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A fashion photo from a Polaroid while we babysit Matt's niece and nephew, January 25, 2014

A fashion photo from a Polaroid while we babysit Matt's niece and nephew, January 25, 2014

 

Going home after a happy engagement ring shopping, February 17, 2014

Going home after a happy engagement ring shopping, February 17, 2014

 

Bulls game, March 31, 2014

Bulls game, March 31, 2014

 

Father's day game with Sarah's dad, Mike, June 8, 2014 (just a few days later I asked Mike for Sarah's hand in marriage)

Father's day game with Sarah's dad, Mike, June 8, 2014 (just a few days later I asked Mike for Sarah's hand in marriage)

 

Starting off the proposal day by showing Sarah how to fold butterfly origami in Matt's Lincoln Square apartment, June 14, 2014

Starting off the proposal day by showing Sarah how to fold butterfly origami in Matt's Lincoln Square apartment, June 14, 2014

 

Our 14th location on the engagement tour where Matt proposed to Sarah under a Catalpa tree in Oak Park's Scoville Park, June 14, 2014

Our 14th location on the engagement tour where Matt proposed to Sarah under a Catalpa tree in Oak Park's Scoville Park, June 14, 2014

 

Engagement cupcakes made by Matt's sister Kristina. At Matt's parents house in Beverly, June 15, 2014

Engagement cupcakes made by Matt's sister Kristina. At Matt's parents house in Beverly, June 15, 2014

 

At Universal Park City Walk, Orlando, June 23, 2014

At Universal Park City Walk, Orlando, June 23, 2014

 

In Matt's neighborhood is the European-style Giddings Plaza with Cafe Selmarie, June 28, 2014

In Matt's neighborhood is the European-style Giddings Plaza with Cafe Selmarie, June 28, 2014

 

Checking out the Carleton for a potential wedding reception venue, July 1, 2014

Checking out the Carleton for a potential wedding reception venue, July 1, 2014

 

Hiding under a blanket during the rain at Ravinia Park, July 5, 2014

Hiding under a blanket during the rain at Ravinia Park, July 5, 2014

 

Our love lock under the Oak Park Avenue train station, July 18, 2014

Our love lock under the Oak Park Avenue train station, July 18, 2014

 

The wedding hall where Sarah and Matt will have their wedding reception on July 18, 2015. This photo was taken exactly one year before the wedding, on their pre-anniversary.

The wedding hall where Sarah and Matt will have their wedding reception on July 18, 2015. This photo was taken exactly one year before the wedding, on their pre-anniversary.

 

Participating in public sidewalk art at the Museum of Contemporary Art, July 26, 2014

Participating in public sidewalk art at the Museum of Contemporary Art, July 26, 2014

 

Participating in a print workshop at the Museum of Contemporary Art, we had the them print our wedding date. :) (photo taken on July 26, 2014)

Participating in a print workshop at the Museum of Contemporary Art, we had the them print our wedding date. 🙂 (photo taken on July 26, 2014)

 

Our reflection in an artwork at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, July 26, 2014

Our reflection in an artwork at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, July 26, 2014

 

Placing origami butterflies on the Tribune Tower, July 29, 2014

Placing origami butterflies on the Tribune Tower, July 29, 2014

 

Counting LEGO bricks for our 365 wedding countdown bowl, July 31, 2014

Counting LEGO bricks for our 365 wedding countdown bowl, July 31, 2014

 

Visiting a public artwork outside the Lincoln Square library after visiting a potential wedding photography company, August 1, 2014 (we didn't go with that company)

Visiting a public artwork outside the Lincoln Square library after visiting a potential wedding photography company, August 1, 2014 (we didn't go with that company)

 

Beautiful flowers, beautiful fiancee, August 2, 2014

Beautiful flowers, beautiful fiancee, August 2, 2014

 

Taking a long neighborhood walk in Gladstone Park, August 16, 2014

Taking a long neighborhood walk in Gladstone Park, August 16, 2014

 

Sarah giving writing tips to Thomas Jefferson at the Jefferson Park Transit Center, August 16, 2014

Sarah giving writing tips to Thomas Jefferson at the Jefferson Park Transit Center, August 16, 2014

 

Writing poems on slips of paper that will go inside tiny vials for a public art project, August 19, 2014

Writing poems on slips of paper that will go inside tiny vials for a public art project, August 19, 2014

 

