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All-Inclusive Vs. Not- Inclusive Wedding Venue Package

Planning a wedding is a big feat. Let’s be honest. It’s no secret. There are so many things you need to keep track of, decide on, and choose between. Sometimes it can be like herding cats while trying to spin plates.  There are a lot of venues out there trying to make this wedding planning […]

June 17, 2020

Wedding

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For Brides: Online Gift Registry, Is It Worth It? 

Giving wedding gifts is not a new idea. People have been giving new couples gifts for thousands of years. The ideas have continued to evolve. At one point, ages ago, it was a tradition to give the couple an ornate chest full of gifts, and then that turned into a leather key basket (it was […]

June 10, 2020

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Anderson SC Newborn Session | Blanton Family

Baby Boy In-Home Newborn Session I got to meet sweet baby Mack yesterday! He is ADORABLE, 9 days old as of yesterday, and truly is the perfect baby! He didn’t make a peep the entire time I was at their home. Before I met him, from pictures that Megan and Richie had taken, I thought […]

June 5, 2020

Family Portraits, Newborn

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A Letter to My Grace Church Senior Girls

Anderson SC Graduation Photos Jess, Sarah Grace, Rosie, Jillian, and Claire, I have been thinking about writing this post for some time now. It has been hard to find the right words to accurately explain how much you girls mean to me! So I figured your graduation day was the right time. I am so […]

June 4, 2020

Graduation, Seniors

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Top Wedding Registry Tips

Best Wedding Registries Registering for your wedding can be overwhelming. We get it! We have been there and we remember the stress. How do you figure out what things you’ll actually need for your new home together? How do you decide on things without starting an argument about color of your everyday china or your […]

June 3, 2020

For Brides, Wedding

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Clemson SC Newborn Photos | Baby Everly

Clemson Lifestyle Newborn Session We have been blessed to have several friends who are in a new season of having babies! Whether having a second child, their very first kiddo, or just finding out they are newly pregnant, we LOVE getting to love on these babies! The Thomas family are welcoming their 2nd baby girl, […]

June 2, 2020

Birth, Family Portraits

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Our Top 5 Honeymoon Destinations in the USA

We work with a lot of couples who decide to take a delayed honeymoon. There are many reasons for this. Whether you’ve just started a new job and don’t have much vacation time, you’re an accountant getting married during tax season (oof!), or you just want to save up more money for a longer out […]

May 27, 2020

For Brides, Marriage

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Downtown Greenville Wedding | Mr. & Mrs. Arnold

Grace Church Downtown Greenville and Revel Event Center Wedding Alyssa and Sam were married in Greenville, SC at Grace Church Downtown! Grace’s downtown campus is just beautiful. It has the beautiful traditional column and tons of beautiful steps (I’ve wanted to shoot a wedding here for SO long. Thanks Alyssa!). We have gotten to know […]

May 26, 2020

Wedding

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How to Have Wedding Florals of Your Dreams Without Breaking the Bank

I know I post about gorgeous florals a lot over here, but I’m just smitten. I love fresh flowers. Whether in my home, on a wedding day, or in front of my camera for detail shots. My favorites are peonies and hydrangeas! 💐 I think a beautiful bouquet can completely make your entire bridal look, […]

May 20, 2020

For Brides

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Columbia SC Engagement Photos | Emily & Justin

Sometimes, it really hits me just how crazy it is that so many friends and clients of ours know each other! Emily and Justin definitely fall into that category! After they had booked us a few months ago for their October 2020 wedding, which would be on a friend’s land, I mailed Emily her bridal […]

May 18, 2020

Engagement

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