Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

WHAT'S YOUR ENGAGEMENT PHOTOSHOOT STYLE?

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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

WHAT'S YOUR ENGAGEMENT PHOTOSHOOT STYLE?

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A Charming Outdoor Picnic Engagement Session in Ann Arbor

With their first date being a hike, their first kiss shared at a park, and their proposal at that very spot of their first kiss after a virtual 5k — it’s safe to say Jim and Kenny have a love for the outdoors. The couple recalled their first date together; reflecting on the full-circle moment, […]

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

With their first date being a hike, their first kiss shared at a park, and their proposal at that very spot of their first kiss after a virtual 5k — it’s safe to say Jim and Kenny have a love for the outdoors.

The couple recalled their first date together; reflecting on the full-circle moment, “We had both planned to bring hammocks to put up in the woods but Jim forgot his and we ended up having to share Kenny’s. That little mistake led to the first of many kisses. That spot also happens to be where we got engaged!”

Needless to say on the day of their virtual 5k, Kenny had no idea he’d be celebrating a lot more than the completion of their race upon crossing the finish line. “We finished the run and we’re passing the spot of our first kiss as we were walking back to the car. Kenny suggested we take a quick picture there by the lake and so Jim set up his phone to “take a picture” but he actually recorded video. As soon as Kenny realized it wasn’t taking a picture, Jim got down on one knee to propose. Neither of us can remember what was said and the video didn’t catch it. All we know is Jim asked and Kenny said yes!! We got to call our families on the way home and celebrate with them,” they recollected.

With all their big moments taking place alfresco style, it only made sense that their Ann Arbor engagement session was a beautiful summer-themed outdoor picnic celebration. For their engagement session, we headed to the University of Michigan to set the intimate scene for their photos together. “Jim used to work at the University of Michigan and his grandparents both attended there for college many years ago. There are so many beautiful buildings and lawns that it felt like the best place to document our engagement and love for each other,” mentioned Kenny.

It was there that our team designed a charcuterie board filled with sweet and colorful summer fruit and assorted cheeses and other accouterments before Kenny and Jim ended the session by popping a bottle of champagne together to commemorate the occasion.

Engagement Shoot Featured on Love Inc. Mag 

Vendor Team:
Planning & Design: Jeannene Lillie Events | Photography: Samantha Zenewicz Photography | Floral Design: University Floral Shop

Jeannene Lillie is a Michigan Wedding Planner and Michigan Event Planner serving clients in Michigan, Pittsburgh, Ohio, San Diego, and Worldwide Destinations. The JLE Team is committed to coordinating and designing inclusive and intentional events that celebrate the romantic and modern couple. Inquire with us today and stop by the JLE Instagram to get a peek into our beautiful events and get to know us better!

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Sommar and John

"Jeannene is an absolute angel and pleasure to work with. She is quick, efficient, professional, and kind. She took care of communication with vendors, planning, my timeline, and made sure everything ran smoothly. She turned my reception into a fairytale. Thank you Jeannene Lillie Events for all your help and making my life so much easier!"

"The only thing I would change about our process is I wish I would have contacted Jeannene sooner!"

Amy and trevor

"Jeannene is such a wonderful person to work with! She helped me coordinate and plan my micro-wedding and kept up with me regularly. It made me feel so special and recognized. I highly suggest her services! Honestly I was so happy to talk to her every time we were on the phone because she always wanted to get my feedback."

"Jeannene seriously goes above and beyond to make you feel comfortable and really has an amazing eye for your design."

Krista and Deno

I am not the typical girl who dreamt about all the details of planning my wedding. I really just wanted to show up the day of and call it a day. 2020 surely threw us multiple curve balls but working with Jeannene Lillie Events really allowed me to have a stress free wedding planning experience, and my big day was more perfect than I ever could have dreamed. My vendors were all on the same page and the day flowed so smoothly. The team helped set up decorations and moved my florals and they looked stunning. Everyone we worked with was so flexible and friendly, and I would recommend them 1000 times over.

"Jeannene took care of the littlest details that I would have never even thought about."

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