A First Birthday

First birthdays are the best.  And this first birthday belongs to a very special little girl I know.  She had on her “I’m One” shirt and her sparkly TOMS…and she was ready to party.  She didn’t care much for the cupcake, so she threw it on the floor.  HA!

Freebie Friday – Everyday Life Photo Checklist

I love this inspiration by Becky Higgins.  And what a great free printable of everyday photo ideas! The philosophy behind Project Life is to simplify the process of memory-keeping. It’s also to encourage the documentation of everyday life. Sure, there are big moments, milestones, fun trips, and special occasions in life. Naturally, we want to … Continue reading

Freebie Friday – Sunrise Photos

I have been on vacation all week at the beach in the Outer Banks.  Yesterday morning I woke up super early to go catch the sunrise and wow.  It was simply beautiful.  I captured the photos below to share with you. And in case you missed it, check out my Top 5 Things To Do In … Continue reading


A good friend of mine and her husband are expecting twins.  I was honored to be asked to  take some photos for the announcement and be one of the first ones to know the big news!   We came up with this design for the announcement….   It was so much fun to watch these … Continue reading

Freebie Friday – I Heart Photography Poster Pack

If you love taking photos, you will love these!  Twelve original posters for people who heart photography from Photography Concentrate. Enjoy! Click here to jump over to Photography Concentrate and download the posters.   Some of the poster examples…      

Freebie Friday – Top 5 Free Stock Photo Collections

Need a free stock photo?  Here is a list of stock photo sites that don’t cost you any money!    (Just make sure you read the terms of usage) Morgue File Public image archive for creatives by creatives.  Pretty strange name, I know.  It refers to the name that newspapers gave to storage areas holding … Continue reading

Hamilton Family Photo Shoot

What a picture perfect family with so much love between them.  This photo shoot was tons of fun with lots of giggles and silly faces.  “Pickles” was the favorite word that got everyone laughing.  The girls even found a frog to kiss hoping it would turn into a prince, crown ready and all.

Sunny Slide Up

You might remember the sneak peek I posted last month about the project I was working on with some amazingly talented friends of mine.  Introducing, Sunny Slide Up – www.sunnyslideup.com We are a group of four artists and friends who have made a conscious effort to seek out the good in life as a way to … Continue reading

New Headshots

My very talented Photographer friend, Stephanie Egan recently took some new headshots for me.  Not your typical stuffy, corporate suit headshots….but some fun photos that would match my personality and my creative business.   Here are my favorites from the shoot… And you might remember seeing this one from my sneak peek a few week … Continue reading

Bricks 4 Kidz Grand Opening

Remember those photos I took a couple of months ago for Bricks 4 Kidz?  They are now hanging up on the walls of the new Bricks 4 Kidz center in Charlotte who just celebrated their grand opening a little over a week ago.  I popped in for a couple of hours and snapped some photos … Continue reading