Romanticizing your reality //

A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may be of some use; then rest, nature, books, music, love for one's neighbor — such [...]

Social Media + Branding Masterclass //

  We tend to convince ourselves that success comes from reinventing the wheel, but the truth is, only YOU can offer your unique client experience. Success isn’t about the wheel, it’s about the engine that makes them turn – you. This masterclass is all about turning your creative brand engine. We all see the world in our [...]

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 Giveaway //

The Homebody has truly been years in the making for me. Growing up, I moved around A LOT, and when I moved to Los Angeles 8 years ago, it was really important for me to create my own sense of belonging. I noticed that many people my age were living on a budget and living [...]

Graphic Design & Illustrations //

Hey there, creative friends! I am currently accepting inquiries for custom... Logo design Social media graphics Branding/marketing materials Ad campaigns Illustrations Minimalist line art For graphic design/logo/and illustration inquiries, please take a brief moment to fill out the short and sweet contact form below. I will contact you as soon as possible.

You’re Going to Win //

I have always hated labels. They feel so all encompassing. So judgmental. So limiting. To be honest, I never really even cared much for astrology. I don't want to be defined with a "sign" before someone takes the time to truly know me. But then again, technically I am a Taurus, so I guess I'm [...]

American Hustle //

There is something about playing with time that fascinates me. In my photography, I love finding the balance between the old and the new, the classic and the modern. I am now offering vintage styled boudoir sessions, and this 70s inspired session that I did photography & creative directing for was overflowing with colors and [...]

Megan & Max // Kenneth Village Engagement

Last weekend, I had the honor of shooting an engagement session that was incredibly close to my heart. I photographed their baby shower, their newborn session, their engagement shoot, and will be shooting their wedding in just a few months. Megan, Max, and June bug are like family to me at this point, and we effortlessly [...]

Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain //

   (Photo credit: Chachie McDonald)  Do you remember that scene in "The Wizard of Oz" where Dorothy finally sees the man behind the curtain? You can really see the doubt, disappointment, and confusion in her eyes...and for most of my life, that scene didn't make total sense to me. But over the last couple of [...]

Bianca & Grant // Malibu Sunrise Engagement

Those of you who know me are aware that I'm a morning person. But waking up at 4am, however, is a whole different version of "morning." I have to tell you, while it was hard to get my sleepy head out of bed at first, it was 100% worth it to rise and shine to [...]