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Okay, ready to cringe with me? I’m taking a hard look at some of the biggest mistakes I made nearly 10 years ago when I was hired to shoot my very first wedding. Let’s get right to it, when I opened the email and read that someone was actually inquiring about their upcoming wedding, I […]

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What if I told you that I strongly disagree with a piece of advice that a professor once gave me? A piece of business advice from a business professor. Someone who is very well trained and educated at the doctoral level in business? What if I told you that this person is my dad? You […]

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I will be the first to say that the fear of competition can be debilitating, especially when we’re just starting out. We’ve hatched this baby business, spent a lot of time, effort, tears and probably money just get to the point of opening our doors, or, officially publishing our Facebook business page. Naturally, we want […]

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“You can’t always be everyone’s cup of tea” – We’ve all heard this before, right? We’ve probably heard it when our mom was consoling us when we weren’t invited to get ready for a dance with a certain group of girls, or we’ve heard this from our girlfriends when we’re complaining about that passive aggressive […]

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According to Wikipedia: Impostor syndrome (also known as impostor phenomenon, impostorism, fraud syndrome or the impostor experience) is a psychological pattern in which an individual doubts their skills, talents or accomplishments and has a persistent internalized fear of being exposed as a “fraud”. Ugh, the worst, right?? As I move into my tenth year of business, I can’t help […]

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Well, I said it. I closed my eyes and cringed a little when I hit the post button on Instagram, but I said it. SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS ARE NOT OKAY RIGHT NOW. I’m assuming you’re here because you heard my battle cry on Facebook/Instagram. I feel compelled to share this because this is some major […]

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WOW. I can’t believe it’s been a YEAR already since we got engaged!!! God bless all those couples who fully plan and execute a wedding all within a year!! I’ve really enjoyed taking my time and soaking up every bit of enjoyment and anticipation for the big day, so let’s get to it! 1. We […]

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One of my all-time favorite things is when couples and families decide to include their fur-kids in their photos! I have 3 dogs myself, and rounding all of them up for a photo is no easy task. But I have rounded up some of my best tips and tricks for making this super easy and […]

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Hey friends! I’ve decided that we all probably need some light-hearted distraction right now, so I figured now would be better than ever to type up a wedding planning update – with Pinterest inspiration pictures included! Things are really starting to shape up as far as decor and smaller visual decisions go, and I’m sharing […]

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Every year I like to take a week and seriously deep clean my house. Since we’re all spending a little extra time at home right now, I thought now would be the perfect time to get a jump start on my cleaning frenzy and share some of my deep cleaning spots that you might have […]