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I’ll never forget the moment. We sat across the table for each other, together on a date for the first time. We went on a breakfast date, at a local restaurant that claims to have the “best breakfast in town” (we still really do think it does). The rush of excitement and joy that the […]

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Joshua Tree. The high desert. Palm Springs. La Quinta. It’s all a photographer’s dream world! At least, it’s this photographer’s dream world! The dreamy light, the wide open space, the cacti – I would do just about anything to shoot out there every weekend! Everywhere you turn is something gorgeous. And the views go on […]

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On their first date, he finished signing the check and looked up at her. “I think we’re going to fall in love,” he shared. And that they did. The love that has grown between them has brought them to this sweet day, where they committed every day of the rest of their lives to each […]

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It was 2014 and we were in a whirlwind of planning. Luke and I started dating in July, he proposed in September. We were planning for a wedding in January of 2015! We threw together a beautiful wedding, really quickly. But in the time frame, there were many little details that I totally missed! After […]

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They met in the second grade. That’s right – second grade! Michelle and Randy have known each other for more of their lives than they didn’t know each other. He asked her to be his girlfriend freshman year, and in January they’ll be celebrating their 12th anniversary together! I’m honestly still swooning over the story, […]

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We walked up the hill to the beautiful, completely magical spot covered in trees and glowing in soft golden light. It was a moment frozen in time. I jumped up on my stool and began shooting. Sure enough, the sweetest, most genuine giggles pour out from both of them. I can’t help but smile even […]

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I never knew how to cook. Technically, that’s not true. If you wanted Ramen or Mac n’ cheese, I got you boo. But anything that required any spices, or chopping, or mixing, or waiting? Nope. That was not my biggest skill! So dinners generally (always) were eaten out. Thankfully, we live in a town where […]

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“We said no gifts!” Ashley exclaimed, as we brought out the card that Justin had written to her. Little did she know at the time that the actual gift would follow the card. Justin was so excited to surprise his bride with this amazing gift that he had put so much time and thought into. […]

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There wasn’t a dull moment in the Father of the Bride’s speech. He had people laughing, engaged, and entertained the entire time. He wrapped up the speech and folded his paper, about to head to his seat. The he stopped, and turned to the beautiful bride, glowing next to her new husband and finished “All […]

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She rounded the corner into full view of the audience. He looked on as he couldn’t contain his joy to see her- his bride, the love of his life. Their eyes locked as she took the final steps toward him. Filled with joy as her brother, the officiant, asked who gave her to be married, […]