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La Grange Backyard Wedding| Chicago Wedding Photographer

Carolyn and Rob had to reverse-postpone their November 2020 wedding due to COVID-19, and planned their entire event perfectly from shake-up to finish. Carolyn’s backyard doubled as the perfect ceremony and reception space for her family and friends; social-distancing style. I was so inspired and in awe of the kind spirits that filled the room, […]

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Couples Helping Couples | Ep. 6 | Pia Silva

Pia Silva, a branding expert / personal hero of mine and contributor for Forbes, was on the show today! Thank you so much, Pia for sharing about your wedding, what it is like working as a married couple, and what is most important to you in planning a wedding. I loved having you with us […]

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Couples Helping Couples | Ep. 5- My most important interview I have ever hosted

For this episode of Couples Helping Couples, I interviewed some VIP’s- Very Important Parents! My mom and dad were a laugh and a half on this show, and each question I will treasure forever, as my father has been tragically diagnosed with brain cancer, and this interview will live on forever and ever. Thank you […]

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Couples Helping Couples | Ep. 4 | Chicago Wedding Photographer

Real talk with a wedding planner about her elopement and decision to plan weddings full time! Thank you, Rebecca from RMP Chi Events for being on the show 🙂 Follow her on instagram @rmpchievents!

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What does a safe wedding look like during COVID-19?

Hi friends, I have included a link to Huge Little Weddings’ blog post, as I found it useful for those of you planning your wedding in the era of uncertainty. I work closely with this company, and they are one of my preferred vendors. Find this helpful info below! Thank you to Benjie from Back […]

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Couples Helping Couples: Ep. 3| Chicago Wedding Photographer Podcast

In this episode, Atlee and Rachel chat about expecting the unexpected, planning for rain on your wedding day, letting go of control, and taking a breath every now and then to take in the joy of your amazing day. Atlee expressed after the recording ended how fun it was for her to go back and […]

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Couples Helping Couples | Episode 2: Chicago wedding planner advice column

In this 8 minute episode with former Chicago bride turned planner, Meghan, we speak about all things wedding. This episode in an interview style with with candor. Meghan’s bubbly personality comes through to advise other celebrants planning their wedding as to how to keep tensions low and stay involved: especially in a big wedding format. […]

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Couples helping couples| Episode 1| Chicago wedding photographer podcast

In this week’s 24 minute episode filled with laughter with former Mandelette bride, Elise, we talk all things life and wedding. Elise gives her wonderful advice to future couples planning their wedding, and describes what she would have done differently and what she would have done again. Elise talks about planning a laid-back, stress-free wedding […]

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Advice for future couples planning their wedding | Chicago wedding photographer

Hi everyone! I hope you all are enjoying some sunshine, or if it is raining where you are, a cozy blanket and cup of hot cocoa. Sit back and relax if you are reading this, because we have some awesome tips for you from a former bride turned wedding planner that pertain to planning your […]

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