Category Archives: Celebrations

Twirling.  That’s what comes to mind every time I think back to Olivia and Zach’s beautiful wedding day.  I think of Olivia’s sweet spirit and beautiful nuptials on the shores of Lake Michigan.  I reminince about the hot summer sun warming the weathered board walk that lead to a romantic beach location.  I can still […]

Jarvie is a city girl with heartstrings tied to Northern Michigan. Hank’s heart is linked straight to Jarvie. His passion for her is evident in the small smile creeps across his lips while she speaks, the stolen glances he casts her way while she’s not looking and the strong silence that stood beside her as […]

Oh the woods of Northern Michigan.  They’re magical, poetic, rustic and elegant all at the same time.  They form a picturesque backdrop, allow beams of enchanting sunlight to pop through and form the most natural carpet of ferns and forget me nots on their floors.  The dancing leaves host the perfect celebration. This quiet morning […]

It is really interesting working with a bride who shares your name.  All day long I kept hearing, “Shelby!” but no one was talking to me.  I can’t begin to tell you how many times I answered and then was immediately embarassed.  This day was not about me.  This day belonged to another beautiful bride. […]

Willowbrook Mill is one of my absolute favorite venues.  I love the whitewashed walls, the quaint chandeliers and the stone fireplaces are amazing.  I’m pretty sure I’ve shared the story before of how I used to come and get ice cream here as a girl, prior to it being an amazing event venue.  It had […]