MY STORY || SECOND CHANCES

“even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise” – Les Mis√©rables It was Saturday afternoon, 4 years ago this week, when my husband of 20 years told me that he wanted a divorce. Just like that. It was over. My whole world shattered. I had been fighting for 10+ years to keep […]

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About Me, Couples, Families, Special Events, Wedding

Jeff and I met on LDS Planet at the end of June 2019. His birthday is June 26th and I was first to message him a Happy Birthday message. If you know anything about me, you know I LOVE my birthday, so it seems appropriate that I will always remember our first interaction was his […]

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About Me, Couples, Special Events

WE ARE PERFECT FOR EACH OTHER || ENGAGEMENT

BEAUTIFUL RENO WEDDING || KENZIE & TYLER

It was such an honor to get to fly to Reno for Kenzie and Tyler’s wedding in the Reno, NV Temple. The mountains,  trees and scenery were GORGEOUS!! I wish I could take every set of bridal photos there!! The forecast all week had been looking like it was going to rain, and at the […]

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Families, Special Events, Travel, Wedding

Back in January, on another freezing cold day, Natalie and Jesse were sealed in the Payson Temple. I’m so grateful I was able to capture their beautiful day and share in their joy – I’m so sorry I’m so far behind and you had to wait so long to see your photos on the blog! […]

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Families, Travel, Wedding

WINTER WEDDING IN PAYSON || NATALIE & JESSE

ANOTHER YEAR OLDER || AND MAYBE WISER TOO

Last week was my birthday and I turned 43!! A few years ago it might have just been another day in the life, another sunrise to sunset without any fanfare or celebration, but I’ve learned a few things about myself in the last 3 years that make me appreciate my birthday more than ever….and dang […]

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About Me, Special Events

Who is your family? Are they just the people who are actually related to you, or is your family bigger than that? I come from a big family, I’m the oldest of 7 and I have 24 {soon to be 29} nieces and nephews. When we are all together it’s A LOT!! – and we […]

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Children, Families

FAMILY BONDS|| EVERY FAMILY LOOKS DIFFERENT

THE GOODWIN-KAIRIES FAMILY || CHICAGO FAMILY!!

There are some people who you know are meant to be a part of your life, who are placed in it at just at the right moment and who make such a huge impact on your world.  As Christmas is only a week away, and I find myself once again missing my family in Utah, […]

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Children, Couples, Families

I had the best time with these kids, they were so helpful; wanting to hold my reflector and pose for me. They were talkative, and so funny. I could have stayed and taken their photos for hours, and seriously look how adorable they are with their mamma – those outfits are PERFECT. I love it […]

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Children, Families, Style Guide

MCINERNEY FAMILY || YOU GOT THIS MAMMA!!