- a place for some words &
a whole lot of memories-

WELCOME TO THE

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Update: if you are new here and desire an explanation of what my Wedding Vendor Love Series is allll about – click that link! This week I’m chatting about working with Videographers! Since I was raised Catholic, I started out with an easier time than most photographers. I knew those “long masses” like the back of my hand. […]

Wedding Vendor Love Series: Officiants and Ceremonies

May 19, 2020

Creatives

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2019 holds so many wonderful memories! I’m sooooo incredibly grateful I was able to end such a positive wedding season on a such a magical note! And yes, I’m talking about Kelly and David! These two human beings are LOVE GOALS! From knowing each other since they were weeeee youngins, to dating and eventually becoming […]

Portage Country Club Wedding, Akron, Ohio | Kelly + David !!

March 12, 2020

Weddings

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WELP, round two from my 2019 of “capturing work friends from that high-school era of mine”. Thank you for indulging me in that intro – haha – here is a better one: This girl, good golly, is a light to all humanity. Her soul is pure, through and through and yes she found a match […]

Portage Country Club Wedding, Akron, Ohio | Katie + Blaine!

February 21, 2020

Weddings

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Sometimes there are moments of a wedding that just end up verrrrry differently than planned. The trick with getting through chaos is to first: have hired a wedding planner / coordinator! If you didn’t: at least make sure to NOT bob and weave. You need to roll. Roll with whatever is happening. Find some excitement […]

Waters Edge Vineyard Wedding, Louisville, Ohio | Elaina & Chad

February 13, 2020

Weddings

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What do you get when you put together the perfect summery-fall day combined with football watching at Stan Hywet, the Art Museum, an epic bus ride, a transformed ballroom annnnnnnnd an out of this world cookie table? You get Nicole + Tyler’s wedding! That’s what!! 🙂 Sooo many pieces helped make the day ten times […]

Stan Hywet Gardens Wedding, Akron, Ohio | Nicole & Tyler

January 28, 2020

Weddings

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WHAAAAAT. LAUREN AND JORDAN ARE MARRIED?! Oh man oh man oh man. Before I get into how St. Bernard’s in Downtown, Akron is a gorgeous traditional cathedral and how Firestone Country Club never fails to disappoint, I must say this: I can’t begin to acknowledge how excited I am for these two. When two people […]

Firestone Country Club Wedding, Akron, Ohio | Lauren & Jordan

January 11, 2020

Weddings

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Capturing weddings is one thing, but capturing humans that connect with my own soul is an entirely unique purpose that I hope continues until I retire from this awesome career. This couple, from the moment I met them SOO LONG AGO, were products of my own spirit animals. Their casual, yet captivating, love engulfs me […]

Vale Royal Barn Wedding, Fenton, Michigan | Alaina & Zach

December 20, 2019

Weddings

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For this beautiful wedding, let’s travel to the cutest little area of Chagrin Falls, in the middle of an Ohio summer with one amazing couple: Shannon & Ian! These humans belong to that engagement session where the soon-to-be groom asked me at the end if he could do one specific shot re-enacting the HP moment […]

The Tanglewood Club Wedding, Chagrin Falls, Ohio | Shannon & Ian

October 17, 2019

Weddings

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Update: if you are new here and desire an explanation of what my Wedding Vendor Love Series is allll about – click that link! This week I’m chatting about working with DJ’s + Bands / Reception Entertainment !! In my 7 years of doing this, every SINGLE vendor works his or her butt off! Along […]

Wedding Vendor Love Series: DJ & Band Entertainment

July 12, 2019

Creatives

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Welp, since we already had our first example with Wedding Florists, I figured I may as well share a little of how this day is INCREDIBLY difficult without these beautiful creatives. First and foremost, a florist enhances the beauty that your day will naturally bring. They can transform a barren table scape into a beautiful […]

Wedding Vendor Love Series: Florists

April 18, 2019

Creatives