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Summer Wedding at Makray Memorial | Ashley and Skylar

Summer Wedding at Makray Memorial

Welcome to the enchanting wedding tale of Ashley and Skylar—a love story that unfolds under the summer sun at the breathtaking Makray Memorial. Get ready for a tale that spans years, cosmic connections, and a friendship that knows no bounds.

Let’s rewind to 2011 when the University of Iowa played cupid in bringing these two together. It all started through Ashley’s college roommate, who happened to be tight pals with Skylar from high school. Fate had a sneaky way of working its magic, and the moment they met, sparks flew. But as life often goes, they took different paths, venturing into the world separately for over six long years.

Fast forward to 2017, and destiny decided it was time for these kindred souls to reunite. That’s when Ashley and Skylar crossed paths again, and let me tell you, the rest is history! Their love story is a collection of moments, laughter, and surprises. Ashley couldn’t help but fall head over heels for Skylar’s ability to make her laugh, understand her in ways no one else could, and create a safe haven where she could be her authentic self. Skylar, on the other hand, felt an instant connection with Ashley. Their shared interests made it feel effortless, and he quickly became a part of her family from the moment they first met. It was like the universe conspired to align their destinies, and everything just fell into place.

An Outdoor Wedding Ceremony At Makray Memorial

Now, let’s dive into their wedding day—it was a typical scorching summer day. But that didn’t dampen the spirits of this extraordinary couple and their loved ones. The outdoor summer wedding ceremony at Makray Memorial was an unforgettable affair, surrounded by nature’s beauty. Love filled the air as Ashley and Skylar exchanged vows, promising a lifetime of laughter, support, and togetherness.

Now, here’s a fun twist—Ashley is a devoted Bears fan, while Skylar proudly cheers for the Packers. A local football rivalry, if you will! During the ceremony, Ashley’s uncle, who officiated the wedding, decided to add a dash of playful banter. He presented Ashley with a sash proclaiming her as “Married to a Packer Fan” and Skylar with a sash proudly declaring him as “Married to a Bears Fan.” Trust me, the laughter that ensued was infectious, and I couldn’t help but join in the merriment.

As the day progressed, we seized the opportunity to steal away the newlyweds for some breathtaking sunset photos. Witnessing their love against the backdrop of a golden sky was truly magical—a cherished highlight of every wedding day for me.

Ashley and Skylar’s love story reminds us that true friendship is the foundation of lasting love. They are each other’s best friends, their unwavering support and shared laughter lighting up their path. Join us as we celebrate this cosmic union, where two souls found solace in each other’s arms and embarked on a lifelong adventure filled with love, laughter, and infinite stargazing moments.


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