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Many of you know that my sister-in-law Jennifer passed away in May of 2017. As you can imagine, being a single dad to 4 little kids has been REALLY, REALLY hard for my brother Ryan. In July of 2017, he met an amazing woman, Jamie, and they started dating. In October, I went home for Skylar’s […]

I had so much fun meeting up with The Adams Family while I was in Utah {yes, I’m still playing catch up from a month ago!} Kim and I went to high school together MANY years ago!! I’m so grateful for social media so we can stay connected throughout the years. The first thing I […]

I don’t even know where to start with the Condie Family. There are just some people who walk into your life and you are never the same again. These are those people. I met Annalisa and Greg during a very dark time in my life, I was struggling with depression because I was struggling with […]

I don’t know if it’s because she’s my sister, and because I know her and the girls so well, but man they were all SO SILLY during their photo session. I could barely get them set up and get one good shot when they were laughing and giggling and being so silly….so we got lost […]

I come from a big extended family, I have something like 38 cousins on my mom’s side and 13 more on my dad’s side. When we get together for family events, there are a LOT of us {at the last reunion I think the count was 115 direct descendants on my mom’s side}. That was […]

Eight is considered the age of accountability and once you are eight, you are able to choose to be baptized a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. It is a special day. The ordinance of baptism is performed as you are dressed all in white. It’s a day that most children […]

Today should be a day of celebrating. A day of anticipation and wonder. It is the due date of Brett and Heather’s angel baby, Bronson. He was born sleeping on May 30th, during a very difficult time for our family.  And, sometimes I wonder why we have so many trials, why some of us have […]

Family pictures are HARD. I totally GET IT!! You’re trying to find the perfect outfit that matches and “goes” together, without being matchy, matchy. You’ve scoured Pinterest boards, and put together colors, and you find something for the kids, and the hubby and then you realize that you have no idea what you’re going to […]

It was a privilege to be able to take pictures at Jennifer’s funeral. I am so grateful for the memories these provide and for the love and peace that I feel when I look at them. My heart is still breaking for my brother and his sweet children, but they are strong and will get […]