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Intimate Backyard Wedding | Julianne & Nick

Intimate Backyard Wedding | Julianne & Nick

Julianne & Nick's intimate backyard wedding may not have been what they had originally planned, but it was absolutely beautiful! COVID restrictions may have postponed their wedding at Waldenwoods Resort to next year, but it did not cancel their love. LOVE IS NOT...

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Good Tymes Barn Rustic Wedding | Melissa & Austin | Michigan

Good Tymes Barn Rustic Wedding | Melissa & Austin | Michigan

I've been thinking back to this beautiful wedding for a couple weeks now and I'm so excited to share Melissa & Austin's story today! Melissa and Austin are high school sweethearts (I've had a lot of high school sweetheart couples this summer and I LOVE it because...

TPC Michigan Wedding | Theresa & Jeremy | Dearborn

TPC Michigan Wedding | Theresa & Jeremy | Dearborn

Theresa and Jeremy's wedding was absolutely stunning and I am so excited to share it with everyone today! The day was spent in beautiful places with amazingly kind and fun people! I knew it was meant to be when Theresa told me that she and her fiance went to High...

Matthaei Botanical Gardens Wedding | Amanda & Brett | Ann Arbor

Matthaei Botanical Gardens Wedding | Amanda & Brett | Ann Arbor

I am so excited to share Amanda and Brett's BEAUTIFUL Wedding today! It was held at one of my favorite venues in Ann Arbor, MI - the University of Michigan's Matthaei Botanical Gardens. Amanda and Brett are so much fun, I LOVED getting to know them during their...

Mill Pond Park Engagement Session | Sarah & Colton | Brighton

Mill Pond Park Engagement Session | Sarah & Colton | Brighton

I had such a fun evening with Sarah and Colton for their engagement session at Mill Pond Park in Brighton! I just loved getting to know them better, laughing with them, and, in Sarah's words, "capturing their awkward goofiness." Sarah and Colton are high school...

MSU Engagement Session | Alexa & Nick | East Lansing

MSU Engagement Session | Alexa & Nick | East Lansing

Alexa and Nick's engagement session at Michigan State University's campus in East Lansing was magical, an instant classic! I love being able to tell my couple's love story through their engagement photos. So when Alexa & Nick asked to do their session at MSU where...

9 Tips for Sticking to Your Wedding Budget

9 Tips for Sticking to Your Wedding Budget

As a Financial Peace University Graduate & Professor I am passionate about helping my couples start their life together in financial harmony. Planning and funding a wedding can be stressful, but there are ways to make and stick to a budget so that you can keep...

7 Reasons Why a Second Photographer is Worth Every Penny

7 Reasons Why a Second Photographer is Worth Every Penny

Whether or not to include a second photographer in your wedding photography package is usually a budget concern. As a huge Dave Ramsey fan, I absolutely respect the importance of sticking to your budget and starting off your marriage in financial harmony. However,...