CADE WAS BORN AND RAISE RIGHT HERE IN COLORADO, BUT THAT DIDN'T STOP HIM FROM CATCHING A TEXAS SIZED HEARTACHE FOR HIS FUTURE WIFE, ASHLEY.
Where to start...when one of my closest 2018 brides suggested me to Ashley and Cade as a possible wedding photographer I was over the dang moon about it! One thing led to the next and some conversations about cattle, their love story, and one coffee date later (where we didn't actually even drink coffee!) we were officially a team. With me, the professional third wheel!
That day I met with Ashley and Cade, I knew there was something special. It was like they were two of the same person, the same wavelength. Ashley is one of the most beautiful and genuine people I have ever met. Her love for Cade, excitement for their future and over all glow will leave you amazed. Seriously, so stalk her on Instagram. You won't regret it. Then there is Cade, probably one of the coolest and sweetest guys I have ever had the pleasure of photographing. They might as well be a romantic Nicolas Sparks novel because Cade can't keep his eyes off this girl! He couldn't wait for more dates when they first met. He describes her as "very unbelievably beautiful, smart, determind, hardworking and a strong set of values." The more time they spent together, he knew she was the one.
I finally got a peak into their lives during our engagement session this spring. Cade and Ashley live in the cutest farm house in Johnstown, Colorado. They are proud parents to a beautiful doggo named Weston and owners of a cow calf operation! WHAT. A. DREAM. They are that couple that can get down and dirty working on the farm or ranch, but they can also dress to the nines and look like a million bucks! As for this love story, it started back in junior college while the two were athletes playing baseball and softball. They would go on a first date in college but it would take four to five years before that second date ever came along!!!
The "first second date" would come on a Christmas night. (This is why I love the holiday, so much magic!) Ashley was definitely swept off her feet once again when the college boy she once knew stepped out of his truck. In just his jeans and a plain white tee, Ashley was cautious of what this handsome guy might do to her heart. With a little leap of faith she went on her second first date with her future husband!