you love it when wonderful people come into your life in the most random, unexpected ways?! It’s the best!! Close to a year and a half ago, Michael and I were on the journey to find a new house. We saw a listing for a pre-existing home in Goochland and so we took a little drive to go see if it had potential. We were excited because it was in our budget and had a unique floor plan. However, we were quickly disappointed when we drove past and saw the “sold” sign in the front yard. So we kept driving and found a new subdivision with a model home that we absolutely LOVED! We signed a contract 5 days later and
we couldn’t wait to have our parents visit the model home! We walked into the model and were immediately greeted by Jen! Jen is quite possibly the sweetest and most welcoming girl you’ll ever meet. There’s just something about her that makes anyone in her presence feel loved and cared about. She took such great care of us during our journey through the home building process and it’s hard to believe that one Sunday drive into Goochland County ended up leading to a new home for us and a new friendship with a future bride!! I was SO HONORED when Jen emailed me and told me that she wanted Michael and I to be a part of their wedding day!! YAY!! She has followed our work since we met her and now it’s her turn to be a KJ Bride!!
I met up with Jen and Steven last week and we drove into the heart of Goochland for their engagement pictures. It was the perfect day and I couldn’t have loved our time together more! These two have known each other since the elementary school bus stop. They would walk through the woods to the bus stop every morning, side by side… without knowing that they were walking beside their future spouse! Just when I thought they couldn’t make a cuter couple, they told me that story. We are SO excited for their wedding day! Enjoy some of my favorites from this gorgeous engagement shoot!!How awesome is this old bridge?! Ohh you two… making this look easy! Love this! You can’t have a country engagement shoot without a barn! :) And then we found THIS location! Beautiful!!! One of my favorites! Ah! That ring!! Another favorite!! I was so excited that the sun decided to make an appearance!
There has never been a year quite like 2020. It started off so normal, so simple and so carefree. Then, March/April hit and it felt like everything was turned upside down!
Another month. I had forgotten just how fast it goes when they are this tiny. One minute they are in 0-3 month clothes and the next you’re unpacking 6month options!
How is it MARCH already in 2021?! This year is flying by and we’re getting closer and closer to the beginning of wedding season! At least we are here in Virginia! It’s my honor to get to introduce you to some of our KJ Students who are doing the hard work of educating themselves and growing their businesses! My hope is that their stories and advice will be an encouragement to anyone wanting to grow and feel confident before wedding season picks up!
Welcome to a brand new installment of KJ Student Spotlight!! It’s always a good day on the blog when we get to introduce you to some of our students and share their wins and advice!!! These three students have taken courses, watched Youtube episodes, are KJ All Access members, use our templates and have invested in themselves time and time again in order to grow their businesses! They deserve this recognition!!!
Here it is! Post one of twelve! I’m committing, once again, to blogging my favorite images each month of Everett’s first year and I’m excited about it because I know from past experience that this is truly the BEST motivation and accountability to stay on top of family editing!!
It’s hard to believe I’m writing this… my fourth birth story in four years. I’ve given birth in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020. Just typing that makes me tired….. and so grateful…. unbelievably grateful. These last four years have been the best and hardest of my life. We cherish being parents and welcoming a new baby is hands down the most incredible thing we have ever experienced in our 18 years together. I’m so excited to introduce you to our newest member of our family and tell you the story of how he came into this world!