Regrets | Salt & Sunshine Series

This is a tough one for me. But in my heart, I know it is so relatable for everyone. Regret is a powerful emotion. It’s consuming, it’s obsessive, it’s cruel, it’s justified. Regret is hard, but if you flip it on it’s back, you will truly see that regret is a lesson. I’ve tried to figure out…

Bending Down | New Mom Series

We just got back from a really surprisingly successful trip to Front Porch Cafe with some of our favorite people, the McKeag family! They have two little girls our girls ages and a new baby on the way and we are so so happy for them!! We also appreciate people we can hang out with…

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…

Paychecks + Valentines | Salt & Sunshine Series

I used to think that a successful holiday meant BIG presents, flashy, WOW-I-can’t-believe-you-bought-me-a-car/diamonds/etc … in order to be a good holiday. I thought if I could nail the holidays and do things that looked like perfection on the outside, the inside of me would feel better..but it’s NOT how it goes. I know this now…

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…

Restorative Yoga Pregnant + Post Partum | Mermaid Mama Gets Fit

It’s kind of crazy if you think about it, joining the gym mid-pregnancy, and my THIRD none the less! That was what I did last summer. As I was inevitably growing bigger and gaining weight for a great reason, I decided working out was a great idea and I joined the YMCA here in the…

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…

Teal Heels & Gold Sweater Project | Newborn | Autumn Jean

Another little girl, another series to watch them GROW by! I remember when we announced we were having a third girl, a lot of people said to us..alright so what’s the new heels and sweater project going to look like?! I LOVE doing these and it helps keep me accountable for documenting them as they change…

Extreme Nesting + Preparing for Baby! | Pregnancy

They are not kidding when they talk about nesting being a THING. I’m already a mama bird fluffing up this nest on the weekly, determined to keep things generally neat and organized and manageable…but a new baby coming into our life? WHEW buddy..step aside here come the detail oriented lists and tasks galore. Let’s DO…

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…

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…