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Happy New Year 2019

Happy New Year everyone! Last night Daniel and I were probably as boring as we could be. We ate an early dinner and were in bed by 9pm. I looked at him and said, “This is terribly “old” of us” but we both agreed that we didn’t even care. 😉  We woke up, drove around…

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Cozy Gift Ideas

Cozy in the new rage right now and I’m all in! I wanted to give you a list of my favorite, cozy items that I always have on hand.   1. If there is one thing that can make a room cozy it is candles. The flame is so welcoming and adds a homey touch….

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My Favorite Christmas Gift Ideas -2018

I wanted to share with you a few of my favorite things right now and hopefully inspire you for some Christmas gift ideas.    Cluse Watch -this is a staple I use every day. I bought it on Amazon a few years ago and it was worth every penny. It’s made well and looks timeless….

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How to Capture Christmas Tree Lights

So many of you have asked how to take self-portraits with your camera. Since today was the first snow day in DC I thought it was the perfect time to share. It’s a bit tricky but I have practiced a lot this past year and it does get easier. I thought I would share my…

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Girl’s Weekend Away in Fredrick

It’s hard to fully describe this weekend. I met up with two of my good friends and had a girl’s night. Heidi lives in Pittsburgh and Rachel lives in Virginia so it’s rare when we three can be in the same place at the same time. We rented a darling carriage house and caught up…

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Christmas Cards -My Favorite Photo Labs

I love the tradition of handing out cards. If I could pick one holiday tradition I think it would be on the top of my list. It connects friends who haven’t seen each other in some time, it delights Grandparents, and brings families a little closer. This time of year we are all looking for…

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Fall Favorites

My family has never celebrated Halloween, but we do love fall! Here are just a few fall staples I love to have each year. Booties  I love a comfortable pair of ankle boots-preferably if they are a camel brown. This pair I bought thrifted and I can wear them with almost any outfit. 2.  A…

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My 5 Favorite Apps for Instagram

I love seeing what new apps other photographer/friends are using so I thought I’d share a few of my favorites. Dropbox -where I store my high-resolution photos to download to my phone for Instagram Canva -I use this to write “hand-lettering” or make cards and announcements Wordswag -I love this for fun word/photo combinations Mile…

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Slow down and savor

“Home is the place where struggles may be admitted and loneliness acknowledged. It is a place where it is safe to admit how difficult, how dark, how lonely the world sometimes is. But it’s also the ground in which those sorrows are sheltered and softened. Where, the alchemy of welcome and acceptance, good food and…

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Birds of a Feather….you know the rest

I’ve had several experiences recently that have made me think of how important it is to surround yourself with people that “get” you. This can be in any area of life: your family, your religion, where you are geographically in the world or simply your job. I went to an event that had over 100…

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