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Engagement Ring Shopping Tips

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January 3, 2023

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You’ve found the one, and now it is time to go engagement ring shopping, but there’s a lot to consider when to choosing an engagement ring. I put together some engagement ring shopping tips to help you choose the perfect ring for your perfect person.

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How to include pets in your photos

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April 22, 2020

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Yes, you can include pets in your photos! Use these tips to make it easy, fun and safe for everyone.

How to choose your wedding venue

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January 29, 2019

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Your wedding venue is one of the first decisions that you will need to make when planning your wedding.  We are lucky to have some beautiful and unique wedding venues in Southern Pines, Pinehurst and Aberdeen to choose from! What are the most important things to consider when choosing your wedding venue? Read on for everything […]

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R. Riveter Gift Guide, #shoplocal Southern Pines

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December 15, 2018

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Wow, I feel like December just started and already Christmas is a week away! I have a confession. I hate shopping for Christmas presents. Unless the stars all align and I manage to find that perfect gift for someone during the year it invariably comes down to a week or so before Christmas when I […]

Travel Tips – must haves from my trip to London, Normandy and Paris

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August 10, 2017

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International traveling can be tough. The airports, hours spent on an airplane, navigating a new city where all the street signs are in another language… After each trip I like to do a quick review of what went well and what could be improved.  If you are looking for honeymoon travel tips, these 7 items […]



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August 3, 2017

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Congratulations, you’re engaged! Now, what should you wear for your NC Summer Engagement Session? The general rule of thumb for engagement photography wardrobe is that you want to wear something that is comfortable and that looks like you. Comfort is important. If you are wearing a top that you have to tug at before every […]



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July 25, 2017

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Summer nights are the best, am I right? Bonfires, trips to the beach, fireflies, and hours of that lovely golden light at the end of the day. Summer is the perfect time to plan an engagement session! {All images in this post were taken while second shooting for Candice Adelle Photography} Don’t panic.  I have […]


Southern Pines Wedding Planning and Events – Indigo Earth Events

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July 19, 2017

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For my second interview with Southern Pines, Aberdeen and Pinehurst wedding vendors I am talking with Southern Pines Wedding Planning and Event expert Patti Ranck of Indigo Earth Events.  Patti is one of the most open-minded and creative people you will ever meet and it was a great time getting to sit down and interview […]


An Interview with Leslie Habets from Aberdeen Wedding Florist Jack Hadden

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June 22, 2017

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I decided to start a new blog series to introduce y’all to some of my favorite wedding vendors in the Sandhills area.  I hope that you enjoy getting to read about them and their businesses as much as I do!  The first wedding vendor that I am interviewing is a good friend of mine, Leslie […]


Christmas Gift Ideas for Everyone in the Family

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November 22, 2016

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  Welcome to the Holiday season (ready or not)! The holidays are crazy, beautiful, stressful, magical, busy time of year that seems to go by in a blink. To help you out this year I have put together a Gift guide with Christmas gift ideas for everyone on your shopping list. Artifact Uprising is pretty […]


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