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Missing You & Bridging the Gap

Tossing and turning, waking up at least 3 to 4 times in the night. The electric blanket might as well not even be there – nothing is quite like his natural warmth. At this point, whether its because I’m too cold or not tired enough, or paranoid that I may have missed a message from […]

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Kiss & Kiss Often | Cultivating Intimacy

No. NEVER! We would never be like THOSE couples. You know the ones! The ones who only became intimate on birthdays and anniversaries. The husbands who needed a beer and a ballgame every night and the moms who were so wrapped up in their children they were hardly recognizable as a wife. Sitcom families. I told […]

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Scars, Pimples, Flyaways, & Blemishes | Behind the Scenes | The Boudoir Editing Process

Scars. Stretch Marks. Pimples and Blemishes. Flyaways. Oh oh, and the always annoying bra lines. Girlfriend if you didn’t cringe a little at one of these you truly might be the perfect specimen. Ha! I know how much you want to look absolutely perfect in your boudoir images and I don’t want you to think a […]

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Unexpected: When Life Doesn’t Go As Planned

When I walked out of the bathroom with that positive pregnancy test I was in tears. It’s hard to write those words even now – two years later (and one adorable boy that we cherish to pieces).  But at the time…there I was in tears…and not the happy kind. I felt… Worried. Scared out of […]

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Velvet vs. Linen | Luxe Fine Art Boudoir Album

Y’all, I’m SO obsessed with these velvet beauties. For the longest time, my album company only offered linen and leather book options. Leather doesn’t quite fit what Yours Truly Portraiture is about so we’ve always stuck to linen. Each and every one of these are handmade, allowing you ladies to choose the cover and ribbon, customizing […]

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You are Enough, Flaws & All | Script Tattoo | Behind the Scenes

I’d been thinking and praying for months about this. The concept rolling around my head and heart but not quite having the words to articulate what God had been pressing on me: I was made to be exactly who I am. Flaws and all. One of my scripture memory verses is 2 Corinthians 12:9: But […]

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