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7 Tips For Christmas Mail

Many times over the years, I have worked for the post office during the crazy Christmas mail season.  Working behind the scenes, telling the electronic scanners where the mail is going when they have difficulty deciphering it…it’s hectic work, and postal employees go through millions of unreadable letters and packages every single day during the […]

Prayers for Paris

“America is my country, and Paris is my hometown.”  -Gertrude Stein A few years ago, I had the great pleasure of visiting — quite briefly — the beautiful city of Paris.  I absolutely fell in love!  It truly deserves its reputation as one of the most romantic cities on earth.  I hated to leave.  Naturally, […]

Fall Wedding Inspiration

The temperatures are cooling.  The sun is going down earlier and rising later.  The leaves are turning colors.  The air is crisp and has a wonderful bite to it.  That’s right, it is autumn, my friends! Today is the autumnal equinox, the first official day of fall, so in lieu of my usual Wedding Wish-List […]

Happy Fourth of July!

I love holidays, and I love my country.  The Fourth of July is such a wonderful thing for Americans to celebrate.  My everyone’s holiday be a reminder of the greatness we should aspire to as a free country.  We should be proud of our heritage as Americans, and never let us forget what we are […]

Another Post About “The Dress”

You know the dress.  You’ve seen the dress.  The whole darn internet has seen “The Dress.” Don’t worry, we’re not about to debate the color of the dress here.  Quite enough families have been estranged lately getting into those arguments. To be honest, when I first started seeing this thing crop up all over my […]

Beautiful LDS Temples

I’m a lover of art and beauty.  Always have been.  And in my opinion, there is nothing more beautiful and inspiring that man makes than that which he does to honor his God.  Whichever god that may be.  Whether in the form of a cathedral, a mosque, a synagogue, a temple, or what have you, […]

Loving Autumn

Well, it’s that time of year!  Welcome, my friends, to the first day of Fall! Autumn really is one of my favorite times of year.  Personally, I think it has a great element of romance to it.  There is a charm about autumn.  And there’s just so much to love about this particular season. Here’s […]

On My Parents’ Wedding Anniversary

Today is my parents’ wedding anniversary.  As I’ve been working on other couples’ wedding photos, I can’t help but sit and think. For nearly thirty years, sitting on the shelf in our living room was a small white book.  Inside were dozens of 5X7 photos from my parents’ wedding day. I cannot begin to count […]

The “Flat Stanley” Epidemic

Does anyone else remember Flat Stanley?  For those of you who don’t, or who need a refresher: Flat Stanley was a childhood fictional character, a boy who is flat like a sheet of paper; the book series spawned a widespread letter-writing project where children sent their own paper Stanleys around the world visiting pen-pals, who […]

New Beginnings

So lately I’ve been giving myself a little bit of a makeover — some “spit and polish,” if you will.  Between getting healthier, losing weight, cutting my hair, and even sprucing up my wardrobe, I’ve started to feel like a fresher person. With this, I decided my business finally needed its own makeover.  I’m starting […]