photo session with Jiyang Chen in NYC

I am super excited about these photos shot by Jiyang Chen. He’s rather wonderful! Jiyang is a New York City based fashion and portrait photographer, also known for his background in music. He is an accomplished concert pianist who similarly studied at New York University. You can read more from his bio here. We decided to meet up at Washington Square…

a new military wife & our first deployment #9/11

Fifteen years ago today, Kyle decided he would join the Air Force. On 9/11/2001 he knew he would one day fight to help preserve our freedom. I am now new to the military life. It’s hard and there are a lot of sacrifices. But when I met Kyle, I knew I was all in no…

Why we love SF

It has been a month since we returned from our honeymoon (sad face) but I’ve been meaning to tell you all about our time in SAN FRAN!! To finish up our travels, we made it back to the US and up to the Golden State. Our main goal was to visit Muir Woods. We happen to…

the best day ever

take a step inside the best day of our lives! #kyleandsydney2016
video by Jesse Wride

the day before the big day > by FirmAnchor

A moment alone, before our big celebration. Firm Anchor “We have this hope as an anchor for the soul , firm + secure .” While the days before a wedding are filled with love, they can also feel a bit chaotic. So many people to see, along with last minute details and final touches to ensure everything runs smoothly….

details of our honeymoon in Belize!

What an incredible few weeks it has been! Spending time with my honey, wedding bells AND an amazing honeymoon?!! Just what my soul needed. We had been looking forward to this trip for some time. We decided to venture down to Belize to explore the jungle! What is the one thing that America cannot offer to…

our FULL First Look Bridal video by @iamalexdean

We are oh so excited about this! Talk about the most special moment of our lives. Kyle flew in from NM and I spent all morning getting ready with Vivian Johnson (she’s a magician). We planned to meet up at Sundance Mountain Resort, where we had previously gotten engaged. My mom helped me out of the…

Bound for Santa Fe

Santa Fe, my old friend. I can’t spend my whole life dreaming. Though I know thats all I seem inclined to do. I ain’t getting any younger. And I wanna start brand new. I need space. And fresh air. Let ’em laugh in my face. I don’t care. Save my place. I’ll be there. -Newsies-…

Orlando pulse tribute workout

Me and Kyle live for couples workouts (okay maybe it’s just me). When we are apart he sends me workouts to do just about everyday! Since we are together right now, we’ve been working out together non-stop. It has been a lot of fun. I think our motto is to do something active every day…