Audrey and David wanted to plan a simple yet special wedding day, filled with rustic touches and great friends, and they certainly succeeded on both accounts!  This sweet couple chose a neutral color scheme of Cappucinno and Ivory, with some lovely hunter green and pale pink accents tucked here and there, to achieve a beautiful […]

Take my hand, will you share this with me, because darling without you, all the shine of a thousand spotlights, all the stars we steal from the night sky, will never be enough… This is such an exciting post to share!  Our very first wedding of 2021.  We’ve been hosting wonderful elopements during the past […]

We got to celebrate such a special day with Teri-Jo and Joel for their gorgeous April elopement.  When Teri-Jo sent me a photo of her Skeleton Wedding Sign, to help me get a sense of their style, I knew this was going to be a very fun and unique event!  Dark colors of black and […]

I’m not even sure where to begin, describing such a special day!  We simply had no idea what was in store for us before we met Barbara and Allan on the morning of their beautiful wedding day.  They are the most gorgeous, sweet and easy going couple.  Photographing them was a dream come true, and […]

We closed out the month of March with a breathtakingly beautiful Virginia elopement.  Our bride Kimberly and her groom Woodrow were so much fun to work with.  Planning with us long distance, they chose a color scheme of burgundy and blush, with a few gold accents tucked here and there, like their beautiful cake topper, […]

Our sweet bride Melissa and her handsome groom Marcus have known each other since middle school!  They dated all through high school and now, 8 years later, we were so thrilled to be hosting their intimate wedding day!  We planned exclusively online, which meant that our first time meeting this wonderful couple was on their […]

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I knocked on the groom’s suite door as the sounds of happy chatting and laughter escaped from behind it.  The knob turned, and our groom appeared.  “Ah, Ray” I said, hopefully glancing down at his feet -“oh, gosh, you’ve got your shoes on already”.  I needed those shoes to apply a very sweet set of […]

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We started September off in the sweetest way…with a wonderful, intimate elopement ceremony for Joan and Mike!  They were joined by close family for a private wedding ceremony and celebrated with cake and champagne and some wonderful time spent together.  Joan chose a beautiful powder blue dress to wear, and had help from her grand […]

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“You are the cherry on my cake; you make the sun shine brighter; you make my heart flutter.” -LOVE by Eric Carle Yellow is the happiest color I think!  And this was certainly the happiest wedding day!  Amanda and Patrick celebrated their August wedding with a cheerful and vibrant silver and yellow color scheme and […]

For three years in a row, my best friend and I gave each other the exact same Christmas gift without knowing!  It is one of my favorite memories.  So my heart swelled about 50 sizes when, after their first look, eyes still glistening with happy tears, Renee and Craig explained to me that they had […]

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“Love, it’s not an emotion.  Love is a promise.” – The Doctor This was a wedding we had been looking forward to for a very long time!  When our bride Mariangela sat down with us and explained her vision for a Doctor Who themed wedding day. we were pretty excited!  We LOVE classic and elegant […]

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The wedding of two high school sweethearts, who have known each other since Grade 9, what an incredible day this was!  Shaking voices, and eyes shining with tears, and thankful smiles, and bear hugs.  This was how each toast seemed to go.  I knew already that Carlyn and Keith were wonderful people.  But the amazing […]

During Karina and Eric’s wedding, the Golden Horseshoe Inn was filled with the sounds of happy laughter and toasts.   Glasses sloshed a little as they were raised in jubilant celebration after each of the heartfelt speeches by Best Man and Maid of Honor.   I love days like this.  Sometimes I think of our building as […]

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As a wedding planner and wedding photographer, if I had my choice of super-powers, I would definitely choose control of the weather.  But it seems I didn’t need those powers for Kim and Matt’s wedding…everything just seemed to happen perfectly on its own!   It was the first really hot day of the summer, but a […]

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  The Golden Horseshoe Inn was definitely in a New York state of mind for John and Kayla’s beautiful wedding day!  So many guests traveled from out of town to be a part of this special day.  Many came from New York, and we were charmed by their accents, and their deep love for one […]

  Our bride Margaret’s shoe game is strong…very strong.  So, if you’ve ever thought to yourself, “I think I’ll be the first bride to wear Lemon Meringue Pie themed shoes on my wedding day”, I am sorry to tell you that you are a few days too late 🙂  Margaret looked adorable at every wedding […]

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