November 2019

Liz + Luke

Liz + Luke

If I could plan 100 events with couples like Liz and Luke, who have families and friends like the ones Liz and Luke have, my job would be not only easy but tremendously fulfilling too. Their wedding, and the planning process and celebration itself, was the stuff dreams are made of. Seamless communication, gracious attitudes […]

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When Your Second Baby Changes Your Heart

When Your Second Baby Changes Your Heart

I recently shared photos from Ev’s first birthday party but I wanted to also share these thoughts, specifically as a summary to that first year of life, in a post separate from the festivities. I feel it’s important to not only document milestones in my life but celebrate the coming out on the other side […]

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Our Holiday Planning Meeting

Our Holiday Planning Meeting

I’m real big on traditions, routine, consistency, and making plans. I am married to a man who is not big on traditions, routine, consistency, and making plans. Now to be fair, because my husband is pretty remarkable, Andrew is wonderful at many things that involve forethought, discipline, and order. He has a great job where […]

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November 2019 Goals

November 2019 Goals

It only took me until the 11th month of the year but I feel like I’m hitting a groove now where the facets of my life feel like they’re consistent and in alignment. I think the holiday season and uncharacteristically colder and snowier than usual November is helping create a more joyous atmosphere in our […]

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Being Brave

Being Brave

My 2019 was supposed to be the year of peace but I’ve found most of the last 10 months have been spent feeling uncomfortable, challenged, and often at a crossroads where I’m pushed to be complacent or bold. Further, what I’ve uncovered is that part of the discomfort I’ve been experiencing, part of the vulnerability […]

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A Michigan Lakeshore Wedding

A Michigan Lakeshore Wedding

One of our 2019 summer weddings took place at a private residence on the west Michigan lakeshore. It was a traditional and classic celebration with a fresh blue color palette, stunning sail cloth tent, and more than 1000 stems of Dutch hydrangea used throughout. I don’t think we’ve ever had such a long wedding day […]

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