I couldn’t wait to marry Scott and I was so excited about so many things to come in our marriage, but one thing I was most looking forward to right away in our marriage was our Disney-moon!! :) I was SUPER excited for our honeymoon in February (which would be 6 months post-wedding) when we’d be traveling to Disney World and the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando!!! Throughout our 14-month engagement, I solely focused on planning the wedding and then began planning our honeymoon in the 6 months afterwards. I’m not sure I could have done both at the same time, to be honest, because planning a Disney and Universal Studios vacation is no joke! I had never been to either park before so I learned a LOT along the way! . . .Read More
Today’s blog is bound to be the one wedding that will always be my absolute favorite; OUR WEDDING!!
I shared these words the day after our wedding which was held on August, 23rd, 2018 at the Bay Pointe Inn, and they are still true to this day 8 months later!!!: “If I had to describe yesterday with one word it would be magical! Everything and everyone was so beautiful and delightful in such a way as it seemed removed from everyday life. . .Read More
I think there is something about preparing for your next vacation that makes you reflect on the last trip you took! In two weeks and two days time, Scott and I will be heading out to Florida for our honeymoon (finally!!) and all this excitement has me thinking back on my Bachelorette Trip to Las Vegas, NV last July (how has it already been 7 months since we were here?!).
After a year of wedding planning, I am a firm believer that every bride deserves a fun, relaxing trip with her girls to help them unwind! As a recent bride-to-be myself last year, I went back and forth on either a trip to the city or a trip to the beach, but in the end who can say no to Vegas?!! . . .Read More
This announcement is so big I thought about sending all my blog readers a chilled bottle of champagne, just so they could pop their corks with me as I finally reveal who our wedding photographer is going to be and our favorite engagement photos!!!Read More
I have been helping my photography clients plan for their big day for the last 3 years, and when I got engaged in June 2017 my goal was to have a stress-free planning experience! For the most part, I think our planning has been amazing and so so exciting. . . but it didn't feel that way at the start! . . .Read More
I don't even really know where to start. I honestly can not believe all of the amazing things that have happened in the last month (and even within the last 72 hours!), and I am SO EXCITED to update all of you with everything big and small that has been happening around these parts over the last 30 days! . . .Read More
Travel Diary - May 7th, 2010
"Right now I am somewhere over the Atlantic Ocean . . . I flew from Detroit to Chicago this afternoon and it's now 2:27 AM Chicago time, and it is 8:29 AM London time . . .
Travel time to London: 2 hours and 1 minute. Time is such a weird concept to me right now. . ."Read More
When you wedding day is done, the cake has been eaten, the thank you notes sent, and the dress hung, you are left as newlyweds with your wedding photographs - and that's it! After sending the digital images, I always encourage my couples to think about how they'd like to preserve those images. These images will be your first family heirloom. A reminder that it all started with your love!
As most of you know, I am wedding photographer and small business boss-lady by day, and I'm a Champion of Harry Potter Trivial Pursuit and vintage market hunter by night, but I wanted to share a personal story of why physical prints and albums are very near and dear to my heart, and why I believe all couples should invest in an album. . .Read More
Wanderlust hearts . . . This one's for you!
I wanted to feature something a little different on the blog today; travel! I have some serious wanderlust right now for warm breezes, hot sand, and the big blue ocean because I keep seeing my photographer friends jet off to Hawaii and Jamaica . . . So jealous! But I thought about how blessed I am to have traveled as much as I have and since it's Thursday, I thought it only fitting to look back on one of my favorite travel destinations of all time; Oia, Santorini in the Greek Islands!Read More
This post has quickly become one of my favorites of the year because it gives you a backstage pass to my life on the wedding day. And I'm a sucker for Blooper Reels! These photos show what it really looks like from the other side of the lens, you know, the photos behind the photos. Gathering up these images is such a fun way to look back on the last year, and to remind myself how incredibly thankful I am for this job.
This post is dedicated to all of my wedding couples who put up with all our silliness, who trust me when I suggest an unconventional idea, and who, at the end of the day, still love us even when we don't look nearly as glamorous as they do!Read More