2016 Belden Bridal Show

This past weekend January 23-24, 2016 I participated in the Belden Village Bridal Show.  Although this was my first bridal show, this was my second event hosted by Dayna Yurkovich at Event Day Marketing. She and her team do a wonderful job of guiding you along before and during the event to make sure everything runs smoothly.

You never realize until you are a part of an event like this how much time and effort is takes to run a booth. This show, along with the redesigning of my website took over a month to prepare. But it was well worth it. I was able to meet so many lovely brides and even lovelier vendors. I was pleasantly surprised how friendly everyone was. Brides were willing to chat with me and vendors were more than pleased to network and share ideas.  Overall, it was a wonderful experience and I’m so glad I was a participant.

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My Project 365 (one photo of my family every day for a year) is now complete. There were times I wanted to give up. Especially when I felt that my photos weren’t all show stoppers. But from this I have gotten a few incredible images and the rest are great memories of 2015. If you have followed along with me this year bless you. Except for family, I wasn’t sure people would like to see 365 pictures of my children. 😉 But words to my photography friends who haven’t done this project: Do it! I threw around the idea for two years before I committed. Having your camera in hand every single day has improved my skill and confidence incredibly. It is also so rewarding to have all of the precious memories of our whole year preserved. So if you’re on the fence, let me encourage you to just do it!

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The only good thing about diaper rash is playtime in sink to cool off her tushie.

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