We’ve all heard that laughter is the best medicine. If that’s the case, then Andrew and Hilary are going to have a long healthy life together. They spent their entire engagement session laughing and flirting, so we’re certain that this precious couple is meant to be.
We met Hilary as a cousin and bridesmaid in David and Lindsay’s wedding at Glendalough Manor earlier this year. She had the sweetest spirit about her and Lindsay described her as “the closest thing to a sister I have”. Now both the Higgins and the Lassetters have a history of super romantic love stories (you can read more about that on their blog post above), so we jumped for joy when Hilary called us not long after Lindsay’s wedding.
Andrew and Hilary’s love story already sounds like the Hallmark movies we can’t stop watching. Hilary’s cousins (but not the one mentioned above…are you starting to get the feeling that this family is close?) invited their neighbor to an after Christmas hangout to not so coincidentally introduce Andrew to Hilary. Both Hilary and Andrew were a bundle of nerves, but managed to get past that to really connect. Over the next couple of weeks, between a few meals and lots of texting, the couple quickly realized they wanted to become more.
Two years later, with friends and family by his side, Andrew publicly dedicated his life to Christ at Hilary’s home church. Hilary shed tears of joy to see God’s faithfulness in her prayers and Andrew’s life. Little did she know those wouldn’t be her only happy tears of the day. At a party later that day to celebrate the occasion, Andrew thanked everyone for coming. Then he got down on one knee and asked Hilary to be his bride. Between her surprise and tears, Hilary gave a resounding, “Yes!”
Hilary and Andrew will be married next October and we are so excited for their journey together. We loved spending their engagement session at a place sentimental to them–Hilary’s childhood home and the very spot Andrew popped the question. Mix a sentimental location + amazing light + horses and you have adream come true engagement session. Congratulations, Andrew and Hilary! We are honored you chose us to document the beginning of your legacy of love!
Love these cute details. Incorporating personal, unique touches always adds a little something special to your engagement photos.
We love how Hilary and Andrew wore bright, classic pieces throughout the day. Take a look at our style blog on what to wear in your engagement photos!
Listen. Sometimes the moment calls for a little extra squeeze! And, it can make for the biggest laughs right after. Love how playful these two were all day!
Andrew serenading his bride to be. We loved how these two wanted to make their photos so personal by adding in elements of their lives that were important to them, music being one of them!
You might remember this photo from our Halloween post! Hilary’s dad dressed up to scare these two. It was hilarious and we would say he got them pretty good!
The sweetest moments between these two. The glorious fall foliage had nothing on the beauty between Andrew and Hilary.
We ended our day taking advantage of the most spectacular golden hour light. As we ended our time with Hilary and Andrew (and a few of their four legged friends) we realized how beautiful it all is. The light, the love, the season. Congratulations, Andrew and Hilary, may this season of your lives be full of love!