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We’ve loved Haley and Matt’s story from the very first coffee date. A guy who proposes to his girlfriend right outside the Atlanta Braves stadium is definitely a winner! I can’t even imagine trying to focus on a baseball game with a gorgeous new ring on my finger! Eek! I’ll have to ask Haley sometime […]

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I love to dream in fairytales, but even fairytales have bumps in the road. I have a hard time assuming that Cinderella never disagreed with Prince Charming over how to run that kingdom. It’s just the part of the story you don’t always hear. Kind of like happily ever after love. We hear the newlyweds who […]

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After a month of dodging spring thunderstorms, we landed on a day that couldn’t have been more perfect for Natalie and Michael’s private estate engagement session! All that March rain had worked its magic – it gifted us with a rolling field of emerald grass, the delicate budding leaves on the winter-trodden trees, and sunshine […]

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We all have to deal with it. A husband who never puts his shoes away, no matter how many times you bug him. A wife who leaves dirty dishes in the sink for days. It doesn’t take long into your marriage to start seeing those annoying little things start to pop up that you never […]

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With Courtney’s cream and mist blue winter-inspired wedding coming up, a classy winter bridal session was the perfect way to start the celebration! Bridal sessions are such an amazing time to try out your bridal ensemble and be a princess in front of the camera! It was an exceptionally cold day for an Alabama winter, […]

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Last week I talked about finding something you enjoy in the activities your wife (or soon to be wife) does.  Even if you don’t love the activity itself, try to find something in that activity that you can love.  Or learn to love. So this week I wanted to talk about finding and doing something […]

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You know those delicious golden sunset portraits that make you feel like you could dance into the twilight and be happy forever? Just me? Okay. :) But I do know I’m not the only one who swoons over those magical moments of sunset when it comes to weaving romance and portraits! Today I’m giving you […]

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She loves Yoga.  But you think it’s just silly. She loves chick flicks.  But they make you want to fall asleep. She loves going thrift shopping.  But you get bored after 2 minutes. She loves to travel, but all old houses look the same to you. Does this sound familiar? There are some couples that […]

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When I dream in fairy tales, they almost always involve the delicate tinkling of vintage china pieces. China tea cups and saucers with soft pink rosebuds, plates rimmed with the sweetest gold, and weighty silver forks. My fairytales always have vintage china because they always involve coffee and cake. ;) Today we’re sharing some tips on using […]

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“Never talk badly about your spouse to other people or vent about them online. Protect your spouse at all times and in all places.” ~Dave Willis In a culture where social media is used as place to vent our feelings, this is something to take seriously! In a moment of anger or resentment, giving just […]

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The evening of their engagement session was actually the first time we got to meet Caroline and Ryan. They live down in Auburn, so coffee dates are a little bit harder! :) When they walked up and Caroline gave me a big hug, I knew our friendship was pretty much guaranteed. And I was right. […]

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This is a wedding that I’ve been so excited to share with you! Pat has been a wonderful part of the north Alabama wedding industry for many years, and we’re thrilled to celebrate her own wedding day on the blog today! For those of you who don’t know Pat, she’s the fabulous owner of Modern Brides in […]

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