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December 29, 2017

10 years ago today I nervously breathed a few breaths alone and looked at my reflection in the mirror. I had my makeup done fancier than I’d ever done before and my hair was curled and pulled back. I walked downstairs and my mom and sisters helped me as I stepped into that big white […]

December 23, 2017

So a few years ago, I wrote a blog post for Fathers Day about my Dad. And since then my Mom has lovingly teased about when her blog post is coming. I sneakily let Mothers Day pass with nothing. Didn’t want it to be too obvious ;)  And with today being her birthday it seemed […]

February 3, 2016

Photography has always been my dream job. It started when I was younger and wanted to be a photographer for National Geographic. To travel the world and take photos of amazing landscapes and animals with crazy zoom lenses while hiding out in a tree fort sounded like the most ideal job in.the.world. That turned into […]

December 30, 2015

We sat on our hand-me-down couches in our small basement suite, in front of our gold blinds watching our tiny TV and trying to figure out what to do next. Our landlords had decided with no notice to up our rent, and limit our laundry days. Their daughter had just moved home again and was […]

June 2, 2015

I get sentimental about mountains. They take my breath away and give me goosebumps and sometimes even make me cry. I get this exhilarating urge to get the perfect viewing spot so I can stand there and just take them all in. It really is true when they say “the mountains are calling and I […]

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