It was a beautiful Saturday morning when I pulled up to the Tilley house. There was a crispness in the air, and a slight breeze that made their American flag toss in the wind.  I walked in to their home and immediately felt at home. They Tilley’s are like that – inviting you in to   Read More …

Weather is uncontrollable…and so are toddlers. Sometimes you have to talk about pizza, puddles of water and say you can do it better than they can to get them to participate in a photo shoot. But you know what you get? Priceless memories! I was going to just post a few…but then I fell in   Read More …

I have had the itch to get back to conceptual work for some time. Recently, Brooke Shaden (photographer) posted a challenge on her blog called White Wall Challenge – “It is about taking that blank and boring wall and making it work for us.” The challenge pulled at me because I have always wanted to   Read More …

Okay – so this is just not another vampire book…I promise. This is the latest in the Fred the Vampire Accountant series: Bloody Acquisitions. Haven’t read the others? That’s okay. Drew Hayes won’t hold it against you – well, I can’t speak for him – but I can speak for myself, and trust me, you want   Read More …

I have been doing these writing challenges with a close friend of mine. The other day, one of the questions was to pick a single word that describes your personality – and tell why you picked that word. A single word swirled around in my mind – DETERMINED. I think that describes me pretty well   Read More …

If you have ever met the Picket’s, you know that they invite you into their lives and into their family. So, when Megan first contacted me about photographing her wedding – I was beyond thrilled. I knew how much love was going to be at this wedding and I couldn’t wait to capture it. Texas   Read More …

The amount of joy and love I saw at Noel & Courtney’s wedding just makes my heart melt. Their families came together, some all the way from Germany, to celebrate the union of these two special people. Noel and his groomsmen had such a fun spirit about them – such a close knit bunch of   Read More …

It has been a hectic year…a hectic busy year. One that involved losing a dear member of my family – my Uncle Buddy Gregg​, and Cody and I moving three hours away to a new city – both starting brand new jobs. I’ll say it again – hectic. But during that time, we celebrated my   Read More …

It was a beautiful Saturday afternoon – no seriously it was gorgeous! The sun was shining – it wasn’t too hot or too cold. It was lovely! A perfect day for me to meet up with Courtney and Noel for their engagement session! Courtney is so kindhearted and loving – and Noel’s goal in life is   Read More …

So I thought I would do a post to catch you up on where I am in the submission process – how I am feeling about it all…and answer the question I get asked often now – when is your book getting published? My last round of submissions went out earlier this week (minus a   Read More …