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Are you ready for some much deserved time off for the holidays? I don’t know about you, but I used to have the hardest time actually taking the time off! Knowing how to take time off for the holidays and plan ahead takes discipline and gumption as a small business owner.  When the holidays are […]

4 Tips for How to Plan Ahead to Take Time Off

Business, For Creatives, Lifestyle

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On Friday, September 10th (one week early) we welcomed our precious Jack Tate to our family!  His birth was a complete answered prayer in every way. With Ainsleigh, I was induced and in labor for 36 hours. Overall, it was not terrible (thanks epidural) but I knew I wanted to do everything I could to […]

Baby Pocho | Jack’s Newborn Session

Lifestyle

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How can we, as business owners, work smarter not harder? There are so many answers to that question. One of the biggest time savers is having templates! What are the best places to use templates and how do you keep them from feeling too “robotic”? I’m sharing the biggest reasons why you should be using […]

Why you should be using Templates in your Business

Business, For Creatives, Systems & Workflows

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Do you go through the same motions everyday when you sit down to work? Does it feel like you’re in a rhythm (good or bad)? Maybe you wonder if you’re spending your time the best way you can. It’s so easy to get into a routine and on auto-pilot in business when we need to […]

Are you on the right kind of auto-pilot in your business?

Business, For Creatives

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Photos equal legacy to me. I believe I’ve shared this before, but some of my most vivid memories as a kid are sitting around a table or on the floor pouring over family photos and soaking in the stories! It was one of my favorite things to do and I so deeply want that for […]

Our Family/Maternity Session at Jester Park

Celebrations, Lifestyle

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