Creatives: Photographer Mallory Ward

Love the way that people weave through your life at random times and bring light and sunshine each time they enter. I first met Mallory when she was in high school when I was chaperoning a ski retreat with a church I used to be on staff with in Florida.  She had an eye for […]

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life together: the isaacson girls

Sisters.  Sisters.  There were never such devoted sisters. S and A and their mom Jennifer are such sweet dear people.  Jennifer and I go way back (to her middle school days) and I love the fact that me and my son get to be a part of their lives.  For this session we were in […]

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Coffee With…Stacy Rist

Love catching up with old friends.  Stacy Rist is a friend of mine from Southeastern Seminary who is serving in a local church. We sat at Caribou…sipping on pumpkin chai and Diet Coke…talking about life and fall and women’s ministries. What is your favorite thing about Fall?      Sweaters.  Christmas in the air.  Leaves changing.  […]

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Cold Hands Warm Heart: Girl of Norway

Behold, the power of the internet. And blogs. And girls. And designers. And fun gifts. And Christmas. I decided to participate in the Cold Hands Warm Heart Blog Christmas Swap this year as a way to get to know other people. Tine, a wonderful lady from Norway, was my swap partner. She got my package […]

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Much & Link Love: November 21 edition

Vacation over: Thanksgiving ahead. 1. Vacation was great: hiking, eating, sleeping, photoging, seeing friends. Beautiful weather. 2. Parents come in town tomorrow. 3. I’ve decided not to do the half on Thursday. That would take out 9 hours of what my parents and I could do together (drive, run, drive), so we will find stuff […]

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Photo Shoot: Sarah Scales – Durham, NC

I had the privilege of taking photos of a great friend. We had fun in her beautiful, colorful backyard and then went to Downtown Durham to the American Tobacco Campus. Fun times. She is beautiful!

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Much and Link Love (November 15 edition)

Halfway through November today. Wow, the holidays will be here before we know it and our schedules will be super busy. 1. Busy weekend, but good: Meta 2010, Tedd Tripp Conference (see live blog notes here), great sermon I sat through twice, fall foliage, photog with a friend at the American Tobacco Campus in Durham […]

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Chicken Pesto Bowties

I made this on Wednesday to celebrate two people: Rach, who has a birthday this coming week, and Lindsay, who I miss terribly (she lives 9 hours away) and made this recipe for me last year. So good of comfort food. 1 box bowtie (or other shaped) pasta (16 oz) 2-3 cups chopped chicken (I […]

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Female Theologians and the Church (Guest Post)

There is a really sweet couple in my life who I have had the privilege to minister with, get to know, hang out with, serve with over the last 8 months. Brittany is a joy and a blessing to me. I am hoping her blog post will be a blessing to you: A few weeks […]

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Homemade Caramel Corn

No matter how you pronounce caramel – everyone must say that it is good stuff. My friend, Michelle, who makes the best sugar cookies in the world and taught me how, recently taught me how to make caramel corn because I knew she makes amazing stuff. She walked me through step-by-step. I’ll try to do […]

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