My Fabulous Fall Wedding

I know it’s been quiet on the blog for a bit, but I promise I am back. 2015 was a whirlwind for me between working full-time as an office manager, coordinating weddings of my own, second shooting weddings with my awesome Raleigh photographer husband, and hosting my own ridiculously big wedding, the whole year went by in a flash.

I should begin this post by letting some of my newer readers know that Ryan (my husband) and I were engaged for three and a half years before getting married. While I certainly recommend starting your wedding planning at least one year in advance, because it makes securing vendors and venues easier, I will never suggest this long of an engagement to anyone. It gave me way too much time to think, and stress, and plan, and stress, and invite people, and oh did I say stress?

Despite the years of planning and stress, I managed to put together what I like to think of as THE Wedding of the year.  Ryan and I carefully selected some of the best Triangle area wedding vendors and it absolutely shows in the images and my memory of our wedding day. Everything was perfect. Continue reading

Jean & Buckley – February 7th, 2015

Ever since the first night I met Jean and Buckley I’ve been dying to write this post about them. They were absolutely adorable and I felt an immediate connection to them. It helped that Buckley was wearing a Carolina Hurricanes sweater and I LOVE hockey and the Hurricanes. I had actually just attended my first game of the season a few weeks before I met them, so of course I felt the need to chat them up about that and gush about meeting players and the announcers that we all know and love. Continue reading