2019 Powersheets Launch Day! | Cultivate What Matters

If you haven’t yet been connected to the gem that is Lara Casey… I’m encouraging you to now. This woman has changed my life… from her books to her posts to her heart and her message. She is the creator of the Powersheets Goal Planner as well and I could say so much more but…

Four Reasons We LOVE Our Sienna(s) | Life By The Sea

If you’ve known us since the beginning of last year, you may have seen our car accident that happened in March of 2017. We were heading down a dark country road, it was raining, and a girl ran a stop sign plummeting into an SUV, we were hit by both of their cars and it…

Courtney + Will | Rustic Riverside on the Potomac Wedding

At the end of the night… Mike and I drove down the foggy dirt road and said over and over, “that day was perfect”. I mean – you guys, even with the unexpected slight heat wave on an October Sunday wedding day in beautiful Leesburg at this top notch venue… this wedding couldn’t have gone…

Same Day Slideshows at Weddings | Photography

I can’t believe we haven’t shared this one yet?! We’ve been doing this for YEARS! If you aren’t sure what a same day slideshow is – allow me to be the first to explain 🙂 A same day slideshow during a wedding is when we quickly choose and edit a few images (anywhere from 5-12)…

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…

Shelbie + Taylor | Virginia Beach Engagements

In the beginning of my career, I met this sweetheart Shelbie in Key West at her sister Ashley’s wedding. I will never forget thinking how hilarious the two of them were together when the girls were getting ready and thinking how lucky I was to be around such a sweet group of people. When Shelbie…

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…

Homeless Looks Like | Our New Mission

GUYS – turning 34 today (yep, it’s my birthday!!!) will be even better because I get to launch our passion project we literally came up with weeks ago, haha! I can’t believe how this has evolved so quickly and how excited we are about this. We are already working with our lawyer and CPA to…

Simplified Planners with an Online Calendar

I ended shooting a family session the other day to look down at my phone to see a voice text message waiting for me from one of my favorite people. She told me she’s been using her online calendar for a while and although she LOVED the Simplified Planner when she had it, she didn’t…