At just 14 and 16 years old, Drew and I said "I love you" to each other for the first time. At 18, we gave our love a real shot and have let God write the rest for us. To put it in short, we said “I do” under a desert sunrise in Moab, Utah and we have two little ones running around. We’d love to share the details over coffee, as we believe we have conquered so much about life and love in such a short time and are committed to growing old with one another through whatever that takes. Our relationship and our life together is the inspiration for this business. We love to capture each couple in their own unique way as they write their stories together. We are based in Peoria, Illinois but we love to travel wherever your love takes you!
Forever trying anything new just to say I did it and asking the questions others won't. I love to learn and have a busy mind, find joy in and often awestruck by the simplest of things, and usually laughing through life. I'm enneagram type 7 through-and-through.
A typical type 9, Drew will make sure everyone else's needs are cared for before his own. Without his support of all of my dreams, we wouldn't be doing this thing together today. He's rational, tech-savvy, and I love the way he sees the world.
""It's like my life isn't even real to me unless you're there and you're in it and I'm sharing it with you..."
Being married to my business partner is only the start of our inspiration for our work. Rooted in Christ's love, we love one another deeply and unconditionally (except sometimes we forget to show it when the laundry piles up). Drew is my best friend in the world and our marriage is our top priority. As your photographers, we are just as invested in your marriage as we are your wedding day.
"Half me, half you babe." Our two boys were blessed with his charm and my looks. Jk. But in all seriousness, I could never explain the joy of sharing little humans with the man that I love. Kainen is the life of the party and too smart for his own good. Jairus will snuggle you as long as you've got arms to wrap around him, and he is so curious. We're biased, but they couldn't be cuter, or more stubborn.
In that order, yep. Seriously, We are huge foodies and anytime we travel (or just have a night to ourselves), those are the stops we make. I think a locally sourced bag of fresh coffee grounds makes the best souvenir to take home. I love an authentic street taco and I will never get sick of the lime/cilantro combo. And to be completely honest, we're kind of craft beer snobs. I'm an IPA kind of girl and Drew loves German wheat beers.
Other things that makes my heart skip a beat or I find myself blushing over:
Compliments from my husband, morning snuggles with my baby boys, kisses from our Irishdoodle pup, a perfectly made Miel, hearty soup on a cold day, cotton candy skies, cooking & homemaking, setting the foundation for my boys in their prayer life, fresh clean sheets, the smell of a new book and a freshly cracked spine, and pretty little details.