i'm writing this from the shores of my dad's childhood lakeside home, in a small small town in minnesota. my sis, dad + i drove a furious, mad 23 hours in two days to haul ourselves halfway across the country for a few quiet days in quintessential small town america. this is my 91 year old grandpa. i think i come from good strong nordic genes.anyways, i wanted to give a huge shoutout to some of the blogs that have been featuring my work lately... oh so beautiful paper did an oh so beautiful write-up on ian + hannah's seersucker invitations... grey likes weddings featured jide + temi's adorable grand central station engagement session last week... + today beyondbeyond out of Londontown, UK did the sweetest little feature on Aakif + Gayle... i'm also super excited to announce a great new addition to the blog world : you + me styling is the brain child of elisabeth, from this awesome central park family shoot, + her super talented designer friend, miya. these two teamed up to offer "life-styling". helping you style + throw the perfect dinner party, proposing to the one you love, planning a birthday surprise, making a vacation feel special, giving a gift that feel personalized instead of generic—all of these experiences require just the right combination of pretty things, thoughtful gestures, + personal touches. i'm so thrilled with what they're offering + cannot wait to collaborate with them on future projects... be sure to check out their site + blog today! finally, that totally ahhhmazing hawaiian wedding below? that feature is going live later today... so check back!