There are some couples who you just KNOW are going to be great. Troy and Laura are one of those couples. “This has been a decade in the making.” “Finally.” “It’s about time.” “We all saw it coming.” “She insisted he was ‘just a friend.’” All of these were comments from friends and family on […]

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I think we all could have overflowed the banks of the pond at Fern Hill with the happy tears that flowed freely on Mandy and Kevin’s wedding day. Mandy’s mom’s eyes welled up when she took in the sight of her little girl ready to meet her groom, dressed in her lace wedding gown and […]

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Genuine. I think that’s the word that describes Dan and Marie’s wedding day the most. This MIGHT be because Adam and I knew so many wonderful and unique personalities at this Fern Hill wedding on Saturday (seriously some amazing, authentic people…the couple included). Or it could be because Dan designed the stationary, Marie designed the […]

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Adventure awaits. Pulling into Gillbrook Farms on Saturday, Adam and I knew that’s what the day would hold. One, because Craig and Chelsea had put up a sign that told us so, and two, because they both have adventurous spirits. The barn was full of mementos from their lives: Suitcases stocked with Penguins and Eagles […]

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Breyhel wore her grandmother’s necklace and all her girls surrounded her, a testament to the wonderful person and friend she is. Jake couldn’t keep his eyes off her either, an obvious sign that she was radiating beauty and happiness (it was pretty apparent to all). As Breyhel’s dad walked her down the aisle to Jake, […]

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There was flour EVERYWHERE. Even on little Zuzu the Bernese’s wet puppy nose. By the time Dan and Marie were finished with their engagement session, flour clung to the beam in the ceiling and we were slipping in it. But oh man, the results were good, and I’m not just talking about the pizza. This […]

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A few raindrops fell lightly as Kutty and Chelsey smiled their way back down the aisle after a beautiful ceremony. Phew! They made it, and the skies only held well-wishes for the newlyweds.  The morning had been full of deep breaths, some sweet tears, and ever so many smiles. The clouds threatened but never came […]

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“For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.” – Audrey Hepburn As women, we REALLY struggle with the definition of true beauty. It always seems to be defined for us, and its meaning has gotten […]

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Welcome to The Contentment Series Podcast, episode number three! Today I’m going solo and talking about the need for a perspective shift. It’s highly necessary to live a content life and to see what really matters on a regular basis. “How do I do that?” you ask. By managing perceptions. Let’s dig a little deeper […]

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They met in Little Rock, Arkansas–a new city for both of them. Nick had just begun his C-130 pilot training, and Jules had just moved there for her first nursing job. No friends (minus their new co-workers), no family. No connections. How do you even start meeting people? Both decided to give online dating a […]

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