As a teenager, winter camping played such an important role in my life, bonfire chats, s'mores, snow hikes, and cozy blankets. So you can only imagine the acute nostalgia I was overcome with at Lindsey and Nick's Cedar Lakes Estate winter wedding. The weekend provided a perfect getaway in the mountains for their guest beginning with a welcome dinner and evening concert.
"Apart from being one of the most unbelievably beautiful places to get married, Cedar Lakes Estate has been the setting of many of my favorite memories from weekend getaways, birthday parties, New Year’s celebrations, and holiday markets. While

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  I recently came across a method of farming called the slash and burn, whereby you cut down the trees on a plot of land then set fire to the remaining foliage to provide nutrients to the soil for the newer food crops. Kelly + Alex's Cape May elopement which began at Stay Lokal was the beginning of my beauty from ashes. It's no secret that the wedding/events world took a major hit due to COVID 19, and even now there's much to be sad about, many have lost loved

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This was one of the most creative shoots I worked on in 2019 and interestingly enough I think now provides lots of inspiration for an intimate micro wedding. It was a dream to have this published in Modern Luxury weddings Magazine.
 
The whimsical 18th century garden of Hill-Physick caught the eye of the team at Garces Events, who partnered with Kate Boyle—event designer at Sara Rea Design. “I thought it would be perfect for two busy doctors who love the history, want something stunning but also a high-end intimate wedding. Our idea began there, and we built an amazing team to create a luxe shoot,” says Boyle. The four-story brick house, decorated with beautiful, French-influenced neoclassical furnishings, is

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As I hid away in the pines overlooking the Amphitheatre at Cedar Lakes Estates, watching these two young summer lovers, head over heels for each other with the reflected light from the lake, glistening in the background, I was ravished by their love. The wind, the pines and the birds all sang in anticipation for that moment when Keith would get on one knee and ask Kaitlyn to spend the rest of his life with her. Even the sun graced us with her presence and sparkle that serene evening. It was an honor to spend my birthday with these two.
Your love reminds me of summer
Cherry Lips and raspberry wine,
Jasmine flowers on climbing vines,
Palm leaves

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