Category Archives: LIFE LATELY

Thankful Thursday: Life – Memories – Moments

This week has been a whirlwind of life changing memories + moments happening within a split second.  Yesterday on January 9th, 2019 we celebrated what would have been our son Gabriel’s 9thView full post »

Date Nights What to do in the Winter

Brandon and I lovelovelove our date nights!!:) We just celebrated 9 years of marriage in August and we have been doing date nights since our very first month. It’s our little way of taking timeView full post »

2018 Year In Review Highlight Reel

2018… FILLED OUR HEARTS with abundant joy, beyond beautiful couples, epic adventures, and so many wonderful surprises! Thank you to all the AMAZING couples who hiked mountains with us in high healsView full post »

2018 BLOOPERS + BEHIND THE SCENES REEL

Though I have much to write to you, I would rather not use paper and ink. Instead I hope to come to you and talk face to face, so that our joy may be complete. -2 John 1:12 Brandon and I feel likeView full post »

Our New Christmas Traditions

Both of us grew up with family traditions for the holidays, for instance, Brandon’s family does not put up their Christmas tree until after December 11th because Brandon’s dad’sView full post »

A few tidbits + 33 days of thankfulness

The Holiday Season is upon us Today, Brandon and I began looking forward to this beautiful holiday season of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years. We began thinking about all the things we areView full post »

Baby Chloe Lifestyle Newborn Session

First Two became one, Then two became three Just over a year ago Ashley + Chris exchanged their vows and became husband + wife. Two souls united freely in love,  totally in love, faithfully in loveView full post »

Snake Bites + A wood Burning Stove: Life Lately

Life Lately To be honest life lately has been… well a little crazy. We are officially in wedding season which we love while simultaneously enjoying the beauty of fall which we also love.  ButView full post »

PEAKS & VALLEYS: Flying Smoothies + Paint

Adulting Can be Hard. The peaks can be high and the valleys can be low. Being married and owning our own home has come with a lot of adulting. Even though I am type A, so adulting comes naturally (myView full post »

Thankful Friday: Thankful for God’s Grace

So Thankful for God’s Grace this Week MIND BLOWN this week and I am so thankful for God’s Grace! This is me being very real and very honest about my short comings and failures. I shareView full post »

New Years Resolutions

Brandon’s New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions What are my New Year’s Resolutions? I have to be honest, I, Brandon don’t usually get into making commitments that are vague or unmeasurable. So when it comesView full post »

Michelle’s New Years Resolutions

I pretty much fully dork out when it comes to making and keeping my New Years Resolutions. I even do a six-month check in June to see how my resolutions are going… like I said full dorkView full post »

This Years Blooper + Behind the Scenes Reel

Pleasure is in the body. Happiness is in the mind and feelings. Joy is deep in the heart, the spirit, the center of the self. We are beyond blessed to be filled with abundant joy along this adventureView full post »

THANKFUL THURSDAY: Blessings Overflow

We love to get personal and share how our Blessings Overflow.  As I stand here at my desk on the Monday of Thanksgiving week (yes I pre-posted this post) sipping on a warm delicious cup of decafView full post »

THANKFUL THURSDAY: IN SICKNESS AND IN HEALTH

Wedding Vows:”In Sickness and in Health” It’s been way to long since we posted a Thankful Thursday Post and with the current events that happened today, it felt right that today weView full post »

Maintaining Sanity In This Busy World: Our Daily Schedule

So last year Brandon joined me full time with the Business, I was doing happy dances all over the house! It was my dream to start my own business 8 years ago so I did. But within the first year IView full post »

Dear Creativity

Dear Creativity, We thank God for you each and every day. His gift of you in our life allows us to, …pray often… …dream big… …embrace failure and see it as the path to success… …find ourselvesView full post »

2016 Behind The Scenes + Bloopers

Every year seems to fly by before we can blink and all of it takes place in front of our cameras. So each year we try our best to collect some behind the scenes shots of whats going on. It gives usView full post »

