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Minnesota Engagement at The Quarries

I live in Little Falls while Faith and Troy live in the cities, so I came up with The Quarries for their engagement session since it was a nice middle ground location. To my surprise, it was actually their old stomping grounds when they were kids so that was really exciting! Faith’s mom lived just...

A Garden Of The Gods Bridal Shoot Turns Into A Real Proposal!

Love comes to those who still hope, although they’ve been disappointed, To those who still believe, although they’ve been betrayed, To those who still love, although they’ve been hurt before. Melissa and Derek swiped right for each other on Tinder back in 2016. After a long and exciting month of chatting online, Melissa bravely moved...

Black Beach Elopement | North Shore Minnesota

It is no wonder why the North Shore of Minnesota is the number one Destination Wedding and Elopement location in the State. Everything north of Duluth is an outdoor lovers dream. The scenery is filled with tall trees, rocky shorelines and the great Lake Superior. You instantly feel relaxed and connected to nature. This Black...

A Countryside Winter Wedding With A Horse | Little Falls, MN

Central Minnesota isn’t known for its epic landscapes and beautiful weather, but Rice Creek Wedding venue in Little Falls, Mn has some beautiful countryside to roam in the midst of winter. It also offers a big warm reception room with glass windows to let plenty of natural light in. There are a few rooms attached...

How To Include A Horse In Your Sedona Elopement

An elopement in Sedona alone is quite magical, then you add a horse to the story and it becomes a fairytale wedding. I honestly don’t know how anyone can look through this blog and NOT trash their traditional wedding plans for an adventurous elopement. The sunset over the rocks, the intimacy felt between the couple,...

An Igloo Wedding Reception At Grand View Lodge | Nisswa, MN

I’m sure many couples can relate to Tiffany and Cole’s up and down wedding planning struggles this year. Covid will forever be a curse word in their household. They made the tough decision back in June to continue with their vows, but postpone the reception to December in hopes things would be back to normal...

A Christmas Tree Story | Athmann Family at B&J Evergreen

Christmas is a time full of traditions. One of the best traditions is cutting your own Christmas tree. B & J Evergreen honors that tradition and so much more. Upon arrival, they have friendly greeters to direct you towards the type of tree you’d like to cut or show you the way to the pre-cut...

Linden Hill Mansions Wedding saved by Generosity of Local Ballroom

The Linden Hill Mansions are one of Minnesota’s most elegant destination wedding venues. The two mansions sit on a 9 acre historical estate in Little Falls, overlooking the Mississippi River. Sam and Josh chose Linden Hill Estate because Little Falls is where they first met. It also holds special meaning to their relationship since it’s...

An Igloo Elopement at Grand View Lodge | Nisswa, MN

It doesn’t get much cooler than an elopement in an igloo! Winter is so long here in Minnesota so it really is the perfect time to pause and reflect on your relationships. Especially when a relationship is about to take the next step into marriage. Having an intimate wedding or elopement places the focus on...

Small Country Wedding in Central Minnesota | Austin & Courtney

When you have golden red hair it’s almost mandatory you get married in Fall right?! Courtney certainly gave the Fall colors a run for the money when she arrived at the Farm in Avon, Minnesota. She was absolutely stunning!! Small country weddings in my neck of the woods always equal a good time, and this...

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