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From the beginning of my pregnancy, I was candid about my journey and enjoyed sharing what I learned and experienced. I was also open about my choice to pursue midwifery care and deliver in a birth center instead of hospital. Not surprisingly, in the 6 weeks since Malaya’s birth I’ve been asked many times, “How […]

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Few times in life do you find a friendship that you just know will last for years; much less a married couple that perfectly meshes, uplifts, and brings joy to you both. Kayla and Joshua have been that couple for me and my husband almost since the time we met them in college group several […]

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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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