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Date Night on Franklin Main Street

It had been awhile. Between moving, then tiny living at Grandma’s for three months, and then moving again, Jarett and I hadn’t had a chance to have some time together in between...

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June 19, 2019

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My dearest Blake,  Eleven years old. You have grown into the most beautiful young woman and it has been an honor to watch.  As we have made this big life change and settled into life in Tennessee, it has been a joy to watch you revel in all of the new and exciting things. There […]

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June 17, 2019

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One area of photography that I have been wanting to dive into (see what I did there? Wink!) is underwater photography and this was the year to do it. While I am not moving into the fine art arena anytime soon, I have loved using my iPhone to create portraits of my kids in their […]

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June 16, 2019

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“A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.” Billy Graham The greatest blessing I have as a mother is knowing that my children have him as a father. Happy Father’s Day to our favorite bearded gentleman. The one who completes our […]

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June 11, 2019

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Over the years I have come across countless women. Women who have a dream or have goals, who want something for themselves or something bigger for their family. And then I hear them speak about limitations their husbands have placed on them. Rules and guidelines to ensure that their dreams don’t become too big that […]

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June 6, 2019

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My dearest Blair,  Somewhere along the line between five years old and today, you stopped being a little kid and you have grown into a young lady. Your spunk, your vivaciousness, your humor, your confidence… you are a big personality packed in a small package and it is amazing to witness. You are constantly filling […]

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June 5, 2019

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It had been awhile. Between moving, then tiny living at Grandma’s for three months, and then moving again, Jarett and I hadn’t had a chance to have some time together in between all the real life happening. Two weeks into being here in Tennessee, I said, “I just need dinner”. Luckily Tanner is at the […]

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June 3, 2019

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Summer is here and so are all of the wonderful memories to go along with it! Road trips, lemonade stands, pool days, Fourth of July, movie nights in the backyard…. so much to enjoy. And so much to document so that we can enjoy the memories over and over again. As you might know, I […]

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May 31, 2019

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My creative career started behind the camera. I told stories of families, of brides and grooms, of babies being born… and it was incredible. Over the years, my brand and my business have pivoted to fit better into my own lifestyle, but I have never put down the camera. Now I teach how to document […]

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May 29, 2019

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Having the bearded gent weigh in on my Father’s Day 2019 Gift Guide makes me feel confident that these really are some great finds. Any dad would be thrilled to get what I have gathered up for you! Father’s Day is just around the corner and with how fast it creeps up, it’s easy to […]

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May 27, 2019

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This post has been sponsored by Johnson & Johnson. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Still to this day, I can remember that big utility case of first-aid supplies that my parents had. And with a kid like me, I guess you would want an entire case of available help. From climbing neighborhood fences […]

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May 26, 2019

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We had many discussions leading up to our 1600 mile trek to Nashville. The idea of it seemed a tad daunting, but not overwhelming since our kids handle road trips pretty well. However, I wanted to make sure we did what we could to make it as enjoyable for them as possible. Between what they […]

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May 12, 2019

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To the babes that made me a mother five times over. To the five who make me brave. Who make me strong. Who make me soft. Who make me patient. Who make me laugh. Who make me more me than I ever could have on my own. To the five who said yes to a […]

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