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The Art of Cozy

All you need is a book and a window (and maybe some coffee). If you can’t tell, I’m a big fan of reading. One of the things I miss most about my childhood are the summer days filled with heart-racing adventures, soul-crushing tragedy, and barely achieved victories, all safely confined within the pages of a […]

July 26, 2017

Creative Work

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The Road

“The Road goes ever on and on…” These words from J.R.R. Tolkien’s imagination have been running through my own mind lately. After all, it’s hard NOT to contemplate the twists and turns of life’s road while in a season of such transition and change! The concept of a journey or an adventure have settled in my […]

June 21, 2017

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Me and My Man ❤️

You guys, I’m on CLOUD NINE. A little over a month ago, I got engaged to my BEST friend and the love of my life! Ever since then I have been floating around blissfully, and I cannot even BELIEVE that my wedding is only a few short months away! (If you would like to read […]

June 14, 2017

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Retro Sun

It’s officially summer. As you know, I have been scheduling a creative shoot each month of this year in order to stretch my artistic photography. If you’ve been keeping up with my previous projects, you will notice that they have all taken on a darker vibe. I’ve been trying to tap into the deeper emotions of my […]

June 7, 2017

Creative Work

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Cheesecake and Character

Sometimes we want what we shouldn’t have and ignore what we need. To put it simply, sometimes we reach for the CHEESECAKE and ignore the CARROTS! More often than sometimes we desperately snatch at money, power, and the approval of others while allowing the real treasure to sit in decay. I believe that personal character falls into this category. […]

May 17, 2017

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I’M ENGAGED! My Love Story with Matthew Peter Vacaro

The Fateful Meeting On March 16th, 2015 I shook hands with a tall, dark Italian and my life changed forever. I had just come out of a difficult season in life, and was looking forward to graduating college and adventuring on my own for a while. Starting my own photography business was a brewing idea, […]

May 3, 2017

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Vanitas

The Latin noun meaning “emptiness”, thus refering in this context to the view of fleeting earthly life and the worthless nature of all earthly goods and pursuits.” I have always been intrigued by the Vanitas style of art. These still-life paintings always seem to induce a gloomy contemplation of life and death, reminding the viewer […]

April 26, 2017

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Cultivating Peace

It was the summer of 2012. I had just returned to my home in Mongolia after a miserable nine months of living in the States. It had been the biggest move of my life, and I was ANYTHING but prepared for the stifling heat and humidity of Florida! My favorite spot was in front of the […]

April 12, 2017

Creative Work

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The Garden Haunt

Welcome to The Garden Haunt. This is me cracking my creative knuckles and stretching my reach beyond my comfort zone. 2017 brought with it a new set of personal goals, including being more brave and proactive with my art. As a result, you will see one blog post a month that may be a little… […]

March 22, 2017

Creative Work

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The Window

I’ve been sitting on these pictures for a week now. You can’t imagine how hard that was for me! I had made the decision a while ago to begin pursuing my personal work more regularly. As a result, I have scheduled at least one personal shoot every month for the rest of 2017! The Window is my […]

March 1, 2017

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