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February 27, 2017

  I’m not hesitant to say this will be the greatest engagement post of all time, and I know that with confidence because this handsome groom is my baby brother, Brad, and his gorgeous fiancée Sarah. I hope you can hear the hand-wringing pride in my voice when I tell you about these two because I […]

February 15, 2017

It’s safe to say friends of Greg and Steph are all shouting, “It’s about time!” right about now. These two have been together for seven years and I can tell you that for sure because I’ve been there for most of it – Greg is Justin’s younger brother! Greg surprised Stephanie on Christmas Eve with a […]

February 7, 2017

Before Justin and I were married, I was barreling ahead to a career in food writing. I had a recipe column in the Frederick News Post, a food blog filled with cookbook reviews and mostly-dessert ideas, and a budding collection of cookbooks that, to this day, has gotten out of hand. Naturally, I wanted to […]

January 23, 2017

One of the most common questions (or comments, I suppose) I receive is how I run my business with two young children. I don’t have an outside studio or office space – my “office” consists of a computer on Justin’s old college desk in the loft of our cabin. The walls aren’t decorated with canvases […]

January 15, 2017

Oh, winter weddings. I see them on Pinterest and in glossy magazines, everything so perfectly crisp, glowy and white. I get caught up in the winter wonderland of it all – the warm cocktails, brides wrapped in long sleeved gowns, the electric color of the sunset you only get when it’s very, very cold. But […]