John and Rachel, thank you both for trusting in us to capture the most important day of your lives. Your wedding was absolutely amazing! We can’t wait to show you the rest of your photos, but until then here are some teasers before you head off to your honeymoon in Hawaii!
A few teasers of Mike and Stephanie’s wedding this past weekend at the Landmark Center in St. Paul. Probably one of the most beautiful locations we have ever photographed! Their reception was at the St. Paul hotel which was just as beautiful! We had so much fun with Steph and Mike, along with their wedding party and family. Now only if they could have snuck us in their suitcases to Bora Bora this week! Talk about jealous!
When I was younger, I always wanted two kids, a boy first and then a little girl.. this way, her brother could protect her when the boys were picking on her in school. Well, 5 years ago that wish came true and I had my daughter. Still can’t believe my little girl is 5 now! I know one thing, her big brother Max is going to have his work cut out for him keeping the boys away from her when she’s older! She’s not just a cutie, she has the sweetest personality and loves to make people laugh. Happy Birthday Charli!
12 years ago, we became a family of 3 when we welcomed our sweet Jada into our family. She was our first “baby”, and we couldn’t be more excited to bring her home. She was 8 weeks old, and the cutest little thing we had ever seen. We fell in love with her instantly! Jason and I had 4 years to bond with her before we had our first child, Max. We were so glad that we had those 4 years alone with her, because as most of you know, once you welcome children into your lives the fur babies no longer get all of the attention. But that was alright because from then on, Jada and Max were inseparable!
She went everywhere with our family, and that was very important to us as we wanted to make sure we spent quality time with her since we both worked full time and were gone most of the day. As most of you boxer owners know, they are high maintenance dogs and need a LOT of attention, and follow you around constantly. There were times that I would literally trip over her, because every time I would turn around she was right there. I used to get so annoyed with it, but let me tell you I would do anything to have her here again and standing right next to me.
Today we had to say goodbye to our little girl Jada and I never imagined it would be this painful. I feel like my heart was ripped out of my chest, and the tears won’t stop flowing. I feel like I lost a child, as silly as that may sound. I know the pain will get easier over time but for now I have to deal with the pain day by day. My kids also just lost their best friend, and that is hard to deal with as well.
Goodbye for now my sweet girl, we will see you later.
“The last great gift that you can bestow upon your furry companion is to take their pain and make it your own” author unknown