Do you resolve every month to take amazing photos of your kids without a fancy camera? If think you need to be a professional, you are wrong! To take better photos of your kids, you just have to know the tricks of the professionals! Just a few tricks, in fact, and you’ll be shooting on […]

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Ten Tips for Taking Better Photos Of Your Kids

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The Half Has Never Been Told The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the making of American Capitalism. This incredible book is by Edward E. Baptist, a professor at Cornell University. It is a beast of a book, but well worth the read. Because it forces you to know the names and stories of […]

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Books to Help With Race Conversations

Showiteer Callie Beale discusses ten common things couples would change about their wedding if they could do it over again.

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Top 10 Things People Would Change About Their Wedding

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When you find yourself second guessing what you can actually take through airport security, it’s good to have a plan. Obviously you understand and abide by the obvious no guns, no fireworks, no “sharp-pointy-things” rules. But food just seems like one of those things that you are never quote sure what you can and cannot […]

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9 Easy Snacks to Take Through Airport Security Without Getting Arrested

Airport and travelers

Can we all agree that what the world needs is more love, more kindness, and more Starburst jelly beans? What’s the kindest thing that someone has randomly done for you? For me, as a foster mom, and the proud ‘owner’ of the best friends in the world, I get a lot of anonymous gifts from […]

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Kindness for Kindness Sake

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It’s winter. And for many photographers, that means cozying up by the fire with our laptops and a cup of coffee and working hard through those projects we want to get done before busy season starts. We’re setting up shop for next year, updating galleries on our websites and our bridal guides, and anxiously waiting […]

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The Gathering Place – 5 Ways You Can Stay Inspired

Oh, 2016! How you continued to kick us in the teeth over and over again with the endless supply of bad news and celebrity deaths. This year we lost Prince, a Princess, and a marriage that we all thought would truly be a til death do us part situation – #brangelinaforever. But even with all […]

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Resolutions from the Mothership

11 days til Christmas. I told myself that I was going to do an Elf on the Shelf for my kids for the 12 Days of Christmas. Well… That did not happen. Maybe I will do it for the last 10 days before Christmas… Even though I am not good about getting this fictional magical […]

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The Wonderful Gift of: Apparel

It’s almost Christmas my friends! 13 days to be exact. Are you finished with your Christmas shopping? I’m not even close! This week, we want to help you guys out with some of those pesky gifts you need to get for your friends and family that you can’t find a gift for! Today’s post is […]

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The Wonderful Gift of: Philanthropy

Happy Friday friends! You may or may not be aware, but something is happening right now that will affect all of us in the very near future. That’s right- New York Fashion Week. Whether you care about fashion or not, this still affects you, because you HAVE TO WEAR CLOTHES. You must. It’s an absolute […]

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