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The air was chilly (but not too chilly!), the sky was blue and the light was golden – it was simply the kind of day we all dream of when it comes to October.  Courtney and Matt celebrated a gorgeous intimate wedding day on the perfect Sunday afternoon at the Golden Horseshoe Inn.  We were […]

Laura and Will traveled all the way from Michigan to be married with us in a Virginia Blue Ridge mountains elopement!  We were so excited when the big day finally arrived and we got to meet our bride and groom for the very first time.  Laura and Will had booked their wedding day over a […]

Joshua and Kaitlin joined us on the prettiest autumn afternoon for their beautiful mountain elopement.  We are still oohing and ahhing over Kaitlin’s amazing style and gorgeous bridal look.  She is a list maker and a  detailed planner like me, so she had two dresses ready to go, and two gorgeous jackets to accessorize with…an […]

We were counting the days until Melissa and Warren’s gorgeous October wedding day!  Not only would we have the joy of hosting a very special day, but it would also be our first time getting to meet Melissa and Warren in person!  We always feel a special sense of anticipation and responsibility when a couple […]

“It’s a little mermaid reference” Lindsey explained when she sent in her final wedding script.  She was just sweetly making sure our officiant would end the wedding ceremony with “Now, go on and kiss the girl” instead of the traditional “you may kiss the bride”.  And that sort up sums up everything you need to […]

An intimate wedding is always a very special family affair, but this one was even more so, because our Groom Noah was the second sibling in his family to be married at the Golden Horseshoe Inn <3  We had the honor of hosting his sister’s elegant elopement in 2019 and she was kind enough to […]

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I think if I could only take one type of portrait for the rest of my life, Sweet 16 photo shoots would be my choice.  There is a sweet kind of magic in turning 16, isn’t there…the whole wide world spread out before you, just waiting for you to make your mark.  I am constantly […]

One of the unexpected gifts of the current pandemic has been the gift of more time!  I just love photographing engagement sessions, but my busy wedding schedule means they can be really hard to fit in.  Which is why I had just the best time ever roaming through the mountains with Allison and Vince.  A […]

A Sweet Sixteen in Quarantine is not exactly what we were planning…but it is what we got.  So, like the rest of the world, we are doing our best to make lemonade from lemons.  Meet Belle.  My beautiful, quirky, crazy-smart, astrophysicist wanna be, almost sixteen year old daughter.  When she is not gathering “fun facts […]

This amazing couple is getting married in May 2020! We are SO EXCITED to be hosting Ariel and Paul’s wedding here at the Golden Horseshoe Inn!  These two are bucket fillers…they just make me overflow with happiness!  I’ve adored Ariel and Paul since the very first time I met them…think of it as Wedding Planner/Couple […]

You guys!  This was such a fun reunion!  Brianne and Joel were a Golden Horseshoe Couple two years ago in 2017 – you can see their wedding HERE! I love keeping up with all of my GHI couples – you all still feel like family, and I love hearing about your adventures and accomplishments – […]

If true love was a color – I think that it would surely be blush pink!  Yesterday there seemed to be pale pink everywhere we looked… in the tiny handmade bouquet clutched by our bride-to-be, in the new blossoms on the young apple trees, and in the rosy cheeks of our sweet (almost!) Mr. and […]

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