Kokedama Garden ~ Utah Bride & Groom Magazine Editorial01.06.16

It was a dream creating this secret kokedama garden on a snowy day with Allison of La Fete Floral. We are incredibly honored to have it featured in Utah Bride and Groom Magazine’s current publication.

A huge thank you to all the amazing vendors, listed below, who inspired and created with us.

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Photography/Creator/Stylist: Green Apple Photography ~ Florals/Creator/Stylist: Allison Baddley/La Fete Floral and Design ~ Cake: Cakes de Fleur ~ Gown: Avenia Bridal ~ Suit: Beckett Robb ~ MUA: April Benincosa ~ Paper Goods: October Ink ~ Lighting: Moonlighting Utah ~ Rentals: Diamond Rental ~ Jewelery: Katie Waltman ~ Venue: Trolley Square ~ Decor: Anthropologie/West Elm ~ Models: Jacee Horne & Stafford Thomas

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Caroline and Jack ~ Snowbasin Wedding09.20.15


Snow and Peonies, Family and Intimacy, Springtime and Mountains: Caroline and Jack’s wedding was filled with moments that were tender and hilarious, beautiful and awe-inspiring. I love the changing of the seasons, and that winter hadn’t quite let go of her snowy hold for Caroline and Jack’s spring wedding: beautiful example of extremes from the top to bottom of the mountain. Maybe life is like that sometimes, beauty in the extremes. A million wishes for Caroline and Jack and their life to hold just as much love and adventure as this beautiful day in late May.

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Vendors: | Venue, Catering, and Bakery – Snowbasin Ski Resort | Floral – Blossom Sweet | Wedding Planning, Rentals, and Linens – FUSE Weddings and Events | Stationery – Julie Hanan Design | Calligraphy – Karlie Noel Calligraphy | Favors – Dodd Coffee | Favor Bags – Details on Demand | Videography – Jared Fadel | Band – Jersey Street | Hair and Makeup – Stephanie Brinkerhoff | Gown – Whittingham Bridal

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Laura’s Garden Bridals08.11.15

Laura_001_BridalsShe’s a Championship rider, and is a ringer for Taylor Swift, but what stands out most about Laura is her grace and kindness. Is it old-fashioned to call her a lady? Because’s Laura’s a Lady, through and through.

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Amanda and Landon ~ Utah Spring Wedding07.26.15


It was a Spring day, cloudy and slightly chilly.

The day was suppose to rain, and then it didn’t.

She wore a fitted, beaded gown, he wore a blue suit.

He made her laugh. She held his hand.

The sun glowed when they danced.

Then he spun and kissed her. They could see the whole world.

Amanda and Landon have a million stories in their hearts from their wedding. I’m just here to get help that memory be tangible. To be revisited and remembered and cherished. Congratulations Amanda and Landon.

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Dress and veil: The Perfect Dress ~ Flowers: Frostwood Designs ~ Invitations: Piper Morgan
Bridesmaid Dresses: Susan Memmott Allred ~ Groom’s Tux: True Gentleman Supply Co.
Groom’ Shoes and Socks: Aldo ~ Bride’s Shoes: Anthropologie
Groomsman Pants: H&M ~ Videographers: Fielding Films
Cake: Liz Goodell ~ DJ: Josiah Kinikini ~ Caterer: Lori Tolbert

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Cook Family ~ Utah Family Summer Session07.24.15


I photographed Brooke and Jake’s wedding 5 years, ago and they were so in love then, but look at them now! Time goes by, 2 becomes 4, and life is all the sweeter and crazier for it. Instead of flowers and a catered dinner, we had messy Popsicles and a trampoline. Brooke and Jake got about 5 seconds alone time, before being bomb-dived (kids, they KNOW,) and I’ve never seen them happier.

I love these simple sessions; a family unit, in their home, doing their thing. There are a million wonderful moments ahead of you, but this moment right here, doesn’t last nearly as long as you think it will. These stages can feel like years (hello, sleep deprivation never goes away,) but more often than not, in feels like seconds. I feel lucky that I was there to capture one of their blinks in time.

Thank you Brooke and Jake for letting me into your home and spending a late afternoon with me!

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Amanda and Landon ~ Utah Spring Engagements07.12.15


When happiness feels like sunshine. That’s Amanda and Landon!

I love these happy Spring engagements, on the warmest of Utah days.

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Lucy and Jack07.01.15

Thoughts on Instagram, that I wanted to remember here.


