With the smell of cherry blossoms in the air and the sun peeking out of  from behind the clouds, we met Teresa and Daniel  for their engagement session on the campus of Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio.  These two met at this university while they were students though throughout their time at college they were […]

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Engagements

Cherry Blossom Engagement Session in Steubenville Ohio | Teresa + Daniel

On a beautiful spring day, Tiana and AJ were wed. This was not where, when or how they ever pictured their wedding day, but nonetheless, it was perfect and beautiful.  Their small, intimate ceremony took place on the campus of Franciscan University of Steubenville in the simple and yet stunning Portiuncula Chapel that is beloved […]

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Weddings

Sage + Lavender Spring Portiuncula Wedding in Steubenville, OH

The COVID-19 pandemic forced many couples to make tough decisions about their wedding plans.  Some had to postpone but some decided to move up their timeline and get married earlier than planned.  Lily and Wiatt had originally planned their wedding for this summer but as the rules for gathering of groups became more and more […]

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Weddings

Portiuncula Wedding at Franciscan University in Steubenville Ohio | Lily + Wiatt

2020 is looking nothing like we expected and couples all over the world are being forced to make tough decisions about their weddings.  Katie and Aaron made the very difficult choice to move forward with their original wedding date, knowing that only 10 people could be in the church, including themselves. This decision was especially […]

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Weddings

Holy Family Catholic Church Wedding in Steubenville, OH | Katie + Aaron

March 2020.  It began very, very different than it ended.  When I was editing and blogging this month, I was struck once again by how dramatic of a month this really was. We started this month in Rochester, NY visiting my family.  There was snow on the ground when we arrived and John was absolutely […]

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Schaefer Family Adventure

Schaefer Family Adventures: March 2020

In the midst of this pandemic, God can be found. We found Him in the smiles, laughter and loved shared by this sweet couple. Matthew and I spent the afternoon earlier this month with Sarah and Jacob at Friendship Park in Smithfield, OH for their spring engagement session. And I can quite honestly say, this […]

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Engagements

Friendship Park, Smithfield OH Engagement Session | Sarah + Jacob

February seemed to be two extremes of weather: wintery snowy days and then warm sunny days! Grace got her first real taste of playing in the snow and she’s still not sure what she thinks of it. John LOVES it and therefore he was devastated when he woke up to see it all melted.  He […]

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Schaefer Family Adventure

Schaefer Family Adventures: February 2020

Talina is one of my dearest friends. When she told me that she and Jeremiah were expecting their second child, I was SO excited for them! Their oldest child, Cambria Jonas is one of John’s best friends; they have known each other since birth and I love seeing them grow up and go to school together. […]

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Families

The Midwife Center, Pittsburgh PA | Atlas Lee

And just like that, it’s 2020. We start a new decade, we begin a new year. I’m beginning again, documenting my family’s daily life on a monthly basis.

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Schaefer Family Adventure

Schaefer Family Adventures | January 2020

Gosh, this year has been amazing! I’ve been blogging consistently each month for a whole year now, sharing our family’s adventures, both big and small, with you! It’s been an amazing year. I started out 2019 with a 3 day old and a 2 year old and now I have a 1 year old and a 3 year old!!! I plan on continuing to blog each month, especially since I kept me accountable with editing our family photos. I now have an entire year’s worth of photos edited and ready to be made into a family yearbook!

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Schaefer Family Adventure

Schaefer Family Adventures | December 2019

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