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Top 5 Hosting Tips for a Fulfilling Holiday

By Brooke DePauw / November 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

The holidays are here again, which means we all will be hosting family and friends. I know hosting can be super stressful and not everyones favorite thing, but today I wanted to share some of my favorite hosting tips! Make It Simple The first of my hosting tips is to make it simple. I know…

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A couple kissing on the beach during their Lake Michigan engagement session

A Lake Michigan Engagement

By Brooke DePauw / October 24, 2018 / 2 Comments

One of the fun parts of the wedding planning process for me is seeing my clients get their engagement photos. So when it came time to finally get my own done I was beyond excited! I knew right away I wanted to have a Lake Michigan engagement shoot. The reason I was so drawn to…

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Our Story, Our Engagement & Our Wedding

By Brooke DePauw / December 8, 2017 / 11 Comments

Our Story I remember walking down the street one day and thinking how crazy it was that my future partner in life could be crossing the road next to me or sipping coffee in the cafe near by. I always was intrigued and frustrated by the fact that I didn’t know where my future lied, but…

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Independence Berry Lemonade Cocktail

By Brooke DePauw / July 3, 2017 / 0 Comments

Like many of you the 4th of July is my favorite holiday. The cookouts, spending time on the lake and being with family and friends – what could be better?! If you’re a sucker for a good cocktail (like me) then you will love this Independence Berry Lemonade Cocktail.   What You’ll Need: 1.5 oz…

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Why I am Taking “Busy” Out of My Vocabulary

By Brooke DePauw / June 29, 2017 / 3 Comments

How many times have you had a conversation with somebody and they’ve asked how you have been? And your response is “busy”? And then you in turn ask them how they have been and they also reply with “busy”?   If you think about it nowadays everyone is “so busy” and the majority of our…

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