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After a year of Skype dates and countless emails, Caitlin and Brad’s wedding weekend was finally upon us. We met in person for only the second time and it was like we were old friends. We met at the Celebration Farm and from the moment the two of them walked in, the joy and excitement […]

Celebration Farm Wedding | Caitlin & Brad

Celebrations

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Love, adventure and the most gorgeous light. I cannot believe that today is finally here!! The day that I get to share this beautiful story with you! I am absolutely overjoyed!!¬†Early this year, Alex and I started dreaming up this story and it is one of my favorite editorials to date. To top it all […]

European Romance Editorial Story

Celebrations

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The winter holidays are upon us and I don’t know about you, but they are my favorite. It is a time of year to count our blessings in spades, gather with our loved ones and celebrate this beautiful life. This year has been one of simplifying and choosing to find the joy in the everyday. […]

Inspired Tuesday: Simplicity & Gratitude

For Brides

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Good morning, Lovelies! I’m writing this post with such a happy heart! This weekend was a challenge in the best way. Stephanie and Gabriel got married at the Palmer House Stables and it was absolutely fantastic! They had so many layered details and family traditions that made this wedding all theirs. AJP and I were […]

Weekend Wrap Up: Palmer House Stables| Simple Boho Chic

Celebrations

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With Easter upon us this weekend, this week’s inspiration comes from the promise of peace and everlasting love that a Lily signifies. Similar to this season, weddings are also a wonderful time evoking feelings of hope and the life that is to come. The beauty and delicate nature of a lily lends itself so well […]

Inspired Tuesday: Neutrals & Lillies

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