Mr and Mrs Chenard: Our Wedding at The Hermitage Museum and Gardens

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Cory and I sat on our back porch, only twenty-four hours after our wedding day, each with a craft beer in hand. We sat in the two chairs, that happened to be my very first Christmas gift that I got him. We watched the sun shine through our trees and we talked about our wedding day and the beginning of … Read More

Friday Recap: Our Wedding Week

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Our Wedding Day is just a week away, TOMORROW! In honor of that I am writing this blog post to 1- take a trip down memory lane at this past year since being engaged to Cory and 2- to let you know that after today I will be enjoying time with Cory, our friends and family when they come into … Read More

Two Weeks Before Our Wedding Day: Thoughts from me as a Bride

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First of all, where did the time go? Cory and I were talking the other evening and we both feel as if we have been talking about getting married and planning the actual wedding day for what feels like forever, and now it is almost here! It is only two weeks and two days away to be exact! I wonder … Read More

Mr. & Mrs. DIY Wedding Decor

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What involves a hula hoop, floral wire, gold glitter spray paint and a metal Mr. and Mrs. cut out? If you guessed a Wedding day DIY decor project, then you guessed right! You will have to wait to see the final product until after our wedding day and to see what I am even using this all for but what … Read More

The Jessica Ryan Bride Diary: Caitlin

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Caitlin is one of those women that when you meet her you almost instantly feel a genuine friendship with! Caitlin got married to Ryan last June on the perfect summer day. It wasn’t terribly hot and we had the perfect salt air breeze during their portraits at the Chesapeake Bay. They grew up in that area so they choose to … Read More

The Time we had Four Weddings in One Year!

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I attend weddings all of the time! As a Wedding Photographer you can find me at weddings most weekends between the months of March and November. (I will definitely photograph your winter wedding as well, this is just considered more of the wedding “season” here in Virginia.) But I also do my best to live my life with my loved … Read More