Oatmeal Raisin Energy Bites (vegan & gluten-free!) // 

As a photographer in the midst of wedding season, snacks are crucial to my survival. No seriously -- trust me -- you don't want to see me hangry. Living with chronic illness and running my own business, it's incredibly important for me to take care of my body, which is easier said than done sometimes.  [...]

How to run a business while living with chronic illness //

I have this thing with being really hard on myself. I keep it all locked inside -- but the feelings of defeat are palpable. There are some days where I leave a photoshoot, get straight to my car, and just have to sit there, unable to move for a few minutes. It's still so odd [...]

The Homebody, episode 2 // Meet The Plants

My little home is turning into more of a jungle every single week...and I couldn't be happier. My grandmother was a florist and had such a way with plants and flowers of all kinds. There has always been something in my heart that longed for a home filled with plant babies. The problem, however, is [...]

Megan & Max // Glendale Wedding

It is always a huge honor to be chosen to photograph a wedding...being trusted to capture stories that will be told for generations to come. But it was an exceptionally special privilege to be there shooting Megan & Max's big day, as I have been their photographer through the baby shower, newborn session, and engagement [...]

End of Summer Mango Refresher //

While technically we only have a few more weeks of summer, Los Angeles begs to differ with the consistent 90 degree days we've been having. There's really nothing like a good book and a frozen beverage to wind down on a hot summer day, and I've been having way too much fun with my Nutri-Bullet [...]

Homemade Lavender+Rose Water Spray // The Homebody

   Today I am sharing one of my favorite new creations that also happens to be ridiculously easy! You might even have what you need lying around your humble abode. I use this lavender rose water spray on a daily basis, and you only need 3 things to get started: -Dried lavender (I get mine [...]

Homemade (garden-made) Wheatgrass Powder // The Homebody

   Lately I have been sharing some DIY ideas straight from my garden, and today, it's all about the wheatgrass. My little wheatgrass plant has been growing like a weed, and I couldn't juice or use the stuff as fast as I was harvesting it! So, I decided to make wheatgrass powder for my daily [...]