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I received our engagement pictures today. :love:

We took them at Faust Park, a beautiful, beautiful park back in St. Louis. I had never been there before, but our photographer recommended it and I am so glad we went with it! It’s such a huge park and there’s so many trails and flowers and old buildings. Very picturesque!

I think we received about 180 pictures back. I was so overwhelmed at first because there were so many! I can’t believe how well they turned out, either. I wouldn’t consider myself (or Andrew either, haha) very photogenic – but I am so happy with how they turned out. I did notice that in almost all of them my hair is messed up, but I don’t think anyone can really tell except for me. ;)

I’m going to just share some of my favorites. :)

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Isn’t Andrew so cute? :love:

Since I have our pictures back now, I’m going to start working on our save the dates and start collecting addresses! We have to cut down our guest list a little more before anything though. We’re currently sitting at about 265 people and our max for our venue is 250. I never knew that the guest list would be so difficult! :/ Nonetheless, I am so excited for this next stage of wedding planning. :)

All photos taken by {Courtney Smith Photography}.


I have no idea why I’ve waited so long to blog about this but….


Andrew and I celebrated our four year anniversary on Saturday, March 29th, and we went to The Melting Pot to celebrate and do the whole “fancy dinner thing” that we never seem to really do.

Afterwards, as we were walking back to the car, he got down on one knee and asked if I would marry him. Speechless. Absolutely speechless. But I did say yes. ;)

I cannot tell you how incredibly excited I am!

I didn’t think to snap a picture until a day later, so no, he didn’t propose in that outfit. ;) But isn’t the ring gorgeous. He did so well!