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MaryRuth and I have been friends since 8th grade. We’ve been through everything together, PCOS, Infertility, job loss, cancer, the death of our moms, and many, many other struggles along the way. We talk to each other about EVERYTHING and we’ve been there for each other through some of the worst days of our lives. […]

I’m getting a NEW sister-in-law!!!!!! (and if you can’t tell, I’m SUPER EXCITED!!!) Skylar and Avery came to visit me in Chicago and while they were here we decided to take some engagement pictures. They weren’t “officially” engaged, but they were talking about wedding plans and picking dates {close enough, right?}. The only day we […]

It was fate that brought them together. Fate, and an empty seat at church. When their friendship kept turning into “I can’t wait to tell Alex this” they knew they had something special. It was an honor to be a part of Alexis Holman and Alex Bennett’s wedding day. I met “Boy Alex” many, many […]

Nauvoo holds a special place in my heart. It’s where the Mormon Pioneers were driven out of their homes and land as they searched for a place to live in freedom. It’s the last place they settled before they trekked west to the SLC Valley. It’s a sacred place, if you’ve ever been there you […]

As my eyes caught her’s in the sealing room, tears of joy ran down both of our faces as all of her dreams came true. My heart was bursting for Christine, Andy, and their children. The joy and happiness on their faces as they walked out of the LDS Chicago Temple could be seen by everyone […]

When my Aunt Karri told me that her daughter Emily was getting married, she asked me if I would do their wedding pictures.  This was sometime last fall and I told her that I wasn’t sure that I wanted to do wedding photos because they scared me too much. It’s way too much pressure, too […]

Yes, I’m behind, yes, this was back in February and yes, I should have blogged it a long time ago, but that’s what happens when your brother gets married during tax season and you only get to be in Utah for enough time for the wedding – and a few extra hours to hang out […]