Backyard Wedding in Flesherton / Candra Schank Wedding Photography

Jennifer and Mike’s Backyard Wedding

Grey Bruce Weddings

It starts with a glance and then a look. Then your first date…and then second, third, fourth, and so on.   Every time you spend time together you learn more and more amazing things about each other.

Then each of your children get to meet each other.  And all of you start spending more and more time together.

These relationships grow stronger and stronger by the day.  Two families become one.

Jen and Mike’s story is a beautiful story that grew together.  Their families came and thrived together. Their children are the same ages and have become inseparable. Family gatherings are full of cheerful laughs, giggles and lots of story telling.  I can just image the holiday season in their home…amazing…with lots of laughter.

Jen contacted me 6 months before their planned wedding celebration.  And they had a twist; a fun and exciting twist.  They were having a engagement party and inviting all of their friends and family to a backyard pig roast.  And it gets better.  They were going to surprise everyone and turn their engagement party into a wedding! AWESOME!

And then they threw in another twist. Hehehe, the two of them and their 5 children planned a weekend away to Niagara Falls.  And I bet you cannot guess…the two families exchanged vows on April 28th at Two Hearts Wedding Chappel.  They were married.  It was the perfect family weekend away!

So their backyard engagement party went from a surprise wedding celebration to a ‘Surprise! We’re Married’, celebration. Guests were over-joyed and beyond happy for the family.  Lots of laughter, stories, and great food and beverages where shared amongst all the families on a beautiful sunny June Saturday.  A perfect day for a perfect family.

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I am a small time gal who loves to photograph pets and people. I love rolling around with dog, wading ankle deep in Georgian bay, photographing intimate weddings and the stories that are too, and just being me!