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Outer Banks, North Carolina Destination Beach Wedding | Kirsten & Matt

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When Kirsten & Matt first met, they connected right way over their love for the beach. It was the first thing Kirsten noticed about his Bumble profile. Well, that and his “sexy arms and blue eyes.” 🤣 So when they got engaged (see the photos!) and started planning their wedding, they quickly decided on Outer […]

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Biggest Challenge for “Covid Brides”: Narrowing Down Your Guest List

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Hey, #CovidBrides! (Do y’all love or hate that term? I need to know. 😂😬) This is the latest in my series of Covid-19 related blog posts. In case you haven’t read the others, here’s what we’ve covered so far: Planning an Elopement or Small Wedding + Tips from my May 2020 Brides > Wedding Planning […]

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Ithaca, New York Destination Wedding at La Tourelle | Carolyn & Mark

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When I met Carolyn & Mark last year at Mark’s proposal in Austin, we clicked right away. It took me about 10 seconds to realize how fun and friendly they are. Not to mention, they’re incredibly cute together in front of the camera. Shortly after Mark’s proposal, they asked me about photographing their wedding in […]

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Dallas Backyard Garden Wedding | Lindsee & Mike

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Lindsee & Mike’s wedding wasn’t 100% what they originally planned. It was smaller and at a different venue, but was it full of love and fun times, and WOW was it pretty. Like so many couples this year, they had to pivot their plans and make quick decisions to make their wedding happen, but they […]

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South Congress Hotel + Chapel Dulcinea Elopement | Grace & Aram

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What a day! I’m so excited to share photos from Grace & Aram’s intimate elopement! They originally planned to get married next year in Las Vegas. As Covid-19 started effect every part our lives, they decided to elope instead of planning a full wedding during uncertain times. Their wedding was a true elopement, with only […]

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Planning an Elopement or Small Wedding During Covid-19

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In March, after the world shut down, I wrote a blog post about the 3 Wedding Planning Steps to Take During Covid-19 Quarantine. That was a scary time, with lots of unknowns. This, understandably, caused stress for Spring and Summer brides & grooms. My goal was to give advice and encouragement to help couples stay […]

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Kaley & Marty’s Fun Summer Wedding at The Addison Grove

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The Bermudez wedding! Kaley & Marty’s wedding was short, sweet, and so. much. FUN! Like many 2020 bride & grooms, they’ve had to make some tough decisions because of Covid-19. They thought about rescheduling for later this year but decided they couldn’t wait to be married. Instead, they kept their original date and venue (the […]

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Texas Hill Country Riverside Elopement | Darby & Cody

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Darby & Cody are married!! Because of Covid-19, they had to scale down some aspects of their wedding, but luckily, they didn’t need to change too many of their plans. They were already planning to be married at Darby’s family ranch in Roosevelt where she grew up. Their land includes a gorgeous hill country cliff […]

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Intimate Church Wedding & Backyard Reception | Gretta & Christian

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The Beltran wedding! Such a fun, personalized, and intimate wedding day.😊 Gretta & Christian had planned a destination wedding in Florida, but had to make other plans because of Covid-19. They decided to move their larger reception to 2021 and get married this weekend in Temple, with a backyard reception at Gretta’s parents’ home in […]

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Wedding Planning During Coronavirus Quarantine: 3 Steps to Take

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What a crazy couple of weeks, right?? I never thought I’d write tips for wedding planning during a pandemic, but this is our reality, and your wedding planning should not be put on hold! Actually, all of your new free time is a good opportunity to tackle more meaningful, productive, and fun wedding planning than […]

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