About Last Year & Stress City | New Mom Series

I have been talking to some of my friends recently about the dynamic of bringing another little one home and into your lives. There is so much JOY when you introduce a new family member and start to all grow and figure out the new life together. There are so many endearing, inspiring moments. So…

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…

White Sweater & Glittery Heels Project | 5 Years | Cammy Mae

Every time I shoot this– I’m blown away by how big she is but also by how hilariously CONFIDENT she is, haha! Cammy..you have no problem in front of the camera. I gotta say, I kind of LOVE that…being a photographer and all, but I hope that this confidence translates into other areas of life…

What to Bring & Girlfriend Time in the ER | New Mom Series

What an unexpected place to find quality time with your daughter, right!? But honestly, after going to Urgent Care yesterday, missing school, trying desperately to figure out what’s going on with Cammy breaking out ALL over the place in itching welts and red patches..we ended up having a pretty good time in the Outer Banks…

Six Ways to Survive The Stomach Flu as a Family | New Mom Series

It happened. We have been through so many little colds and aches together as a family of four before Autumn arrived but then the stomach bug hit our family of FIVE, with three kids four and under. I’m not gonna pretend I got through this looking pretty, people. It was ATROCIOUS. The advice will be…

Traveling Survival With Little Ones | New Mom Series

Ahhh, the dreaded hours long road trip with tiny people in your car. We’ve all heard a story or two about traveling with small children, and how much harder it is the longer the ride. We have experienced this many times because we LOVE traveling as a family! With weddings, with conferences, with almost all…

Life Flow Lists | Seaside Sessions VIDEO BLOG

Video blogs always are hilarious to me…do I really have this much of a Southern accent? And I get SO into it, too…haha! Let’s also talk about the napping children RIGHT behind me! I rocked this one during the girls nap and I am really happy to share all about LIFE FLOW lists today! To…

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…

Christmas Lights, Minivans and Drumming | Life By The Sea

Ahhhh friends…the recipe for a simple and happy life is ACTUALLY not crazy complicated and today I am sharing a few thoughts on why we decorate for Christmas early, why we bought a minivan and why we LOVE drumming to our very own unique, carefree and happy beat 🙂 First and foremost, here comes the…

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…