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Johnna & Jay | Tyrone Farm Fall Wedding Pomfret, Connecticut

Johnna and Jay spent 10 years together before walking down the aisle, but if there’s one thing I could say about these two it’s that the foundation they spent time building, well, it certainly shows.

From the moment I first met them, the way Jay looks at Johnna let’s you know that he feels like the luckiest guy in the world.

I got to document the day they confessed their love for each other in front of their friends and family, and with the sweetest vows they committed their forevers to one another and it was pretty dang cool to witness. During the bouquet toss I planted myself next to Jay at their sweetheart table to get the best shot, and as she was laughing it up enjoying the moment with the gals, I looked over at Jay and said, “she’s pretty great, isn’t she?”

His response? Grinning from ear to ear he said, “Yeah. She’s the best

I’m not crying, you’re crying.

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Julie & Tom | Great River Golf Club Summer Wedding

Going into this wedding weekend I had my fingers AND toes crossed for beautiful weather for this sweet couple - and mother nature certainly did not disappoint. Between blue skies and comfortable temps for the guests to enjoy a gorgeous outdoor ceremony at Great River Golf Club, this was the kind of day couples dream about.

Julie and Tom spoke their vows in front of cherished friends and family and I’m pretty certain there wasn’t a dry eye in the crowd. Every detail was beautifully planned and as soon as the day began I could immediately tell they were both just excited to relax and enjoy the festivities.

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Mercedes McCoy, Makeup Artist & Facialist | Studio Tour

Spring is finally feeling like it’s here to stay and I don’t know about you but this warm weather and sunshine on my face has me thinking about staying more active, letting my inner beauty shine, and taking proper care of my skin to keep it looking healthy. I thought there no better time than now, with wedding season on its way, to talk about one my favorite local Makeup Artists, Mercedes McCoy, and to take you on a little tour to show you the inside of her gorgeous studio.

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5 Date Ideas for the Engaged Couple

Looking for ideas for a date night with your loved one in the midst of the chaos of planning a wedding? Look no further! A few ideas to help inspire taking time to spend together and making the most of your engagement season.

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James & Ashley | Waikiki, Hawai'i

I had been dreaming of a session like this since the moment we found out my husband Andrew would be working on Oahu - only problem was, I hadn’t met anyone who lived in Hawai’i yet. Minor detail, right?

Little did I know I would get to meet and photograph Ashley & James, or that we would have as much fun as we did, or that the session would end up being one of my absolute favorites ever.

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Coastal Fairytale Wedding | Mystic, Connecticut

This styled shoot features a married couple madly in love at the unique venue The Meadows, tucked away like the Secret Garden in Mystic, Connecticut. The shoot was centered around the theme of my wedding packages: “Your Love is My Lighthouse.” Styling for the shoot, including design of the invitation suite and fabric accents were created by myself and a local designer.

Everything about this couple’s wedding day is focused around the belief that love doesn’t have to be extravagant, it just has to be enduring, simple and true. In a place woven with history of sea merchants and sailors tales, a modern day coastal wedding means embracing the history of the past with nautical ropes, handcrafted rose gold jewelry, and starfish on your wedding cake. Where rainy days don’t exclude you from wedding portraits on the beach, and embracing nautical doesn’t mean your dress can’t have countless layers of tulle.

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Enchanted Forest Wedding - Jesse & Kylee | Flagstaff, Arizona

This wedding in the Flagstaff, Arizona forest is what fairytales are made of. The union of this joyful couple was everything it was meant to be. From beautiful florals, gorgeous smiles and laughter, to breaking it down on the dance floor this wedding sure is one for the books!

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Backyard Wedding - Suffield, Connecticut | Zach & Candice

On their 10 year dating anniversary (cue the total heart melt), Candice and Zach *finally* tied the knot (see below for their adorable Save the Date: "He finally asked!"). Who would have known their meeting at Panera over a decade ago was just the beginning of a beautiful love story? After spending months carefully planning every detail, this couple threw a party their guests won’t soon forget.

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Old Stone Church - West Boylston, MA | Engagement

When the temperature is perfect, the colors of the sunset are on point, and your couple is the cutest it makes for one awesome engagement session.

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Healthy Skin Leads to Better Makeup

Worried about your skin and looking for advice about how to better prepare for your wedding photos? Mercedes is a talented makeup artist and esthetician with some amazing tips to consider to help you look and feel your absolute best on your wedding day.

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6 Tips for Wedding-Day Hair

Wondering what to consider when trying to make a decision about your hairstyle for your wedding day? Overwhelmed when you look to Pinterest to help you narrow your choices? Look no further! This guest blog post from Lauren, owner of The Traveling Comb, is full of great information to help you decide your perfect wedding hairstyle.

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Gourmet Galley Catering | Wedding Tasting - North Stonington, CT

A snapshot of what you can expect at a Gourmet Galley Catering tasting event: a detailed description of the magic of it all and a visual narrative sure to make your mouth water. No matter where you are in life I have a feeling it'll leave you with the desire to plan an epic party.

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