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abby & greg {i do | huntersville, nc}

YAY, time to share another wedding! Abby and Greg got married just a couple weeks ago in Huntersville at Northstone Country Club. This couple is so fun and adorable….. here is their story

The jewelry that Abby wore that day belonged to Greg’s mom who passed away several years ago. It was so specialI absolutely love this moment between Abby & her dad. This was the moment he saw his baby in her wedding dress for the first time.Abby’s dad was keeping us all informed of the weather. The rain was rolling in but he kept a close eye on it for us 
I love seeing our bride’s faces when they see their reception all set up for the first time!

During group pictures it was raining and they had an awesome friend who held umbrella’s for them the whole time, cheers to good friends!

this is one of our personal favorites…one of our favorite things to do with our couples is right before sunset to take them out for some images with some awesome lighting!

time for the party friends!

It was so much fun photographing your awesome day Abby & Greg!!!

{fabulous vendors}

hair | Mark Little with MARK ALLEN Studio
makeup | Deanna Christine
flowers |  Boonville Flower & Decor
printing, invites, paper | Celebrate Like You
ceremony musicians | Charlotte Strings for Events
officiant | Robin Vann
ceremony, reception, caterer | Northstone Country Club
cake | D&F Catering
bride’s gown | Classic Bride & Formals
dj |  Neil with Split Second Sound
photobooth | Shutterbooth



happy fathers day

today we celebrate daddies. i am proud and so happy that i happened to be married to one of the best ones. i am thankful that our girls have him to learn from and love {and me too}. I do much better with pictures than words, so I just thought I would share some of our personal family collection of Steven and the girls, a little life behind the scenes…

photo credit, top two images {our labor of love}

teaching lilly how to ride a bike with no training wheels…so marlon in “steven’s world” is his son….i sometimes feel like i am in a love triangle. hathanks to all the daddies out there for being so awesome and especially mine for rocking our world and making everyday an adventure. we love you more than words can say…


Angela Van Every Johnston - Absolutely wonderful!

happy birthday lilly {personal}

Today we have an 8 year old. true story.

It’s hard to even type that because I am in complete trying to believe that she is still a baby but right before our eyes she is growing up. I am so proud of her. She is the most kind hearted, loving kid ever. I am so thankful to be her momma.


Cathy Van Every Gardner - Happy birthday

Stephanie Guin Moeller - Happy Birthday Lilly!

amanda & jimmy {i do | part 2 | charlotte, nc}

BAM. Part 2 is here friends….all the reception details, goodies, dancing and fun! And we are even sharing some of the amazing pictures from amanda & jimmy’s day after session! here ya go….

on our way back in the hotel to head to the reception we found this random adorably cute bulldog in the lobby:)partay time…..a little bit of photobooth craziness….yes please
this was one of the funniest things i have ever witnessed. the bridal party, close to the end of the night had some hilarious props and went through the center of the dance floor and put on the best show…i could hardly take pics i was laughing so hard.i love this shot steven got…so rad.
i promised amanda two things, 1. i would have a glass of wine with her at the end of the night and 2. we would dance:)im a woman of my word.alright…skip ahead just a couple weeks for their day after session which was super chill and fun….not to mention insanely gorgeous.
I promised it was awesome, right??!? YAY. Hope you enjoyed it. We had the best time, as if you couldn’t tell….

{vendor love}
stationary/invitations | Red Stone Press
makeup | Jenn Davis
ceremony | St. Stephen United Methodist
officiant | Brandon Dirks
ceremony musicians | Charlotte Strings
reception and caterer | The Westin
reception coordinator | Eric Weiner
Amanda’s dress | NY Bride & Groom
cake | Cake Lady Jill
flowers | The Place for Flowers
videographer | Crown Ally Films




Cindy Illar Hall - OMG so beautiful. Just a perfect wedding!

amanda & jimmy {i do | part 1 | charlotte, nc}

this wedding rocked our world just like this couple, amanda & jimmy. we love them so much, we could tell you how much but then we would look weird and possibly obsessive so I will refrain.

We broke their wedding story up in two parts because there is a lot of goodness to tell. We documented their rehearsal diner, their wedding and also did a day after session two weeks after they were hitched! We will tell you more as we go…but start lookin….

{rehearsal}Rehersal dinner at Villa Antonio’s…yuma super sweet and emotional slideshow that jimmy put together of their lives. those get me every time! there was not a dry eye in the house!{wedding day}
i felt like we were at a slumber party, all the girls hanging out in amanda’s room…The necklace her mom is holding to the right was her grandmother’s. it was perfect and dainty for her dress, i loved it! three generations have worn it for their wedding day.the girls seeing amanda’s mom all dolled up:)i love these special moments between amanda and her mom.Amanda did a first look with her sweet dad. Im telling ya, there wasn’t a dry eye all day!Jimmy is a HUGE Dodgers fan so Amanda surprised him with her special made Dodger garters Again, another emotional moment, their first look….
I am obsessed with this picture. You see Jimmy losing it before Amanda even makes it to him. It melts my heart!Jimmy gave her this awesome jewelry box that played one of their favorite songs.The face when you get LA Dodger tickets:)a couple things about their wedding party. 1. they were all super tall 2. they all looked like hired friends because they were beautiful and 3. the obvious they have no friends at all…ha this was a huge, epicly awesome wedding crowd!

time to get married up in here….
poppin some bottleshottie hubs snapped this shot while driving, yes friends driving. i was looking back thinkin’ “oh no he didn’t do that while driving my car!”

 Okay friends that is all for today….come back tomorrow for more amazingness…..for reals…complete amazingness!!



Jennifer Heyse Huffstetler - Pictures are amazing Teri! The whole event was really really beautiful! :)

Dolores Hammond-Sage - Absolutely awesome shots! Beautiful couple~~~& wedding. <3 <3 <3!

Carla Montgomery Toney - Teri–gorgeous pictures! Amanda is a beautiful bride!

Katie Dial - Beautiful pictures!

Becky Morton Sims - Beautiful wedding! Such a wonderful couple!

Lisa Brown Kohler - Beautiful wedding!

Charlotte McGuire Willis - so fun to look at all the pictures and re-live that special day. Beautiful memories……

Beverly Lassiter - Amazing! Crying now where are you and my hankies???

Beverly Lassiter - OMGeeeee

Teri Stehr Hinkebein - Lucy and Stephen–you truly outdid yourselves! These are AMAZING and beautiful! Can’t wait to see what tomorrow brings! Thank you, thank you, thank you for a superb job!

Eric Weiner - I love the pictures. I didn’t get to see the ceremony. Beautiful! What an amazing couple and family I can’t wait to see more photos.

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