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DIY: Polka dot pumpkins

October is my absolute favorite month of the year. Later this week will be Simon’s birthday, and then right before Halloween it’s Jude’s!  And the perfect way to decorate for this celebration-filled month is with pumpkins. Every year, I am chomping at the bit to get out to the pumpkin patch. This year I was
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Setting the Table: A Nautical Nod to Navy

Right before spring break, I was contacted to do some photo styling for an upcoming brand overhaul. The client, an etiquette expert,  needed a series of photos depicting tablescapes to match her new brand identity (designed by Emily McCarthy and Whitney English). They recommended me to shoot a series of photographs for the new website
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Week in Review

Happy Easter weekend, everyone!  Do you have big plans? We’ll be spending it with family and attending church to celebrate Easter.  Apologies in advance for the large amount of Easter egg photos. Dyeing Easter eggs is one of my favorite traditions, ever since I was a little kid.  Last year I did the famously fabulous
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Valentine Party

Today I’m excited to show you the details of a Valentine’s party I hosted last night for a few girlfriends. It’s funny how friendships can form. A few years ago when Jude was tiny, I kept bumping into the same group of girls seemingly everywhere we went. One day at the park after giggling about
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