Alyssa + Kyle | Kitty Hawk Outer Banks Maternity Session

Alyssa and Kyle were staying on Hatteras Island during what turned out to be a little of a hectic beginning of a weather week…including the fact that they didn’t know if they were going to be flooded in and potentially stuck. WELCOME to the Outer Banks where so much is unpredictable but sometimes it can magically…

The NEW Busy Week Survival | Salt Air Entrepreneur

Twice a year for about five or six years, I did the burn out dance. And it was tragic. I would really work myself into a frenzy, physically and emotionally depleted and EVERY single time I wondered… How did I get here? Then I wised up. I know how I got there. I put myself there by…

Which Version of Ellie Are You? | Take the QUIZ!

I can’t even deal. I laughed so hard making this quiz (wait until you see where I wrote “get your slap hand ready” LOLOL) mostly because it’s true, Ellie has an array of personality traits that keep this family cracking up, charmed or scared most of the time hahaha! Ellie is such a gem to…

The Dave Ramsey Diet | Life By The Sea

Just barely three weeks ago, Mike and I started experiencing Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. What a game changer. Please take time to watch my video if you feel like you need to hear a little more about why we did it and why it could change your life, but I’m here to tell you…

We’re Starting with DAVE RAMSEY! | Life By The Sea

HI YOU GUYS! So, if you’re NOT interested in saving money, saying goodbye to debt or you’ve already been through this course and know about it’s magic…this may not be for you. But, if you have student loans, credit cards and car loans hanging over your head…you don’t know where the money you make goes…

A Life That’s Good | Life By The Sea

You’re going to get a shot at what you want your life to be like at some point. Have you ever heard the opening dialogue for the movie The Choice based on the Nicholas Sparks novel? Yeah…he’s right. He’s always right, my boy Nick 🙂 Haha! But really, the truth is that it’s just a series of…

How We Moved To Our Dream Location | Outer Banks

They say if you get more than three emails about it, BLOG about it! Well, in that case… I’m WAY late on this one, pals! We love this question because we know when someone is asking… they’re chasing a dream. We’re believers in that. If you don’t already know this about us…we are VERY big advocates…

900 Hours | Life By The Sea

When that little girl looked up at the sky in Virginia Beach three years ago and told us she wanted to see more stars at night…everything changed. Mike and I kind of had a crazy notion that moving to our favorite place in the world COULD happen…we just needed to know it would be okay…

Polkadot Sweater & Red Heels Project | Elle Marie 2 1/2 Years!

She is sooo middle child in every beautiful way possible. Ellie..you’re a MESS GIRL a total mess!!! She doesn’t care either and that’s a quality that attracts us even more to her, that strength and that carefree spirit! We love our girls because they’re wild and free. So happy go lucky and so intentional with…

An Actual Gift For Six Years | Happy Anniversary Mike!

Let me start by saying, this is not at all how I would expect to gift my husband for our six year anniversary. Gosh, I mean I just can’t think of any point in my life where I thought something like this would be the way to gift someone at all, and I feel really exposed…

Which Hedgepeth is Your Spirit Animal? | Quiz

This was TOO fun to make! We hear a lot of people calling one of our daughters their spirit animal (mostly Ellie, haha!) so we decided to make a quiz to see who YOU resonate with most! Take the quiz online and tell us who your spirit animal was on the Facebook post for today, or…