Walk in to this wonderland and experience Brianna and Erik’s winter engagement photos. To say they were a fun couple wouldn’t do them justice. They were playful even before I could set my bag down and give them an overview of what to expect. I loved it! We had tried several times to schedule their […]

Winter Engagement Photos: Brianna + Erik

April is a gamble on weather but it was a beautiful day for Kelsey and Bart’s Colorado engagement photos. Even though it was a little chilly, we had a blast getting to know each other. Like when Kelsey and I found out that we both grew up in middle Missouri. I have family in the […]

Colorado engagement session at Garden of the Gods

Colorado Engagement Photos: Kelsey + Bart

She’s sweet Tennessee and he’s good ol’ Oklahoma. I had such a blast getting to know Lucy and Blake during their mountain engagement session just west of Denver. We had some incredible glow and the peaks really showed off towards the end of the evening. Mt. Falcon Park is easily one of my favorite portrait […]

a mountain engagement session at Mt. Falcon Park in Colorado

Mountain Engagement: Lucy + Blake

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Curls that tightened with the heat of Midwest summer, too-big adult teeth making crooked the smaller ones in my mouth, and an independence like wildfire in my bones. These are just a few of the things that define me but they’re only a fraction of who I am. Turning 40 has brought an unexpected grief […]

What I've learned about myself and life in the first 40 years.

Turning 40: What I’ve Learned About Myself and Life So Far

You’re engaged! But now you need to plan a wedding and it can feel like SO MUCH. That’s why I’ve created the ultimate Colorado Wedding Vendor Guide. Maybe you don’t know where to start, or maybe you have a few vendors already booked. Whether your needs are for pup-sitting during the ceremony or hair and […]

Ultimate Colorado Wedding Vendor Guide

colorado western wedding inspiration Grab a shot of bourbon and cozy up while I give you all the western wedding inspiration you’ll need. I’ll show you how modern elegance and trendy florals match so beautifully with western style. Take a look at portraits with authentic Texas Longhorns, pampas florals, and copper flatware . We took […]

John and Chelzea at Younger Ranch in Colorado Springs

Western Wedding Inspiration: Colorado

your elopement adventure awaits If you’re anything like me then being outdoors isn’t just something you do on a Sunday afternoon in the summer, it’s a way of life. And I love how couples are finding unique locations with jaw-dropping beauty for their elopement. High on my list of favorites is Garden of the Gods. […]

Garden of the Gods elopement in Colorado Springs

Garden of the Gods: An Elopement Guide

Type in “wedding trends” on Pinterest and it won’t take long to start feeling overwhelmed with what you should be doing to keep up this year. Colors that are on point, custom dresses with the latest cut, and endless pressure to do it right. While I love gathering inspiration from trends, trying to fit into […]

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Wedding Advice From Married Couples

You’ve browsed local boutiques and hit up your favorite online stores. You’ve rounded every aisle of Target, twice. You picked one set of colors but couldn’t find anything in your toddler’s size. You went back to the store to return it all and go with a different palette only to find nothing for your teen. […]


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