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Married to my first love, Momma of 2 (Mason and Weston). Dog mom to Tippon. North Carolina born but Virginia lover at heart. 

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The boys and I met Sarah at Salubria about a week ago to get some updated family photos and some headshots. I love Sarah, seriously she’s the best. We did our last formal family session with her and I think I ordered the biggest set of canvases that you can, and got two sets HAHA. […]

I am sure you’ve heard of Emily Ley by now or at least seen one of her books on a store shelf or in a social media post. If you haven’t I’m quite confident you may have been stuck under a rock for the past few months. I stumbled upon her Simplified Life book last […]

It’s no secret that our new family member Tippon is the baby of the family now. Although as I’ve said before Weston my youngest child will beg to differ. Our whole family has just fallen in love with Tippon and we couldn’t have asked for a better pet. Tippon just turned 6 months but he’s […]

In my last post, you saw the super fun, silly but sweet engagement session of my friends Erik and Shannon. Well, on Cinco de Mayo these two love birds officially tied the knot in an epic wedding at Bandits Ridge. I can’t say enough about how special this day was for everyone involved, including me! […]

I just love maternity sessions and newborn sessions. They are in my top three favorite types of portraits. Elizabeth and Daniel have included me in their life along with the major milestones from early on in their relationship. It’s been amazing watching them grow and getting to be apart of their lives and their families […]

It’s been a while since I’ve shared my precious boy’s with you all so I thought I would give you a session of cuteness. My how time seems to rush by before your eyes. I can remember like it was yesterday when I was laying in that hospital bed meeting each of them for the […]

Family Photos | Fall 2015

November 25, 2015

It’s that time of year again for updating family photos, mini sessions, and the end of the 2015 wedding season. I do my best to try and fit in family photos when I can but sometimes it’s impossible! I love what I do and I love serving my clients but sometimes that means putting my […]

You guys! I am seriously melting over here right now. Tonight the most amazing moment happened. Phillip asked Audrey to share the rest of her life with him!? How romantic is that? I am so happy that she said YES. He was so cute and nervous, honestly so was I. It is always exciting when […]

What is more perfect than the most beautiful location you could hope for, your best friends, & a vacation? Having all of this happen AND doing their engagment session during, SAY WHAT!?! I promise you it totally happened. Tara and I knew for a while that eventually Lar’s was going to have to give in […]

Family Time

June 29, 2015

This weekend was full of rain and fun! The boys and I enjoyed ice cream from a super secret small town place called CJ’s Ice Cream. It’s beyond awesome stuff. We learned about this place from a facebook post and decided to try it out. I’m so glad we did. Hands down the best soft […]

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