Birthday Party Trends: What’s a ‘Fiver’ and Why Moms Love It

A “Fiver” Birthday Party may be just the answer you’re looking for! If you have small children (or know any!) then you’ve probably realized a birthday party is NOT what they used to be! Parents are now faced with maneuvering the gauntlet of No-Gift Parties, Milestone Parties and the over-the-top Pinterest parties complete with finger-foods […]

Mar 5, 2019

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Birthday Party Trends: What’s a ‘Fiver’ and Why Moms Love It

A “Fiver” Birthday Party may be just the answer you’re looking for! If you have small children (or know any!) then you’ve probably realized a birthday party is NOT what they used to be! Parents are now faced with maneuvering the gauntlet of No-Gift Parties, Milestone Parties and the over-the-top Pinterest parties complete with finger-foods […]

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Mar 5, 2019

Maternity and Newborn Photography – Why I Love It

Over the years, I’ve photographed several genres: weddings, glamour, fashion and products but capturing maternity and newborn photography is what makes my heart sing! I may continue to try new types of photography but I will always return to momma’s and their babies. I love helping women, especially pregnant and new moms, embrace the changes […]

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Jan 11, 2019

Newborn Lifestyle Session Brandon, MS

A Newborn Lifestyle Session At Home In Brandon, MS I had the sweetest newborn lifestyle session at a client’s home in Brandon, MS.  This was such a relaxed and stress-free session that focused on the love and emotion between mom, dad and baby.  We absolutely loved the retro vibe and colors of this home!  I […]

May 25, 2018

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Newborn Lifestyle Session Brandon, MS

A Newborn Lifestyle Session At Home In Brandon, MS I had the sweetest newborn lifestyle session at a client’s home in Brandon, MS.  This was such a relaxed and stress-free session that focused on the love and emotion between mom, dad and baby.  We absolutely loved the retro vibe and colors of this home!  I […]

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May 25, 2018

Forgotten Photographs: A Lost and Found Legacy

A Box of Photographs: A Legacy Lost and Found I am a lover of all things vintage: Limoges china, original farmhouse furniture, lofty houses and old photographs.  I often joke that I was born in the wrong era – I much prefer a time when heirlooms were cherished and sentimental, prized pieces were passed from […]

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Apr 30, 2018

10 Ways To Be A More Self-Assured Mom

Slow down – lower the expectations on yourself – take time for you and become a more self-assured mom I often joke that if I knew then what I know now, I would have been such a better mom when my children were little.  I don’t think it’s often what we know that makes us better […]

Apr 24, 2018

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10 Ways To Be A More Self-Assured Mom

Slow down – lower the expectations on yourself – take time for you and become a more self-assured mom I often joke that if I knew then what I know now, I would have been such a better mom when my children were little.  I don’t think it’s often what we know that makes us better […]

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Apr 24, 2018

Breastfeeding Benefits for Mom and Baby

BREASTFEEDING BENEFITS: WHY ON EARTH IS A MATERNITY AND NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO WRITING A BLOG POST ABOUT THIS? When I made the decision to start blogging again for the studio, I knew I wanted it to be about my moms and some of the challenges that they face and not about me.  It is here, […]

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Apr 16, 2018

The Grace Rising Project: Giving Back & Helping Others

Why the Grace Rising Project: Volunteering and giving back to the community has always been something close to my heart and a cornerstone for our business.  Over the years, we have sought out ways to donate our services while partnering ourselves with organizations that share our same values.  In doing this, we have partnered with […]

Apr 9, 2018

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The Grace Rising Project: Giving Back & Helping Others

Why the Grace Rising Project: Volunteering and giving back to the community has always been something close to my heart and a cornerstone for our business.  Over the years, we have sought out ways to donate our services while partnering ourselves with organizations that share our same values.  In doing this, we have partnered with […]

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Apr 9, 2018

Starting With My Why

As a photographer, if there has ever been a turning point in my business, it has been this: starting with my WHY.  For me, my why is not existing in any photographs before the age of seven. I do not exist until a random snapshot at a birthday party… my seventh birthday party with a […]

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Mar 31, 2018

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