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A Stormy Brainerd Lakes Wedding

A stormy day with tornado warnings, thunder and rain wasn’t going to ruin Rebecca and Travis’s wedding day. They chose the Brainerd Lakes Area to host their celebration because it is home to them and Rebecca’s parents. The mature trees, the lake and the outdoor atmosphere created the perfect wedding venue to compliment their outdoorsy,...

A Long Distance Relationship Turns Into A Beautiful Love Story

Sonja and Mark had quite the distance between them, him being on the East Coast and her, originally from Austria and now living in North Dakota, but their relationship blossomed naturally and led to a fulfilling and beautiful love story. Time and distance couldn’t keep these two apart, and a 10 year courtship culminated into...

Vow Renewal Adventure In Point Reyes, California

I, like everyone else, really wants this pandemic to come to an end. But I must admit, I’m so incredibly grateful it brought this sweet couple into my life. This is one of my favorite stories I’ve ever had the privilege of capturing and sharing. This couple traveled from the East Coast all the way...

Small Town Wedding | Gilman, Minnesota

These folks in my hometown of Gilman, Minnesota sure know how to throw a fun wedding!! Never underestimate the amount of love that thrives in a small town community. Especially when both families, the Lewandowski’s and Gorecki’s, are filled with such great people. Austin (aka Auggie) and Taylor started their wedding day at a friend’s...

Point Reyes California Engagement Session | Kaela + Noah

Join me as we re-live one of my favorite destination engagement sessions at one of my favorite places, Point Reyes National Seashore in northern California!! When Kaela mentioned Noah proposed to her at my FAVORITE beach in the world I knew we had to document their engagement session there. I flew. They road-tripped. And we...

A Destination Wedding In The Hills Of Wisconsin | Pine Brook Farm

It may just be a State away from my home base of Minnesota, but there is something about those green rolling hills as you cross the border to Wisconsin that makes it feel so different. The summer temps combined with the lush greens make it a pretty destination wedding spot for us Mid-Westerners. Pine Brook...

A Foggy Gooseberry Falls State Park Engagement

In a blink of an eye it went from being that pretty, moody foggy haze I love to a thick fog we could barely see in. For a second I thought a fire was rolling in because you could actually see it moving towards us. Regardless, this Gooseberry Falls Sate Park engagement session was simply...

Finding Love Later in Life | Tiffanie + Mat’s Wedding Story

I think it’s safe to say, modern times have opened our minds a bit to the cliche timeline we once were led to believe was the way to live your life. You know, the one that says you should… graduate, go to college, get married, have kids, live happily after after. I’m not saying that...

Vintage Inspired Minnesota Wedding: St Paul Ceremony | Up North Reception

Faith’s love for vintage flair makes this wedding feature a must-see for any bride planning a vintage-inspired wedding. From the table decor to her hair-do and wedding gown, it is truly beautiful and classic. Faith must confess… she did try on a few vintage dresses worn by past family members but she could not resist...

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