Molly+Andrew Seattle Wedding

I drove with my sister and my youngest son the four hours to Seattle for this amazing wedding (styled by the incredible Kaleb Norman James), checking in to a hotel two blocks from Pike Place Market. This was one of those weddings where I spent time running between the wedding events and my own hotel room to breast feed my youngest, Bowie. I want to always remember that, as he’s older now and those days are sadly over. I first officially saw Molly’s face a week before her wedding over FaceTime but when I met her in person I was absolutely floored by how friggen gorgeous she was. Perfect beauty mark placement and the prettiest smile are just cherries on top of a beautiful soul. The speeches at this wedding went on and on, because there are just that many people that love Molly. Oh and Andrew, lest we forget. Andrew is a twin and he and his brother (and also his youngest brother) had me cracking up all night long. The speeches from the two brothers were the funniest I have ever heard at a wedding, and I have heard some doozies in my day.   I have been so fortunate to be chosen by clients that I get along really well with. All of my clients (literally all)  include me in every aspect of their day, they take such good care of me the entire time I’m with them, I can totally be myself with them and often times they ask me to stay after and hang out when I’m doing shooting (which I’m old so night night). I don’t know how this keeps happening but fingers crossed it doesn’t stop. Here is a preview of their day. I struggle with blogging weddings because I find it difficult to tell the story in full without posting 400 photos, but I did my best and you can let me know if I suck. So here it is, my favorite photos and some of the highlights of  Molly and Andrews Seattle wedding.   Vendors: Coordination, Floral & Design: Kaleb Norman James  Getting Ready: Moore Hotel Ceremony: Christ Our Hope Catholic Church Reception Venue: Seattle Tennis Club                          Congratulations you guys and thank you for the honor. <3 L

Utah Anniversary Photos

Oh my my my. I adore these two people. I was incredibly excited when Nicole and Ammon invited me to Utah to shoot an in-home couples session for their wedding anniversary. My husband tagged along and we decided to spend our two downs in Vegas and drive to Utah to shoot these two. I decided I want a “vintage” Vegas experience and picked a landmark hotel, The Paris. Without going in to too much detail, I will just say I will NOT be doing that ever again. I didn’t even gamble and my husband got into it with a dude in an Olaf costume, so needless to say, The Strip was a big fat bust. Thank goodness I had something to do that I actually like. Cody (husband) and I drove down to St. George, Utah and were amazed at the contrast of landscape in the Arizona desert as compared to what we are used to in the PNW. I’ve never seen bare mountains in my entire life and decided to dub Arizona “Naked Montana” because I imagine thats what Montana looks like if you strip it down. Such a beautiful place and I hope to spend more time shooting in the desert in the future.   At any rate, Cody is lurking in the edges of all these photos. Heres an outtake of him channeling his inner Ragnar Lothbrook (my favorite TV character currently since Sons of Anarchy went away..insert cry face emoji).     Nicole and Ammon were so cute, so in love, and so down for whatever. My favorite kind of people to work with. Here’s their story. (PS Their love video got 35,000 views on Instagram (click to check out ))     Thanks you two <3  

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