Monday, June 29, 2015

Spotlight: Melea Nelson

Where are you from: Castle Rock, Colorado.

School: Graduate this past April from BYU in Photography.

Job: BYU Magazine for Publications and Graphics and she also does her own fashion work.

Husband: Ben Nelson. They have been married for a year and a half.

How they met: She met him at a volleyball game. They both grew up playing volleyball. 

Where were you married: Denver Colorado Temple

Favorite food: Since she was 4, Melea has had Johnsonville original bratwursts for her birthday dinner. (Except for last summer when she was living in Canada!) She also loves mash potatoes and gravy.

Favorite vacation: It depends on the kind of vacation she's looking for. Melea loves Lake Powell, and just got back from a trip there.  She also loves the beach to work on her gorgeous Italian tan. 

Favorite dish to cook: Currently it's risotto. She also makes her own tomato sauce that she learned from an old Italian women

Favorite color: Green, but not pastel-y greens.

Favorite candy: Peachy-Rings, and any peach and mango flavored candy, but chocolate ice cream is her all time favorite. She has a lot of great recommendations if your looking to try something new. Turkey Hill's plain chocolate is one of her favorites.

Interesting Facts
  • She spent a semester living in Florence doing a fashion photography internship.
  • Her mother made her amazing wedding dress, seriously it's amazing, and she wore a three tier mega full skirt underneath!
  • Melea's lived in 8 different apartments since starting college.
  • She's growing her own tomatoes.
  • She has to eat Oreos in numbers divisible by 3; either 3, 6, or 9.
  • Melea could talk about food for hours and she seriously could have been an amazing chef.
  • If you ever need info on green cards, she's the women to talk to.

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