August 13, 2019

Happy Birthday, Alex!!!!

Iā€™m Stephanie, a wedding + lifestyle photographer based in Destin, Florida and Warrenton, Virginia. Whether Iā€™m by the mountains in Virginia or the ocean on the Florida Gulf Coast, my soul feels at home, surrounded by rural living and the raw beauty of nature. I genuinely love what I do, and feel so passionate to share the enthusiasm and joy of these celebrations with you!

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MY HUSBAND!!!! <= I keep pinching myself that I get to say that! šŸ™‚ šŸ™‚ šŸ™‚ Please help me wish him the happiest of Birthdays today!!!


I am looking forward to growing gray and old with you! But before that happens, let’s enjoy our long, colored hair. šŸ˜‰ Ha! I look forward to every day we get to spend with one another this year and all the years ahead, and I’m so grateful to have you in my life.

Just going away for a week-long business trip to Virginia last week made me realize how precious our time is together. I don’t want to take any moment with you for granted. <3 I look forward to countless adventures with you as my best friend, husband, partner for life, teammate, and confidant! Thank you for being YOU. I hope you feel loved and special on this day because you deserve it!!! Now, let’s enjoy a relaxing day today and fun adventures to come very soon! šŸ˜‰ I love doing life with you!!!

I love you. Happy Birthday!
– Your wife <3

Thanks, Annamarie Akins Photography, for our engagement and wedding portraits!!! <3 We love you!!!



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