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We’re “That” Family

 

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My outfit: blue cardigan (jcrew) / white button up (jcrew) / pumps (saint laurent)

Dallins outfit:  khakies (jcrew) / loafers (sperrys) / white shirt (jcrew)

Hollands outfit: cardigan (mayoral, similar)  / shoes (mayoral, similar)

Hudsons outfit: white button up (mayoral, similar) / khakis (mayoral, similar) / navy sweater (crewcuts) / shoes (crewcuts)

Yes it’s true I am that mom who likes to dress her kids alike, coordinate her outfit and even her husbands outfit so we all match. This goes back even before we had kids. When it was just the two of us. I would look at what Dallin was wearing and get inspired and want to look similar. One time I went to the extreme.

Dallin had early morning church meetings this one Sunday, he was wearing the standard, khakis, white button up, loafers, and a striped tie.

I took a peek and inspiration hit me. I slicked my hair my back in a bun. I wore a long camel sued skirt, a white button up, Sperrys, and one of his ties.

I went and sat down at church and he came and sat next to me, and oh my word mission accomplished we looked like twins.

We still laugh about it to this day.

Sundance 2015 Kick Off

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Tonight is the opening night of Sundance Film Festival and I couldn’t be more excited to be part of it again this year. I got hired as a Promo Girl, for the most prestigious lounge sponsoring Sundance. I recently found out my girlfriend also got booked for this week so I am so excited to get to work/play with her. My friend Nadya and I seem to always get paired together by random clients, no joke. It’s always fun to show up and find out that we got booked for the same thing, it always makes the clients laugh too, and I promise we work way harder and have way more fun while doing it:) Every commercial I have booked (3) you betcha I show up and Nadya is there with me:) I can’t wait for the “Festival” to begin.

The Chateaux Deer Valley Ultimate Giveaway {Over $20,000 Value}

Win! The Ultimate Dream Wedding from The Chateaux Deer Valley

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Every girls dream is to have a their “fairytale wedding”, unfortunately these kind of weddings don’t come free…or do they?

I am excited to be teaming up with the Chateaux Deer Valley during their 15 year anniversary in giving away an Ultimate Dream Wedding. One of you could be the winners of this amazing grand prize. If you are getting married, or know someone who is getting married sign up to get a free, beautiful wedding! {where was this offer when I got married?:)}

The giveaway is worth more than $20,000, and includes ceremony and reception services at The Chateaux, overnight accommodations for the couples at the hotel, $3,000 toward on-site catering, a wedding cake, a photography package with Pepper Nix Photography, a floral package, on-site hair and makeup for the bride and wedding planning services.

The contest runs from January 1 – June 30, 2015. The winner will be announced July 6, 2015.

Includes: Ceremony & reception, location, overnight accommodations, $3,000 toward on-site catering, wedding cake. 8 hours of wedding day photography with a Pepper Nix photographer, 2 hour bridals/grooms session prior to the wedding day, high-resolution files of images. Bridal bouquet, grooms boutonniere, bouquests for 4 bridesmaids, 10 standard centerpieces. Onsite wedding day hair and makeup for the bride. Day of wedding planning package *guidance begins 8 weeks prior to wedding date.

To enter click here

Have a wonderful day and good luck, I hope one of my readers wins:) Those of you who would be getting married in the LDS Temple, it’s a 40 min. drive to Salt Lake from Deer Valley :)

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LuLus NYFW Giveaway

 

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Readers you don’t want to miss this!

Want to win a trip with your bestie during NYFW and attend LuLu*s Style Studio – the biggest blogger fashion party of the year, plus get a $1500 clothing + beauty shopping spree?? CONTEST ENDS TOMORROW! all you have to do is…
1. Follow@lulus on Instagram
2. Upload an original pic showing us your NYFW inspired outfit

A Warning to Brides

 

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So today I received two magazines that both had these photos that we took at the Stein Eriksen  Lodge.

I love these pics and would love them even more if my husband was in them with me. So I have to give a little warning to brides, future brides, and mostly mothers of brides.

Beware of shady photographers. I to this day still do not have my wedding album. My word of advice is do not pay for any services upfront. DJ, Photographer, Videographer, ect.

My story. My mother and I sat down with a photographer paid up front signed contracts ect. The day of my wedding my photographer told my husband that my family didn’t fully pay, so Dallin went ahead and gave him cash. He also told Dallin that we also didn’t pay for him to stay at the reception, which we did. Dallin told him that the rest of the cash he had he needed for his honeymoon and that he’d pay him the rest once we got back.

Dallin met Ryan Pearson, the shadiest photographer, at a gas station and paid him the rest. For years I tried collecting my wedding album, my photos, ect. nothing. I had my mom going into Photogenix where he was employed and they would always just say were working on it. On our 5 year anniversary Dallin said, “man I wish we had some wedding photos to look at.” I was like I have seriously tried to get them.

Dallin said, ” I am going to call Ryan.” I was like how do you have his phone number? I soon found out about the two encounters Ryan had gotten money from Dallin. Dallin said he didn’t want to embarrass me or my family. I was livid. Called my mom we found the contracts ect. WE HAD PAID! Dallin called Ryan and Ryan again black mailed us. He said no album, and if we ever want to see our wedding day photos to meet in SLC and he was charging us an additional $500! I was freaking out,  and get this, he gave us a time limit or else he was going to delete the pics.

I was like lets just take new pics, but my sentimental husband was like you only have one wedding day. We paid. And am still angry to this day. I found out from 3 of my friends that he did this same thing to them. I guess the only thing I can do now is warn future brides of bad people out there who want to hurt your wedding day.

A great wedding photographer is Peppernix, and many more! I would just be very cautious of who you chose.

Birdalamode Pregnancy Workout Routine

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When I am pregnant I am not trying to lose weight or hurt my baby, I am just trying to tone and feel good about myself as I face the ever increasing scale for the next 24 weeks. It’s all about raising those endorphins. I am just now starting to workout as I am starting to feel better, less vomiting is a plus, oh how I love the second trimester! For those of you who want some tight tummies for the summer and who are not pregnant enjoy and you have to tryout the abs as well. After I am done being pregnant I will be doing 8 min. Abs whenever I have a spare 8 mins. I swear by these workouts, and a lot of cardio and running to take off post pregnancy weight.
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