Originally from the rural farmland of southern Indiana, and now living in the muted palette of the Arizona desert, I’m inspired by the beauty and simplicity of nature, bringing elements of the natural surroundings into each of my engagements and weddings. My imagery is romantic with a subtle hint of the timeless nostalgia of my roots, combined with a lighthearted approach, to capture who you uniquely are as a couple.
I’m “mom” to a 10 lb miniature pincher named Lilu (named after the Milla Jovovich character in The Fifth Element movie). My all time favorite meal is my mom’s fried chicken and mashed potatoes (you can take the girl out of Indiana…). I played the trumpet in my college marching band, majored in theatre, jumped out of a plane once, and white water rafted the Nile River three times.
All that sounds exciting, but mostly I simply enjoy spending time at home, browsing the latest West Elm catalog, cuddled up on the couch with Lilu watching Brooklyn Nine-Nine or Game of Thrones.... and maybe indulging in some Jack in the Box tacos.
My hometown in rural southern Indiana has a population of less than 100. It's the type of place they write country songs about.
After college, I packed up my car and drove to Hollywood with dreams of being a movie star. You can see me for a half second in such classics as the NSYNC "Dirty Pop" music video and the movie "A View from the Top" with Gwyneth Paltrow.
I've sat on the Friends couch with photos to prove it, and Jennifer Aniston once left me an honest-to-goodness Happy New Year voicemail.
I love 80s rock: Van Halen, Journey, Def Leppard, and Guns n Roses are some of my favorites.
I've known my three closest friends since we went to kindergarten together. We live in different cities, but text daily, and visit each other at least once a year.