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Riley’s Birth Story

November 13, 2018

Oh man, how do I even start putting my sweet boy’s birth story in writing? I guess I should start from the beginning. May 31st was Riley’s official due date. At the beginning of the month, I was totally prepared to wait patiently for Riley to make his arrival. We had so many house projects […]

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A Peek at Riley’s Wild Adventure-Themed Nursery + Newborn Photos

September 5, 2018

When I started imagining Riley’s nursery in my head, I wanted something bright and neutral with fun pops of color. I originally envisioned a camping theme. The first thing I decided to do was paint a seafoam accent wall. A little harmless browsing on Pinterest and I was convinced to make it a ‘mountain’ accent […]

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Ten Registry Must-Haves for Baby’s First Month

July 17, 2018

While I was pregnant, I did a lot of research of what items I needed to have on my baby registry. I had never been a parent before; I had no idea what I really needed. Some of the registry checklists are helpful but I found that a lot of them had way too many […]

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Baby Bumpdate: 38 Weeks and Our Maternity Photos

May 18, 2018

The final countdown is on, friends!! I’m so excited to share a baby bumpdate today BECAUSE… I have so many pretty maternity photos from Megan Kelsey Photography to go along with the update! We decided to take our maternity photos in Charlottesville and chose an easy location with lots of natural backdrops, Darden Towe Park. I […]

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Baby Bumpdate: 24 Weeks Pregnant

February 9, 2018

It’s been quite a few weeks now since we announced our little nugget is on the way, so I thought it might be a good time to check back in with a little update! It’s been such a busy time for us because we FINALLY moved into our house in late December (which we closed […]

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Surf Inspired Session in the Outer Banks, NC

January 5, 2018

There are some days that just make you smile from ear to ear and some couples that are just the coolest. This was definitely one of those days and one of those couples. Alex and Cal made my job a complete dream and I had so much fun planning this surf inspired session with them […]

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