PEAKS & VALLEYS: The real life of an Entrepreneur

The real life of an Entrepreneur was not exactly what I had in mind 7 years ago. I envisioned editing on my laptop in a bright white coffee shop everyday with the ocean right outside the window,View full post »

When the camera is down – connecting with clients

Often times after a busy day behind the camera Brandon and I will come home, put on the tea kettle, take off our shoes and curl up on the couch to “debrief” if you will. Because lets beView full post »

2016 THE THANKFUL LIST

Michelle’s List I’m thankful for another year with my father. As of now he is cancer free! I’m thankful for having dyslexia – it has enabled me to look at life differently, to learnView full post »

PEAKS & VALLEYS: Getting Real + Do You Smell Popcorn?

I am just going to get real. On Saturday we woke up at 5:15 am to capture an engagement shoot at sunrise with the back drop of a gorgeous waterfall. It was absolutely perfect. Alex + Billy were soView full post »

Glory Stories: Meatball in your pockets

When I was asked to share a glory story, I had to rack my brain.  While it might be easy to say there are many things that God has done in my life, and plenty of funny things that have happened too,View full post »

PEAKS & VALLEYS: DEAR FRIENDS LETTER + BIRTHDAY WEEK

Oh my birthday week… it is finally here!! I honestly don’t think I will ever try to hide my birthday or my age. I really do love getting older and each year I am so thankful that God hasView full post »

BIG DREAMS HUMBLE DREAMS

Seven years ago when we started our business the biggest dream was: To work from home doing what we loved! Since then our business has grown beyond our dream, we now have: A professional homeView full post »

A Few Things You May Not Know About Me ( Michelle Horn)

I am the kind of person who likes LOVES working with people I jive with! People who get me and I get them… sharing good vibes, having the same sense of humor, finding the same things adorableView full post »

GLORY STORIES: The Flower God Used To Call Us To Marriage

The sun was shining, not a cloud in the sky and you could see heat waves rising off the black top of my apartment complex parking lot. A typical hot summer day in Florida and laundry day for me.  AsView full post »

PEAKS & VALLEYS: Dog Sitting + Nesting

About a month ago Brandon and I agreed to dog sit his parents dog, Reilly. Well she arrived this week. As we came home from grocery shopping pulling up the drive we could see our pups in the grandView full post »

PEAKS & VALLEYS: 4×8 Plywood flying into our car on the Interstate

You know that feeling you get when your traveling behind a pickup truck on the interstate, going about 70 miles per hour, hulling a jumbo open trailer filled with sheets of 4×8 plywood.View full post »

GLORY STORIES: How Brandon & I Met

This is by for one of my favorite Glory Story. I’ll share the short version for blogging sake… We met on a warm summer Sunday evening at the 4pm mass. I walked into church and noticed himView full post »

PEAKS & VALLEYS: Vet Visits + Renaissance Festivals

I’m guessing there is a lot of people who have dogs that get anxious at the vet… I totally feel your pain. Now don’t get me wrong, our vet is beyond sweet and they take amazing careView full post »

Safe Haven Vacation + Huge Nicolas Sparks Fan

It’s true, I have the best husband ever. He watches chick flicks with me without complaining (to much), he buys me flowers, surprises me with chocolates and makes breakfast every morning. He isView full post »

PEAKS & VALLEYS: Mosquitoes + Burgers

Seriously mosquitoes hate me. This past week I have notice some beautiful signs of spring beginning to bloom, trees budding tiny pink flowers, the grass starting to grow and turning a rich color ofView full post »

Happy Birthday Brandon

It’s you… your big red beard and blond hair. Your oh so tight bear hugs, hilarious jokes (and dorky jokes too), inviting smile, strong arms and manly beard oil sent you have hand crafted.View full post »

There will be hard days

If you are an entrepreneur, an aspiring entrepreneur or really just human you know the feeling of not wanting to get out of bed some mornings because you feel like everything you have worked so hradView full post »

PEAKS & VALLEYS: The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile – It does exist!

Soooo much has happened since my last Peaks & Valleys installment. We have traveled so much that we longed dearly to finally be home. We adore traveling and it brings us joy to explore thisView full post »