des moines, iowa and beyond

workflow & systems strategist


When you consider your relative size to this vast world and galaxy that we live in, your perspective shifts. When I added to that perspective my role as the Father’s child – things got really interesting. I began to lean into and embrace my smallness in the big picture. I began to look at every […]



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As brides, we tend to get caught up in all of the details, chair selection, seating charts, menu, every song on our playlist, the perfect shade of ribbon, how to get the out of season blooms, fonts on our invitations and the best flavor of cake. I have been there, I completely understand and frankly, […]

Marriage Planning vs. Wedding Planning

Lifestyle, Sweet Beginnings

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I am not in this business simply for the pretty things and beautiful beginnings, from a physical standpoint. Though it is a bonus to be surrounded by those things. This HHE engine is fueled by something much deeper that took root when I was a child. “Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy […]

The HHE Experience | Planting Roots for Your Legacy

Sweet Beginnings

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Sunrise above the clouds, mimosas in hand, reminiscing about the life you have built together. Does that not sound like a beautiful, peaceful and romantic way to celebrate an anniversary? I will never tire of finding inspiration in the simple moments of life. { 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 } Whether […]

Inspired Tuesday: Joy in the Clouds

For Brides

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This weekend, while we all enjoy fireworks and BBQs with our loved ones, I cannot help but think about all of the men and women who allow us those beautiful freedoms. The freedom to gather together, to celebrate our beloved country, to have backyard fireworks and eat popsicles. As a military child, I have lived […]

This Land is Our Land


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