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As a bride who had a beautiful outdoor wedding planned, all her guests seated outside and then all of a sudden it started DOWN POURING- I get it. The fear of the unknown when it comes to weather can be a huge stress for couples while planning their wedding day! BUT have no fear- with […]

February 18, 2020

// Rainy Wedding Day Tips

Every time I am photographing a groom, the song by ZZ Top starts playing in my head…. ”They come runnin’ just as fast as they can…Cause every girl crazy ’bout a sharp dressed man….” Regardless where, when, or why the boutonniere originated, we’re happy it did. Boutonnieres help take the guys’ ensembles to the next […]

February 12, 2020

Wedding Day Tip: How to Pin The Boutonniere

As you prep and plan your day, one specific part of the day tends to be a little chaotic….and that always seems to be family formals! I feel like no matter how hard we try, family formals are always a bit more chaotic than they should be! Today I’m sharing a few tips that should […]

January 29, 2020

Wedding Planning Tip: Family Formals List

Find this book here: https://www.amazon.com/When-Less-Becomes-More-Making As 2019 starting slowing down, so did my mind and my heart. I found myself using social media and my phone is the most unhealthy of ways. I had this almost…habit formed desire to feel connected, all the time. It was honestly becoming very taxing and very unhealthy. I knew […]

January 14, 2020

// When Less Becomes More

(stock image) It took me a LONG time to realize, understand, and practice the subject of this post. When I became a mother almost 4 years ago, I was made to believe that ANY time I left my child was selfish. Not by any one person in particular, but I just feel like society as […]

January 9, 2020

Why Self Care Isn’t Selfish

I have such a love/hate relationship with blogging. Like most things in life, I overthink each and every post, sentence, and the overall content. But in the words of my girl-crush Jasmine Star— I am showing up and I am putting it out into the world! As 2019 comes to a close, I feel we […]

December 30, 2019

2019 Reflection and Big Dreams for 2020

GAH. They are just the cutest!! I met up with Abby and Rob Saturday evening to capture their engagement session. Rob serves as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Air Force and this was the only weekend we could squeeze them in since he was home! When Abby and I were planning their session, we originally […]

December 3, 2019

Abby and Rob | Cleveland Art Museum Engagement Session

I have a mixed set of emotions on why I am writing this particular blog post. One part of me wants to educate guests and couples, and the other part of me is scratching my head saying, “REALLY? Isn’t this OBVIOUS?” But sadly, this is a reality and it’s getting out of hand. I assisted […]

November 18, 2019

Unplugged Ceremonies and Why You Need One

Ohhhhh these two! I could just eat them up. Ok, I know how weird that sounds but I’m a mom and that’s what we say. I guess. Caleb and Michaella were an absolute dream to shoot. We met at Boettler Park in Green, because Caleb had proposed there just a a few months earlier!! We […]

October 8, 2019

Caleb and Michaella | A Downtown Canton Love Story

GAHHH. I am SO excited to share Erik and Jessie’s engagement session today! These two absolutely killed it and the images are proof! When Jessie mentioned using their backyard for their session, I was a tad hesitant. Not that I didn’t think their backyard was “nice enough”, but I wasn’t sure how many options we […]

August 26, 2019

Backyard Engagement | Erik and Jessie