Semester 7/8

One more semester left. What!!!!!!!!!! Here's a glimpse at this past semester, Fall 2017.

 After a summer spent in San Diego, I finally packed my car back up and headed to Stillwater!! 

After a summer spent in San Diego, I finally packed my car back up and headed to Stillwater!! 

 I got all moved in! I printed a photo from this summer and created a frame for it so I could hang it above my bed!

I got all moved in! I printed a photo from this summer and created a frame for it so I could hang it above my bed!

 Last year I began calling our house Kevin without thinking it would actually catch on. HA I was wrong!

Last year I began calling our house Kevin without thinking it would actually catch on. HA I was wrong!

 Just our typical morning spent vacuuming up daddy long legs from the corners of our bathroom.

Just our typical morning spent vacuuming up daddy long legs from the corners of our bathroom.

 Bid day 2017 as seniors! Our last bid day ever.

Bid day 2017 as seniors! Our last bid day ever.

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 IT WAS SO HOT ON BID DAY.

IT WAS SO HOT ON BID DAY.

 My embarrassing photo from bid day (with my camera in hand, of course). 

My embarrassing photo from bid day (with my camera in hand, of course). 

 Now that I have my room in Kevin, I am finally able to have a desk with a workspace for my photography! It is the dream. 

Now that I have my room in Kevin, I am finally able to have a desk with a workspace for my photography! It is the dream. 

 Living in a real house means biking to class. Happy first day of classes from me and Kraby!

Living in a real house means biking to class. Happy first day of classes from me and Kraby!

 First gameday of the year!

First gameday of the year!

 Our first football game together :) 

Our first football game together :) 

 Morning donut dates at Missy's Donuts in Guthrie.

Morning donut dates at Missy's Donuts in Guthrie.

 Just teaching Kraby Family Resource Management.

Just teaching Kraby Family Resource Management.

 Monica and Cade got engaged!!!! I was thrilled to be able to photograph the moment. Pictures below! 

Monica and Cade got engaged!!!! I was thrilled to be able to photograph the moment. Pictures below! 

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 This is the pew that Cade used for Monica's proposal that night. Kraby is trying it out!  

This is the pew that Cade used for Monica's proposal that night. Kraby is trying it out!  

 Breanna and Ryan are getting married on December 28!!! Maddy and I had such a fun time celebrating Breanna.

Breanna and Ryan are getting married on December 28!!! Maddy and I had such a fun time celebrating Breanna.

 This is our daily view of our ride to class. The whole way is a veeeeeeeery gradual incline, but it makes the way back super fast!

This is our daily view of our ride to class. The whole way is a veeeeeeeery gradual incline, but it makes the way back super fast!

 WE WENT TO THE FAIR 

WE WENT TO THE FAIR 

 We rode a lot of spinny rides which wasn't super great for some of us HAHA

We rode a lot of spinny rides which wasn't super great for some of us HAHA

 The one thing I especially wanted to get that night was a jug of root beer.

The one thing I especially wanted to get that night was a jug of root beer.

 We went into a fun house and the four of us college girls were surrounded by lots of 5-year-olds. 

We went into a fun house and the four of us college girls were surrounded by lots of 5-year-olds. 

 They dipped this entire corn on the cob in butter and it was BEAUTIFUL.

They dipped this entire corn on the cob in butter and it was BEAUTIFUL.

 We both walked up to separate registers at the same time and ordered the exact same meal at the exact same time. 

We both walked up to separate registers at the same time and ordered the exact same meal at the exact same time. 

 These friendships are SWEET and the Lord's healing and persistence is so cool!!! From freshman year to senior year - I love both of you dearly. 

These friendships are SWEET and the Lord's healing and persistence is so cool!!! From freshman year to senior year - I love both of you dearly. 

 I'm lucky to have this San Diego pal here in Stillwater with me. This summer she is doing Pedal the Pacific where she will bike all the way from Seattle to Southern California to raise money and awareness for The Refuge Ranch in Austin, Texas.

I'm lucky to have this San Diego pal here in Stillwater with me. This summer she is doing Pedal the Pacific where she will bike all the way from Seattle to Southern California to raise money and awareness for The Refuge Ranch in Austin, Texas.

 What is CC's favorite fraternity, you ask?

What is CC's favorite fraternity, you ask?

