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There’s been a lot going on recently – Big news, happenings, and many celebrations. A couple of weeks ago, I did a relaunch of my brand and announced that I was partnering with the Hartley House. I also got to celebrate my big bro getting hitched and work on a couple of side projects. It’s […]

Misc., Personal

15 Everyday Affirmations for You

In honor of April being the home of National Infertility Awareness Week (the 24th-30th, to be exact), I wanted to write a post around this topic. If you’ve followed me for some time, you know about our journey through IVF to get pregnant with Layla. This experience was intense in different ways and plays a […]

Misc., Personal

Answered: “Will You Do IVF Again?”

Is Valentine’s Day a cheesy hallmark holiday? Maybe. Perhaps. Debatable.  Should that stop you from celebrating? Absolutely not. Embrace the cheese and go for it, my friend.  I believe there is a way to celebrate the holiday in a fun and chic, if you will, style. What started off as a date-night-in-because-we’re-parents-now-also-covid turned into my […]

Home Life, Misc.

How You Should Spend Valentine’s Day at Home

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

‘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

Okay, confession time. I used to believe I lived in the most boring, unphotogenic city to be a photographer. Where is the lush, overgrown greenery? The colorful wildflowers? THE MOUNTAINS?! It’s true, Columbia is pretty flat and metropolitan, but I’ve come to appreciate that these characteristics make the city beautiful in its own right. Not […]

Misc., Photography

Explore SC: The Lady + Fern Studio

As I was preparing my blogs for July, I was considering different elopement topics to dive into when I realized that I still haven’t introduced you guys to adventure elopements! We’ve explored classic elopements, micro weddings, and traditional weddings, so I believe it’s time for one of my favorite wedding types to have the spotlight! […]

Elopements, Misc., Photography

Your Introduction to Adventure Elopements

Courtesy of Micheile Henderson via Unsplash Brides – We’ve all been there. We’re working on creating the perfect guest list for our wedding and a friend or family member casually mentions that we should invite so-and-so, even though you know that they won’t attend for one reason or another. “But it’s the thought that counts.” […]

Misc., Wedding

Should You Send Invitations as a Formality?

Liz Kelly Photography Congratulations, friend!! You’ve decided to elope and now you’re officially a bride after my own heart. Whatever your reason for eloping may be, rest assured that your big day is going to be beautiful and memorable for you and your future Mr! You’ve pick out the perfect spot for your vow exchange, […]

Elopements, Misc.

Your Guide To Throwing A Fun Post Elopement Party

Courtesy of Nick Fewings via Unsplash If you’re like me, you love being all inclusive. Inviting people to celebrate the special moments of your life with you makes you so happy, though sometimes this can make tasks more difficult than they should be. Say like creating a guest list for you wedding. The truth is, […]

Misc., Wedding

3 Steps To The Perfect Guest List

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