Ingredients: 1 Bag of Chopped Kale Lemons Olive Oil Apple Cider Vinegar 1 shallot Thinly Sliced Hand full of sliced almonds or walnuts (or another nut) Hand full of dried sweet cherries (or blueberries, dates / cranberries) Parmesan Finely Grated Food processor (linked here) How to make: Start by putting the kale the food processor […]

You got engaged and now the planning frenzy has begun, but where do you even begin? Thankfully, I am here with all the tips and tricks to get you on the right start. Note: there is not one right way to plan a wedding. You have to do what is best for you both as […]

A lot of you have been asking if I have someone take my photos on trips or how I take “selfies” and photos with Brennan while traveling or even at home. I’m going to let you in on a secret: I grab my tripod, set up the shot, start the 10 second self-timer and run. […]

Kevin & Catie said their vows in Dixon, CA on their working family cattle ranch. Their property is rock throw away to her Dad’s where they threw one heck of a party to celebrate with family & friends. They were surrounded by so much love on their wedding day and I am so honored to […]

  We traveled to Las Vegas, Nevada for Ryan + Molly’s engagement session at the Neon Sign Museum and then to Red Rock Canyon in the desert for sunset photos. I had the best time capturing these two and running around the desert. Layers of Lovely made this stunning bouquet for Molly and it was […]

  Hi Y’all!   I figured it was about time to jump on here and give everyone an update on where I am at with life. I announced in January that I quit my full-time marketing job in Sacramento to pursue my passion. As of January 1st, I officially became a “full-time photographer”. This is […]

  This was an extra special engagement session for me to capture. Stefan and Alexis got engaged right before the new year and I was beyond thrilled to hear the news that my cousin got engaged! Alexis and I grew up next door to each other, and capturing their engagement while running around where we […]

  What is Valentine’s Day without a celebration with your best gals?! We had so much fun sipping champagne and eating a few too many desserts to celebrate.   Clothing/Outfits: @greyhanger Donuts: @bad.bakers Florals: @thistle.and.honey Ladies: @kendallmgeist & @leakristinaray Photography & Styling: @madisonlaurenphotography  

  Matt & Erin got engaged this past summer while hiking a glacier in Alaska.  We drove up to South Lake Tahoe, CA  for this adventurous couples engagement session in the mountains. If you can’t tell from these images, Matt & Erin have so much fun together. We may have had to make a little […]

We’ve all seen them. Heck, most of us have wedding boards filled with them. I’m talking about those perfectly styled images on Pinterest of an invitation suite with wedding bands, florals, and lace. How do you ensure these end up in your wedding album you ask?! The secret is planning, my friend! My biggest advice […]

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