 Some of the greatest gals I know! Labor Day camping year 2.

Some of the greatest gals I know! Labor Day camping year 2.

 On the second night, we had a dance party on top of a mountain (hill) and it was one of my favorite memories. 

On the second night, we had a dance party on top of a mountain (hill) and it was one of my favorite memories. 

 Going to school in Stillwater means the capability to drive to OKC whenever I want to hang with the fam :)  

Going to school in Stillwater means the capability to drive to OKC whenever I want to hang with the fam :)  

 Mer and I met every Wednesday morning for a little bible study and it was ALWAYS one of the highlights of my week.

Mer and I met every Wednesday morning for a little bible study and it was ALWAYS one of the highlights of my week.

 Hank continues to be a veeeeery strange dog. 

Hank continues to be a veeeeery strange dog. 

 Cooper bought a new shirt this semester!!!!!

Cooper bought a new shirt this semester!!!!!

 The first three weeks of school, my time was devoted to Rooted. These were honestly some of my favorite weeks because I got to spend so much time with the lovely exec team :) 

The first three weeks of school, my time was devoted to Rooted. These were honestly some of my favorite weeks because I got to spend so much time with the lovely exec team :) 

 We had a table at Lights On Stillwater! 

We had a table at Lights On Stillwater! 

 I GOT TO SEE LEXIE THIS SEMESTER!!! I've missed her. 

I GOT TO SEE LEXIE THIS SEMESTER!!! I've missed her. 

 During the weeks leading up to Rooted, Cooper surprised me with flowers, Oreos, Dr. Pepper, and a sweet note. MY FAVORITES.

During the weeks leading up to Rooted, Cooper surprised me with flowers, Oreos, Dr. Pepper, and a sweet note. MY FAVORITES.

 The first night of Rooted, I was in the sound booth waiting to start the worship session when someone told me that I was needed outside. When I walked out, RYAN OAKES was standing there holding my name tag (that I had forgotten to pick up). One of the best surprises!!!!! 

The first night of Rooted, I was in the sound booth waiting to start the worship session when someone told me that I was needed outside. When I walked out, RYAN OAKES was standing there holding my name tag (that I had forgotten to pick up). One of the best surprises!!!!! 

 My pals :) 

My pals :) 

 Rooted exec 2017: we sure did spend a lot of time together but I wouldn't trade it for the world!

Rooted exec 2017: we sure did spend a lot of time together but I wouldn't trade it for the world!

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 FAM

FAM

 Just me and Coop at the Rooted dance party Saturday night!

Just me and Coop at the Rooted dance party Saturday night!

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 Slip N' Slide at free time!! 

Slip N' Slide at free time!! 

 The Rooted student band! These people are incredibly talented and I am so proud of them!!

The Rooted student band! These people are incredibly talented and I am so proud of them!!

 My Theta pals at Rooted! 

My Theta pals at Rooted! 

 After the weekend, we were a little delusional. This is "Monica unplugged."

After the weekend, we were a little delusional. This is "Monica unplugged."

 We stopped at Cracker Barrel on the way home. 

We stopped at Cracker Barrel on the way home. 

 We were tired (except for Mon, Colby, and Colton I guess). 

We were tired (except for Mon, Colby, and Colton I guess). 

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 I became a great grandma this year!!! Mallory is the perfect addition to our family. 

I became a great grandma this year!!! Mallory is the perfect addition to our family. 

 7:00 breakfast family time at our favorite place!!!

7:00 breakfast family time at our favorite place!!!

 Cooper, Wyatt and Austin's neighbor, Mary, took us all to Texas Roadhouse one evening. 

Cooper, Wyatt and Austin's neighbor, Mary, took us all to Texas Roadhouse one evening. 

 Yay for game days in Stilly! 

Yay for game days in Stilly! 

 For Dad's Day this year my dad and I didn't even get a picture until that evening when I was already changed out of my Dad's Day shirt oooooops. 

For Dad's Day this year my dad and I didn't even get a picture until that evening when I was already changed out of my Dad's Day shirt oooooops. 

 Breanna and I shot several weddings together this smester! It's special getting to shoot with her.

Breanna and I shot several weddings together this smester! It's special getting to shoot with her.

 Ryan came to visit Stillwater!!! We all sat on the couch that Saturday morning and watched New Girl. 

