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Having not all been together since Christmas 2019, the Schoenfish family got back together this past weekend for no occasion other than to see each other again. Krista, one of four daughters, was the one who contacted me and made all the arrangements. The sisters and their families were all back in their hometown in […]
Mary-Jo contacted me a few weeks ago to see if I was available for a simple Friday night wedding celebration. She said they wanted their wedding day to be “about us, not worrying about the food, guests, or accommodations. For us, we have found our soul mate and our forever after.” She says their story […]
They met at the University of Iowa their sophomore year and quickly became best friends. One night a couple years later in 2006 (the year they would later call “the magical year”), Nick casually asked Gina if she would be his date to his friend’s wedding. “I was surprised and flattered (and had a little […]
“We met at our old apartment building. We were neighbors and would run into each other on the elevator. I always had my bike that I kept in my apartment and my earbuds in. He always wanted to talk, but I was shy and in my own world! Then one weekend, we were both heading out […]
Their original wedding date was last summer, pre-vaccine and during the pandemic lockdown, and they made the difficult decision to postpone…the large celebration. They went ahead with their marriage as planned and I was so honored to be part of the small gathering who celebrated with them last July. Now, 15 days from their 1st […]
I got to meet the Pelzer family this past weekend and their darling girls were a delight! Coming up on her first birthday, Tess was all smiles and charm…except when we tried to have her sit in the grass. Savvy was also full of giggles until she let us know that she was done with […]
Insider tips for planning your wedding day to genuinely reflect you as a couple.