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Planning Your Guest List- Wedding Planning Tips

Ah the guest list. A source of frustration no matter where your wedding will be held. But especially more so when you’re planning a destination wedding. You don’t want to hurt anyone’s feelings or make anyone feel left out, but you also don’t want to have an entire city at your wedding! I was fortunate […]

September 25, 2017

Wedding Planning

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Keeping it Balanced- Personal

I’ve always had a hard time keeping my life balanced. I’m pretty much an “all or nothing” person. And I really don’t mean to be that way! It’s just a flaw in my personality that I’ve dealt with my whole life. I’ve always been good at prioritizing. I know what things are absolutely necessary to […]

September 22, 2017

Personal

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Station 67- Vendor Love

Station 67 has been on my wedding photography bucket list for quite awhile! I was so happy when Stephen and Emma decided to book this venue at my suggestion! This used to be a train station stop back in the day. It’s old time charm is seen in the grand foyer with it’s tall ceilings […]

September 21, 2017

Wedding Vendors

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How to Take a Week Off Your Business- Photography Business Education

We all need a break once in awhile! But do you feel you can never take time off? I used to feel that way too, until I started implementing these things in my schedule. Write and develop content ahead of time. I’m talking all of your content. Blog posts, Instagram posts (including hashtags), Facebook posts, […]

September 19, 2017

Photography Business

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Should You Take Your Photographer?- Wedding Planning Tips

Should you take your photographer with you for your destination wedding? The short answer? Yes 🙂 I took my photographer with me for my destination wedding, and I do not regret it ONE BIT! Here’s why it’s a good idea to seriously consider doing the same: You know them. Choosing a photographer who is local […]

September 18, 2017

Wedding Planning

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When You’re Told “You Can’t”- Personal

Anybody else feel like everyone in the world is pregnant right now? I am so happy for all of these families and love all the new squishies that are coming into my world! But you guys, I’m crying at least once a week now when I see new announcements pop up. That will never be […]

September 15, 2017

Personal

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The Vault Wedding- Zach and Kayla

I had such an amazing time Saturday at Zach and Kayla’s wedding! Kayla started her wedding day prep at home, which I always love! Everyone was so welcoming and the whole house was buzzing with excitement! In between taking photos, Bana and I found the family cat, and we kind of melted a little when […]

September 13, 2017

Real Wedding

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Is Facebook Dead?- Photography Business Education

There’s a very common frustration in the photography industry: that Facebook is useless and pointless and isn’t worth the effort anymore. While there may be some truth to that statement, I don’t think it’s something you should toss out the window quite yet. A lot of people are still going to Facebook to check out […]

September 12, 2017

Photography Business

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How to Find the Right Vendors for Your Destination Wedding- Wedding Planning Tips

When it comes to planning your destination wedding, how should you go about finding your vendors? Well if you have a wedding planner, they’ll be able to help find some amazing people to make your day come to life. But if you don’t, here’s what I recommend: Don’t let the number of followers be a […]

September 11, 2017

Wedding Planning

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What Do You Want for Breakfast- Personal

It’s National Waffle Day. And at the risk of sounding like Leslie Knope, I love waffles. Almost every morning growing up, my mom would make the most amazing Belgian waffles for me and my sister. Sometimes I’d just have butter and syrup. Other times I’d have peanut butter and syrup (don’t knock it til you […]

September 8, 2017

Personal

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