Carlos and Emily, Part 3

Unlike my lack of wedding vision, we did have a vision for our engagement photos. While we wanted the majority of the photos to be of us wearing normal clothes, we wanted one section to lightheartedly pay tribute to our different countries. We tossed around the idea of incorporating our respective country’s flag somehow, but…

Carlos and Emily, Part 2

To see part 1, go here. These photos were also shot in downtown Saltillo. While Carlos and I met in the actual city of Dublin, we couldn’t resist paying a visit to “Dublin,” an Irish-themed bar downtown. It was closed the day we shot these, but we paid homage to our favorite Irish city with…

Carlos and Emily, Part 1

We planned our engagement photos for late October with Enrique Alvarez, the photographer that will be shooting our wedding. The only thing I wanted was for the photos to look natural and to show the love and comfortability between Carlos and I, and I think they turned out perfectly. We shot all of the photos…

Wedding Planning

Let me begin by saying that I’ve never really had a vision, style-wise for my future wedding. I’ve pictured it a lot since my teenage years, of course, but mostly I’ve just pictured me and my new husband in love. Where, I don’t know. Dancing to what music, I don’t really care. In what kind…

On Home

Since I moved to Saltillo last September, I had been renting a house with a wonderful roommate who became a good friend. Last December, someone attempted to break into our house. From that point, I didn’t necessarily feel unsafe all the time, but I always felt a little uneasy. About a month ago, I started…

Life Lately, in Photos

Life has been a little bit up and down lately. However, now when something goes wrong, my first thought isn’t “get me back to Texas!” It’s something like, “Yes, living in Mexico sucks sometimes and I still feel lonely and bad things are going to happen, but how can I figure out how to make…