Look at the stars, look how they shine for you, and everything that you do. Coldplay, Yellow I have been dying to do a shoot like this and was thrilled to collaborate with my crazy talented friend Stephanie Lemmon, to bring it to life.  My little Layla did such a wonderful job for us and was justly rewarded afterward with snacks and treats;)  I love doing concept/styled sessions because they allow my creative side to take the lead.  I keep… Read more »

So here we are one week into the challenge I started with my sister for the month of October and I’m rocking it!  Okay, it’s easy to be doing well only a week in, I realize that, but I’m happy anyway;) So here’s week one! ♥Selfie ♥Red ♥Favorite Things ♥Rings ♥Beauty (more on this photo and meaning later;)) ♥Art Be sure to visit my sister, Tamika, to see what she did this week:) xoxo, Brandie♥

I am so excited to start collaborating on some projects and challenges with my sister who is also a talented photographer and this months marks the start of the first one.  We have decided to do a daily photo challenge.  A photo a day through out the month of October to not only capture one of my absolute favorite times of the year but stretch myself creatively.  I’ll be posting each Monday with the previous weeks photos and hope that… Read more »

This year one of my goals is to push my self creatively and to take more time to document moments in my own family.  Along with my Year of Saturdays, I have joined up with a group of wonderful photographers for a 10 on 10 project.  Each month on the 10th we will be sharing 10 photographs that give a glimpse into a day in our lives.  This first 10 on 10 for me started with a pink sunrise.  I… Read more »

A new year brings with it a fresh perspective, a clean slate and is the time of year when people want to better themselves and try something new.  What better time to explore your gifts and talents that you might not even know you possess.  My beautifully talented friend Jeanne is offering a brand new e-course that I think is just perfect for this. I am so excited to be a part of this course!  I will be there talking… Read more »

The spell was broken. My uncle learned to laugh, and I learned to cry. The secret garden is always open now. Open, and awake, and alive. If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.                                                                       The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett

When I first began blogging back in 2008 I was bursting with things to say, ideas to share and no trouble coming up with content for my little spot on the web.  I was on the cusp my first business with small children that easily went with the flow of my schedule and allowed me ample time to be creative.  As the years went on, my business grew, my children grew, a new business was born and the words dried up. It… Read more »

This time of year can be hard for me and photography.  It is bitterly cold and snowy which makes it hard to get out with my camera.  I love to find a good creativity challenge during the winter months to keep me shooting and learning and this year I have found a great one.  Marta Locklear started this challenge to keep us all thinking of fresh new things to photograph.  I am so excited to join in and get my creative… Read more »