After getting ready inside a yurt at the Hruby Ranch, the bride and groom sneak a quick kiss against the backdrop of the autumn leaves.
Mia and Dan planned an elopement that was rooted in Midwest simplicity while exuding character and charm around every corner. Their refreshing outlook on life and their genuine love for one another radiated through every aspect of the day, which began with a first look at the Hruby Ranch before continuing at a courthouse ceremony and finishing with a flavorful brunch in Valparaiso, Indiana.
The coupled prepared for their wedding ceremony together inside the yurt on the ranch, which meant that they took turns caring for one another and making sure that they each looked picture-perfect for their big day. Mia lovingly styled Dan's hair, as he attempted to avoid the hairspray.
Mia slipped into her gorgeous lace wedding gown, which was fastened by her mom in a sweet and special moment before the ceremony.
Mia and Dan opted for a courthouse ceremony that allowed them to exchange vows and rings in a way that was short, simple and entirely personal. By prioritizing the most basic elements of the wedding ceremony, they were able to truly focus on the momentous occasion.
The bride can barely contain her emotions as she clasps her soon-to-be husband's hands and the ceremony begins.
The newlyweds are applauded and congratulated in the moments immediately following their courthouse ceremony.
The bride shows offer her glimmering wedding ring — which is now complete with its sparkling band — to her new mother-in-law.
On a sunshine filled day in Indiana, the new husband and wife walk hand in hand out of the courthouse. Despite the beauty that surrounds them, they simply cannot take their eyes off one another.
After the ceremony at the courthouse, the couple and their families went to Pesto's Italian Restaurant in order to enjoy brunch together and celebrate. It was a meal filled with joy and laughter that resulted in memories that they will all cherish for years to come.