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Super excited to share these images with you from my little botanical baby shower in Chicago. Planned by family and hosted by my creative older sister Charisse, every detail was perfectly thought out, and so “me.” She made the most delicious (and pretty) cupcakes, crafted a surprise flower crown for my head, and put together […]

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Just over two years ago in the summer of 2016, my friend Taylor’s wedding went viral across the internet for her airbrushed wedding dress and wound up in articles on Buzzfeed and Yahoo. In fact, you’ve probably seen her dress on Pinterest. The incident blew up her social media accounts and filled her inbox with requests […]

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My heart is full of emotions as I sit and type these words, my favorite fluffy plaid blanket engulfing me and the aroma of my sizzling steak filling the home. Christmas is here in the White home, evident by the soft music playing, the white and gold colors around, and the mini faux pine trees […]

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It’s already December and I’m way late in sharing this shoot from last month (when pumpkins were still acceptable). But it’s all good, because A) it’s this pretty lady’s birthday today! and B) because it’s worth it and these are too good to just keep hidden on my laptop.  Speaking of…  The photos shown here […]

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It’s been a long nine months of 2017 so far. Filled with far more emotion and roller coasters than I had imagined. During the week, I keep busy working as a caretaker at a residential facility for at-risk youth, where I help counsel and protect over 25 teen girls. It is a hard-but-worth-it position to […]

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It’s the Saturday morning after Thanksgiving, and my heart is full with so many thoughts and feelings. One of the biggest things on my mind is that in just a few weeks, I’ll be turning the big 25 years old. I’m halfway through my twenties now. The reality hit me like a brick recently, as I […]

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