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    Life, Photography, Random

    I’ve got some exciting news!

    One of the hardest things I find myself dealing with in regard to my blog is consistency. I’ve been trying to juggle too many topics on this blog and there’s just no way I can keep up with it all. So, I’ve decided to narrow my focus to just one thing – photography. Photography is my passion and I am going to devote all of my creative energy toward building a client base, creating beautiful images, and sharing the knowledge I pick up along the way.

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  • Photography: Carter

    I met Mary back in August when I did her maternity photos. Mary and husband Erik are the sweetest, most adorable couple, and I feel truly honored that she asked me to do Carter’s newborn pictures. Carter is such a sweet little guy and he handled poses and outfit changes like a champ! Mary asked if we could include Herc, their beautiful doggy, in the pictures and it made for one of the sweetest pictures ever. Keep reading to see some cuteness overload!

    Newborn, Photography
    / November 17, 2017
  • Photography: Jon & Breann

    This past weekend I did wedding pictures for our friends Jon and Breann. They celebrated their wedding with close friends and family in a casual backyard ceremony. It was a beautiful time filled with love, laughter, great food, and a lot of fun. Here’s a small selection of photos from Jon and Breann’s special day.

    Photography, Weddings
    / November 15, 2017
  • Photography: Matthew, Wendy & Family

    Our friends, Matthew and Wendy, recently asked me to do some family photos for them and of course I was more than happy too! We did the pictures at one of my favorite spots, Alpine Groves, and thankfully the weather cooperated and we got some really great pictures. Continue reading to see some of the photos from their session.

    Family, Photography
    / November 13, 2017
  • Photography: Makenzie – Pumpkin Patch

    You’ve probably seen this sweet little girl with her Mom and Dad on my blog several times before and I’m always happy when they ask me to do photos for them! Travis, Miranda, and Makenzie are the sweetest little family and I count myself lucky to call them friends. Continue reading for photos from our shoot at the pumpkin patch.

    Children, Family, Photography
    / November 3, 2017
  • Back to Basics: Starting Fresh

    Blogging is hard work. Trying to build up a successful blog is almost like having a second job and if you’re not careful it will start to consume you. That’s the reason I decided to step away for a minute (almost a month and a half) and collect myself. Blogging started to take over everything and it wasn’t fun anymore. I got so caught up in stats, social media followers, sharing to social media and then freaking out when I couldn’t think of anything worthy enough to share here on my blog.

    Life, Random
    / October 13, 2017
  • Restaurant Review: Mack’s Tenders

    Mack’s Tenders is nestled in a little strip mall on San Jose in the Mandarin area and was founded in 2016 by Florida native and restaurateur Mike Rosenberg, who also founded Dick’s Wings. Their philosophy is pretty straightforward – simplicity. The menu offers up one main item, chicken tenders, complimented with a selection of 30 different sauces to choose from and southern inspired sides. Continue reading for my complete review.

    Jacksonville, Out and About, Restaurant Review
    / September 3, 2017
  • Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joes

    Do you love Sloppy Joes, but looking for a way to switch it up from the tired ol’ Manwhich type that you’re used to? Well look no further, because these Cheesesteak Sloppy Joe’s are a unique and tasty twist on an old favorite. Keep reading for the recipe.

    Dinner, Food
    / August 30, 2017
  • Photography: Mary & Erik

    Mary and her husband Erik are the sweetest couple and they are expecting their little boy sometime in October! Keep reading to see some of the pictures from their photo session at Fernandina Beach.

    Maternity, Photography
    / August 28, 2017