Melissa and David’s Louisville Wedding was loaded with lots of beautiful surprises. From the gorgeous ceremony at Concordia Lutheran Church, to their modern twist on using the Louisville Trolley for transportation, making a pit stop at the historic Churchill Downs, to the beautiful reception held at the Calumet Club. Let’s not forget all the little things in between..See for yourself! Congrats Melissa and David!View full post »

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  • Judy - How charming!!
    The surprises and personal touches were many, and very enjoyable! I loved the idea of the prayer and reading to each other without seeing each other, before the wedding.
    Stunning wedding and equally stunning captures.
    I was entranced through them all!ReplyCancel

  • Pamela Morello - Just WOW! You’re who I want to be when I grow up; this is the best!!ReplyCancel

  • Jennie Valentino - These are FABULOUS!! When/how do we go about seeing all of the choices and ordering?ReplyCancel

Any time we do a wedding back up north in my hometown, I get excited! I don’t think these two could have been anymore sweet and relaxed during the biggest day of their life, and you know that makes our job soooo much easier!! Jason and April got married at the gorgeous Salem Lutheran Church in Ironwood, Michigan packed to the max and then some with all of their friends and family. After the ceremony, we headed out to Black River Harbor, Lake Superior.

The day started out very wet and rainy, but we took about 5 steps out of our cars at the Harbor and the rain stopped. It was heart-stoppingly beautiful out there! April works out at Blackjack Ski Resort and decided to have their reception there. It was Pinterest-worthy decorated! Congratulations April and Jason!!


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  • Judy - Exquisite!! My goodness, the bride and groom are simply gorgeous. Captivating photographs, over and over again.
    The photos of them on the bridge are truly breathtaking!
    Well done, Veritas!!ReplyCancel

  • MJ - It isn’t often that pictures of a wedding choke me up when I don’t know the people. What a beautiful capturing. Wow.ReplyCancel

  • Jerri - Great Job! The photo with the stained glass in the background was utterly gorgeous!! Took my breath away!ReplyCancel

  • Tré - Amazing! Great shot!ReplyCancel

  • Bunny - Yo tambien los utilizo! Cuando vie el precio no dudé en probarlos! Y la verada que los reicomendo. Ahora voy cambiando entre los pañales del lidl y dodot. Saludos!ReplyCancel

Lately, I’ve been enjoying the heck out of my kids just sitting on the patio and watching them. My camera has been laid up for quite some time for personal play, but I’m happy to say that my love for photography has come back full swing now! Going through Breast Cancer since I was diagnosed last November, has taken the biggest toll on myself and my family. After the double mastectomy and all of my lymph nodes removed, I had to start chemo. Yesterday I finished up my 5th treatment out of 6 and I can honestly FEEL a complete difference in myself. My creativity is able to shine through now since my body isn’t working quadruple overtime trying to kill this disease on its own.

After the kiddos got home from school yesterday, it was a blazing 90˚ out and they wanted to play in some water so I hooked the sprinkler up. I scored this play set on craigslist for an unbelievable deal!!
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Today my sister in-law, Will’s sister Cortney had her first baby! Cortney came into the hospital at 7:00am and was induced as soon as she got settled in and had Logan at 5:07pm. Family surrounded Cortney and Bret all day long. It was such a beautiful feeling to be there! Liam and Ava have been so excited for Logan’s birthday to have a new baby cousin. Mama and baby are doing excellent and Cort did INCREDIBLE during labor! She is a true champion!! Logan came in at 7 lbs 9 oz and 21 inches long. A very healthy and super calm baby boy. I love him so much!

Congrats Cortney and Bret! He is just so beautiful

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  • Judy - Hi is VERY handsome!! Congratulations, ALL!!ReplyCancel

  • Emily - Love them!! I can’t wait to meet Logan!! 🙂 he’s so handsome!! Congrats Cort and Brett!! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Adrienne - Love these pics!!! So sweet!!!! Hope all is well!!! Congrats Cort!!!!! Thanks for sharing!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Jessica - He is just precious. Love the pics. They really capture the emotion of the day!ReplyCancel

  • Tiffany Walensky, Tampa Newborn Photographer - These pictures are incredible, love the emotions!ReplyCancel

So if you were to enter my garage, you would no doubt think I am a hoarder! But it is all starting to come together now that I’ve been bitten by the flea bug again! I’ve always loved to go antiquing or looking for older, sad looking pieces that needed some love to renovate. I think if I honestly had all the money in the world, I’d still scour the flea markets for scores. Even when I was a kid, I’d go to St. Vinney’s (there weren’t Goodwill’s back then..just to good ol’ local St. Vincent DePaul store) or Ben Franklin’s and craft up a storm on a Saturday night while listening to Super Gold with Mike Harvey 🙂 I think I was the only 10 year old watching HGTV at the time. Now doing this is super cool, because of pinterest! Pinterest has some freaking AMAZING project ideas..I can’t even handle it!

Once I started having kids, 6 years ago..I lost touch with this passion of mine. Now that I’ve almost kicked cancer’s ass completely, it’s came back in full style, baby! And I feel like I’ve been bitten, hence the name. I’d love to one day open my own store with my repurposed finds. Let me show you what I’ve been working on~

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  • CYNTHIA - Beautiful pictures! Beautiful Ideas! I love your spirit! My Mom also had an agressive type of breast cancer – the 3 receptor one. She has now been cancer free for 2.5 yrs! Only 2.5 yrs of meds to go.. So glad to hear you are beating it! You kids r beautiful! I cant have any due to a spinal injury and now cobalt poisoning from my spinal implant.. I like you have been very very ill.. As I lay in warm tub for my third hour trying to distract myself from the pain…. your pictures make me smile! I especially enjoyed the ones of the little blonde girl.. so precious! You captured her spirit, her light ☺ Good luck to you! Keep on doing what you love! That is real life! ~Cynthia from Las Vegas, NVReplyCancel