Belmont Christmas Tree Farm Engagement – Kelsey and Ryan

belmont christmas tree farm engagement portrait

This Belmont Christmas Tree Farm looked it’s best with the snow lightly falling and covering the Christmas trees. Kelsey and Ryan really wanted a winter wonderland for their engagement session! They are getting married in the mountains next year, and in the summer so snow and winter would give them lots of variety between now and their wedding day photography! … Read More

Truth is, a lot of life has happened in six years.

personal blog post from a writer about her brother

I was moments from walking down the aisle to marry my best friend. It was in this moment that I was pulling my veil around my shoulders, adjusting my belt and I caught a glimpse of this bracelet on my wrist. I wanted to wear this bracelet, I had the idea of this bracelet and had a jeweler from Either … Read More

Buzzard Rock: Her Hike Collective

Buzzard Rock North Trail, Blue Ridge Mountains, Hiking, Her Hike Collective, Women's Hiking group

There were fourteen of us on this hike in September, where we hike to Buzzard Rock North Hike! It was a four mile out and back hike, with the option to make it a longer hike and hike all the way through. With our large group and a lot of new women on this hike I choose to stick with … Read More

Humpback Rocks Hike: Her Hike Collective

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We knew that we had a chance of rain all day for this Humpback Rocks hike, but all eight of us women still wanted to go on this adventure! We hiked 4.2 miles, the Humpback Rocks Loop Trail, in dense fog and some rain that was only falling from the trees. When you see the white overcast on these photographs, … Read More

White Oak Canyon: Her Hike Collective

her hike collective hiking at white oak canyon in the Shenandoah national park

We had a smaller but mighty group of women on this hike with us! Four other women went with me to hike White Oak Canyon and splash around in the water at the base of waterfalls. Three of those women were on their first hike with Her Hike Collective and one of those women is MY MOM! She is an … Read More

Asheville, North Carolina Honeymoon

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The entire time we were vacationing in Asheville for our honeymoon, we kept saying, “I am so glad that we did this,” and, “We have done so much already!” You see, when we were planning our honeymoon we had a short period of looking at all-inclusive resorts or somewhere tropical. We knew that Florida was out of the running because Cory … Read More