Grab a cup of coffee, cozy up in your favorite chair and enjoy this collection of love stories, advice, and the occasional funny story. 
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First three things to do after getting engaged 💍

You’re engaged!!! YAYYYY!!! First of all, CONGRATULATIONS!!! You have found the person you want to spend the rest of your life with and that is definitely something to be celebrated! 1. Share the happy news! The last thing you want to do is start off this super exciting time of your life by someone being mad because […]

December 7, 2017

Planning

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3 must do’s if planning your wedding from another state

Getting married at home, but you’re living three states away? It all sounds so great when you first start planning; all your friends and family will be there because they’re local, you can use the same florist that made your high school corsages, your mom’s best friend knows the best caterer. Things seemed to be practically planning […]

October 5, 2017

Business, Planning, Wedding

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Should I have an unplugged ceremony?

What is an Unplugged Ceremony? When you post a sign, or have your officiant announce, that there are no cameras/phones to be used/out during the ceremony. My bride’s ask me all the time, ‘should we have an unplugged ceremony?’  and my answer is always that it is completely up to you. My personal opinion on unplugged […]

June 1, 2017

Planning

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Wedding Day Timeline, Shm-imeline

Does the thought of putting together an extensive timeline of who goes where and when totally stress you out? If it does, you are not alone. It’s quite the task to try and figure out exactly how much time each activity is going to take, how much buffer time to build in, and how in […]

May 11, 2017

Planning, Wedding

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How to pick your Engagement Session Location

Is your life looking a little bit like this? You: “Oh my gosh!!! We’re ENGAGED!!!” Your BFF: “YASSS! Where are you getting your engagement photos done at?!” You: 😳😳😳 Girl. I’ve got you. Here are some questions to get your thinking juices flowing — Where did you get engaged? Where is your favorite spot to go as […]

May 3, 2017

Engagement, Planning

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Canva Online Design Tool | Planning | Charlotte Wedding Photographer

Girl. I see you over there watching Photoshop tutorials trying to figure out it you can save some money by designing your own Invitations/Programs/RSVP’s/Save-the-dates/etc. Let me liberate your free time!! Canva.com is going to be your new bestie! You can make super professional designs in under 5 minutes. Not the creative type? Don’t worry, they’ve […]

March 3, 2017

Planning, Wedding

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You’re Engaged! Now What? | Wedding Planning | High Country Wedding Photographer, Charlotte Wedding Photographer

First of all, Congratulations!! You have found the love of your life and are planning to spend the rest of your lives together!!! Nothing could be more exciting!!! When you are finally able to peel yourself away from staring at that sparkly rock on your finger, it’s time to start (or continue!) putting your wedding […]

March 1, 2017

Planning, Wedding

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