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BEHIND THE SCENES AT WPPI 2018 This was our first year attending WPPI, although we have been wanting to for several years now. For those of you who haven’t previously heard of WPPI it is a huge annual photography & videography conference in Las Vegas. The Wedding & Portrait Photography International (WPPI) conference is held […]

Why I Love my Sorority

August 15, 2017

WHY I LOVE MY SORORITY When I first headed off to college, I knew, without a doubt, that I wanted to join a sorority. I actually caught quite a bit of grief from friends and family about this because no one saw me as “a sorority girl”. I was slightly oblivious at the time that […]

A FINAL JOURNEY INTO THE MOVIES We received some pretty upsetting news in July. During their D23 Convention, Disney announced a new Mickey and Minnie themed ride. Separately, and extremely quietly, they announced the closing of The Great Movie Ride. For those of you who don’t know, Pat and I met while we were working […]

A FAMILY HOLIDAY CRUISE PERSONAL | TRAVEL – NORWEGIAN JADE When we booked our 5 year anniversary cruise we didn’t anticipate also being able to have the opportunity to travel a few weeks later with Mahlias’ family aboard the Norwegian Jade as well for a holiday trip. It was such a treat! This is our […]

OUR 5 YEAR ANNIVERSARY CRUISE PERSONAL | TRAVEL – NORWEGIAN EPIC This ship is, well, epic! When we were planning our honeymoon we considered a lot of different options but ultimately decided to try cruising for the first time. And we have zero regrets! One of the ships we were looking at was just being […]