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Labor Day weekend 2017 was definitely one for the record books! It started on Saturday with Erin’s bridal shower, which was absolutely beautiful! Then 16 of us went to the cabin to continue the celebration for Erin’s bachelorette party, which we named #McIlmania! It was so fun to spend time with my friends since childhood, […]

weekend wrap up: erin’s shower & bachelorette party


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I can’t believe it’s the end of July! This month has completely flown by and I feel like it’ll be fall before we know it. I spent this weekend hanging out at home, editing a wedding and then heading up to Cleveland for Chris’ senior session on Sunday night. But this wasn’t just any senior […]

weekend wrap up: end of july


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Happy Monday, friends! I am so excited to share a few of my favorite photos from this past weekend! Two of our friends said “I Do” and it was such an honor to photograph their best day ever! On Friday, we attended the rehearsal dinner at the Vineyards at Pine Lake– it was so fun […]

weekend wrap up: first wedding of the season


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What better way to spend mother’s day weekend then at home with my Mama Brookes! On Friday I headed to East Liverpool and on Saturday I had two photo sessions. First up, and in-home newborn session for my sweet friend’s little girl. Then, an extended family session that included two of the cutest dogs! On […]

weekend wrap up: mother’s day


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How is it February already? This year is flying by- but I’m so grateful for another relaxing weekend at home. On Saturday, I met with Mallory of Mallory and Justin for a mentoring session and to talk through all things photography. It can be intimidating to meet with a fellow creative who has been in […]

weekend wrap up: hello february


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 Is there anything better than a weekend spent at home with no plans and nowhere to be?! That’s exactly how this past weekend was and it was wonderful! On Friday night our friend Jon, who lives in Chicago, called and said he was in Cleveland, so we met up for dinner! You may remember Jon […]

weekend wrap up: home sweet home


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Why do weekends have to go so fast?! I keep asking myself this question! During the much needed two days off,  Jason and I headed to Cleveland to attend an open house for the new location of  Yoga Strong and Barre Fly! You may remember me talking about Yoga Strong before– it’s the studio I […]

weekend wrap up: yoga, tacos & warm weather


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January is filled with birthdays in our family and this was the weekend to celebrate! Jason and I headed to Columbus early Saturday morning and the first stop was the party for our two nephews. Rylan turned 4 on the 14th and Quincy will be 1 in just a few days! Our oldest niece turned […]

weekend wrap up: columbus, birthdays & babies


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Holy moly, was it cold this weekend or what?! I have to admit that I only left my house twice– and that was more than enough for me! On Saturday, my parents came up to Stow to spend the afternoon with us. When they got here, we decided to run down to R. Shea Brewing […]

weekend wrap up: jan. 7-8


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Hello, 2017! It’s hard to believe the holiday season is over- and to be honest, it makes me sad! I truly love the holidays because of the time you get to spend with your friends and family- some that you only get to see once or twice a year. But, as we know, all good things […]

weekend wrap up: happy new year!


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