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Grab a glass of wine and be prepared to get lost in the Sweet Williams love stories

welcome to

my online journal

Grab a glass of wine and be prepared to get lost in the Sweet Williams love stories

behind the lens

brides

engagements

wedding

food

photographers

Journal Topics

Summer Wedding at Fort Piqua Plaza Piqua, Ohio   His back was turned, his hands crossed in front of him. He nervously swayed back and forth. He heard her footsteps and then felt a tap on his shoulder. Austin turned around and saw his wife-to-be Kelsie, and she was stunning! Kelsie and Austin embraced, today […]

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Wedding

Kelsie & Austin

Bye, Bye 2018 Trends!

    Alright people, listen up! I have been doing my wedding research and I have found nineteen trends from 2018 that are going to be rung out in the New Year! They did us proud but for the 2019 wedding season, I say hasta luego baby to them all! First Looks. I know. Can you […]

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Brides

A Legacy of Love

Marriage, faith, and family I am so blessed to be surrounded by a lineage of love stories in my family. From my great grandparents to my parents, they provided me with a strong foundation of marriage, faith, and family. I never had the opportunity to meet my Grandma Mayrose but this is a letter she wrote […]

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Behind The Lens

Rain Is Good Luck, Right?   Rain. One of the most feared possibilities to happen on a wedding day. We do all the wedding planning and paint a picture a perfect day in our minds. Our perfect picture, of course, includes the sunshine. However, rain isn’t always a bad thing! Actually, some would say it’s […]

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Brides

What Happens If It Rains?

My Whole 30 Favorite: Chocolate Chip Cookies

A Food Lover’s Series The one thing about a Whole 30 lifestyle is that you eliminate processed sugar. And for me, I have a huge sweet tooth, so this was going to be hard! However, I have found some amazing dessert alternatives! I am SO excited to share this delicious healthy grain-free chocolate chip cookie […]

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Food

Megan & Tim

Engagement Session At Franklin Park Columbus, Ohio When I first met Megan and Tim, I was SO excited to photograph their wedding day because they are getting married at Crago Farms in Marysville, Ohio. This venue is super special to me because it is where Musa and I got married as well! I am looking […]

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Engagement

The #1 Thing To Do On Your Wedding Day   “Now, at last, they were beginning Chapter One of the great story no one on earth has ever read, which goes on forever: in which every chapter is better than the one before.” – C.S. Lewis   For the Bride-to-be, You plan your wedding for […]

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Brides

A Letter For The Bride-To-Be

My Whole 30 Favorite: Edamame Pasta

A Food Lover’s Series I am absolutely loving this Whole 30 inspired lifestyle! I am feeling so great and happy with my food choices! I am SO excited to share with you some of my favorite foods and recipes I’ve been eating recently. The first one is edamame and mung bean pasta! And the best […]

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Food

The Meaning of Mizpah

The Story Of Us Like my grandmother and mother before me, when it came time to think about what Musa and I wanted to engrave into our wedding bands, one word came to mind, Mizpah. The word Mizpah comes from the Old Testament in the Bible. It is an old Hebrew word that means “Lord […]

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Behind The Lens

Silver Lake Country Club Silver Lake, Ohio We all climbed in the golf cart and zoomed off for bridal portraits! And let me say, it is SO convenient to have a golf cart on a wedding day! I am seriously considering bringing on for all of my weddings!! Haha! Anyways, we had so much fun […]

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Wedding

Jimmy & Tiffany

Kellie & Jared

Wedding At The Hilton Garden Inn Toledo, Ohio When I first met Kellie, she had an exact vision for her wedding. She envisioned a whimsical, romantic, and elegant day with tones of blush, rose gold, and natural greenery accents. And let me say, her vision truly became a reality! Kellie and Jared were married in […]

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Wedding

Why Second Shoot?

Why Second Shooting Is So Helpful If you are thinking about becoming a wedding photographer, the best thing that you can do is to start second shooting with photographers who have experience in wedding photography. Wedding photography is a fun industry but comes with a lot of responsibility. After all, it is somebody’s wedding day! […]

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Photographers