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There she was. His beautiful bride walking towards him. It finally felt real. They were getting married. Tears started to well up in his eyes. He couldn’t believe he was about to marry his best friend. Shelby and Hunter literally tied the knot during their Celtic ceremony, read their own vows to one another, and […]

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March 9, 2020

It was 20 years ago when they first met. But, life had other plans and they didn’t see each other for several years… until 5 years ago. And when they met again 15 years later? They knew this was meant to be. At their wedding at Sunken Gardens, we heard over and over how amazing […]

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February 24, 2020

They met at Olive Garden. She was sitting in one booth while he was at the other. They caught each other’s eyes and he invited her to have dinner with him. And when a cute guy asks you to eat spaghetti with him… you don’t say no 😉 They talked all night as if it […]

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February 5, 2020

Ahh you guys, I’m definitely a sucker for pops of color in weddings, but I’m also a sucker for timeless white florals with tons of greenery… heck, who am I kidding? I’m kind of a sucker for all things weddings 😉 But really, when I reached out to Melanie and suggested a classic and timeless […]

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Cypress Grove Estate wedding white florals

January 20, 2020

It’s finally that time to start working on your wedding invitations – yay! I don’t know about you guys, but I loved the process of finding the perfect invitations and figuring out the proper wording for them. I know, I know, invitation wording doesn’t exactly scream fun haha, but that’s where I come in! The […]

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15 examples of wedding invitation wording

January 13, 2020

If you’ve read our ‘The Story of Us’ series, you’ll know that I moved to Florida from Chicago when Matlock and I started dating. I don’t regret it for a second, but honestly, it is pretty hard to not see my parents for an entire year. And same goes for Matlock and his parents. He […]

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December 30, 2019

So, if you guys have followed us for awhile, you may know that Oxford Exchange is by far our favorite spot in all of Tampa! I remember the first day Matlock took me to Oxford Exchange. “I think you’ll really like this place – it’s a total ‘Kelly’ spot!” Well… he wasn’t wrong! Oxford Exchange […]

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Oxford Exchange Tampa Wedding Venue

December 23, 2019

So, last week we revealed the top engagement session locations of 2019, so what would be better than sharing our top wedding venues of 2019?? We couldn’t think of any, so we picked the best and listed them here! We’ve had so much fun at each of these venues and we really like how each […]

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Florida Wedding Venues

December 16, 2019

Man, can you guys believe 2019 is practically over?? January feels like it was yesterday and I can remember our first 2019 consultation in January so vividly! But this post isn’t about consultations, it’s about engagement session locations – and better yet, the BEST engagement session locations of 2019!! Florida is filled to the brim […]

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Best engagement session locations in Tampa Florida

December 9, 2019

I think Thanksgiving is definitely my favorite holiday of the year! Yup, even over Christmas! There’s something extra special about coming together as a community and eating our hearts out. I’ve been to a lot of friendsgivings, community thanksgivings, and of course, our own family thanksgiving – and I just love how full my heart […]

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Thanksgiving 2019 Recap - Matlock and Kelly

December 1, 2019

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