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seriously the best, easiest diy coffee body scrub ever!!

For several years now, I have tried to do local, thrifted, or handmade gifts for my friends and family at Christmastime.ย  I also tend to pick a general theme for my gifts, whether that means making multiples/variations of the same thing, or buying similar items {one year I got used books for everyone in my […]

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iowa sunrise vs iowa sunset

Well, I sincerely hope all of you had as wonderful of a Labor Day weekend as I did.ย  :)ย  Friday night was full of family time and delicious food truck eats at h&8th in downtown OKC.ย  Saturday was spent at Lake Eufala, where I photographed a truly beautiful, intimate wedding.ย  Sunday was more family time […]

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thrift thriving ~ bathroom birdcage

I have never been one to make New Years resolutions.ย  Trust me.ย  I’ve never, ever been the one signing up for a gym membership or starting a new diet in January.ย  But since my birthday happens to fall on New Year’s Eve, I do love the fact that my year starts anew at the same […]

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13 clever diy ideas from my cousin’s wedding

Last month, I had the privilege of photographing my beautiful cousin Amy’s wedding to her handsome love, Derek.ย  I was impressed by all of the interesting and fun do-it-yourself ideas they used to create such a sweet, special day.ย  They took things people might typically diy, but gave them their own unique spin.ย ย  I thought […]

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