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Welcome friend! I am so glad you've found my blog. I love that you're here in my little home on the web! Here you will find relationship advice, wedding planning tips, and a few dad jokes! Explore, ask questions, but most of all, make yourself at home. I hope you find inspiration, love and joy in these stories! 

i'm Susannah

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i'm Susannah

Welcome friend! I am so glad you've found my blog. I hope you find inspiration, love and joy here! 

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I’ve been working from home for the better part of a decade now, and I have to admit I didn’t originally create a morning routine. When I started my business at 16 my morning routine looked like stay up late doing homework and wake up at the last possible second for classes. That “routine” carried […]

How to create a morning routine

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We’re a little over half way done with September! So, I want to give an update on our no spend month. It has been a lot harder than I anticipated. I bought some things that weren’t on my list! I’m sharing with full transparency to hold myself accountable and to show that I’m not perfect […]

No spend month halfway check in!

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  I get the most work done on my laptop. I have a beautiful big iMac that is where I do all the heavy lifting for my business. Aka editing. Seriously y’all editing takes the biggest chunk of time when it comes to all of my business needs. And I love my iMac for it.  […]

Productivity Power Hour – Why I love my laptop!

blonde woman sitting in kitchen working on laptop

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One of the great perks about being a wedding photographer is that I travel a lot for my job. 2019 will see me in California 3 times, and each time is going to be a ton of fun. But this last time will probably be my favorite! It included a poolside vacation, Disneyland, a Pop-up […]

A Poolside Vacation

backyard pool

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If you’re new here you may not know about my birthday tradition, and if you’ve been following along for awhile you may or may not have forgotten but thank you for still being here! When I graduated from college at 21 I was entering a completely new chapter of my life. It was scary. But […]

Susannah’s 24th Birthday Portraits

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Dear Susannah, Happy 24th Birthday. This time last year looked so different. I wrote my letter terrified that my goals were too ambitious. Worried about the future. And determined to change. This year I’m writing this letter to myself (and all of you) filled with peace. Knowing I have a great future. And sure. Every […]

Dear Susannah, Happy 24th Birthday

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Right now there are 28 minutes left until my 23rd birthday! 28 more minutes to dance around in my underwear singing Taylor Swift’s “22”. 28 minutes to reflect on the last year… I probably should’ve started earlier!! 

Dear Susannah, Happy 23rd Birthday!