Lexi & Bryan’s Engagement Session, January 2012


During the fall of 2007 I moved into my residence hall room at K-State to begin my sophomore year. One the same day (and just next door!), Lexi and her roommates were also moving in. We met and became fast friends, enjoying lots of Manhattan adventures and late movie nights throughout the year. Over the past couple of years we  kept in touch and met for Pizza Shuttle dates when were both in Manhattan. I loved hearing about school and life and knew she had a different sparkle in her eye when we met-up and she told me all about Bryan!  She and Bryan met through a mutual friend and fell for each other quickly despite the fact that Lexi was living here in Kansas and Bryan in Florida. While still in school, they overcame the trials a long distance relationship brings and fell completely in love with one another.
Last August at the end of one of Bryan’s Kansas visits, he asked Lexi to marry him- right in the middle of Kansas City International Airport! As of a couple of weeks ago Bryan is officially a Kansas resident and he and Lexi are enjoying the time leading up to their August 4th wedding that will be held in Anna Maria Island, Florida (can you say BEAUTIFUL?) This weekend we had the chance to spend some time together for their engagement session. It was evident right away that these two are incredibly comfortable with one another and SO happy just to be together! Their laughter was infectious and I could not get enough of Bryan’s ‘spit smile’ (don’t ask) that had Lexi and I both doubled over throughout the session. OH, and if the afternoon couldn’t get any better, we ended their session at Varsity Donuts in Aggieville. The staff was wonderful and let us take photos around the restaurant. Of course, we also enjoyed their delicious donuts 🙂


Lexi & Bryan, I am so excited for you! Thank you for letting me help tell your beautiful story.

in His love,


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