Last November, I came across a shoe box of the most beautiful set of old photographs of my grandparents and great-grandparents. There were photographs of beach vacations with my grandparents sitting in wood-framed beach chairs slung with a striped fabric,… Read More »telling the meaningful story through meaningful environment
In the almost 10 years that I’ve been married to Ben, a number of things have tested our marriage, a lot of things that have tested our faith in each other. We’ve moved to three different cities, Ben lost his… Read More »How to test your marriage on a trip through IReland
I sat down to write a piece about my favorite moment of a wedding day, but then I stopped to think about what my actual favorite moment of a wedding day is, and I couldn’t come up with one. My… Read More »Stillness is one of my favorite things to photograph on a wedding day
When I imagine myself writing, I see myself sitting at an antique wood, desk, peering over the top of my laptop through a window that overlooks a foggy English pond. I see dark wood paneling and built-in bookshelves stacked to… Read More »Manifesting my perfect writing spot and forcing myself to write without it
Every year at Christmas and Valentine’s day (and sometimes Easter), I am determined to make sugar cookies and decorate them. And every year, I believe in myself. I believe that the cookies will come out looking like a professional made… Read More »Decorating Cookies is 100% not my one thing
What if Henry VIII wasn’t such an evil man after all? I know, you’re thinking I’m a crazy person, but hear me out. Well, let me back track a bit first. I love historical fiction. I never would have thought… Read More »Maybe Henry Tudor wasn’t such a bad guy after all.