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I officially kicked off my 2022 Chicago wedding season last Saturday and I couldn’t have started off with any more of a bang than with Caitlin and Jared’s Kentucky Derby themed intimate Wilder Mansion Elmhurst wedding. May 7th has always been this couples DAY. Their first day. The day Caitlin said yes. And after May […]

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If you have ever been to The Dawson Chicago, then you know the intimate, romantic, and warm vibe that can be felt through out the entire space. From the warm wood tones to industrial features, the farmhouse touches to the modern accents I can’t imagine a more perfect setting to host a wedding. This Dawson […]

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married couple

The most beautiful Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool Chicago Elopement! In front of their parents and sibling, with the Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool all to themselves, Julia and Michael got married and it was pure perfection. ⁠⁠⁠⁠It was one of those August days where you can’t help but smile. The sun was shining, the people in […]

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joinery chicago wedding

McKinley found me on Instagram in 2018 (!) and locked me in for what was supposed to be their 2020 wedding in 2019. We had the most fun engagement session in the city. Plans changed, and it was the best feeling in the world FINALLY getting to celebrate these two spirited souls in June at […]

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couple dancing

There are some clients that start out as strangers, and quickly turn into sweet friends. John and Maura are one of those types of clients, and their intimate Cheney Mansion wedding was an absolute dream. ⁠⁠I met them at the West Loop Wedding Walk in 2019 as I was tearing down my booth and I spent 20 […]

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chicago couple

This intimate  Loft Lucia wedding was a dream. I walked into a bubbly bride in the morning, and a fun group of groomsmen who didn’t stop laughing, or making Dan laugh the entire day. The couple and their crews got ready at the Hyatt House West Loop which has a stunning rooftop that became our main […]

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This Heritage Prairie Farm Wedding was an absolute dream. ⁠⁠Have you ever meet two people that are just so clearly meant to be together? You can feel it in the air when you’re around them. Well, that’s Jenny and Drew. Two of the kindest, welcoming, FUN, down to earth souls I have ever had the […]

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My baby girl is 1. Well, actually she’s 13 months! We celebrated with the most magical “Here Comes the One”, sunshine themed first birthday party at our home in Lombard, Illinois with our close families. We were planning on a small gathering with just the grandparents, but thanks to science, by April 27th, almost every […]

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