lauren & jordan.

WOW. What in the world am I even supposed to write about this? I am excited, blessed, squealing, teary-eyed at the fact that my best friend is engaged, although it hasn’t yet hit me that she’s getting married. I was over the moon that Taylor and I got to fly to Kansas City to surprise Lauren and be there for the actual proposal. I was goofy giddy as we marveled over the ring on her finger, looked at wedding dresses the following day, and I squealed more than average when we took engagement pictures. But holy cow, this so is not about me and my feelings. Lauren and Jordan are so.very.in.love. They mastered the art of letter writing as they embraced long distance for the first bit of their relationship. On Laur’s end, there were so many tears of missing her boy, so much excitement for visits, so much giddiness after good skype conversations, so many lessons in humility and creatively serving well, even from a distance. Lauren and Jordan learned to live and play in the same city when Lauren moved to Kansas City last summer. She came back sure that he was it, and oh boy you can believe we prayed even from the beginning that he would be. She described Jordan, even more than Kansas City, as feeling like “home.” Jordan is a goof, he is wise, he is a leader, he is creative, and he has fought for Lauren’s heart very well. I could think of no one better to marry her. And what better place to meet your husband than on Young Life summer staff, making milkshakes in the snack bar together?

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October 12, 2012 - 9:21 pm

Lauren Armstrong - Holy mackerel I have no words. These are absolutely beautiful. Hales, you are beyond talented and I am so blessed to have you as a friend. I LOVE YOU!

October 12, 2012 - 10:20 pm

kenzie - absolutely unreal. they are THE cutest/sweetest/most gorgeous couple & you captured them so beautifully!! AHHH HALES YOU ARE SO GOOD

October 12, 2012 - 11:40 pm

bakane - i am so impressed! these are soo good and beautiful! your ability to capture colors blows my mind! i cant wait to see more!!

October 13, 2012 - 12:06 am

Christy - Haley, you have managed to capture the beauty and love between Jordan and Lauren~Wow! I am so happy you and Taylor could share such a magical moment with two amazing friends. Proud momma….

October 13, 2012 - 6:25 am

Anonymous - Haley you are amazing! There is love just SEEPING out of my computer from these pictures. Too many squeals. Loveeee, sock

October 13, 2012 - 1:16 pm

melissa english - Haley these are amazing! I’m so happy that you and Taylor were there for this amazing event! Our basement is open anytime!

October 14, 2012 - 2:03 am

Nanners - HALES THESE ARE INCREDIBLE!!! bahh! and seriously, laur, i could not love these more. man oh man oh man i love y’all so much

October 16, 2012 - 11:27 pm

Sierra - these are gorgeous. gorgeous gorgeous people. incredible light. hales, you are so talented. lauren and jordan, you are both so wonderful and i’m so stinkin’ excited for y’all. love these.

July 24, 2015 - 12:14 pm

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April 18, 2016 - 10:30 am

Caleb's Newborn Photo Shoot - Sobremesa Stories - […] just about every important part of our life (I’m not kidding…she’s taken pics of our proposal and engagement pictures, parts of our wedding,  our pregnancy announcement, our maternity photos, and lots of other pics […]

August 25, 2016 - 10:30 am

Our Mini Family Photo Shoot - Sobremesa Stories - […] currently based in Nashville.  Haley has documented so many parts of our lives, including our proposal and engagement pictures, parts of our wedding,  our pregnancy announcement, our maternity photos, and Caleb’s […]

April 10, 2017 - 10:30 am

Our One Year Family Pictures - Sobremesa Stories - […] in a little family photo shoot.  Haley has documented so many parts of our lives, including our proposal and engagement pictures, parts of our wedding,  our pregnancy announcement, our maternity photos, Caleb’s newborn […]

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