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 I’m all about preserving those moments that tell your story.

Whether it’s four feet ankle-deep in mud, tenderly clasped hands, a happy tear cascading over a cheek, a hair-back laugh or a sun-drenched kiss,

The ones that move you. Bind you. Bring you together and keep you together long after the memory fades.

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Ballie and Logan meeting was fate. They met online through eHarmony. Bailie had been on eHarmony for 6 months already and was planning on canceling, but she missed the cancel date by two days. Ballie and Logan were matched together the next week, started talking, and had their first date on April 9th. Logan says” […]

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Let’s face it weddings are overwhelming; exciting and thrilling and magical, but overwhelming. Between the florist, caterer, DJ and photographer your head might be spinning and it’s easy to get caught up in the nitty gritty of signing contracts and writing checks that you forget about the magical parts of the day; the parts that […]

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Kathryn and Dan’s July wedding in Washington, IL was the perfect summer day. The theme of the day was elegant; yet simple and their color scheme of white and slate blue added to the sense of simplicity and whimsy to their summer wedding. Their ceremony took place in Washington and then the couple danced the […]

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Some people believe in love at first sight; but for Paige and Brian it was more a collection of moments compounded together that ultimately had them thinking; “I’ve found the one.” Paige says she knew that it was meant to be when she saw how well Brian got a long with her family and friends, […]

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Jenny and John share a mutual love of all things music and theater. They decided to celebrate their marriage at a venue that means to much to them and showcases their personality; the Orpheum Theatre in Galesburg IL. Jenny played her first symphony concert on the Orpheum stage and also had her first solo in […]

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One of my favorite quotes about distance is “ Absence is to love as wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small and kindles the great” by Roger de Bussy-Rabutin; this is very fitting for Shannon and Connor. The couple met in high school but after experiencing long distance during college; and even longer distance […]

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With the holiday season coming to an end and everyone getting back into the swing of work we thought it was only fitting to dive into the question “should I have my wedding on a holiday?” While your initial thought might be heck yea; you may want to consider some pros and cons before sending […]

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Katie and Ryan describe themselves as old souls. “When others went out to the bars on Friday nights in college, we preferred to stay home and read together,” says Katie. Their wedding in May at the Cog Hill Country Club in Lemont, IL was the thing of vintage dreams. From the antique car to the […]

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