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Last week I had the privilege of traveling to Colorado for my friends’ Candice and Tim’s wedding! Wow, what an INCREDIBLE trip! Not only did I get see old friends, climb mountains, and visit Caleb and Jeannie’s brand new coffee shop (Sapor Coffee), I also got to forge new friendships and take part in another […]

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Beyond Florida Weddings, Weddings

The Bird House 🦉

August 6, 2018

Hello friends! For those of you who want to keep up with our simplified, one room living arrangement, then here are the pictures you’ve been waiting for! A few weeks ago Matt and I moved into my parent’s efficiency apartment, and we couldn’t be more in love with it. =) Check out our set up!

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Real Life

First Meetings Julie’s family has been precious to me since I first lived in Lakeland, Florida. I’ll never forget walking into their house for a Bible study, totally awkward and nervous, only to meet some of the coolest people EVER! Julie immediately struck me as witty, quick on her feet, and super easy-going. Those first […]

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Weddings

First Meetings Note: It’s basically impossible to describe a wedding like Cameron and Dorian’s in a simple bog post! After all, it wasn’t just any wedding, but a reunion of old friends, a celebration of love waited for and won, and a genuine expression of worship. For those of you who want the full story, […]

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Beyond Florida Weddings, Weddings

First Meetings It is always a beautiful thing to witness a love story built on waiting patiently. Stephanie had made the choice at a young age to not begin dating until she was ready to marry the one God had for her, and on her wedding day it was easy to see just how much […]

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Weddings

First Meetings Lysette and Mark met at a baseball game. It wasn’t a complete surprise though, because just one month before that, Lysette’s parents had gone to a different baseball game where they had met the tall, handsome and oh so single Mark. They put their match-making skills to work and convinced him right off […]

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Weddings

Left, Left, Left Right Left. If you’ve been an American Christian for any length of time, then you’ve probably heard the phrase “Quiet Time” or “Daily Devotions” on multiple occasions. Since I grew up as a missionary kid in a Christ-centered home, the idea of spending daily time with God was basically a no-brainer! My […]

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Words of Wisdom

First Meetings If there’s one thing you need to know about me, it’s that my FAVORITE place in all of Lakeland is Hillcrest Coffee! ☕ I’ve adored this homey coffee spot since day one, and if you like hole-in-the-wall treasures, then you are super likely to find me at this one! In fact, my part in […]

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Weddings

Consumers Anonymous

March 21, 2018

Hi, my name is Naomi, and I’m a consumer. I’ll never forget the culture shock of moving from a third world country to America. Growing up as a missionary kid had kept me relatively sheltered from getting whatever I want whenever I wanted it. If I needed new clothes, the hunt to find even just […]

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Words of Wisdom

It’s been a while since I blogged an engagement session. Typically weddings and other events fill up the blog calendar, but today I couldn’t help but post these sweet pictures! 😍 Stephanie was one of my very first friends when I moved to Lakeland, and to see her engaged to her best friend and the man […]

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Engagements