summer bucket list 2018

Summer Bucket List – ▴ Check out a new beach or two. I live five minutes from Lake Erie but somehow end up only visiting one beach. It’s time to find some new sandy shores to wander along. ▴ Use the 70-200mm lens more often. We have this awesome lens but I so rarely use

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instant photos from our wedding week!

Just a little round up of Polaroid film shot on our wedding road trip! One week on the road. We explored abandoned buildings in the desert, visited roadside attractions, hung out in a couple of caves, spent time checking out the Grand Canyon and uh… GOT MARRIED. These road trips out west, which have become

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Just married!

photo by Madeline Barr I’m baaaaack. A little sunburnt, super sleepy and most importantly… MARRIED. I did my best to get the blog all scheduled up before leaving but failed to get anything queued for this week. I’m not even worried about it though. It felt really nice to step away from the computer, and

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#fessermakesfaces – wedding edition!

Guys! I’m getting married this weekend. I’m not sure if you knew that. I mean, I’ve only been talking about it for seven months straight. I’ve been counting down the days since the moment we officially set the date. Yet, somehow, I’m still shocked its here already. The photo above is a pretty accurate portrayal

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5 things I’m most excited about my wedding

What a silly title, right? I mean, obviously, marrying Jeff is the thing I’m most excited about in regard to our wedding BUT there are quite a few other reasons that I am counting down the days. We have just over one week left! ① Getting awesome photos of Jeff + I together! We’re both

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10 things making me smile

▴ This sleepy plant that goes to bed every evening and wakes up refreshed in the mornings. ▴ Fun socks! ▴ Combining bike rides + geocaching! (Also, my pretty bike + hanging out with my brother!) ▴ Pressing plants. ▴ Cats in bags! (My babies are almost always hanging out in or on a paper

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less than one month left!

Y’all there is less than one month left until Jeff and I tie the knot. Lemme repeat that. Less than one month!  My dress is ready. I’ve found the perfect shoes. Our photographer is paid for. My hair and make up are booked. (Oh my gosh, what a hassle this has been.) I hired a florist.

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five favorite corners of my home

Inspiration for this post struck after snapping a photo of a corner of our living room that I really love. (Below!) I just adore this apartment. There are so many little areas that I can’t get enough of. If you follow me on instagram (@thedaintysquid) you might already be familiar with a lot of these

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