Yesterday was defiantly a fun local horse event and my nephews 7th birthday, holy cow thats hard to believe. It’s even harder to believe that this multi day show has been hosted by the New River Valley Fairgrounds for over 57 years!  It will be turning 75 in no time at all! I know I […]


May 25, 2019

New River Valley Fairgrounds Horse Show

This is for all you new mommies! As a new mommies myself I can say that this first year has been a whirlwind, has gone by way too fast, and I was way too hard on myself in the first few months. There has been a lot of lessons learned along the way and I […]

Motherhood Is Messy

April 30, 2019

New Mommies | Motherhood Is Messy

As promised this old mill is off the charts when it comes to forgotten old historic treasures. This gristmill was built in 1890 and is five stories of pure Virginia history. It is rightfully on the national register of historic places. Ok Ok now to why we are really here an epic flower beard! No […]


April 24, 2019

Maria & Jesse

Easter is such a special time, there is so much love and celebrating in our hearts for the Lord. So I felt Easter Sunday would be  an appropriate time to sit down and write this post, that is also full of love and celebration. So as my husband and son are napping from the whirlwind […]

Motherhood Is Messy

April 21, 2019

Beckys Motherhood is Messy | Gambie

In todays world just going to college full time and working full time is a challenge. But try adding being a college student parent to that mix. Only the bravest souls would survive that combination of stress, hard work and sleepless nights. When I set up this session with Victoria I didn’t know her story […]

Motherhood Is Messy

April 17, 2019

Victoria’s Motherhood is Messy Moment | College Student Parent

I couldn’t think of a more deserving woman to do a session with than this Mama right here. She is a Virginia sheep farmer that lambs out over 400 ewes twice a year, she feeds dozens of bottle lambs, she barrel races on a pro level, she is the mother of two wonderful farm kids […]

Motherhood Is Messy

April 13, 2019

April’s Motherhood Is Messy Moment | Virginia Sheep Farmer

This first year of Messy Motherhood has taught me so much. I have learned to not be so hard on myself, and I have learned that sometimes you just don’t have to try as hard as you think you should. Those two things are two of my biggest flaws just ask my husband and he […]

Motherhood Is Messy

April 12, 2019

Motherhood Is Messy

This sweet couple got engaged back in December, and were excited to book their engagement session. But Melanie reached out to me a week before her session saying something unexpected come up. And she just wasn’t sure if they should still do their engagement session, but I knew above all else we had to do […]


April 11, 2019

Melanie and Dustin’s Engagement Session

I cant believe it has been over a year and 6 months since this romantic surprise proposal session. There is nothing wrong with long engagements especially when they are as epic as this one was! I am so excited for their farm wedding in June! Now guys if you are wanting to do a surprise […]

DIY Wedding Tips, Engagement

April 1, 2019

Can you pull off a surprise proposal?

As a women you know that getting up in the morning and getting to work on time without spilling coffee on your favorite blouse is  hard enough, let alone putting on makeup and doing your hair. Makeup artists and Hairstylists have always to me been like magicians their talents elude me partly because I can […]

DIY Wedding Tips, Weddings

April 1, 2019

Putting Your Best Face Forward Is No Joke | Wedding Makeup