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Favorite Wedding Moments of 2020

December 29, 2020

Yes, 2020 has had its ups and downs. But we dare to say… there has been far more good than bad. Being in the wedding industry, you get to witness love on epic levels. Love at its peak… and love overcoming obstacle after obstacle. You want to know the beautiful thing about obstacles? You always […]

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Preparing for Your Wedding: 6 Things the Groom Should Know

November 3, 2020

Grooms can sometimes get confused by the duties and responsibilities that befall on them before their wedding. Why? Because traditionally, the majority of wedding planning has hardly fallen into the domain of the groom. So it’s easy to get lost in a sea of wedding colors and themes, or even decide on simpler things like […]

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Central Illinois Wedding Venues for Every Type of Bride

October 27, 2020

Central Illinois may not be the first place you think of when dreaming of your perfect wedding day. We don’t have a mountain range… or an ocean… or an expansive skyline.  But you know what? That’s okay. Because we have elegant hotels, lush gardens, historic homes, shady forests, revamped warehouses, rolling fields, and art galleries… […]

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Your Guide to Stress-Free and Beautiful Family Photos

September 16, 2020

It’s that time again! You’ve been here before… you recently bought the most adorable, coordinated outfits for your family and are anxiously waiting for your family portrait session. Yay! Then, all of a sudden those dreaded thoughts creep into your head… “Will Ben be cranky because he’s teething?” “I just know Addison is going to […]

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Meet the Now and Then Sisters

August 28, 2020

A Quick Intro Hi there! We’re the N&T sisters… or better known as Kayla and Erika. And yes, we’re actually sisters. We have another sister, Tarah, who decided not to join the fam business because… well… she’s pretty dang amazing at being a mom to four kids, refinishing furniture, baking gorgeous cakes, and just about […]

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Bridal Inspiration for the Boho-themed Wedding

August 13, 2020

Styled shoots are amazing for so many reasons. But the main reason is to give you lovely brides some killer inspiration for your big day. We partnered with a few AMAZING local businesses to bring you some gorgeous rustic boho inspiration. So prepare to be pumped full of all sorts of creative juices as you […]

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Signs It’s Time to Elope

August 6, 2020

Let’s make something clear… there is no right or wrong way to get married. If you want a huge celebration, you should have the celebration you dreamed of! If you want something small and intimate, then have a beautifully private wedding! The only thing that shouldn’t be compromised is YOUR HAPPINESS! So if you’re starting […]

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How to Make Professional Photos Less Uncomfortable

July 2, 2020

For the party pooper who hates getting their picture taken… GET OVER IT! Okay, that’s a little harsh. But we had to get your attention some how! 😉 Listen, if you hate being in front of the camera and photos have you feelin’ like… You are not alone! We even feel awkward when we’re taking […]

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What to Wear for Your Engagement Session

July 2, 2020

The average person spends 100,000 hours of their life picking out what to wear. JK! We made that ridiculous stat up. But it certainly feels like it takes that much time. (Can we get an amen!) Especially when it’s for your engagement photos. Don’t fear! We have some killer inspiration coming you way, along with […]

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What to Expect During Your Engagement Session

June 16, 2020

Getting your engagement photos done should be fun and exciting! But it’s easy to be nervous about something when you don’t fully know what to expect. So we’re here to give you a taste of our process and what your session will look like. During your session with us, we want you to LIVE IN […]

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