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April 23, 2020

FILED IN: Birth, Education

How to Take Your Own Birth Photos 1

How to Photograph Your Own Birth These are words I never thought I’d write, folks. But, we’re in the middle of a global crisis that has hospital policies changing by the moment. We are all facing a need to adapt right now – in many ways. The moments of our lives–big and small–are still happening. […]

October 4, 2019

FILED IN: Education

Date Night Ideas for Couples

Date night ideas for couples – it’s a difficult topic! Whether you’ve been together for a short period and just want to think outside of the box, or if you’ve been together for a long time and want to shake things up…it’s fun to try new things! The dinner and a movie routine can get […]

September 27, 2019

FILED IN: Birth, Education

Signs of Labor Graphic

So, you think you know all of the signs of labor. You’ve read the books, scoured all of the resources online, and talked to your doctor. Now you’re in the final trimester of your pregnancy, though, and it’s all sinking in. Your baby could come any day now! But how will you know if it’s […]

September 20, 2019

Graphic on Preparing for Your Engagement Session with photo of couple

So, you’ve got a photo session coming up, and you need some engagement session tips. You want it to be fantastic, but you’re a little nervous about the whole thing. What exactly will you be doing? What if you’re awkward? And what are you supposed to do with your hands?! Don’t worry, fam – I […]

September 14, 2019

Graphic of couple holding two daschund dogs during engagement photos

Including your dog in your engagement photos is one of my very favorite of engagement session ideas. I get asked pretty frequently if my clients can bring along their fur babies to our shoots, and–spoiler alert–I am always totally down for that. I’m a huge dog person myself, so I totally get it. They’re our […]

September 6, 2019

FILED IN: Education, Newborn

Image of what not to buy for baby

Time for the next installment in our “What To Buy For Baby” series – What NOT to buy for baby! There are SO MANY  baby products out there, you guys. So many. When you’re trying to set up your nursery, it can be so overwhelming, trying to decide what to register for, what to buy, […]

August 30, 2019

FILED IN: Education, Newborn

Graphic of what to buy for your newborn baby buying guide

Okay, time for part two in our Baby Buying Guide series. We’ve covered the basics of keeping your kid alive and (relatively) clean in our first installment, which you can find HERE if you missed it. So, now it’s on to the things that are going to make your life so much easier. Sure, pioneer […]

August 23, 2019

FILED IN: Education, Newborn

Graphic of what to buy for baby, showing newborn baby feet

Buying For Baby – What Do You Really Need? Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links for products I really (actually, in-real-life) believe in. This means I will make a commission at no extra cost to you should you click through and make a purchase. Opinions expressed are entirely my own!  What to buy for baby. […]

August 16, 2019

FILED IN: Education, Wedding

Guide to getting married in New Orleans

So, you’re planning a destination wedding in New Orleans. Congrats! There’s legit no cooler place on earth to get married than the Big Easy. The food, the culture, the history, THE MUSIC…none of it can be beat. You’re going to have a blast saying your I Do’s here, no doubt – but there are a few […]

August 9, 2019

the best wedding investment

The Best Investment You Can Make While Planning Your Wedding | by Randi Fracassi Thought I was gonna say me, huh? As much as I would like to say that a wedding planner is the best investment you can make–or even a photographer, videographer, or great food–I can’t lie to y’all. Although having a planner […]

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