Marina Shores Yacht Club Wedding: Caitlin & Ryan

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Caitlin & Ryan are high school sweethearts! I know, we do not get to hear that to often now-a-days so I always think it is extra special when I hear this. They had class together when they were juniors in high school and Ryan nicknamed Caitlin, Cheese, which he still fondly calls her to this day. They did not explain … Read More

Virginia Beach Coastal Anniversary Portraits: Marie and Cody

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Marie and Cody met with me at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront for their anniversary sessions and today is their One Year Anniversary of marriage! That is something to celebrate on the blog!! I love anniversary portrait sessions because they give me a chance to reconnect with my couples and catch up with them. They get to tell me al about … Read More

Wedding Details, Details, Details!

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When it came time to think of details and ideas for Cory and I’s wedding next year, I knew that the ideas were endless! With Pinterest & Aisle Society at our fingertips, we can truly figure out a way to do anything our hearts desire, whether it be done by DIY or outsourcing to a professional! Where do you begin? … Read More

Ten Tips to finding your Wedding Dress: I said Yes to the Dress!

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Yesterday evening was my first wedding dress shopping experience and enthusiastically I said YES to the perfect wedding dress for me that brought tears to my eyes! Even though I have only been to one wedding dress appointment for myself, I feel that I learned a lot with the experience and staying true to myself and what I was falling … Read More

Friday Recap: Planning Our Wedding

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Today Cory and I are going to do our Wedding registry at Bed, Bath & Beyond! With all of the budget talks & brainstorming all of the DIY pieces I am going to make for our wedding day, I am looking forward to scanning items in a store that I won’t end up taking to the register myself! I hope … Read More

Jessica Ryan Photography: The Winner is….

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Since the new Jessica Ryan Photography¬†website launched this past week, I ran a blog post comment contest for my 2015 couples. For them to WIN all they had to do was get the most comments on either their wedding day blog post OR engagement session blog that occurred in 2015! This contest ended yesterday evening at 8PM! I was excited, … Read More