My third baby recently turned one about a month ago. Where does the time go?! After having three kids, I’ve discovered a few favorite baby items I just can’t live without, and I thought I’d share them with you today. I love all of these because of their quality, timelessness, and how they blend into […]

5 Timeless, Minimal Baby Products You Can’t Live Without

My Favorite Things

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As the saying goes, “the best camera is the one you have with you.” And in today’s modern world, it’s safe to say you probably have a great camera on you at all times: your smartphone. Whether you use an iPhone, Samsung Galaxy or Google Pixel, there’s no doubt your smartphone is an amazing piece […]

Is Owning a Digital Camera Actually Worth It? Here’s How Your Smartphone Measures Up

Photography

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Spoiler alert: This isn’t my first time starting a blog. In fact, my first post dates back to November 28, 2017. And since then, I’ve only written 12 posts, with only one posted in the last year and a half. Based on those stats, it’s easy to believe I’ve failed as a blogger. But I […]

Starting Over Doesn’t Mean You Failed Before

Personal

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Addressing Racism

Full transparency: I’m nervous and uncomfortable talking about racism. My usual social media posts are about motherhood, my kids, and photography—lighthearted and easy to talk about.

Addressing Racism: How to Feel Less Disheartened & More Empowered to Make Change

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Are you overwhelmed by the options for an entry level digital camera? Is all of the technical jargon difficult to understand? I’ve summarized what you need to know in order to make an informed purchase on a new camera!

How to Choose an Entry Level Digital Camera

Photography

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Finding the balance between being a mom and pursuing my other passions is hard. In addition to running my photography business, my husband and I have launched a new business.

It’s been a while since I’ve written a blog post. Finding the balance between being a mom and pursuing my other passions is hard. In addition to running my photography business, my husband and I have launched a new business. It’s a lifestyle brand centered around a getaway mountain house. It is an idea that I just couldn’t keep to myself! It is my dream to provide others with a unique short term rental experience and also inspire others to be more present in their everyday lives. What I need in my personal life is what led me to start Cozy Escapes. I have a hard time disconnecting and being fully present with my family. I am distracted by the mounting housework, the email notifications, and reminders on social media of all the local activities we we’re missing.

Creating Balance

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Babies change so much in the first year and each new milestone brings so much joy worth documenting! I offer 30 minute Petite Sessions that are designed to capture everything about your little one that you will want to look back on forever.

How I Approach Baby Milestones

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Cherry blossom trees are beautiful when they bloom in the spring here in Virginia. Despite that, I had decided to avoid cherry blossom sessions. But when a neighbor reached out in the winter requesting to book a cherry blossom family session I said yes.

Behind the Scenes of my Cherry Blossom Adventures

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I set a goal to take a self portrait every day for the month of February. Yes, it was nice that February was the shortest month because getting set-up to take self portraits is a lot of work (and I did miss a few days)! I knew that not every image would have the strongest […]

Reflections on Motherhood

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I was watching the weather all week, and every fifteen minutes the day of. The rain decided to stop just in time to set-up outside. I had so much fun documenting these dads and their daughters before the Quantico Daddy Daughter Dance. It was an evening full of… laughter, dancing, and sweet moments. It was […]

A Special Occasion for Daddies and Daughters

Photography

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