Married: Amanda and Kyle at Whitetail Lodge

Amanda and Kyle are from up-state New York, which is the headquarters of beautiful woods and creeks. Whitetail Lodge was the perfect place to have their PA-based wedding, because it’s a little slice of NY in central PA. It’s hard not to have fun when you hang out with two people as laid-back and joy-filled as these two are. I mean they’re both laugh-so-hard-your-eyes-crinkle kinda people. They’re sneak-a-pizza-before-the-ceremony people. Amanda and Kyle are two world travelers, but I think their secret is that they know how to make themselves a home wherever they are. It was a blast to hang …

Married: Rebecca and David in Philly

Rebecca and David had a private Mormon ceremony in the beautiful Philadelphia Temple location. Afterwards, friends and family gathered to welcome the new couple at the entrance of the temple and hung around, sharing smiles and hugs as the new couple began their celebration as husband and wife. Later that afternoon, everyone traveled  for a ring ceremony and reception at the Lancaster Mormon Chapel. Their reception was filled with the sounds of classic love songs, and included several Disney movie love songs in the mix. The made-to-order crepes were an amazing treat for all of the guests, thanks to the …

Married: Cortney and Jesse in the Rain

It was raining buckets when I turned off of the rural country road onto the park road, which consisted of mostly puddles interspersed with occasional muddy dirt patches. I knew I was in for an adventure, and as I pulled up to the ceremony site, I saw about 20 people either huddled under umbrellas or in cars. They were all there to witness the wedding of Cortney and Jesse at a beautiful (even in the rain) waterfall. Their ceremony incorporated elements of Native American ritual, but it was uniquely for Cortney and Jesse. Even if the cold and rain chilled …