs: Wedding Wednesday

I’m in so many facebook groups that are always looking for song suggestions and that led to my first post in this series regarding First Dance songs. Today, I am here with my favorite Parent Dance songs. I’ve seen quite a lot of heartfelt Parent dances as a wedding photographer, but I’ve also seen less […]

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Personal

Our Second Failed IUI: Journey to Baby L

Some days are easier and some days are harder. It’s easy to throw myself into my work and try to forget everything that is happening in my personal life. It’s hard to see constant pregnancy and birth announcements every single time I open any social media account. And it’s not as easy as “just don’t […]

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Where to Save and Where to Splurge: Wedding Wednesday

Hello friends and welcome to the first post in my new Wedding Wednesday series. My hope is that this series will be a resource to brides-to-be during planning to make things easier on you and give you a beautiful day to look back on. Today’s post is geared towards “Budget” Weddings and how you can […]

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