Ryan came to visit Stillwater!!! We all sat on the couch that Saturday morning and watched New Girl. 

 This is a picture of Kraby kicking me in the head after I helped her up on the wall. ily

This is a picture of Kraby kicking me in the head after I helped her up on the wall. ily

 We watched the sunset one evening SURPRISE.

We watched the sunset one evening SURPRISE.

 :') my sweet pals. I'm going to miss them. 

:') my sweet pals. I'm going to miss them. 

 Drives to OKC for photoshoots continued throughout the semester. I like this place! 

Drives to OKC for photoshoots continued throughout the semester. I like this place! 

 Cam and I had a 22nd birthday party together :) 

Cam and I had a 22nd birthday party together :) 

 My pals and I went to The Jones Assembly one Wednesday night to celebrate Mikayla finishing Whole 30!!

My pals and I went to The Jones Assembly one Wednesday night to celebrate Mikayla finishing Whole 30!!

 PC14 at our last All Night Pomp ever (what a relief)!

PC14 at our last All Night Pomp ever (what a relief)!

 My dotter was design director for homecoming this year and she KILLED IT. It is a whole lot of work and it can take a toll on your sanity if you let it, but she did so great and I am incredibly proud of her. 

My dotter was design director for homecoming this year and she KILLED IT. It is a whole lot of work and it can take a toll on your sanity if you let it, but she did so great and I am incredibly proud of her. 

 Tri Pi won homecoming!!!!! 

Tri Pi won homecoming!!!!! 

 I have a cute dotter :) 

I have a cute dotter :) 

 ILY PALS

ILY PALS

 ily again

ily again

 Cooper came home with me for a weekend and we have officially discovered that Hank likes Cooper more thank he likes me. 

Cooper came home with me for a weekend and we have officially discovered that Hank likes Cooper more thank he likes me. 

 Mer and Rick were hoco directors for ChiO this year so when they were all free after homecoming festivities we went to Dallas for a much needed weekend together! 

Mer and Rick were hoco directors for ChiO this year so when they were all free after homecoming festivities we went to Dallas for a much needed weekend together! 

 Cooper and I made Mississippi mud pies (brownies with marshmallows and chocolate icing) one evening and brought the around to our pals in Stilly. 

Cooper and I made Mississippi mud pies (brownies with marshmallows and chocolate icing) one evening and brought the around to our pals in Stilly. 

 Casa carnival! 

Casa carnival! 

 One evening we all laid on the floor and FaceTimed Ryan because we miss him. 

One evening we all laid on the floor and FaceTimed Ryan because we miss him. 

 Our pantry clean out time was interesting.

Our pantry clean out time was interesting.

 I went to watch the sunrise and eat donuts with my favorite guy on the morning of our six month :) 

I went to watch the sunrise and eat donuts with my favorite guy on the morning of our six month :) 

 I didn't even expect the donuts! He surprised me. 

I didn't even expect the donuts! He surprised me. 

 Cooper and I hit our six month mark this semester! I couldn't imagine a better six months (now 7+).

Cooper and I hit our six month mark this semester! I couldn't imagine a better six months (now 7+).

 Cooper grew a mustache named Merlin so we had to document it with a picture.

Cooper grew a mustache named Merlin so we had to document it with a picture.

 My SUPER CUTE kite Gabbie!! 

My SUPER CUTE kite Gabbie!! 

 I'm thankful for Ricki for many reasons, but one of those reasons being our shared passion for creativity and her encouragement through that! 

I'm thankful for Ricki for many reasons, but one of those reasons being our shared passion for creativity and her encouragement through that! 

 Merlin makes an appearance in the blog post again. 

Merlin makes an appearance in the blog post again. 

 My dotter and G showed up at my house one evening and it made great grandma happy :) 

My dotter and G showed up at my house one evening and it made great grandma happy :) 

 We went to Dallas with Mon and she found her wedding dress!!! She is going to be the most beautiful bride. 

We went to Dallas with Mon and she found her wedding dress!!! She is going to be the most beautiful bride. 

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 Molly and I continue our flu shot tradition. Year four!! 

Molly and I continue our flu shot tradition. Year four!! 

 Our pals Heath an Julia got ENGAGED!!!! I also had the privilege of photographing their special moment, so here's a few shots from that below :) 

Our pals Heath an Julia got ENGAGED!!!! I also had the privilege of photographing their special moment, so here's a few shots from that below :) 

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 WE LOVE THEM! 

