Category Archives: Love Stories

Lindsay & Neil {engaged}

She went to college with some of Neil’s friends. On a trip to visit them, they were all out and Lindsay met Neil for the first time. They hit it off and became friends, and when she was in town visiting, they’d always see one another. One night they’d joked about being married one day. Little did they know a couple years later they would be!
One night Neil asked Lindsay what she was doing Friday night. He was going to see a band at the Sagamon County Fair and he invited her along. She replied “I’ll only go if you pay.” She was kidding, but the night of the concert, he not only paid for her ticket, but danced with her like no one was watching and kissed her.

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Tracy & Jon {engaged}

He was the fun loving guy who knows how to make everyone laugh. The self proclaimed “bachelor for life.” She couldn’t remember a time where she didn’t know him – since they lived in the same town, but she can remember the night he finally asked her out on a date. He showed up at her doorstep to pick her up for a date to see The Big Bang at the Aviston Winery, and she knew that for someone who enjoyed being single – this was all a big deal. From that night on, Tracy & Jon were a couple.

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Christine & Juan {engaged}

They’ve known each other many years. He grew up across the street from her Grandma Garcia. They’d gone to plenty of events and occasions together as friends but never dated per se. In 2003 they went to her aunt and uncle’s Christmas party – who just happened to also be his friends. Sometimes it just takes opening your eyes to a possibility that you’d never really seen before, and that night they did just that. Since that December evening, Christine & Juan have spent every weekend together ever since.

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Amanda & Bret {engaged}

They both worked at the Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake. They worked different shifts on different days in different departments, but on that Monday they had something very similar take place. They’d both been dumped. A coworker, realizing that both had been dumped on the same date decided to play matchmaker and get the ball rolling. After giving Bret Amanda’s number, he called her. Instantly there was something about her that he liked. They set a date to go to the movies that next Monday – exactly 1 week after they’d both been dumped.

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Bre & Brett {engaged}

I got chills writing the blog title. You see, Bre and I have been the closest of friends since the 8th grade. This engagement post has been one I’ve been looking forward to sharing before the session even happened. Engagement session blogs aren’t written from our perspective like the wedding day blogs are, so while I want to tell you how I’ve never seen my friend smile the way she does when she looks at Brett, and how being around her now is like being around an entire new person because I’ve never seen her so happy and complete, instead I’ll tell you more about it on their wedding day post (which will be certain to be entertaining, since I am a bridesmaid and Roger and I are photographing!) and for now tell you their love story!

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