One Year Old Family Photoshoot

The time has flown by- something you hear all moms say at virtually every single milestone. We become so engulfed in all the day-to-day nonsense that is motherhood, that before we even have time to notice, a year’s gone by. It makes me cry to think of all the milestones long past, and makes me cry tears of joy to think about all the ones still ahead. The only consolation I’ve found with this time is to take extra notice and appreciate all of the awe-inspiring ways she grows and changes and learns every single day. I aspire to slow down, and take in every piece of her and the things that encompass who she is at this age and every age moving forward. This is what makes me truly happy with living in the now.
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Our Backyard DIY Wedding

May 16th.

 

I had such a fantastic weekend getaway celebrating my husband and my wedding anniversary! In honor of this, I’m dedicating today’s blog post to the photos from this day two years ago. Enjoy!

 

 

Our ceremony was very simple and intimate. We listened carefully to our wedding talk before standing to say our vows in front of only our family and closest friends.

 

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I carried a gorgeous lavender rose, lily, and baby’s breath bouquet. My dress was beaded lace with a strapless sweetheart neckline. I opted for some dainty lace barefoot wedding sandals instead of traditional wedding shoes. Our colors were lavender, royal purple, and gray.

 

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Our decor was nearly all handmade with the help of family and friends. The flowers were placed in the mason jars. The centerpieces that held our engagement photos were painted and lace was glued on. The cake was gorgeously decorated to my exact vision. The alter was wrapped in tulle. A family tree board was hung with our parents and grandparents wedding photos. A tent of lights were draped above the dance floor. The tables were adorned with rustic signs, banners, and other decor.

 

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We danced the night away, soaking in every last minute of our special day. When it was over, we left the party in style with an amazing sparkler send-off.

 

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And that was our backyard DIY wedding!