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A Roadtrip via Pat Vogel

Hit The Road With Us This Summer! Road trips are considered a staple during summer months… and oh how our road trips have changed! Think about the traditional trip: road maps, car games, site seeing – so much of that … Continue reading →


on rest & harvesting

I was once asked why I never create "moody" art. My answer was simply "I can not" my soul is forever sunshine. My soul constantly looks for the ocean. As the ocean will always soothe my soul. This life is bliss

"The hardest lesson I have ever had to learn is that I may never know the meaning of my children's pain and that I have neither the capacity nor the right to take it away from them." -Martha Beck, Expecting Adam

Everything about this picture makes me wanna cry! It is so sweet and beautiful, plus it makes me think of Lydia so much! Makes my momma heart happy.


What will you be reading this summer? Summer beach reads and summer reading lists are an annual pursuit. We decided to create a definitive list of summer beach reading lists.

Much the same as another pier on a different stretch of water.  Favorite place. Ever.

It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinions; it is easy in solitude to live after your own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of Solitude

First of all, what is the “Golden Hour” & Why Is It Awesome? The Golden Hour (which is sometimes called, the Magic Hour), is the short period of time (usually about an hour) directly after sunrise or before sunset when the sun is low on the horizon, creating warm hues and flattering, soft light. Unlike …

11 Tips for Shooting & Editing During the Golden Hour