THREE YEARS AT HOME

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We opened up the door, walked into a large empty room, and just smiled. Slowly we wandered from room to room, even though we had already been in the whole place. We carried little Porter out to the backyard. He was so small, just fifteen weeks, and the grass tickled his belly and sides as he wandered around looking for his new “spot”. We popped a bottle of cheap champagne open and clinked glasses. Holding each other in the middle of the new-to-us kitchen, everything that had just happened slowly started to sink in. It really happened, this wasn’t just a dream. We had the keys, and no one was going to tell us we couldn’t paint the walls.

We were officially homeowners!

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THURSDAY THOUGHTS – edition 1

Happy Thursday Friends!!

So I saw a post the other day that talked about how forever is made of lots of little “nows” So i really wanted to start remembering all of the little things that mean nothing, or everything but really make up our week. So, say hello to my Thursday Thoughts! It’s definitely one of my more personal post series, but I’m really excited for it! So hopefully you had some really great moments to remember that bring you a little closer to the weekend! Here we go!!
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MY WINTER READING LIST

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Slow season is almost here. And blanket weather is about to make a comeback! So what is a Colorado based wedding photographer to do?! Read. A. Lot.

As I hunker down for four to sixish months of snow I can’t help but be excited to catch up on my reading list. Some of these are new, some have been staring me down from my office for months and I am finally giving in to the smell of freshly printed paper. If you’re a business owner yourself, or just someone looking for a good read keep on scrollin’ because I’m about to lay out my top six picks for 2016!

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CHARMED by ANNIE SLOAN CHALK PAINT

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There is something so fulfilling about bringing an old piece of furniture back to life. Once you get the DIY bug there is no going back!
Every time you scroll through Craigslist or peruse the aisles of habitat for humanity you can’t help but see potential!

As soon as I saw this nightstand I knew I had to have it! It just so happened my friend Katie had invited me to join her for a painting class with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint at the most adorable re-store shop in town and this was going to be the perfect piece! I just knew that Charmed wouldn’t disappoint!
So i picked it up and stuck it in the corner of my garage. And waited. And waited. Finally, the day of the class came! I loaded my second-hand find in the trunk of my car and headed downtown!

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