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Welcome friend! Grab a cup of coffee and stay a while if you want! I hope you find some sweet love stories and images that make you excited for your day, some helpful wedding planning tips, or a new lifestyle hack you can't wait to try! I love sharing anything I find that I think could help you or make your life a little easier :) I hope I can just do that with this little space on the internet!

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cleveland museum of art brand photography session

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The Cleveland Museum of Art has quickly become one of my favorite spots to shoot at. We did a Fall mini session with Ashley from Ashley’s Extensions – Ashley and I met back in April of 2021 for her first branding session, and I’ve had the pleasure of capturing photos for her throughout the Spring, […]

Cleveland Museum of Art Brand Photography Session

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If you told me 10 years ago that my life would look like what it does today, I would have never believed you I was a preppy, headband wearing, monogram-loving 18 year old college girl living in the South, and I had one dream and one dream only. I wanted to rule corporate America in […]

My Story from Corporate Girl to Cleveland Wedding Photographer

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It’s 2021 and what better time to brighten up your home than the start of a fresh new year! Especially after 2020! If you’ve taken down your Christmas decorations and you’re feeling that post Christmas slump, this post is just for you! Some of my friends will be keeping their Christmas decorations up till February […]

7 Ways To Brighten Up Your Home

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15 and under gifts

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Sharing some of my favorite $15 and under gifts for stocking stuffers, gift exchanges, or if you’re just on a budget this year! It’s that time of year again! Our inboxes are flooded with all the deals, we’re making a list and checking it twice, and things are getting a little crazy. Today, I rounded […]

$15 And Under Gifts | Holiday Guide

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I’m sharing my favorite tips for a better morning because honestly? I hate waking up early in the morning. But once I’m up, awake, and ready, I LOVE the excitement of a new day, and a fresh morning to get things done. Something that has really changed how my day goes is starting off my […]

Tips For A Better Morning

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Let’s talk about that wellness industry buzzword that, let’s be honest, we’ve probably heard too many times to count: self-care. It’s been all the rage for the past few years, and it’s no secret that social media has curated some unrealistic expectations for what this should look like. We’ve seen the exotic trips, green juices, fancy spa days, the insane yoga poses – and while I’m sure these things were created with the intent to inspire us to want more for ourselves, the sad truth is that a lot of times, these same things create insecurities and self-doubt. We compare ourselves to that stranger’s life on social media intentionally or unintentionally and think we’re doing it all wrong. Here are 3 simple ways to practice self care every day!

3 Easy Ways To Practice Self-Care Everyday

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I have been using The Day Designer since 2018, and I can honestly say I don’t think I’m ever going back to any other planning system! I use a Google calendar to track dates, appointments, and other reminders and sync them to my watch – but I always start out mapping out my week with […]

How To Stay Organized Using The Day Designer

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