Over years and years of documenting your daily lives or biggest moments, it feels like I've become a collector of memories. I'm dedicated to keeping space here for the people and memories that make me soar. I can't wait to share love stories, wedding planning inspiration, vendor spotlights, and so much more. Welcome to my little slice of home on the internet; grab some cold brew or matcha and read with me.


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Something Blue: Wedding Gown Inspo with Millia London

May 4, 2023

Bride and groom stand on the steps of the Hay Mansion Gardens in Cleveland OH


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I always wanted to be a colorful bride. When planning my wedding, I had traditional (of course still beautiful) inspiration to pull from. Some ruffles and if you wanted to get crazy, maybe a 3/4 sleeve dress. The industry hadn’t really trickled down into branching out just quite yet in 2017, in the midwest at least.

Emma + Nick: Glacier National Park Summer Elopement

November 9, 2022

Husband and Wife stand holding hands in front of a mountain in Glacier National Park


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“We knew once we arrived in Montana, it was the place we wanted to get married. We spent three days hiking all over the park to find the perfect location for the day: Sun Point. Our wedding day was everything we hoped for and more.”– Emma Balle, quoted in Montana Bride feature publication When Emma […]