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He stood there. Back turned. Frozen. Smiling down. Waiting for the love of his life, his new bride, to grab a hold of his hand as she was now the one in white. It was their day. As she slowly walked his way, the soft and intricate detail of her dress illuminated in the daylight. Her smile? […]

June 1, 2018


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“Catlin and Rachel. . . . we have something to tell you. You’re going to be an uncle and an aunt again!”   (CHEERS! Shrieks (mostly from me)! Giggles. Smiles. Congratulations. Hugs all around.)   Two of our favorites are becoming parents for the first time and we couldn’t be any more excited for them! What […]

March 3, 2018

Ohhh Baby, Baby! | Hastings, NE

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This year has been one for the books! To reflect on this past year and all that I’m extremely thankful for, I decided to blog about it. Because why not, right? So here are my 7 highlights for ’17!  1. I married my high school sweetheart, Catlin Rice this past April. It was an incredibly […]

December 31, 2017

7 Highlights of ’17

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Persistence. Friendship. Happily ever after. The story of Taten and Kristian. Beautiful. Real. Raw. Their Own Perfect. These two sweet souls met in college and shortly after became inseparable. And since then their light-heartedness, joyful energy, and kindness shines bright everywhere they go. Whether they are fixing fence or jamming out on a road trip – […]

October 18, 2017

Taten + Kristian

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The evening was picture perfect. The sun was golden and warm – spotlighting them. As they stood there –  next to each other. Like a bird with wings, it flew. They were a natural. They felt it deep in their bones. Without any hesitation, he carefully wrapped his arms around her and pulled her in tight and […]

October 7, 2017

Tersen + Jordan

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Just two days prior to her birthday, an early surprise awaited. One that would change her life forever. From that moment forward – it would all change. He pulled her aside and pointed to his grandmother and grandfather’s trees outside their previous home – the home they resided in and raised three children. The home his grandparents lived […]

September 19, 2017