Tracey + Jesse | Nags Head Wedding

Tracey made the right call burying the bourbon because what was projected for this day was not good at all when it comes to weather, and what they got? Golden hour on the sound in Nags Head with the perfect October temperature – a freaking miracle we ALL prayed for! This day was nothing short…

Shelbie + Peter | Kitty Hawk Pier Wedding

What a freaking day. I keep looking back on it (it was less than a week ago as I blog this and I still can’t get over it) and I’m thinking to myself…how did a wedding day filled with crazy and wild wind actually go this smoothly?!?! The answer is that the people there make…

Cozy + Coastal Office In A Salt Box By The Water | Life By The Sea

UPDATE: Shortly after this post, we invested in a Lindsay Letters Quarterly Calendar and replaced the futon with the most comfortable coastal loveseat in the world! Scroll to the bottom to view the NEW office set up and new items! Also, I’ve linked Lindsay’s calendar below as well! It is SUCH A BEAUTY! When we first bought…

Tracey + Jesse | Manteo Engagements

Okay between the avocado socks, flossing and puppy love – this is too good. TOO GOOD. I loved spending time with Tracey and Jesse and I distinctly remember them being the ones to catch the bouquet and garter at Samantha and Nick’s Manteo wedding and the fact they are now my couple brings me so…

Peter + Shelbie | Kill Devil Hills Engagements

Oh my freaking gosh. I can’t even deal. You get in the water and you have my HEART! HAHA! Peter and Shelbie got a golden day but their sweetness together was the most golden part of these engagements. I loved the way that perfectly squeeze and laugh and go with the flow so naturally, relationships…

Alicia + Levi | Intimate Corolla Wedding

I showed up and Alicia…you greeted me with absolute sunshine. No wonder you are so adored, I can’t even believe I have had the luck of connecting with such perfect brides and grooms when it comes to these intimate Outer Banks weddings with only close friends and family by the sea for a joyful ceremony and celebration….

Lauren + Nick | Nags Head Engagements

I know both of these wonderful humans from back home…one because he’s my cousin’s cousin and the other because she grew up on the same street as me 🙂 And together? They are SO incredibly sweet…the one thing I kept noticing and totally loving was how they kind of smile the same which is what…

Heather + Ben | Manteo + Nags Head Engagements

This is such a super special one coming to the blog right now…I am like how do I type about this adorable girl and how much I love her and do it justice? Heather, you are hands down one of the kindest girls I know. You are one of those people I can talk to…

Jena + Matt | Intimate Kill Devil Hills Wedding

Although this wedding has already been delivered, it had not yet made it to the blog because of the hurricane last week that clearly this couple missed just by days! Jena and Matt, thank you for being absolutely ADORABLE together, a joy to work with and for bringing Mike and I so much joy on…

Carol + Bill | Manteo Outer Banks Aquarium Wedding

We have been looking SO forward to documenting a wedding here, as much as we spend time here and love this setting and all of the renovations…the aquarium was an incredible location for Carol and Bill to get married on this beautiful warm May Saturday! This is such a unique experience for guests and the…

Ashley + Ryan | Carova Outer Banks Engagements

I’ve lived here almost four years and I had not yet been to Carova…UNTIL NOW 🙂 We met and I jumped in the jeep so excited about being able to finally get out on the beach over here where everyone just loves it, and I see what the hype is about. Carova is beautiful. The…

Sarah + Brian | Kill Devil Hills Session

These two (wait, THREE!!) met with me by the sea in Kill Devil Hills at sunrise…not an easy task! Especially when you’re on a little vacation for Spring Break and your photographer should be letting you sleep in, hahaha! 🙂 I am SO thankful for you guys and I can’t wait to meet that sweet…