When I was about 16, I found myself walking through my most favorite town ever, just as the sun was beginning to set.  As I crossed a small bridge that connected Lake Michigan to the channel, my attention was captured by a glittering white tent, immaculately spread across the lawn of the quaint community building.  […]

When I was first married, my mother told me that the first 7 years would be the hardest.  Yesterday, we officially hit that seven year mark.  While I certainly don’t know what the next 7 years hold, I can say the past 7 haven’t been without their challenges.  But with challenge comes triumph and these […]

You can plan a wedding without a wedding planner.  You can even do it without a designer or day of coordinator.  As someone who does this for a living, I will tell you that you don’t have to hire someone like myself to have an amazing wedding experience.  But until your wedding day actually approaches, […]

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 […]