life travel

Idaho ’15 | Part II

^^She’s laughing, I promise 😆 Just a few short weeks after Lucy & I accompanied my parents to Idaho, we were able to go again with Zach! His sister, Natalie, was having her newborn twins blessed and of course we wanted to be there!…

July 1, 2015
adventure travel

May in the Pacific Northwest

I grew up in western Washington. I am very accustomed to the rain, the mud, the overcast, the dreary. And yet, despite all those things, things that are widely regarded as negative, I have always been in love with the pacific northwest. Even when…

May 25, 2015
life travel

Idaho ’15 | Part I

In April, Lucy and I had the opportunity to journey to the distant and magical land of eastern Idaho! A place we might never desire to visit were it not for family & Brigham Young University-Idaho. 😉 We, with my parents, were dropping off…

May 14, 2015

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Ahhh it’s my first Mother’s Day as an actual mother!! I mean, I guess last year I was too, but I wasn’t able to cuddle and kiss on my child then! Gift-wise I personally adore a long, tight hug and a bouquet of big…

April 30, 2015
baby life


Navigate away if you don’t like knowing the nitty gritty details or awkward moments that come with life, because this post is alllll about that stuff. Mostly because I have no filter and think it’s hilarious. She’s such a little dancer! Oh & Bellatrix…

February 5, 2015
baby life


We finally took Lucy on her first walk, and it was the perfect day to do so. Chambers Bay is always so lovely, and we arrived just as the sun was starting to set. PS my hair. Haleigh: Hi my name is Haleigh and…

January 25, 2015
baby life


The past three weeks have been amazing, tiring, phenomenal, and a downright whirlwind. I still don’t feel like a mom, which is really weird… There were many after-effects of childbirth that I just didn’t realize, and that I was not prepared for to say the…

January 9, 2015
baby life


After the craziness of December 2nd I stayed close to the hospital, just in case labor started again while I was waltzing around at 5cm. None of my doctors thought I’d make it through the weekend, let alone almost 3 more weeks! At each of…

January 6, 2015


We looooooove Painted Plate in downtown Olympia! It’s such a fun place to go for a date, a family outing, or just when you need some creative downtime. Inspiration adorns their walls, and there’s so much to choose from for your latest project! Recently…

December 11, 2014
life maternity


We had the opportunity to shoot some maternity photos with the phenomenal Christie Marlatt Photography a few weeks ago! She is doing our birth photography as well, and has been such a trooper with all my uncertain labor stuff going on! (See this blog…

December 10, 2014