Tell us about yourself.
“I was born and raised in Key West, Florida, an official “conch”. I love my community and love volunteering, especially in my local church. I really enjoy working with children and getting to know their individual personalities. I love snail mail – sending and receiving. I enjoy interpretive dancing to popular songs in public. I’m abnormally excellent at shuffle board. ”
What is your favorite part of the wedding?
“I love first looks. I love the intimacy they bring for the couple. I love seeing the grooms reaction captured in the photos. ”
What is your guiltiest pleasure?
“I’m a closet bachelor/bachelorette addict. I can’t stop. I can eat mac & cheese by the bucketful. Mob movies are my jam. I could listen to Lionel Richie All Night Long…All Night. I also really enjoy spectating the Nathan’s Annual 4th of July Hot Dog Eating Contest (almost too much.) ”
What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
“I love to be outside and experiencing the beautiful island I live on, especially with my boyfriend of 4 years, Mike. We love to go for bike rides together. I also love to read and I like making homemade candles and sharing them with friends. ”
What is your favorite movie? Favorite book? All-Time Favorite TV Show?
“It’s hard to choosing favorites for me because I just have so much love for so many things… Anything with Leonardo DiCaprio in it… (finally got that oscar he deserves); Toss up between The Help and Redeeming Love, but I also did just read The Girl on the Train and am a big fan; The Office, I also love Friends and Parks and Rec. ”
What travel destination are you most looking forward to traveling to?
“I have a passion for Africa. I had the opportunity to travel to Ethiopia a few years ago with a medical team and absolutely fell in love with the people and culture. I would love to be able to go back to somewhere in Africa. Also, New Zealand. Also, everywhere. ”
What do you love about your work?
“I love the opportunity that we get to make a couples vision a reality. Things can be so stressful leading up to your wedding, especially the day of, and I love the fact that we get to relieve a good amount of that stress for the couple. It’s a comfort for them to know that our sole job is to look out for them and their desires for their day. ”
What is your most favorite thing you have seen at a wedding?
“At my best friend’s wedding, during the ceremony they did a foot washing. It was so beautiful and symbolic, a true picture of giving yourself to another. Probably my most favorite wedding ceremony to date. ”
Tell us one thing about yourself that not too many people know.
“I have an abnormally good remembrance of my childhood. And I have a firm belief that I have the ability to survive a plane crash. ”
~ The Just Save the Date Girls