Signs A New Baby Was Here | New Mom Series

They’re back! The bruises, the quick nods that feel like hours. What am I talking about right now?! Is this new baby exhausted delirium? Maybe..but at least I was able to crank out this blog post! Can I get an Amen!? New babies make their presence known even when they’re not in your arms by…

Three Ways Baby Three Changed Our Dynamic | New Mom Series

So yes, we were SUPER brave in saying “let’s have three kids, back to back, and raise them close together in age and just make this happen somehow” … our life is WILD here at this little condo in Kitty Hawk, NC…let me tell you! It’s the kind of day where by 9am I’ve been…

Teal Heels & Gold Sweater Project | 1 Month | Autumn Jean

There are two things to note this month about Autumn Jean … the girl smiles ALL the time, and the girl gets NO personal space..ever..hahaha! It’s adorable how much her older sisters love her, but sometimes, it gets REALLY crazy! One time the girls were fawning over her and Cammy made one wrong move to…

Maternity Leave-ish | Business Owning Mamas

Over the past couple of years, I’ve been lucky enough to read some sweet and trusting emails from moms-to-be who own their own businesses wondering how long they need to take for maternity leave when their new little one arrives! Being your own boss is SUCH a blessing in so many ways, but as so…

Two Weeks with Three, Four and Under | New Mom Series

Was that title confusing!? Well, so is life right now! And routine, and problem solving, and not having enough hands to handle all situations occurring in this household all at once! Or occurring in public places like grocery stores, ohhhh what have we gotten ourselves into!? I have to say first of all I am…

I Hope You Take A Real Break | Small Businesses

It’s the HOLIDAY SEASON!!! YAYY!!! Seriously — we are the people that squeal annoyingly when we see those first Christmas decorations up in stores and run toward all the sparkly things and shining lights. We love it. We ABSOLUTELY love it and we cherish it so much…so you know we’re also the ones who decorate…

Having Support | Small Businesses

One of the hardest emails I get from small business owners/dreamers are the ones that include “my spouse/boyfriend/family/etc” don’t support me, they don’t believe in me. They think this is impractical, the investments are frivolous, it’s harder than it’s worth trying for. They feel alone and I don’t blame them, I would, too..and I have.  There was a…

Creative at Heart Charleston | Round Three

There just aren’t enough words to express my gratitude for being a part of such a dynamic experience for the third time in one year. This beautiful conference has a testimony that speaks for itself through the inspired tears of all of us during the presentations all the way to the resulting successes of the…

Cammy Turns FOUR | Our First Little Girl

So there was this dream I had, I got married to this amazing man and I wanted to be a wedding photographer. I just wanted to capture these amazing moments and I LOVE brides more than anything, I wanted to be a wedding photographer. I was determined to make it happen, to work hard, and…

From First Kicks At Weddings to Preschool | Cammy Mae

I know I know I know…get a GRIP Amanda she is just going to Pre-K! BUT….there are mamas out there who get it. Mamas who totally have all the feels when it comes to milestones for their kids. When I started this business, I wanted a baby. We couldn’t get pregnant and couldn’t figure out…

Give Yourself A Break | Small Businesses

I am in a hotel room for the 8th time this year, and I LOVE every second of it. I am so thankful and you have NO idea how much I actually thoroughly enjoy this part of the job! I have ALWAYS been that little girl that checks into a hotel room and thinks it’s…