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David was standing there. The River was on one side, a beautiful stone wall covered in ivy on the other. His hands were in his pockets. His grey plaid suite looking perfect and his smile was soft and inviting as always. David was waiting. Waiting for his bride to walk down the stairs. Waiting to […]

A Beautiful, Autumn Artesano Gallery Wedding: Crysta & David

October 24, 2019

“I do” Andrew said. Everyone laughed “Not yet!” said the officiant! Andrew and Tori broke out laughing. As Tori looked up at Andrew, she shot him an adoring look. Andrew gave her a knowing, yet innocent smile. He just couldn’t wait for her to be his wife. He couldn’t wait to start their lives together. […]

An Elegant Carriage House, New Jersey Wedding: Tori & Andrew

October 11, 2019

As Max and McKayla ran onto the dance floor during Francine and Jonathan’s first dance, the entire room sighed. McKayla jumped into her dads arms as Francine picked up Max. The music played on as the four of them danced, laughed and whispered into each others ears. Family. This is what it’s all about. Once […]

A Mendenhall Inn Family Affair: Francine & Jonathan

October 4, 2019

There was a sparkle in Marla’s eye as she opened the envelope. The guests were arriving in just a few minutes, she was tucked away upstairs while Adam, her groom, was downstairs looking dashing in his white bowtie and matching suspenders. As she unfolded Adam’s letter, you could see her shoulders relax and a calmness […]

A Loving Valley Mansion, Maryland Wedding: Marla & Adam

September 27, 2019

“Do you want to hold the back of my dress as I go see Will?” Brittany asked Sadie, her flower girl. Sadie’s smile grew as she nodded. All three of us walked out onto the balcony and down the ramp to the beautiful bridge right outside of the Talamore Country Club. There he was. Brittany’s […]

A Classy Talamore Country Club Wedding: Brittany & Will

July 11, 2019

Tati (father in Yiddish) walked into the room. Women were every where. Hair products scattered around. Dresses and shoes in every direction. Tati looked around at the chaos, unfazed, and finally his eyes settled on Chevi. “Are you ready to go to the synagogue?” he asked his daughter, the bride. “Yes.” She said with the […]

A Rustic Congregation Emanu-El of Westchester, Wedding: Chevi & Jon

June 7, 2019

There were three flags. One Brazilian, one Israeli and one Maryland flag. As dozens of Rachel and Binny’s friends stood behind the flag that best represented their connection with the newlyweds, I felt a rush of warmth and happiness flood through my body. “Ok everyone!” I said smiling as big as can be. “Look over […]

Rachel & Binny, an Elegant, Caesar Yam, Caesarea Wedding

May 31, 2019

“There was something in the seriousness of Joel’s voice when he called me to tell me” The best man said as he pointed to the groom. ” I am going to ask Sam to marry me.” The room went completely silent. The best man looked at Joel. Joel looked at Sam. Sam smiled up at […]

A Beautiful Maryland Science Center Wedding: Sammy & Joel

May 9, 2019

“I don’t have shoes on and it’s freezing outside” one of the Rebecca’s Bridesmaid said as we walked over to the first-look. “Do you want to go get some shoes?” I asked, concerned about her bare-feet… “No!” she said, “I want to see this! I need to see this!” And with that, the girl gang […]

A Hilton Philadelphia, City Ave Wedding: Rebecca & Ben

January 3, 2019

“Ok, I don’t know what to do… my parents keep telling me that it’s bad luck to do a First Look, but I don’t know… I think seeing him in the morning will make me feel a lot less nervous!” my bride explained as we were sitting across from each other at Starbucks.  I just […]

Yael’s Tip of the Week Vol. 9

October 29, 2018