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My time with Anna & Luke at their engagement session was so fun. With the amazing September evening sky overhead, I loved laughing & getting to know these two on Saturday evening. When we weren’t chatting, you could hear the faint sound of the local restaurant’s band playing—talk about the perfect setting for a session! […]

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anna + luke | engaged

September 20, 2019

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It has always been a quiet dream of mine to watch a once Lauren Anderson Senior become a Lauren Anderson Bride, so when Sydney’s mom told me wedding bells are on the horizon, I was thrilled (while feeling slightly old)! It is always so exciting to walk with my clients through their major life events, […]

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sydney + austin | engaged

September 2, 2019

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One of my favorite parts of a wedding day is watching how beautifully my couples are celebrated. It’s such a weightlessly joyful feeling to see family & friends rally around two people in love. For Bre & John, this was especially true. Their perfect August wedding was centered around the love they share while remembering […]

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bre + john

August 29, 2019

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  This morning I was reminded of a simple truth: I don’t have to do what I do, get to do this. I get to share in & serve my couples on one of the happiest days of their lives, I get to use my gifts & abilities to create lifelong memories, & I get the opportunity […]

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allison + dan

August 23, 2019

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I recently heard the number one thing people remember about weddings is the temperature—whether they were hot or cold. While this might be true, I have a feeling Megan & Cody’s friends & family will never stop talking about how great it was to be a part of this celebration. The father of the bride […]

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megan + cody

August 1, 2019

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        I am struggling to find words to share about how special Jess & Grant’s wedding celebration was last Saturday. It wasn’t the immaculate details that left me captivated nor the perfectly planned wedding day timeline that made the day easy. The thing I will never forget about Jess & Grant’s wedding […]

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jess + grant

July 17, 2019

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What do you get when two people fall in love through the circus? One heck of a party! Karissa & Brian met through their university’s circus while attending Illinois State University & their wedding was a perfect tribute to every “act” of their love story. From their first look at ISU’s “Love Bench” to their […]

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karissa + brian

July 11, 2019

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  I have never served a couple who anticipated their wedding with such joy & excitement. Megan & Jeremy were ecstatic for their wedding, adored their team of vendors, & enjoyed the entire process from engagement to “I do” with a genuine, contagious spirit. It was purely because of these two that I found myself looking […]

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megan + jeremy

June 21, 2019

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  Wedding days never disappoint to deliver sweet moments, but it’s the goosebump-giving moments that take my breath away. I’ll never forget standing in the back of the church during the ceremony when the officiant turned to Dakota & said in the most tender voice, “But my goodness, how you love her.” And just like […]

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ashley + dakota

June 6, 2019

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Brianna & Prestin’s love story rivals that of any fairytale I’ve ever heard. These two are preschool sweethearts! Yep—I said preschool! It dawned on me during their first dance as husband & wife that these two don’t really know life without each other. How amazing is that? Truly, I could go on about what made […]

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brianna + prestin

May 31, 2019