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18 Aug 2016

Real Wedding by Hope’s: Hannah and Dakota

It’s hot outside, but Hannah and Dakota’s January 2nd wedding was a winter wonderland out of a dream.  These two lovebirds fell for each other almost immediately.  “I am loud and very outspoken, Dakota is quiet and reserved.  His sweet demeanor is the perfect balance to my crazy,” says Hannah.  It was an easy decision when they were shopping one day and Dakota said they...

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Real Wedding by Hope’s: Lacey and Kyle
08 Aug 2016

Real Wedding by Hope’s: Lacey and Kyle

This is a special one-year anniversary Real Wedding.  Lacey, my childhood best friend, married Kyle August 8, 2015 in a classic church ceremony in Keystone followed by an elegant, fun reception at the DoubleTree in Cedar Rapids. Lacey had heard about her good friend Josephine’s brother Kyle, and even met him once, before sparks flew at a birthday party in December 2011.  Lacey was living...

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Real Weddings by Hope’s: Megan and Zach
13 Jan 2015

Real Weddings by Hope’s: Megan and Zach

Real Weddings by Hope’s bride Megan said “I do” back home in Indiana, but she found her perfect gown in her new city, Davenport.  Megan met her husband, Zach, when he was staying in her hometown for the Kentucky Derby. They did the long distance thing for nearly a year-and-a-half until she moved to live with him in Davenport, where he grew up.  About a...

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Real Weddings by Hope’s: Lindsey and Christopher
13 Nov 2014

Real Weddings by Hope’s: Lindsey and Christopher

Lindsey and Christopher’s wedding is a great example of how DIY and personal touches can make your big day super-special as you will see in this Real Weddings feature!  The two met in Iowa City in the spring of 2008, sharing Whitey’s ice cream in downtown Iowa City for their first date.  Lindsey says Chris is full of cute surprises, which we can say is...

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Real Weddings by Hope’s Bridal:  Laura and Alex
22 Oct 2014

Real Weddings by Hope’s Bridal: Laura and Alex

For our first Real Weddings by Hope’s blog post, we are featuring my dear friends Laura and Alex.  They are a couple I love and respect, and you can tell they are perfect for each other.  I’m so excited to share their love story with you! One of the passages shared at their September 28, 2013 wedding was from Romans 12:   “Love must be sincere....

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It’s a good day to serve the Lord! Honduras Mission Part 1
18 Oct 2014

It’s a good day to serve the Lord! Honduras Mission Part 1

It’s a good day… to help girls feel beautiful for the Lord! Our family has participated in several mission trips over the years, and we usually start the day with a fired up, “It’s a good day…” Fill in the blank: to serve the Lord, to praise the Lord, to thank the Lord, etc.  Well, this Honduras mission trip is one we are serving in...

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