Film Roll 8: Red, White, Blue, and Balloons

Film Roll 8: Red, White, Blue, and Balloons

Canon 650 / Sigma 50mm & canon 24-70 / Ektar 100 shot at 200 ISO and pushed one stop in development (this roll turned out underexposed) / developed by theFINDlab This was my FIRST time trying Ektar 100 (a film stock). The roll turned out underexposed, which was a bummer, but definitely something I can … Read More

i’ve waited my whole life!

i’ve waited my whole life!

emily is home from her mission in ventura, california and we are so excited to have her back! a lot has happened since she left a year and a half ago. we got pregnant, had william, and now he is 8 months old! while we were waiting at the airport, william was being so cute … Read More

holiday oreo truffles

holiday oreo truffles

with valentine’s day around the corner (tomorrow), i’ve been thinking a lot about chocolate. :) i made this back in december for christmas, but you could easily turn this recipe into a fun valentine’s dessert by topping it with pink and red sprinkles instead of crushed peppermint! braden LOVES oreos. he is very particular in … Read More

ice castles winter date!

ice castles winter date!

braden and i decided to do a little gift exchange for christmas this year with $25 each. at first we both struggled to figure out a gift that would be creative and fun, but still within our $25/person budget. after doing some research (let’s be honest – pinterest) i found a super cute idea and fell in love with … Read More

The lies we tell ourselves.

The lies we tell ourselves.

The other day I was listening to an audio book called “Girl, Wash Your Face”, when I realized something important; there are so many lies we tell ourselves. The author, Rachel Hollis, talks about the many lies we tell ourselves daily,  like, “I’m not good enough,” “I’m a bad mom,” “I’m defined by my weight,” … Read More