In Mt. Pleasant, on Pickard Street, I met one of my closest friends, Caitlin, in a small cinder block building, called Doozie's Ice Cream Place. That was nearly 10 years ago and in those 10 years Caitlin and I have shared some of life's most memorable moments that include being neighbors, celebrating weddings, drinking too much and so many more. Caitlin is one of the most genuine, free spirited, and best friends that I know. Oh, and she know how to throw one heck of a wedding! Last summer, I celebrated by her side in Leland, Michigan for a fun filled weekend. I wept as I watched her dance with her dad and danced the night away under the northern Michigan stars with all our friends
When Caitlin asked me to take her one year anniversary photos with Max; I couldn't say no. Max was the perfect addition to Caitlin's life. They compliment each other and are best of friends. During their last year of marriage I have watched them fall deeper in love together. I asked Max what his biggest lesson learned his first year of marriage and he simply said, "I wish I had done it sooner." ..... (I know right! How adorable and perfect!) During their anniversary session we laughed our way through cutting their cake and doing ballerina twirls in the sunset; it was literally perfect. Happy Anniversary Max and Caitlin Lovejoy. I wish you many more years of making beautiful memories together!
I was so incredibly blessed to be able to capture some beautiful images of what it looks like to share 5o years together. Many highs and lows have been shared between these two love birds. It is amazing to see all that could come from two people falling in love. I wish you many years of laughter and happiness and thank you for letting me capture your beautiful family. <3 Liz
Norman and Doris Emily were married June 12, 1965 in front of all their family and friends. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary together on CMU's campus this past Saturday. Doris' dress and pearls were displayed for all guests to look at. They even had their cake topper, and original receipts from her wedding dress and rings! Their prices were slightly cheaper then today's normal wedding rings. After a busy start to my summer season, it was refreshing to be surrounded by the Emily's and their timeless love for each other. They celebrated with many of their friends who are also married for over 50 years! Marriage is hard work; but so worth it to say that you have stood by the side of your best friend for better or worse, richer or poor and in sickness and in health. I wish this for all my clients who book me for their weddings and hope that they too can experience the lifetime benefits of being married to your best friend.
Norman and Doris were blessed with a beautiful anniversary celebrating the last 50 years together.
The celebration concluded with a 70's rendition of The Newlywed Game. Some of the questions were... Where did you meet? Where was your first kiss? Who is your wife's celebrity crush?
Happy Anniversary Norman and Doris. xoxo Elizabeth
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