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.
I’ve been dating, engaged to, or married to my husband for over 15 years now. Together we navigated high school, made the mistake of being apart freshman year of college, learned how to be a couple without hanging out at… Read More »How motherhood has changed my work and my work ethic