On Lucy,

Lucy Bear, my sweet, sweet girl. She’s someone who is constantly thinking and worried about others. Sports concern her, because she doesn’t like that there’s a loser. The other day, I got the stomach flu and she popped out of bed and anxiously told me, “Mom! You need to get in the bath right away!”
A perfect example is when we were in Disneyland a few months ago. She got tired and asked me to hold her. And as I held her newly gangly body in my arms, she rubbed my back, and arms, making me as comfortable and happy as she knew how.
She wraps their world in her arms, and tries her best to heal all it’s wounds. She fearlessly defends those she loves, but refuses to do battle with those that wound her. We love our gentle bug, whose eyes twinkle and soul sparkles. She lights up a room and is the sunshine in our lives. Thank you Lucy for being the one to make us Mom and Dad.


On Jack,

He’s terrified of snails, and if you ask him, it’s their “scawey eyes.”
He likes riding his bike, which means walking his bike with his helmet on, often pant-less.
He desperately wants a dog, following around our cousin’s labradoodle version, gently chanting, Molly, Molly, Molly (like a stalker.)
And he clarifies, “I want a dog! A big one! Sleep in my bed?”
All kids his age are called Baby, although he is steadfastly, “A big boy!”
He loves Daddy the best, with me and Lucy tied as second. But he gives me all the kisses I ask for, and he can’t function if Lucy isn’t right by his side, patiently and not so patiently being tormented by him.
He tucks screwdrivers into his diaper, refuses to take his superhero cape off and only answers to Bat Bat
His kisses are sticky, his knees are scraped, he leaves a path of destruction everywhere he goes…
Jack is my boy. The one I thought I’d never have. I love him so.

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Schultz Family ~ First home loves06.23.15


I believe in showing your heart, but sometimes I let self-doubt and worry hold mine back. I’m not sure why. Mainly it’s because I want to be perfect all the time. And I’m most definitely not, so I come up short ALLLLL the time. So, I decided to let go of that. To not worry about perfection, but to just be present. To witness this moment in time, a place of transition for Brooke and her beautiful family. They are leaving this space, and exchanging mountains for oceans. It’s got me thinking. Home is those you love, but it’s also that physicality of location. The safety net of where you bring your babies home to, and cook in and fight in, and sleep in and love in. It’s where you go for refuge. It’s the protector of secret heart-aches and dreams. Homes are alive to me, active and messy. I wanted to capture home, the verb, not the noun. And that version isn’t perfect, but it’s very, very real. Brooke is talented and lovely, a good Momma and a good woman. She’s been a friend to me, and I’m so happy I got to share in this afternoon with her sweet family.

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Charity and Ian | Utah Autumn Wedding05.14.15


Clear eyes, full hearts.

That’s the way Charity and Ian see the world and it’s the way they love everyone in that world.

I’m just so grateful I was able to spin in their orbit for a little bit. One little story. Charity and Ian hand wrote thank you letters to every single wedding dinner guest, including me. I was incredibly touched and I feel like that sums up the two of them pretty well. Always paying it forward, adding to the goodness in the world.

You can view Charity’s lovely blog here, where she chronicles their love story and adventure.

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Bridal:The Perfect Dress / Suit:HM Cole / Videography: West End Creative Group / Floral and Decor:Lindsay Spencer / Invitations: October Ink, Bjorn Press / DJ: Eli Eyre / Catering: Cozette Carlson, Seine Macarons / Rentals: All out Tent and Event Rental / Rings: Adiamore and Melanie Casey Jewelry / Bridesmaids: Boden, ASOS, Anthropologie

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Miller’s ~ Utah Family Photographer04.07.15


I first met Sharstin at a Valentine’s party. I will never forget it, because one of my favorite Lucy stories happened there (Lucy snuck bags of candy in her skirt, and was sneakily eating the entire cookie decoration stash, while I was photographing.) I will also never forget the meeting because, seriously, Sharstin and her girls are stunningly beautiful. Beautiful in the beautiful inside, beautiful outside kinda way. She was pregnant with her sweet Leo, and I just had Jack, and I felt a kinship of talking to another Mother about boys (since I was a novice in that department.)

Sharstin has become a friend, and I can’t think of a sweeter family. If you know Sharstin, you know this to be true. And it was a great honor to photograph a moment in their life. Moments are fleeting, and I’ve been guilty of missing a lot of my own lately. When babies are taking their first steps, and getting their first teeth. When sons are growing up, but not too cool to run with their little sister. When everyone is crying and laughing and spinning. I’ll take it, and photograph it, and keep a tiny bit for my story too.

Thank you so much Sharstin and Andrew! XOXO

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