This easter we stayed at home which we have never done before! It was probably my favorite easter since getting married! We were able to really focus on the meaning of easter, spend time with those closest to us and didn’t have the rush and stress of traveling! On Easter Sunday I woke up early […]

When we shot these photos it was the rehearsal night for the Mesa Temple Easter Pageant Jesus the Christ. There were lots of people dressed in costumes rushing back and forth from the parking lot area to the huge lawn area out front. At one point a small heard of Roman Soldiers walked past and […]

We had our first trip as a family of four this past weekend and Sage did so great on the drive! Phew! What a relief because Brighten hated the car for about …well… she still has a hard time haha. Thank goodness for iPads! We stayed in Greer and drove out to the Family Reunion […]

It was 5 hours total. Get ready for a whirlwind birth story.

Ok, so lets kick this off with a little update on us and then I’ll follow with my accountability to you and myself on my Bucket List for the year 🙂 (See the OG blog on that HERE) This month we were planning to go to Alaska (we would have left yesterday) and that trip […]

This weekend we went hiking in Sedona! My mom got this book of easy day hikes and it has been so cool! Afterwards we went to Flagstaff and had a small party, of just family, for my sister Melanie for her 30th birthday! Her boyfriend, Johnathan and Brighty both have birthdays coming up really soon […]

Before diving into this Research Paper of a Post (kidding…kinda) can we just take a moment to appreciate this sweet bride Melissa’s dress? Especially the detail in her sleeves! These guys were great. And major troopers hauling their full bridal ensembles out to the pokey desert with me. For the record we only got weeds […]

How fun! These guys asked me to do their family pictures while visiting the valley together after their youngest daughter got back from her mission! Also, maybe I should mention that this is my family! Kylee and Josh are my first cousins. Lenor (the mom) is my moms younger sister. Which is why you will […]