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Engaged: Kasey + Ben, Sky Meadow State Park

Oh man oh man oh man! Ya’ll…this couple. They are too sweet and so stinking cute, I just CAN’T WAIT for their wedding at Airlie this summer. Can it be July now, Kasey and Ben??? Let’s fast forward, K? Kasey and Ben met me last Fall for their engagement session at Sky Meadows State Park. […]

February 19, 2019

engagement

Dana + Mark: Engagement, National Cathedral

If ever you’re looking for an engagement spot that is both Harry Potter-esq and a secret garden, well, the National Cathedral is the place to be. I met Dana + Mark at the National Cathedral back in the beginning of Fall, and good golly Miss Molly, I LOVED Dana + Mark’s engagement shoot! The light […]

January 21, 2019

engagement

Seven Oaks Lavender Farm: Cady + Alan

When I found out I was pregnant last March, I knew I needed to hire an assistant to help me with bags and such during my weddings. Weddings are a ton of work being on your feet for 12 hours NOT being pregnant. So you can imagine the kind of toll it would take while […]

January 10, 2019

Married

Engaged: Kelsey + Alex, Manassas Battlefield

Kelsey + Alex are high school sweethearts. High school. Sweathearts. I just love love love love love that! I mean, what a blessing that would be to be with the one you’ll spend the rest of your life with from youth. Can you picture being at the end of your lives together when you’re 105 […]

July 3, 2018

engagement

Engaged: Courtney + Leo

I met Courtney and Leo at Agricultural History Farm Park. It’s the park from a wedding I did with Danny + Tana last August. She saw their blog and decided from their blog that she wanted to book with me. YAY! We had so hoped for more greenery, but like you all know, the weather […]

May 16, 2018

engagement

Engaged, Rebekah + Elliot: Manassas Battlefield

Want to know a fun fact about myself and this bride? I was her counselor at a camp in New Hampshire. For realz! She and her twin sister were in my group a few years in a row and I just LOVED having both of them. They were both so sweet and so in love […]

May 7, 2018

engagement

Favorite 2017 Flowers

“I must have flowers, always, and always.” – Claude Monet Who doesn’t love flowers? Who doesn’t love receiving flowers out of nowhere just because? No one, really. Flowers add so much life and color to your wedding day. They can really set the tone for the color palette and the theme of your wedding. Are […]

January 29, 2018

wedding

Get Moving

“She believe she could…so she did.” – R.S. Grey If you’ve seen my latest Instagram post, then you’ll know I’m getting antsy. January is such a SLOOOOOW month. Like, for reals, HOW is it STILL January!?? How is this month NOT over yet? Usually, every year in January I start to get antsy. I’m not […]

January 26, 2018

Personal

Word of the Year, 2018: Peace

  Have you ever done a “Word of the Year” when starting a new year? I haven’t. This is my first year every sitting down and writing out goals or things I want to improve on whether in my business, my personal life, my family, or whatever it may be. The Word of the Year […]

January 2, 2018

Personal

That one snowy day…

I hate snow. I hate winer. I hate being cold. Don’t get me wrong though. I like snow on the first day it falls. It’s romantic and cozy. I hate it the day after though. I hate the cold wind, shoveling out everything, the wet slush, putting on billions of layers…the after math of it […]

December 19, 2017

family