Every now and then I browse through trend reports and glance at what the “experts” are expecting to be big new fads for the upcoming wedding seasons.  I read one such article not too long ago that mentioned that the influx of animals into weddings and wedding photography was going to be huge in 2017. […]

Last month I had the opportunity to visit Hotel Walloon for the first time.  I’ve heard whispers about this magical little village, nestled between Petoskey and Boyne City, it’s a destination for summer dreams.  We were greeted with snow squalls.  But the charm and hospitality that waited just beyond the front door instantly warmed us. […]

Photography: Emilee Mae Photography Cassie and Jim approached me a mere six weeks prior to their chosen wedding day seeking my expertise.  They had a venue, a photographer, she had her dress and a date chosen but that was it.  It was up to me to wrap up those final details.  Some might find this […]

I’ve had a fairly busy month of March so far.  Actually, it’s been surprisingly really busy but really good.   And wrapping up my busy month is an event I’m really excited to be a first time participant in, Grand Rapids Art Museum’s  Art in Bloom. 19 floral artists have been asigned paintings or works […]

Photography: Ashley Slater Photography Back when I was in high school, I had this girlfriend who knew exactly what she was going to name her children.  She had great taste and the names she picked out were adorable.  But I couldn’t help but wonder about her determination to use these names.  What if her future […]