Welcome! I'm a photographer, wife, mom to a sweet baby boy we call John-John, and am expecting another little boy in June.

I've started blogging to share the ideas, products, and discoveries that have made my life easier and more intentional in hopes they will do the same for you!

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Wow, do I love this family. Julie, Patrick, and Cillian are such a silly, fun-loving family. We met for this mini session not long after my brother had passed away. Getting out to do what I love, with people I love (Patrick joined me), while the leaves were in that perfect, peak stage right before they fall off the tree was a bright light in a dark time.

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Wow, there is so much I could say about this beautiful family. In the brief time I have now known them, they have unknowingly become a great source of inspiration in my life. Andrew teaches elementary school in Washington, DC with my husband Patrick. They are often confused for each other as two young men walking around school with the same haircut, wearing glasses and practically the same outfits.

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This family is the epitome of joyful. I have known Joni, their vibrant mom, for many years after working together at my first job. She is warm, energetic, positive, and inspiring. In the time since I decided to go full-time with my own business, she has been a true mentor to me.

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I recently had the pleasure of spending one steamy July evening with the sweet Stinehart family. The occasion for their session was baby Carter’s first birthday, so he was the intended star of the show, but Lauren and Bradley quickly showed that they are equally photogenic! 

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