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  If you’ve followed me for any length of time, you’ve probably seen me mention my seasonal depression one time or another. Living in Michigan where the winters are long, dark, and gloomy, SAD (aptly named, right?) is something I struggle with daily. Or, at least, half-ish of a year. It’s not great. Mid-2016 I […]

3 tips for practicing mindfulness and gratitude in your everyday life

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  Today’s post is extra special. Not only is it sharing the story of an especially lovely #paperandhoneybride and groom, but it’s celebrating their one year anniversary as well! Katie is hands-down one of the sweetest sweetheart women I have ever met, let alone had the pleasure of working with. She exudes grace and kindness. […]

Lovett Hall, Detroit wedding | Katie & Chris

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  It feels like Holly and I have been friends forEVER. And by “friends” I mean online pals, and by “forever” I mean since early 2016. The sad part about being a wedding vendor is that working with specific couples has an expiration date — after all, the wedding has to come sometime! You work […]

Coopers Hall, Portland Oregon wedding | Holly & Brenden

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  Happy Monday-after-Thanksgiving, friends! With the arrival of every November comes my favorite tradition: Young People’s Thanksgiving. Ever since Max and I moved into our home in 2012, we’ve been hosting our own version of friendsgiving. We invite our dearest friends (or at least as many that can fit in our tiny house!), don our […]

Young People’s Thanksgiving | letterpress invitations

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andrea pesce photography

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heather nash photography