I'm a lover of love who is addicted to Starbucks and goes through weekly phases of favorite foods. I'm a wifey to a firefighter and a dogmom to a grumpy Whippet. I love having lunch dates and dream of traveling the world.

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Working From Home- Personal

Working from home, that’s the dream, right? While I don’t take it for granted that I can peek outside in the morning, see snow on the ground, and decide I’m not leaving the house, it’s not an easy lifestyle to be in. Most days, I get distracted with other things- whether it’s laundry that needs […]

April 13, 2018

Personal

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Building a Capsule Wardrobe- Personal

I really am a simple girl. Plain Jane and ordinary. And (I’ll admit) not very trendy. So when I heard about the concept of a Capsule Wardrobe, I was super intrigued.   The idea is that everything in your closet should match everything else. The key is having few quality pieces that are timeless and […]

March 23, 2018

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I Can’t Get Enough of it- Personal

Do you have something you just love so much, you could have it every day? For me, I have lots of things that I can’t get enough of! I go through weekly food phases that change all the time. Lately I’ve been really into grilled cheese. My constant “phases” that I don’t think will go […]

January 26, 2018

Personal

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Have Camera, Will Travel- Personal

Something I’ve wanted to do for awhile now is travel for photography. I talk about destination weddings quite a bit on the blog. I have an advantage to knowing the ins and outs of destination weddings because I had one myself. I know the challenges, the benefits, and where it counts to spend a little […]

January 19, 2018

Personal

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Health Update- Personal

I just wanted to give you all an update on what’s been going on with me healthwise! First of all, I want to thank everyone who has been so kind and supportive this past year! It’s been a lot of unknowns and trying to have a balancing act with everything! So thank you so much […]

January 5, 2018

Personal

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The Best of 2017!- Ohio Wedding Photographer

It’s sure has been one amazing year! As I was going through all of my weddings, engagement sessions, and family sessions, I just felt overwhelmed with gratitude. I’ve always loved all of my clients, but this year, I had such special people come into this business! This year, I was taken everywhere from the shores […]

December 27, 2017

Personal, Real Wedding, Uncategorized

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Goals and Plans- Personal

It’s almost the end of 2017!! Tell me, did you accomplish anything amazing this year? I’ve had some highs and lows, and I’m ready to say Hello to a new year! Looking back on some of the goals I had set, I think I may have been a little ambitious. It’s made me stop and […]

December 22, 2017

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Is This It?- Personal

Sometimes I think I’ve hit all the milestones I’ll ever hit.   Getting a driver’s license? Check. Officially becoming an adult? Check. Buying my first drink? Check. Falling in love and getting married? Check. Buying a home? Check.   So what’s next? I used to think it was having kids, but that’s not going to […]

December 8, 2017

Personal

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Anniversary Photos- Personal

Our anniversary photos are done! A huge THANK YOU to Natalie Baker Photography for documenting another year for us! All content in this post is copyright of Alayna Parker Photography and can not be used or reproduced without exclusive permission. All images in this post are copyright of Natalie Baker Photography and can not be […]

November 10, 2017

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Just a Small Shoutout- Personal

Just giving a small shoutout to X Files day! Always was my favorite show and always will be. So here’s to the original Fandom, the founders of Shipping, and the only ever OTP I’ll ever need. All content and images in this post are copyright of Alayna Parker Photography and can not be used or […]

October 13, 2017

Personal

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