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How did you two meet? We both work in wine and we met in a vineyard in France. Mathieu had been working at the winery for a few months, when I came to help with the harvest. We were both there together for about a month before the harvest ended and we both left. A […]

City Park elopement | Elyssa + Mathieu

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“Plant the good seeds of righteousness, and you will harvest a crop of love. Plow up the hard ground of your hearts, for now is the time to seek the Lord, that He may come and shower righteousness upon you.” Hosea 10:12 Hello friends! It has been a while. I am taking this time to […]

Summer stillness

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Bride + Groom prep: Ponchartrain Hotel | Ceremony + Reception: Elms Mansion | Hair: Hair by Rachel | Makeup: Tara Stoltz  | Florist: Doris Ione | Calligrapher: Bushel and a Peck Designs | Cake: Cocoa Bean Bakery  | Band: After 8  | Second line: Dysfunktional Bone | Dress designer: Zimmermann | Caterer + bartender + […]

Elms Mansion Wedding | Mackenzie + Matthew

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Cheddar Rosemary Biscuits with aioli, tomato, and garden greens What you need cooking spray1 3/4 cups flour1 tbs + 2 tsp baking powder2 1/2 tsps sugar1/4 tsp salt3 tbs vegetable shortening4 tbs butter cut in 1/2 inch pieces6 oz grated cheddar cheese2 small sprigs rosemary, chopped3/4 cups whole milktomato slicesgarden greensaioli (recipe below) Directions 1. […]

A lovely spring morning + cheddar rosemary biscuits with aioli

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Finding beauty in hard times through pie makin’ and gratitude. Today I am especially grateful for dough covered hands, golden sunsets, health, and our life giving home. Perfect pie dough 2 1/4 cups flour1 tbsp sugar1 tsp salt12 tbsp unsalted butter (cubed and chilled)6 tbsp ice cold water Whisk flour, sugar, and salt in a […]

Spring baking | Strawberry raspberry pie

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Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand, or a talk beside the fire; it is the time for home. – Edith Sitwell I used to dread winter. The cold, short days, and darkness was something I have always struggled with. Spring and summer is […]

Winter hyyge

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How did you two meet?This story can be tricky to tell when you have the same name as your fiancé, but here we g(eaux)! Ryan is from Birmingham, AL and I am from a North Shore suburb of Chicago. Ryan’s family lived in my hometown for 8 years during elementary school. We overlapped for one year; however, Ryan and I did not meet […]

Ponchartrain Hotel engagement session | Ryan + Ryan

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Rachel and Paul’s dreamy, romantic winter wedding at Il Mercato was styled to perfection. I always love working with Brooke Casey Weddings and Il Mercato. Rachel and Paul were so incredibly great to work with, and I was honored to document their special day! Wedding Planner: Brooke Casey Weddings | Bride + Groom prep: JW Marriott […]

Il Mercato Wedding | Rachel + Paul

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Beth and Cory were so fun to work with. Riverview Room has the best views of the French Quarter, and the rain didn’t stop us. Between thunderstorms, the golden light shone through, and their ceremony was absolutely perfect. We had plenty of time to explore the French Quarter and take photos on the Friends replica […]

Riverview Room Wedding | Beth + Cory

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