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The Wedding Story of Chelsea and Josh Broxson

Carri Fras |  February 21, 2018

Chelsea and Josh and originally met through a dating app. With Josh in the U.S. Navy, the couple had to make a long distance relationship work for two years before tying the knot.

Classic Meets Vintage at Fifty5

Carri Fras |  February 20, 2018

Alyssa of Alyssa Townsley Photography not only wanted to bring together small businesses in the Niles and Buchanan, Michigan areas, she desired to create a shoot that was classic and romantic with a touch of vintage.

How to Plan the Perfect Notre Dame Wedding with VenueND

Savannah Hope |  February 19, 2018

When it comes to Midwest weddings, one staple venue is the University of Notre Dame.

Meet the Caterer: Distinctive Catering

Savannah Hope |  February 16, 2018

Distinctive Catering is a catering company that offers what every bride needs—plus what she doesn't know she needs. With eclectic menu options, personalized service and customized choices there's no desire that won't be fulfilled. For food with a taste that your guest won't stop raving about, there isn't any need to look further than Distinctive Catering. 

Cake & Desserts

Our Favorite Instagram Posts 2.16.18

Kaitlyn Smale |  February 16, 2018

Happy Valentine's week, dears! In the wedding business, we're always surrounded by love, but there's still something so special about this romantic holiday. From the yummy desserts to the lovely color schemes, we couldn't get enough of our newsfeed this week!

Dare To Be Different Style Shoot

Carri Fras |  February 15, 2018

Chanel Wood of Just Plan it Events wanted her style shoot to represent something she loved and to capture something new and unique—all while displaying love and fun!


The Wedding Story of Brittany and Mike Clark

Carri Fras |  February 14, 2018

A life-changing event can certainly cause you to re-examine different parts of your life. How amazing is it when a negative event has the power to draw two hearts together? While Brittany and Mike attended the same high school, they didn’t meet until afterwards.

The Wedding Story of Ashley and Billy Baumann

Carri Fras |  February 14, 2018

Ashley and Billy met in college. Having each joined a sorority and fraternity, they got to know each other and attended date parties and formals together. Ashley says, “A few months later, he asked me to be his girlfriend, and the rest is history!”

A Romantic Lake Michigan Elopement

Carri Fras |  February 13, 2018

When Kelsey Brown of By the Free and Krissy Campbell of Simply Be So Events put their heads together, the word freedom came to mind. Specifically, freedom to live, love and embrace life’s meaningful moments.

Where to Tie the Knot in Southwest Michigan

Savannah Hope |  February 12, 2018

Many couples dream of having a wedding reception that ends with them dancing under the stars. This dream is often sought after because of the intimate, cozy moment it creates between new spouses. Only some venues can make this dream come true, though.