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Are you recently engaged? Or know someone who is? We’re doing a giveaway! One lucky couple planning a 2019 or 2020 wedding will receive a free engagement session, captured on film, complete with high res images and a photo book. Deadline is Feb 20th and winner will be announced Feb 25th. Spread the word and […]

Image of us taken by our talented friend Heather Payne   Growing up with no money, I think there’s been this deep seeded belief that somehow MY time wasn’t worth THAT kind of money. Does that resonate with you? I always felt like, sure, THEY could make that kind of money … after all, they […]

So, I’m a dad. I’ve been a dad for almost three years now … not a crazy amount of time, but definitely enough time to find myself tearing up during the dance between the father of the bride and his daughter. During Kathleen’s wedding I kept catching her dad stepping back. He’d step back to […]

With the natural beauty that surrounds us, it’s no wonder Asheville NC is one of the top destinations for mountain top elopements. We see a lot of beautiful elopements with couples standing before an epic view, but when Emily Claire Events, Kelly Perry of Philosophy Flowers and I put our heads together, we started to […]

Ramey’s family had been making the trek down to the High Hampton Inn for as long as she could remember. They spent rainy afternoons on 10 mile hikes through the mountains. Swam in the lake nestled between the mountains and spent their evenings with board games and books in the lodge. If you’ve never been […]

Why do you do what you do? What keeps you motivated when times get tough in your business and things aren’t going the way you planned? What’s the reason you find that strength and courage deep down within to keep going, even when you realize that this magical dream of entrepreneurship and the fantasy you […]

We’ve had the privilege of creating quite a few heirloom albums recently for our wedding couples, and we couldn’t be more thrilled with the end result! Within the last year we made a big decision to switch to a new album company and every time an album arrives at our door, we are blown away. […]

I do… I will… Writing personal vows are not everyone’s favorite idea. It’s intimidating. There’s a lot you want to say but it’s hard to find the words. You’re also reading these things in front of everyone you know and love and that can feel like a lot of pressure. I get it. But can […]

My dad died 5 years ago. It was right before our wedding. We were lucky enough to have a small elopement where all our families came and we could share our vows in an intimate space with just them.  It was thrown together and a bit utilitarian honestly. My dad carved rings out of wine […]

If you are a business owner, an entrepreneur, a creative … this is for you. Wether you’re a wedding professional, a life coach, or you run an ecommerce business, this is for you. We’ve been in business for over 10 years now, and there’s a ocean full of things we’ve learned along the way … […]