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Stephen & Sarah are one of a kind. They have such pure hearts and and amazing love for one another. My favorite part of their planning was just getting to know them. God has been crafting this marriage together for a long time and it was such an honor to be a part of it.

They wanted to get married at Marco Ocean Resort where her family had been vacationing for years. It was the most perfect setting for their intimate celebration.

 

A huge thank you to the amazing team that made this wedding happen!

Photos: Set Free Photography
Venue: Marco Ocean Resort
Coordination: Borrowed & Blue Occasions
Florals: Isn’t She Lovely
Beauty: Duality Artistry
Sweets: Ella’s Cakes
DJ: Mobile Sound Entertainment
Paper: Goldie Design Co
Rentals: Niche Event Rentals

 

 

This day was a long time coming. We had been waiting out rain for a couple of weeks and when the day finally came, we were still unsure of the rain, but we went for it! It was so great! The sun poked through right as we got there and it is one of my favorite memories so far!

Thank you Elisabeth!! You made it so fun!

You can see our other Story posts below:
Our Story
Our Story | Venue
Our Story | Fitness – Week 1

Photos: Elisabeth Carol Photography

White Top: Agaci | Pink Skirt: Forever 21 | Blue Floral Dress: Urban Outfitters

“Like when I close my eyes and don’t even care if anyone sees me dancing
Like I can fly, and don’t even think of touching the ground
Like a heartbeat skip, like an open page
Like a one way trip on an aeroplane
It’s the way that I feel when I’m with you, brand new”

  • Ben Rector

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Photography: Ben Q Photography // Venue: Howell Family Farms // Florals: Bows & Arrows // Cake: CakeWalk Bake Shop // DJ: Ed Petty w/ LeForce Entertainment // Video: Candlelight Films // Photo Booth: 4 Flashes Photo Booth // Steel City Pops

 

“We’ve stoked the fire till it’s roaring, it’s freezing outside and it’s snowing
Keep me warm till the morning, this winter’s day
No time for sleep when I’m dreaming, I’m hearing bells through the ceiling
Been waiting all day for this feeling,
It’s Christmas, Christmas, Christmas Day”

This was our first Christmas together & of course, we had to start our own traditions. The Holiday’s were especially hard for the both of us this year & we wanted to be reminded of why we love Christmas. So, naturally we grabbed one of our favorite photogs, Jordan Laessig and got to it!

Insecurity is something you never would have thought I struggled with. I am an optimistic, joyful and fun person – on the outside. For the majority of my life I used this as a way to cover up my hurt, but nothing hurt more than my heart. Most people don’t know that a lot of my grade school days were spent being bullied – for my glasses, my braces and worst of all, my skin. I was born with eczema and have delt with it my whole life. I’ll never forget sitting across from some kids in the 4th grade and them calling me an old lady because my hands weren’t the same as theirs.

It’s funny because my friends always told me that they loved being my friend because I never changed and always knew who I was. I wish that were true. BUT I didn’t realize the vastness of my insecurities until after college and finally realizing who I was. God has brought me through a trying season over the past couple of years and it has completely changed my life.

I am so secure in the fact that Christ is my Father. His plans have completely blown me away. I used to say “Ohh, I’ll be 40 before I get married”, and it wasn’t until a friend confronted me saying that I was not holding myself to a high enough standard that I started valuing Christ’s creation to a higher standard. I am 25, own my own business AND have a full time job passionately helping lead others to the throne of Christ. I have a relationship with my brothers that I could have never imagined and a mother that constantly seeks after Christ. He has given me a person that loves me despite my flaws, declines nights out to stay with me after surgery and loved Jesus more than me. AMEN. To say I am blessed is an understatement. There are no words to describe my thankfulness.

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Photo//Elisabeth Carol Photography

If you know me, you know my obsession with the show Fixer Upper. I had watched Joanna’s testimony a while back, but today, it hit home. It’s a beautiful thing to see Christ’s love flowing through His people. It’s also great hearing about others with the same hesitations and seeing what Christ is doing in them.      I love supporting a business that isn’t fearful of showing Christ to others.

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Video// QPolitical

And just in case you need a song to make you cry, this one is on repeat all day.

Annnnnndddd we’re back! & with my current top pick for wedding videos!!!
If you haven’t seen what Maroon 5 did with their new Sugar video, you are in for a treat!

Maroon 5

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If there’s anything I could ever dream of happening at one of my weddings…this would be it.

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Dear Adam…if you ever come to Texas & need a wedding to crash, you know who to call.