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Friday Phone Dump

“I don’t want to look back in five years time and think ‘we could have been magnificent, but I was afraid.’  In five years I want to tell of how fear tried to cheat me out of the best thing in life, and I didn’t let it.”

// Unknown on Pinterest


1) Bethany, Chelsea, and I had our Christmas exchange brunch last weekend, and we asked Kourtni to join in after and snap a few photos of us together!  One of those photos is at the bottom of this post :)  It was so special to get some photos of all of us together during this season of life–especially since Chelsea had her baby just a few days later!!   More on that toward the end, like I said.

2) That lovely lady in the sash is getting married tonight!  I loved getting to be a part of her bachelorette dinner at Sushi Neko (which I had never tried before, it’s really good!), and I’m even more excited to attend her wedding later today.  Rachel, you will be such a gorgeous bride!

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3-13) Happy New Year!! We had a little party at my parents house like we did last year.  It was sparkly, goofy, and really fun!  I love taking photos in front of a glittery backdrop and dancing like idiots to old school hits–and confetti, I really love confetti :)

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14) Hahaha, Lesa sent me this photo of her “bonding moment” with Bozeman while he was hiding in the guest bedroom at my parents’ house during our NYE party–he’s pretty shy, so he wasn’t interested in being around all the people!


15-16) Oh Oklahoma, it was 65 degrees on January 1st, so I took my yoga practice outside!  It was really lovely, but of course right now our backyard is completely covered in snow haha  I’m not complaining about the nice weather or the snow, just laughing at the craziness of the changes!


17-18) We stopped by Evoke for a coffee earlier this week, and I just always love the vibes/colors/light in that place!  


19) This #shopsmall reusable shopping bag by Rifle Paper Co is too cute to go in the drawer :)

20) Taking down the Christmas decorations is always sad, but I do love seeing all the tinsel in piles–so sparkly!


21-22) I didn’t post this photo of my card from Chelsea telling me she was pregnant last summer, because she hadn’t announced it yet.  But yesterday (on our wedding anniversary), Chelsea and Sean’s sweet boy, Townes William, was born!  I haven’t met him yet, but I’m hoping to soon!  I love him so much already–look at those little lips!!!

This weekend we have lots of playing in the snow and cleaning up around the house.  I hope your weekend is lovely, friend!



ps–Here’s an old (I think it’s from 2010) photo of me, Chelsea, and Bethany next to one of the new ones from a week ago!


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Engagement: Josh + Maddy

Hello to you, 2017!

I thought today would be a great day to share my dear friend, Maddy’s (and her fiancé, Josh’s) engagement photos with you!  We took them a few weeks ago in the gorgeous Wichita Mountains.  I love how they turned out, which is good since we were freeeeeeeezing through this whole shoot!

Anyway, this one was special to me, not only because I love working with Maddy (as you’ve seen here, here, here, and more) but also because we’ve all been waiting for these two to get married for a long time.  They’re deeply in love and so perfect for each other :)



Maddy + Josh, thanks for being perfect models and troopers in the cold weather!  It was an honor to work with you as usual :)



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Friday Phone Dump

“You can look for the signs

Don’t be afraid to close your eyes

Let it go and leave it all behind

It’s all so simple it’s just in your mind

Know that it’s waiting for you”

RIVVRS // Hold On


1-2)  Haha, I asked Bethany to sit in this yellow chair at Okay Yeah so I could take a photo of her–she was not thrilled, but look at how cute she (and the decorations) is :)  Seriously, if Okay Yeah and Cuppies were fused together, I would live there.


3-6)  Colin’s office had their Christmas party at Vast (the restaurant at the top of the Devon Tower), and it was terrifying.  Despite my serious fear of heights, we had a lovely time, and the view of OKC was pretty spectacular!  Plus, we love dressing fancy :)


7) My sweet best, Chelsea, put together a little brunch-and-baking day for me and some of my dearest friends!  I loved every minute of it–these ladies (and the ones who were at brunch that we didn’t get a photo with) are the loveliest!


8) SNOW!  We had a brief snow day two weekends ago, and it was magic!  This is the view from my friend, Steph’s, front porch :)

9) Beth and I took the dogs out to the Stinchcomb Wildlife Refuge, and the river was completely frozen!  It’s not every year that we see that kind of weather around here.


10) Bundled up for a chilly walk with Bozeman :)

11) The weather’s been so up and down here.  After the snow, we’ve had several days of 50-60 degree highs, and even some days in the 70s!  We’ve had no shortage of my favorite winter skies though :) so beautiful!

12-13) We had Blake and Brian over for Christmas to exchange gifts and eat good food–and Brian made us balloon animals….I never knew he possessed that particular skill, but it was awesome!


14) While we were in Tulsa for Christmas, Colin and I stopped by the barn where we got married (4 years ago next week!).   I wish we could go back and have another dance party there just for fun haha

15) The South Tulsa campus of Life.Church had fire pits outside where you could make s’mores!  So fun!


