Let’s talk about makeup – not in the heavy, glam sense, but in the light of how it effortlessly adds a touch of creativity and confidence to our everyday lives. Makeup, far from being a chore or an obligation, is an enjoyable expression of individuality. In this post, we’ll explore makeup’s relaxed yet empowering side, […]

Thoughts & Musings

February 1, 2024

The Artful Grace of Makeup

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“It will change your life forever.” “It will be the most difficult thing you have ever done, but it’s also the most rewarding.” “It gets easier.” These are all things that I heard people say multiple times after becoming pregnant, but if I’m being real, I don’t really know what any of that means. The […]

Client Stories, Guest Blog, Thoughts & Musings

November 15, 2023

My Client, Cara Welch on Motherhood


Since my surgery, I’ve had a life coach helping me with everything, including body and self-image issues. For some reason, I do good for a while. Then I go back into self-sabotaging ways. There is something about the power of a portrait that was more healing for by body than the mirror or coaching I […]

Mindset Challenge, Portrait, Thoughts & Musings

September 28, 2023

Hello body! I am going to love you just where you are.

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Hey there, gorgeous! Today, I want to dive into something dear to my heart: the Empower Over 40 experience. It’s all about celebrating the beauty, wisdom, and grace of age. But wait, why are some women still hesitating? Let’s chat about some common reasons and why I’m not buying it!! “My body isn’t ready?” We’ve […]

40 Over 40, Thoughts & Musings

September 13, 2023

9 Reasons You Can’t do the Empower Over 40 Photoshoot


In the grand tapestry of life, an energy flows through us all, an energy that is not love. It’s a force that can be heavy and burdensome and hold us back from experiencing the true beauty of existence. But here’s the secret: You have the power to transform it. Imagine this energy as a storm […]

Portrait, Thoughts & Musings

September 6, 2023

Energy that is NOT Love…Fix that!



Hey there, let’s talk about those moments in life when your stomach does somersaults, your heart races, and you can’t help but wonder if you’re completely nuts. Yep, you guessed it – we’re diving into that “throw-up” moment. Contrary to what you might think, these moments are actually signs that you’re on the right path. […]

Thoughts & Musings

August 28, 2023

When You’re Having that “Throw-Up” Moment


Hey there! Let’s talk about something awesome—female friendships! Seriously, these bonds are magical and deserve to be celebrated. Strong female friendships are like a secret superpower we have. They provide support, understanding, and companionship like no other. In a world that sometimes pits us against each other, it’s crucial to spotlight our female friendships. Why? […]

Thoughts & Musings

June 30, 2023

Female Friendships: The Power of Sisterhood!

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There is tremendous power in embracing authenticity and living our truth in a world that often tries to fit us into molds and expectations. It’s about being unapologetically ourselves, celebrating our unique qualities, and embracing the journey of self-discovery. When we live authentically, we open ourselves to a life of fulfillment, joy, and deep connection […]

Thoughts & Musings

May 24, 2023

7 Inspirational, Life-Changing Ways to Live in Authenticity


As women, we often face unique challenges and experiences that can be difficult to share with others who may not fully understand. That’s why it’s so important for us to listen to and support each other. Here are a few reasons why we should listen to other women: Empathy and understanding When women listen to […]

Thoughts & Musings

March 29, 2023

5 Meaningful Reasons Why Women Need to Listen to Other Women

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In a world that often feels cold and disconnected, it’s more important than ever to make other people feel important and special. This can be as simple as offering a kind word or gesture, or as involved as dedicating time and resources to support someone in need. Whatever the form, prioritizing the well-being of others […]

Thoughts & Musings

March 9, 2023

Make Somebody Feel Like a Somebody Today


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