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        Quarantine Date Ideas

        August 10, 2020 Are you looking for something to spice up your date night during quarantine? Already finished bingeing Tiger King and Schitt’s Creek and ready to do something ELSE besides Netflix and chill? I put tog...
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        You get what you pay for: why wedding photographers charge the way they do

        August 3, 2020 One of the questions I hear a lot in our industry is why we charge the rates we do. Most people I work with don’t hesitate on the packages because they know what they’re investing in and they know I’m...
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        Your exclusive list of the best So Cal wedding vendors

        July 27, 2020 I’ve been in the industry for almost six years. Each year I shoot about 25 weddings. So, it’s safe to say that I’ve worked with the spectrum of wedding vendors. I also know that when a bride gets enga...
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        How to plan your wedding and your marriage

        July 20, 2020 Last year I wrote a blog post about taking a break from wedding talk. It was inspired by the MANY conversations I have with couples who are feeling the stress of wedding planning… and losing sight of ...
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        Santa Barbara Intimate Wedding

        July 13, 2020 Jacqueline and Lucas originally had their wedding planned for June of this year and then in the midst of COVID-19 they decided to reprioritize their day-- and they did so beautifully. Today I get to s...
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        My go-to Trader Joe’s snacks

        July 6, 2020 If you know me, you know I am president of the Trader Joe’s fan club. For real. I’m a sucker for their strawberry licorice and their prosciutto is like heaven on EARTH. If they ever needed a spokeswom...
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        Five staycation ideas for the quarantined newlyweds

        June 29, 2020 Okay, people, it is TIME for some vacation, am I right? Phew. I mean, all any of us need right now is to hop on a plane to a beautiful destination with yummy food and pools for days. While COVID-19 ha...
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        A NEW idea for quarantine birthdays | Billie’s 2nd

        June 22, 2020 It's WAYYYYY too much fun as a parent to plan your child's birthday parties, can I get a few claps in agreement?! I was ready and excited to start planning when I realized that COVID-19 wasn't exactly...
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        FREE wedding day timeline from an industry professional

        June 15, 2020 As a wedding photographer, I shoot a wedding almost every weekend. Weddings are my jam (obvi), but I know that when it comes to wedding planning, most brides are going off of Pinterest and the few wed...
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        How to remember your engagement season during quarantine

        June 1, 2020 In the midst of this crazy season that no one has had to walk through before, we’re seeing everyone change plans. Your favorite coffee shop has mastered the coffee to-go process, and your hairstylist ...