Family Love

I decided to do a quick post of this sweet lil’ family that i love so much, and that i’m going to go see in a few hours!! :)  I am so excited!!

They moved to a beautiful location this Spring and i had so much fun taking pictures there the last time i visited…

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Can’t wait to hug these lil’ guys and spend lots of time loving them! :)

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This old guitar was given to my bro-in-law after a dear friend of theirs passed away.  They want me to make a plaque for them and maybe i’ll end up making more like it to sell??

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Josh & Artreice {engagement}

Sadly, my last wedding of the year is coming up on Saturday.  So i guess i’ll just need to enjoy the day to the fullest, and have a lot of fun with this great couple!  We enjoyed our time together on the day of this engagement session… walking the streets and talking and getting to know each other as we snapped pictures here and there.  Lots of love and laughter going on right here… which i think describes their relationship pretty well… :)

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Anthony & Abigail {engagement}

I’m excited.  I’m going to VA this weekend to shoot a wedding… and the couple is so fun and so good-looking and i know they are going to have a beautiful wedding!!  I’ve chosen to only do a few weddings this year so that i can hopefully ‘catch up’ and Abby was one of the first to have her name in.  We had such a great time together when i shot their engagement pictures, and so i know it’s going to be lots of fun to capture their big day as well!  The engagement session was very cold and there was a lot of snow on the ground, but we made the best of it and this was the outcome…

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(yes, that white stuff in the background is SNOW!! they were so brave!)

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See now why i’m so excited about their wedding? :)  I love them!!

Father’s Day

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I wanted to take a photo for Father’s Day, and chose to use my brother and niece as models. (I didn’t think my toes would look that cute on my dad’s feet! LOL)  But i really am grateful for a godly Father and for his great love and concern for me!  He really is amazing!!  And i’m glad my nieces and nephew have an awesome dad as well.  And to all Fathers out there… may you realize your great responsibility and do the same for your children.  Every child needs love and direction.  God chose {YOU} to do just that… for them.  Blessings!

Tim & Gina {engagement}

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I don’t even know where to start.  This girl has been my sidekick for so many years!  We’ve done so much together and made so many memories.  We’ve been there for each other through the tough times.  We understand each other like not many other people understand us.  Lol  We were like two peas in a pod… until Mr. Tim showed up. :)  And even though our friendship is facing a lot of changes right now with her getting married and soon moving to another state, I am still so happy that he did arrive… because he is PERFECT for her!  I love seeing the way he not only loves her, but really cherishes her.  He takes time to listen and understand.  He is sensitive.  He makes her laugh.  He calms her down.  So yeah, they are one awesome couple!! :)

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Gina and I both love coffee and often hung out at coffee shops.  So,of course,Tim has no choice but to enjoy coffee with her!  I don’t think she’d be able to survive without it. :)

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Their wedding is coming right up and it’s going to be filled with cute and creative things made by Gina.  She is so talented!  I can’t wait to celebrate your big day with you, Gina!!

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Brandon & Rachelle {engagement}

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I’ve got this beautiful friend, her name is Rachelle.  We’ve made so many memories together… whether it’s a road trip, going to the beach, sharing in our accountability group, youth group, or simply just hanging out as friends.  If i need to talk to someone, i know i can go to her.  We laugh together, we cry together, we solve the world’s problems together.  And i’ve tried to give her advice when it came to boys. LOL:)  But one summer, we went to Shenandoah Christian Music Camp together, and this boy shows up there who rapidly gets swept off his feet by the sight of my friend, and by the time he asked her out, i couldn’t do anything about it but sit back and watch them fall head over heels in love!:)  I was totally okay with it though, and i think they make a great couple!!

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Only 4 more days until the big day!!!!  Although it would be fun to take their wedding pictures, I’m a whole lot more thrilled to be in the bridal party! :)

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