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Here you will find a glimpse of my crazy fun life as a wedding photographer, mom + wife, and dreamer! We are all about magical moments and every day little joys.

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Finally!!! Paisley turned 2 in July and we finally got around to taking her 2 year photos this week! With the big move and a lot going on we forgot to get that sweet face in front of the camera! Here she is in her favorite dress and filled with smiles.  

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Here it is. I wasn’t going to blog about this but I was told by multiple people that it could inspire some and if I can inspire just one person then it’s worth it! So thank you to my associates Amie and Jen for pushing for me to¬†write this….again why they are my dream team! […]

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Can I start this off with my life has been changed. I started looking into outsourcing our weddings about a year ago and gave up. Either I couldn’t fathom paying someone to edit my work for me, or I just knew nobody could ever get the look right that I wanted. It came down to […]

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As the holidays are slowly creeping up on us I felt this would be the perfect time to speak to new entrepreneurs and photographers. Maybe you have been in business for years and the mom guilt or the burnout thoughts have entered into your head. I’ve seen so many fall mini session postings and know […]

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I am so excited to be posting this romantic, stunning, and inspiring stylized shoot! Taylor and Wes were the perfect models and since I was already booked for their wedding day what better to get them in front of my camera beforehand! The Bradford opened their doors to us and what a beautiful venue we […]

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Well my baby sister is getting married in less than a month and this past weekend we celebrated her bachelorette party in Charlotte! We had such a blast and I am so excited to stand by my sisters side on her wedding day!! Unfortunately my phone died the day before we left, like died as […]

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  It was a year ago today when the contractions started. Early in the morning I knew they were more than just Braxton Hicks. I headed to the doctor and they tried to tell me it was nothing, to suck it up (literally they told me to suck it up). In tears thinking how could […]

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I was so excited when the sun finally came out Easter weekend….although it was on the day we were leaving, I was still super excited about our Mommy and Me session I have been wanting to get! It ended up being family portrait time which was perfect since it was such a beautiful day!! I […]

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We are getting close to the beginning of yet another crazy year of weddings. We are so excited to see what 2016 has in store for us! We have booked so many brides and grooms for this year…some we have met personally and some we just have spoken with through email! I wanted to answer […]

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When deciding how I wanted to design and decorate Paisleys room I almost had a mental breakdown! There are so many cute girl things out there and I wanted it to be perfect! I have now learned that babies dont really spend that much time in their room and I was stressing over nothing, but […]

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