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Mar 2, 2017

If you ever asked my Grandpa what his favorite kind of pie was, he’d tell you “round!” Pies are one of the few baked goods I feel like I’m good at. Pie crusts specifically. I can make a mean flaky crust! Learning to make the edges pretty is still a work in progress however. Last […]

Mar 1, 2017

If you caught yesterday’s post, you know all about what hits the blog here in this post today! I’m excited to get to share my photos with you of the styled shoot. This styled shoot was a first for me. I’ve only participated in one other styled shoot and helped come up with the general theme. […]

Feb 28, 2017

Looking at photos of styled shoots is so mesmerizing! What started as a marketing strategy has turned into a movement of collaboration, community, artistic expression, and creativity. What is a styled shoot? Think of it as a mock wedding! Vendors (bakers, hair and makeup artists, florists, photographers, stylists, calligraphers, dress boutiques, etc) all come together […]

Feb 16, 2017

The weekend out to see family had been so nice. We’d made the trip over to New Mexico to see the baby blessing for my niece and to attend another niece’s birthday party. Everyone was surprised we’d made the trip being 8 months pregnant. But I wasn’t worried. We had time, and we weren’t crazy […]

Feb 14, 2017

Shelby and Nathan’s gorgeous DIY wedding in Morenci, AZ was so incredibly sweet! Their day was packed with handmade details, amazing food, fun friends and family, the best First Kiss music ever, and topping it all was Shelby’s unending and dazzling smile! Shelby and Nathan met and fell in love in high school. Their wedding […]