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A 20 minute flight in a propeller plane brought us to Bimini from Ft. Lauderdale. As soon as the plane landed in one of the smallest airports I’ve ever seen, I was greeted by smiles and hugs and I knew I was in for a fun weekend.

I spent two days with Joe, Aleks and their families in the Bahamas and it was like my own family reunion. Everyone was incredibly welcoming and friendly and the food! The food was mana sent from the heavens. We spent the weekend battling bug bites and taking in all the different shades of blue the ocean created.

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Lauren’s apartment is her matchmaker.

One day Lauren and her roommate came home to find that it had been broken into. They were devastated. A lot of their belongings were gone and with it, their sense of safety. They called the cops and called a locksmith to come change their locks. When the cute, funny locksmith showed up, Lauren forgot why he was there in the first place. The sparks flew.

A bit later in that same apartment, that cute locksmith named Barel asked Lauren to be his wife.

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I had made plans to visit family in Costa Rica. A cousin was getting married and I was excited to be a guest at a wedding for once (hair done, dressed up and open bar please!)

That’s when fate brought Fanny, Augustin and I together.

We were going to be at the same place and the same time and they wanted to get married almost as bad as I wanted to document their elopement. There were going to be no fancy details or elegant venue. They simply wanted to pledge their love in a place that inspired them and reminded them of the grandness of their decision.

And so, on a rainy Sunday afternoon we drove up to the mountains and Augustin and Fanny exchanged vows on a road surrounded by the most magnificent trees.

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There’s something so incredibly romantic about a flowing dress and beautiful flowers.

Helen from Ever After Floral Designs and I believe there are many lovely ways to incorporate floral design into your wedding day look. A simple, yet well-crafted floral crown or perfectly placed flower on a veil can really add something special and romantic to a bride’s look. Helen designed all these amazing head pieces to inspire brides and bridesmaids with many floral possibilities. I’ve always been a sucker for the boho look and Helen and the girls pulled it off effortlessly.

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