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As it turns out, wedding nightmares are really a thing. From the moment I got engaged and started planning my wedding, I had nightmares about things like the dress not fitting at all and having to wear toilet paper as my wedding gown, a blizzard in May keeping all my guests from showing up, and […]

Why I Splurged on my Wedding Photographer

Feb 26, 2020

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This is my 10th year as a full time photographer, and through the years, I have met, and worked with the most amazing people. Most of them are still my clients and we have become friends. I’ve had “full circle” moments like flying to Missouri to photograph a wedding where the bride had been one […]

I still miss you, come back!

Feb 24, 2020

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Did you just get engaged? I totally remember being in your shoes. Being engaged really opened my eyes to so many of the struggles my couples, especially brides, go through, while planning their wedding. So I compiled a list of 3 things I wanted to share with my future brides: 1. Don’t Shop too early! The moment […]

Did you just get engaged?

Feb 21, 2020

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So I did a thing. I created a whole new blog with all my travel and lifestyle tips! Head on over to Sweet Miss Poly

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