a couple celebrating on their wedding day

how to self-solemnize

February 18, 2023

So, you want to self-solemnize huh? I’ve got you covered! First off, let’s define self-solemnization as the act of officiating your own wedding ceremony, without the need for a third-party officiant or religious leader. It can be a great option for those who want to elope or have a more intimate or non-traditional wedding ceremony. […]

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a wedding couple kissing on a foggy moody oregon beach

how to elope in oregon.

January 7, 2023

Eloping can be a wonderful way to celebrate your love and commitment to each other without the stress of a traditional wedding. If you’re considering eloping in Oregon, you’re in luck – Oregon offers a beautiful and diverse range of landscapes, from rugged coastline to forested mountains to rolling hills, making it a fantastic place […]

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eloping couple laughing in mountains

elopements vs. intimate weddings.

April 7, 2021

One question I get a lot is how I define an elopement vs. an intimate wedding vs. a traditional wedding. And I get it! The very definition of what a wedding is has changed rapidly in the last few years, and a certain worldwide event that happened in the year of our Lord 2020 has […]

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the blog is back, baby.

January 16, 2020

Well, it’s been a hot minute since I last posted here! 2019 was an incredible year, and easily one of the most profoundly transformative years of my life this far. SO much happened in 2019 that blogging about what was happening was put on the back burner. Now that I have a little down time […]

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sunrise engagement at the bonneville salt flats, utah.

April 17, 2019

Christy and Brandon’s engagement session started with a two-hour car ride across Northern Utah from Ogden to the Bonneville Salt Flats. Needless to say, the drive was well worth it.

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sunrise engagement session in sedona, arizona.

March 19, 2019

You never know where you might find your soulmate – while movies lead us to believe it’ll be at a party or while bumping into someone in the hallway in high school, Sierra and Michael found each other at the bank, of all places. Michael worked as a teller and Sierra was a customer, and […]

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