16-17)  We met up with Danielle and her family for the Christmas Eve service!  It was fun to have a friend there even though we weren’t at our usual campus :)


18-19) Traditional family photos on Christmas Eve…my brother, cousins, and I have been taking these same photos every year for as long as I can remember!  Love this crew :)


20)  We got lots of lovely gifts this year, but our favorite may be the massive W flag Colin got  :) Go Cubs Go!

Well, that’s all from the past two weeks for me!  This weekend we’re celebrating NYE (as usual)–I hope your weekend is sparkly and inspiring!  See you in 2017!



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Friday Phone Dump

“Looking for reasons
To believe instead of doubt
A way in instead of out
There’s got to be a reason

Looking for answers
For the hatred and pain
When they both start to feel the same
There’s got to be a reason

Only one breath at a time, she says
All my tears are falling on the floor, she says
I’ve never felt it rain like this before, she says
I’ll sing these black eyed blues into the storm instead
I’ll be waiting for the new eyes to arrive
One breath at a time[…]

I’m holding on to You, and I won’t let go”

She Said // Jon Foreman


1) Colin and I went to Ludivine for the first time last week, and wow were we blown away!  Brian gave us a gift certificate there last Christmas (thanks, Brian!), so we figured it was about time we used it.  If you’re looking for a fancy date spot or just some high quality local food, I’d highly recommend it!

2) Since we’ve been letting Bozeman on the couch with us (see my previous FPD), he thinks he’s a lap dog (he’s not).  Every day he tries so hard to sit on my lap in my desk chair, which fails horribly every time….poor little guy, he just wants to snuggle haha


3) Chilly weekend mornings are best when you make a big breakfast–this weekend we made pancakes with blackberry compote!  sooooooo tasty

4) My brother’s fiancé, Lesa, graduated from OSU this weekend, so we got to celebrate her with lunch in Stillwater.  Congratulations, Lesa!


5) Of course we spent some time in Aspen while in Stillwater, because coffee and nostalgia :)


6-7) I always photograph our decorations as they change, because it’s so fun to go back and see how my style has evolved over the years–here are a few from this year! That print on the right is from the lovely, Rose Henges


8) If you follow me on Instagram, you probably saw this gorgeous artwork I posted on Sunday already.  It was Colin’s and my 11-year anniversary of being together (not our wedding anniversary, that’s in January), so I took this photo of this wood print I commissioned from the amazingly talented Jackie Miller last year!  That’s Colin’s head with the Wichita Mountains inside, and my head with Indian Blanket Wildflowers and Prickly Pear Cacti inside–I’m obsessed!


9-10) I finally got to stop by the new Loaded Bowl brick and mortar restaurant!  It’s adorable and as delicious as ever :) I’d highly recommend the stacked enchiladas and mac + cheese.  I’m not vegan, but this place makes me believe I really could be!


11) Extra cold days and an extra drafty house means constant mugs of tea plus (sometimes) marshmallows from KatieBugs!  mmmmmmmmmm :)

This weekend I’m spending time with friends, wrapping Christmas gifts, cleaning the house, and resting.  I also may go see Rogue One!!!!!!!!  I hope your weekend is cozy and fantastic, friend!



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Friday Phone Dump

“There is no statute of limitations on starting over.  Re-invent yourself every day.  Be the girl who walks barefoot and listens to the blues.  Tomorrow, wear a trench coat and speak fierce truths.  Be a phoenix.  Be ashes.  Burn down.  Resurrect.  Let go of the idea that you must always be who you have always been.”

via Pinterest


1-2) We went over to the OKC Popup Shops last week, and it was really fun!  If you haven’t been yet, I’d say goooooo!  The shops are so cute, and there’s nothing quite like sipping hot chocolate and wandering around examining the sparkle and music and smell of real Christmas trees :) ps–I definitely got that notepad for myself because….I couldn’t resist


3) With the weather cooling down, Bozeman has been extra committed to snuggling with us on the couch.  We only let him up there when we’re there too, but the other day he refused to get down after we got up–he just burrowed right in and pretended like he didn’t hear us telling him to move haha


4-7) After dinner on Friday, Colin and I were wanting to check out some books we’re giving as Christmas gifts, so we stopped by Full Circle book shop.  I hadn’t been there in 7 years or so, but it hadn’t changed a bit!  It was so cozy; fireplaces, ladders, coffee, and live jazz music all while it was raining outside :)  I got to sip tea by the fire and read the screenplay to Fantastic Beasts (which is, of course, fantastic), and LOOK AT THAT MAP OF OKC!!  It looks just like the Tube maps in London!  So anyways, crushing on that book store…


8-12) Beth invited me to go with her to her hair appointment in Stillwater this week, and it was so fun!  We hadn’t been back there together in a few years, so we stopped by our old houses (that white one is where Colin proposed to me!), our favorite coffee shop, and all the best places downtown :)  College was good, you guys.


13) I realize these sky photos look almost exactly the same, but they are actually from two different places and different days.  The point though, is that winter skies are absolutely my favorite!  That’s all!

This weekend we have a photo shoot and lots of Christmas prep.  I hope your weekend is cozy and great!



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