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Jessica and Dale’s timeless Columbus wedding survived so much. From schedule changes due to pandemic restrictions, protest safety, to even venue and vendor swaps; these two could have thrown their hands in the air to give up. Instead, they pulled off an extraordinary evening, celebrating their love in style. First let’s chat about this style. […]

Ohio Statehouse & The Estate at New Albany Wedding, Columbus, Ohio | Jessica + Dale

bride and groom in the columns of the statehouse

May 21, 2021

Travel, Weddings

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Yes this wedding was located in Cleveland, Ohio, but it was still a destination wedding. Lauren and Alex hail from the beautiful state of Seattle, and planned this entire Windows on the River soiree across an entire country! I think they deserve all the cookies for this feat! When I first met them in Seattle, […]

Windows on the River Wedding, Cleveland, Ohio | Lauren + Alex

bride and groom exiting the wedding ceremony

April 23, 2021

Weddings

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September weddings at Barrington Golf Club are a beautiful thing. There is something about the crisp fall air tied with late summer sunshine that brings goosebumps on my arms. When you combine all of that with a marriage, well magic surely is swirling through the air! Alas, let’s not forget to mention Jenny & Mitch’s […]

Barrington Golf Club Wedding, Cleveland, Ohio | Jenny + Mitch

candid bride and groom

March 26, 2021

Weddings

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What do you do if it is rainy on your wedding day? Eat burgers and dance a little of course! Thankfully though, it didn’t rain the ENTIRE day for Maureen & Nick’s wedding! We lucked out with our timing with a few small adjustments day of, and making the best of the location we were […]

Swensons Wedding Akron, Ohio | Maureen + Nick

swenson's burger toast with the bride and groom

February 8, 2021

Weddings

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Negative feelings, especially when talking about social media, are a constant concern in this day and age. It doesn’t just stop at negativity. I’ve felt: guilt, jealousy, hesitation, and even doubt. All of which lower my self esteem. I had a recent social media experience that placed extreme jealousy into my heart. I physically felt […]

How to Combat Feelings of Negativity

February 5, 2021

Creatives

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If there is anything to appreciate this year, it would be intimate backyard weddings. Originally Emily & Jamie planned a engagement party that would become a surprise elopement!! But even they had to alter their plans. (2020 held zero prisoners!) With constant positivity, these two hosted an intimate ceremony at Emily’s childhood home. It ended […]

Backyard Wedding in Hudson, Ohio | Emily + Jamie

bridal portraits for backyard wedding

January 29, 2021

Weddings

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Lauren and Jake is an amazing couple! I could end this post there, but I won’t. They made my double header wedding weekend a breeze, and I remember leaving their day with such a spirit inside me. It all took place at the Estate at New Albany in the peak of summer! First and foremost, […]

The Estate at New Albany Wedding, Columbus, Ohio | Lauren + Jake

bride and groom candid portrait

January 22, 2021

Travel, Weddings

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If the pandemic never occurred, these two would still be the strongest humans I know. Their wedding at Gervasi Vineyard changed four different times, and not only because of the 2020 crazy. With a family diagnosis of cancer, and having to schedule among chemo treatments and wedding plans, as well as both being in medical […]

Gervasi Vineyard Wedding, Canton, Ohio | Maria + Dan

bride and groom kiss

January 3, 2021

Weddings

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Capturing Leanna and Patrick’s wedding in New Hampshire was not the original plan. As life proves though, beautiful moments come out of chaotic ones, and this was one of them. By the luck of every straw, I was able to keep Leanna and Patrick on my 2020 wedding list. They found the magic of a […]

Saint-Gaudens Elopement, New Hampshire | Leanna + Patrick

bride and groom portraits with mountain background

January 3, 2021

Travel, Weddings

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There is something about cuddling with the one you love that makes my heart pang for winter. Ashley + Tyler’s wedding created that same feeling. PLUS they found a venue to encapsulate it all. The Tudor Arms in Cleveland held their entire day from getting ready to bridal portraits to even the reception! Yup, if […]

Tudor Arms Hotel Wedding, Cleveland, Ohio | Ashley + Tyler

wedding ceremony exit

January 1, 2021

Weddings