Happy Halloween friends! What’s on your agenda this weekend? I’ll be heading out of town tomorrow for a bit of annual Christmas shopping with family. The kind of Christmas shopping where you buy more goodies for yourself and spend half the day eating and enjoying a few brews. Yep, that kind. And I love every second of it. Aside from that, I’ll be doing some last minute packing for my work trip to Mexico next week for the Jose Villa Workshop! I’ll be instagramming along the way incase you want to follow along!
After a busy, rainy and gloomy week, I’m ready for the weekend and the gorgeous weather it’s going to bring. With Halloween right around the corner, Salem is buzzing with tourists and the annual Haunted Happenings. One of my bridesmaids and very good friends is coming to visit tomorrow for the day and I have a feeling it’s going to be filled with cider, pumpkin beer, a little bit of fall shopping and lots of much needed catching up. Wishing you all a cozy fall weekend! xo
We had so much fun playing in the sand and sea at Crane Beach. There are lots of beaches in our area that we could have chosen, but we thought it’d be special to have our photos done at Crane Beach, which is only a couple of miles from where Shawn’s parents were married. Plus, it’s a gorgeous beach! I made a sweet little bouquet to bring, because I love playing with flowers and it was a great excuse! We decided to go very casual since we were at the beach. We went barefoot and chose outfits that we were comfy in, rather than getting fancied up—who gets fancy at the beach anyway? I found a breezy light pink dress at Revolve Clothing that was perfect. I also found a short white dress with crochet detailing on sale at Nordstrom that I decided to bring as well to switch it up.
We had never been professionally photographed together before, but Rebecca made us feel so comfortable. She snapped some seriously dreamy shots that we’re both so grateful to have. My heart grows bigger every day with love for this guy, I’m truly lucky, and this little slice of pretty is such a sweet reminder of that. Take a peek below at some of our favorites and head over to SMP for the rest!
The conch shell below is the one that Shawn got for me during our first few months of dating. During a college trip for his marine biology class, he found it snorkeling and had a local chef cook up the conch inside to eat. He brought the shell home to me and was the very first ‘gift’ he ever gave me. It was so nice to include that little bit in our photos since it’s so special to us and tells a small part of our story. I highly recommend including those personal touches if you’re planning an engagement session!
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