WE LOVE THEM! 

 Bedlam tailgating!! 

Bedlam tailgating!! 

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 We had brunch at Kevin the morning after Bedlam, and it was for sure one of my favorite memories of the semester. 

We had brunch at Kevin the morning after Bedlam, and it was for sure one of my favorite memories of the semester. 

 Austin made some yuuuuuuummy bacon

Austin made some yuuuuuuummy bacon

 Kite & Key Formal. OUR LAST ONE.

Kite & Key Formal. OUR LAST ONE.

 This is Cam and I's go-to photo.

This is Cam and I's go-to photo.

 Mikayla's brother, Jacob, let us shoot his guns one afternoon!

Mikayla's brother, Jacob, let us shoot his guns one afternoon!

 NEW ZEALAND HERE WE COME! This is my dad's lovely photography skills. 

NEW ZEALAND HERE WE COME! This is my dad's lovely photography skills. 

 After circling his locked apartment complex, WE FOUND AUSTIN!!!! Reunited finally with the kiwi! 

After circling his locked apartment complex, WE FOUND AUSTIN!!!! Reunited finally with the kiwi! 

 We loved taking pictures of each other sleeping on this trip. 

We loved taking pictures of each other sleeping on this trip. 

 Throughout his semester in Auckland, Austin liked eating at No. 1 Pancake, where he would get one savory pancake and one sweet pancake. When he took us there, the workers knew him and noticed that his family was with him. 

Throughout his semester in Auckland, Austin liked eating at No. 1 Pancake, where he would get one savory pancake and one sweet pancake. When he took us there, the workers knew him and noticed that his family was with him. 

 Us with our No. 1 Pancakes! 

Us with our No. 1 Pancakes! 

 We took several day trips from Auckland during our time there which meant many hours of together-ness in a car. The boys loved it!!!!! 

We took several day trips from Auckland during our time there which meant many hours of together-ness in a car. The boys loved it!!!!! 

 Cooper and I ate at a sushi conveyer belt place (idk what it's called)!!!! This was my first time at one of these things. I liked it. 

Cooper and I ate at a sushi conveyer belt place (idk what it's called)!!!! This was my first time at one of these things. I liked it. 

 This was my dad's go-to pose on the trip. 

This was my dad's go-to pose on the trip. 

 OKC looking beautiful, as always :) 

OKC looking beautiful, as always :) 


New Zealand was absolutely beautiful and OF COURSE I took my camera! To see more shots from our trip, go look at my previous blog post :) 


 Photoshoots continued througout the semester and it made me happy :) 

Photoshoots continued througout the semester and it made me happy :) 

 I second shot for Breanna at a wedding in Tulsa! It was beautiful. 

I second shot for Breanna at a wedding in Tulsa! It was beautiful. 

 My cute photo pal :) 

My cute photo pal :) 

 Cooper brought me to a Thunder game!!! We ate at a yummy Ramen place before the game. 

Cooper brought me to a Thunder game!!! We ate at a yummy Ramen place before the game. 

 Lunch with the church crew at home has been a thing for as long as I can remember. I love coming home and occasionally being a part of it again! 

Lunch with the church crew at home has been a thing for as long as I can remember. I love coming home and occasionally being a part of it again! 

 It is so nice to visit home and see Austin here again (Hank is happy he's home too)! 

It is so nice to visit home and see Austin here again (Hank is happy he's home too)! 

 Theta fam Christmas was spent eating cookies and watching Catfish. Nothing better!! 

Theta fam Christmas was spent eating cookies and watching Catfish. Nothing better!! 

 We had roomie Christmas with rotisserie chicken, corn, mashed potatoes, garlic bread, baked beans, tea and apple turnovers. 

We had roomie Christmas with rotisserie chicken, corn, mashed potatoes, garlic bread, baked beans, tea and apple turnovers. 

 Kraby's first love - Christmas. 

Kraby's first love - Christmas. 

 Merry Christmas from Kevin!!!!

Merry Christmas from Kevin!!!!

 Mon asked me to be a bridesmaid!!!! YES YES! 

Mon asked me to be a bridesmaid!!!! YES YES! 


My photography has continually grown and I had the opportunity to photograph beautiful things this semester! Here's a look at my semester from the photography side. 

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