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I’ll save the “Where did the year go?” freak out for Chris (but seriously, where the heck did this year go??).  Let me preface this post by acknowledging this year has been very difficult for many people and not without challenges for our own family. That being said, I haven’t hated this year. I’m not […]

Business, Personal

An Encouraging 2021 Year-End Review

Do you remember getting a summer reading list in elementary and middle school? Or maybe it was just a form for you to keep track of all the books you read over the summer, that a parent would sign off on, for a prize when you went back to school?  I missed that. Then I […]

Misc., Personal

My Must Reads of 2021

This was it – The big trip. I feel like I’ve been teasing everyone, including myself, with this vacation forever. It started when Chris and I decided to finally cross the pond and visit France in 2018. 2018 turned into 2019. We turned into parents. France turned into Italy in 2021 for our fifth anniversary. […]

Personal

We Took Our First Ever Road Trip

Okay so maybe I’m not turning 2, but my business is!  Two years ago, I took my photography biz full time. A lot of discussion with Chris and a baby later, I decided that my time in a traditional office had come to a close. Like being a mother, it’s been more rewarding than challenging, […]

Business, Personal

Happy 2nd Birthday to Me!

I can’t believe it was just this January when I launched my new brand and website for my business. It had been in the making for a few months as I partnered with Jordan from J. Ashley Innovations to help me refine, revamp, and fine tune my branding. My self-designed website needed a total overhaul […]

Business, Entrepreneur

I’m A Client Turned Raving Fan of J. Ashley Innovations

‘Tis the season, my friends! It’s that time of year when all things Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas rule the months. You won’t find me complaining (or judging if you want to decorate early).  Over the past year, Chris and I have been making more of an effort to go on dates. It’s true that when […]

Misc.

6 Festive Date Night Ideas

As small business owners, we each have our own arsenal of apps that keep us organized and business running smoothly. They allow us to automate, streamline, brainstorm, and so much more which frees us up to do other things. I love it when a fellow photographer shares an app that has helped their business so […]

Business, Photography

My 5 Must Have Apps for Photography

I felt the need to put “Second” in all caps for the title of this post because I’m mind blown that our daughter is already two. We’re talking full force, grade A toddler. I’m typing this as we (slowly, but surely) prep our home to be suitable for 20+ people to gather in this weekend. […]

Home Life, Personal

Prepping for Layla’s SECOND Birthday

At the beginning of the year, I was intentional about what I thought would be important for me to accomplish within my business over the next 12 months. Ya know, goals. One such goal was to invest more into my biz in the form of new gear and a mentorship. I’m here, just over halfway […]

Business, Photography

Here’s What A Mentorship with Katie Wilson Looks Like

It’s not hard to guess why this session is one of my favorites. Unless you’re not a dog person. In that case, kindly exit out of this blog. Just kidding, please stay! Make yourself comfy and pour yourself a hot cup of joe (or chilled pinot) because there are multiple reasons why this session is […]

Entrepreneur, Photography

Emily + CJ’s Puppy Packed Session

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