Preparing Sarah's classroom before the school year starts, August 24, 2014

Preparing Sarah's classroom before the school year starts, August 24, 2014

 

Celebrating our proposal at Sarah's parents house in Naperville

Celebrating our proposal at Sarah's parents house in Naperville

 

Sarah after a half marathon in Chicago, August 31, 2014

Sarah after a half marathon in Chicago, August 31, 2014

 

Checking out the size of the reception hall room at the Carleton, August 31, 2014

Checking out the size of the reception hall room at the Carleton, August 31, 2014

 

Preparing catalpa branches for an engagment card display at Sarah's condo, September 7, 2014

Preparing catalpa branches for an engagment card display at Sarah's condo, September 7, 2014

 

Testing gold and purple ink pens at Paper Source for our wedding party invites, September 14, 2014

Testing gold and purple ink pens at Paper Source for our wedding party invites, September 14, 2014

 

Visiting our wedding DJ in Chicago, September 20, 2014

Visiting our wedding DJ in Chicago, September 20, 2014

 

Placing origami butterflies on the garden medians of MIchigan Avenue in front of the Tribune Tower (the butterflies are behind us) September 26, 2014

Placing origami butterflies on the garden medians of MIchigan Avenue in front of the Tribune Tower (the butterflies are behind us) September 26, 2014

 

Sarah's brother, Matthew is smart. He's wearing sunglasses. Riding the apple picking truck, September 27, 2014

Sarah's brother, Matthew is smart. He's wearing sunglasses. Riding the apple picking truck, September 27, 2014

 

Reaching up for an apple at ____ Orchard, September 27, 2014

Reaching up for an apple at ____ Orchard, September 27, 2014

 

Sarah climbs a tree to grab the desired hidden apple on high, September 27, 2014

Sarah climbs a tree to grab the desired hidden apple on high, September 27, 2014

 

Chicago Fire game with incredible seats from Sarah's sister and brother-in-law, October 5, 2014

Chicago Fire game with incredible seats from Sarah's sister and brother-in-law, October 5, 2014

 

Trying on suits for the wedding, October 18, 2014

Trying on suits for the wedding, October 18, 2014

 

Folding some origami butterflies at the Chicago Cultural Center before our engagement photo shoot with Gina & Tony, October 19, 2014

Folding some origami butterflies at the Chicago Cultural Center before our engagement photo shoot with Gina & Tony, October 19, 2014

 

Revisiting the location where Sarah and I first met. Formerly a Caribou Coffee, now Fresko, October 26, 2014

Revisiting the location where Sarah and I first met. Formerly a Caribou Coffee, now Fresko, October 26, 2014

 

Revisiting the catalpa tree outside the library where Matt proposed to Sarah (photo taken October 26, 2014)

Revisiting the catalpa tree outside the library where Matt proposed to Sarah (photo taken October 26, 2014)

 

Matt with a birthday cupcake from Sarah, at Matt's Lincoln Square apartment, November 21, 2014

Matt with a birthday cupcake from Sarah, at Matt's Lincoln Square apartment, November 21, 2014

 

Because a photo of Matt's nephew was too fun to pass up, November 27, 2014

Because a photo of Matt's nephew was too fun to pass up, November 27, 2014

 

The Christmas tree at Matt's parents in Chicago, November 30, 2014

The Christmas tree at Matt's parents in Chicago, November 30, 2014

 

Sarah boarding the CTA Holiday train, very excited! December 6, 2014

Sarah boarding the CTA Holiday train, very excited! December 6, 2014

 

Sarah holding Matt's cousin's baby, the day she was baptized, December 7, 2014

Sarah holding Matt's cousin's baby, the day she was baptized, December 7, 2014

 

Matt holding one of the statues that his twin brother Erik and him would often borrow from the Oak Lawn Public Library while in high school, December 7, 2014

Matt holding one of the statues that his twin brother Erik and him would often borrow from the Oak Lawn Public Library while in high school, December 7, 2014

 

Sarah and Matt riding the freight elevator at Tribune Tower with special passes for the day, December 20, 2014

Sarah and Matt riding the freight elevator at Tribune Tower with special passes for the day, December 20, 2014

2 Responses to 2014 photo album

  1. Amanda Bagus April 26, 2015 at 10:49 am #

    I love these glimpses into your whole timeline <3

    • Matt Maldre April 26, 2015 at 5:17 pm #

      Thank you! It was lots of fun putting this together. 🙂

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