bride and groom at marco island wedding

Love on Marco Island “They say love finds you when you least expect it…” These are the words Lauren used to begin the story of how she and Justin met in February 2021. With the global pandemic in full force, Lauren decided to visit her parents in Marco Island, Florida for a weekend. While out […]

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bride and groom at marco island wedding

Love on Marco Island “They say love finds you when you least expect it…” These are the words Lauren used to begin the story of how she and Justin met in February 2021. With the global pandemic in full force, Lauren decided to visit her parents in Marco Island, Florida for a weekend. While out […]

November 4, 2023

Marco Island Wedding | Lauren & Justin

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