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my top 5 black Friday deals

my top 5 black Friday deals

Black Friday gives me a bit of mild anxiety. So many things, so much noise, so many "must haves," that I know I really don't need. I was hesitant to create this post because I never want you to feel like you have to consume, or like one person’s “must haves” are...

our big news – part 3 of 3

our big news – part 3 of 3

I loved reading everyone’s guesses and many of you were correct… we are moving to South Carolina!!! We will be upstate, where we bought 12 acres of rolling hills with a house, barn, and a stream 😭, running through the property! It’s a dream. One that I can’t wait to...

our Thanksgiving favorites

our Thanksgiving favorites

I absolutely love Thanksgiving. I remember as a child, or even as a young adult, I never really cared much for this holiday that offered foods I was never really into, or pies that I would gladly pass on. For me, it was more of a gateway to Christmas more than...

our big news – part 2 of 3

our big news – part 2 of 3

After much deliberation, prayer, a very clear dream ( which I will share that later on), and a few very obvious promptings... Our big news is… we are moving!!! To a different state! After a few years of feeling like God was calling us elsewhere, and a year and a half...

Change – part 1 of 3

Change – part 1 of 3

Change. A little word that can bring about big feelings. Change and I have a complicated relationship… sometimes I have warm feelings about it, but typically I like to avoid it like the plague, and sooner or later it always catches up to me. My issues with change...

small shop gift guide!

small shop gift guide!

I think the Holiday's can be overlooked as a time to empty our pockets just to have more presents under the tree. But I realized a handful of years ago, as my children tore open packages from extended family members, not stopping to express gratitude, or to examine...

love in the city

love in the city

I love getting to explore with families. Stick toes in the sand, head in the clouds, hands and hearts held be one another.

nostalgia in the making

nostalgia in the making

We met in North Carolina at the glorious Biltmore. She packed a picnic, they sat in the evening sun that made everything look like a watercolor painting. The baby nursed, the little ones ran about. It was a sacred memory I was honored to photograph.