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Being a wannabe air drummer, solicited advice giver, un-compromised Virgo, and Scrabble addict might add up to being a  random blogger. But, don't worry, I focus on the essentials, game-changing truths, and the pretty in this blog. Blogging since 2010, I'm here to express myself like Madonna did in the '80s... but with, you know, less musical talent and more outerwear...

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“There is freedom waiting for you, on the breezes of the sky…” – ERIN HANSON Texas air is rich with the promise of freedom and hums with untamed nature. Live oak trees dot the landscape with tangential branches that reach for realms unseen… At the Kayla Barker Photography Workshop, the styled lushness was a welcome […]

“Do you love life? Then do not waste time for that is what life is made of.” – BEN FRANKLIN Hair & make-up: Hair Today @theredroofsalon | Catering: PTG Catering @ptgcatering | Invitations: Minted @mintedweddings   | Videography: Nick at Visual Rose Productions | Cake: Night Kitchen Bakery @nightkitchenbakery | Music: Renaissance Orchestra  |  Ceremony location: Saint John the Baptist | Reception venue: Pine Crest Country Club @pinecrestcountry | Groom suits: Indochino @indochino | Wedding dress: Hayley Paige @misshayleypaige | Engagement ring: Brilliant […]

“We were together. I forgot the rest.”  – Walt Whitman Kaitlyn and Phil had the sweetest, most classic summer engagement at Longwood Gardens and it was everything a Longwood Gardens session should be. The water fountains did not disappoint — they instantly transported Kaitlyn and Phil to Europe with these Trevi Fountain-like vibes! (Secretly I […]

“People are like cities: We all have alleys and gardens and secret rooftops and places where daisies sprout between the sidewalk cracks, but most of the time all we let each other see is is a postcard glimpse of a skyline or a polished square. Love lets you find those hidden places in another person. Even […]

“Forever is composed of nows.”  – EMILY DICKINSON Erika and Justin have been a couple adventuring around the world, running races, and just being awesome for some time… but when it came time to say their marriage vows, they picked their favorite city: Philadelphia.  Friends and family came from near and far to join them […]

It’s a magical time of year on the East Coast when bare branches flower so new. This late April engagement session treated Mary Kate and Steve to the lovely ombre of pinks that transition to yellows and greens and a full-on golden hour that we’ve waiting all winter for. Grass polka-dotted with flowers may be […]

“My church is her warmth next to me.”  – R.A. ASHER Emily and Kevin were married on a bright spring day surrounded by their friends and family at their church in Lincroft, New Jersey. (You may remember their perfect Jersey Shore engagement session!) This elegant and classic black tie wedding was an event to remember […]

  Wow, this spring is just flying by — literally we went from wearing sweaters and hoodies to being summer outfits within one week! But before summer came, Erika & Justin had a fantastic spring cherry blossom engagement session in Philadelphia near Old City — and some pretty epic photos with the Ben Franklin Bridge, […]

Ah, so excited to share this elegant and classic black tie wedding with Emily & Kevin from this past weekend! In keeping with my theme of sneak peeks (so I can keep up with blogging during this hectic season), I just wanted to share a couple of photos of Emily & Kevin and their amazing […]

Phew! Hey, there lovelies! It is the swing of things (and S P R I N G!), and we are rockin’ and rollin’ here in Philadelphia with engagement sessions and weddings! Here is another sneak peek — this time it’s from Alison & Scott’s Fairmount & Art Museum engagement session. This classic spring engagement was […]