not your traditional

Dream Wed-Cation In The Dominican Republic – Leah + DJ Married!

By Kelley / March 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

My people. They are not ordinary. They do things their own way. They’re practical and kind. And they know how to have fun. These two got married the first time in Minnesota at the start of the year, even though their destination wedding (hereon wed-cation!) in the Dominican Republic was already planned. While their marriage…

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Dominican Republic Destination Wedding/Wedcation – Part 1 With Leah + DJ

By Kelley / February 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

When winter starts in the late fall, January is still far from spring. For the 40+ people flying down to the Dominican Republic from Minnesota to celebrate Leah + DJ’s destination wedding/wedcation, it was a welcome reprieve from winter. Especially with another snowstorm that wrecked havoc on some of the flights leaving Minneapolis for the…

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How Are Wedding Days Remembered? – Andrew + Charlotte’s Day

By Kelley / January 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

Wedding days fly by like nobody’s business. People will tell you this, but until you experience your own wedding day….it’s hard to comprehend. So often, there are so many people that afterwards you don’t remember if you even talked to them all. Or if a particular person showed up. On smaller days, like Charlotte +…

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Marietta GA Courthouse Wedding – Charlotte + Andy Are Married!

By Kelley / January 8, 2018 / 0 Comments

I love that my couples don’t fit into a box.They’re not traditional.They do things their own way.They create their own timelines and life adventures.They break stereotypes.They don’t take themselves too seriously.They’re kind.They’re quick to laugh.They love.Whole heartedly.Fearlessly.Bravely. I first met Charlotte + Andy a little over a year ago. Charlotte was the Maid of Honor…

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Macon Wedding And Urban Tree Cidery Reception In Atlanta – Todd + Gara

By Kelley / November 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

Planning a wedding is a huge undertaking. Especially if you’re doing it yourself and not hiring a wedding planner. There are so many details to tend to so nothing falls through the cracks. And it’s an even larger undertaking if you’re planning two receptions that are over ninety miles apart in the same day. Arranging…

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Reid Barn Wedding In Cumming GA – Shanna + Andy Got Married!

By Kelley / June 26, 2017 / 0 Comments

We don’t always get do-overs or second chances. Sometimes we don’t find love until later in life. After families have been started. And paths change. Life doesn’t always unfold the way we imagine and dream it will. Sometimes it’s better. And when two people find each other and recognize that love is decidely rare and…

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Intimate Mountain Park Wedding – Katy And Nick Got Married!

By Kelley / May 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

destiny – [des-tuh-nee] 1. something that is to happen or has happened to a particular person or thing; lot or fortune.2. the predetermined, usually inevitable or irresistible, course of events.3. the power or agency that determines the course of events. When two high school sweethearts sit down with me at a local craft brewery and tell me they know all the lines from Rhinestone and the Princess Bride, it feels a little like destiny to me. It was further solidified when these first few lines were spoken during their wedding ceremony in Mountain Park. While torrential rains poured…

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Destination Asheville NC Wedding At Memory Mountain At Wolf Laurel – David + Amanda Got Married!

By Kelley / November 21, 2016 / 0 Comments

Love is a hard thing to describe sometimes. How it makes you feel. How it changes you. How it ignites a fire inside your soul that no one else has ever come close to sparking. How it doesn’t necessarily make any sense. But ever since I met David + Amanda, the love that they share…

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Matt + Mike Got Married!

By Kelley / December 18, 2013 / 0 Comments

This day was over twenty two years in the making.  A day that Matt and Mike never imagined would be possible in their lifetime.  But in May 2013, Minnesota passed a law for marriage equality and what was never possible became a day to plan and celebrate.  I was so honored that Matt and Mike…

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