How to Make it NOT a Date

Anyone who has recently gone through a breakup may understand what I’m going through. I’m not the type of girl that has ever rushed into a relationship — mainly because I was in just one relationship for 8 straight years. I was a late bloomer in the dating world at the age of 18, and I’ve only ever had one real boyfriend. So, now that I’m single, I don’t feel ready to mingle just yet. I have no problem hanging out with a guy, but I have become that girl that instantly friend zones any potential dating material. I’d rather keep it casual and just be friends in order to avoid an awkward situation — or relationship. Truth is, and this will sound so incredibly cliché, I’m just not ready to start dating. But, even with my best efforts at explaining my disinclined position, what if the guy still thinks otherwise? What is a girl to do? Continue reading

Birthday Cat

Birthday Cat
To my Kenzie Cat:

I’m sure you spent today much like you spend most days – sleeping and enjoying the sunlight in the bay window, watching the people, birds and cars outside. But, today is a special day – it’s your 11th birthday! (Well, today is the day we celebrate your birthday since your mother was “wild” and decided to live under Kassie’s porch. Nonetheless, today – like most days – is all about you!) Continue reading

Birds of a Feather

Peabody-Peacock WeddingIt’s official – the Peacocks are hitched! I was so happy to be the one to capture their special day. It’s taken me a while to get these photos posted to the site, but they’re finally up. You can check out a few snapshots from the Peas’ special day in the Portfolio section…or right here (because I like to keep things simple). Continue reading