You've found my little corner of the internet, welcome!


I used to talk about my experiences.. until I felt like they had overstayed their welcome. I was always looking to teach and eventually felt like I no longer was. in 2020 I decided fuck that. sometimes there is no outward advice to give. but I am still going to tell the story. even if there isn't a rainbow and butterflies "and now I'm a better me because of it" ending. here it is. here is what I have to say.



Sunflower January 3, 2021

Western Inspired Photoshoot With Shelby

Sometimes I get a song in my head and try to form a theme for a photoshoot around it. Lately, I've had the song "On Mine" by Diplo and Noah Cyrus stuck in my head. If you've ever seen the music vi...

Sunflower October 23, 2020

Top 5 FREE Shooting Locations in Hampton Roads

Top 5 free shooting locations in Hampton Roads, Virginia. I know it can be daunting trying to find a place to do photoshoots. As a photographer, we want to find the absolute best places that our c...

Sunflower October 19, 2020

My Why

I woke up one morning and asked "why am I doing this?" For people who aren't aware, that's a huge part of creating a business. You have to know why you are doing it or it becomes hard to convey to...

Sunflower September 29, 2020

what a dream

Ask me what my dream was 10 years ago and I would say to be a professional softball player. I turn 25 this week, so safe to say that didn't happen. Ask me now what my dream is and I'll tell you I ...

Sunflower July 12, 2020

It Changed Me

It was a gradual change. It wasn’t until people started telling me I was different before I truly saw. I’m not sure what was the overall determining factor or if it was a collection of things. I do k...

Sunflower March 20, 2020

how i am currently feeling

I keep apologizing to everyone around me because my head is not focused. I am in a terrible mood constantly and I feel like I am in a hopeless situation. it's almost if my stress and anxiety have gon...

Sunflower February 3, 2020

Let’s Start From the Beginning

I wasn't sure what starting at the beginning would look like, but I figured the beginning looked something like this. Hello, my name is Cat and this is my blog. I started it in 2015 when I needed ...

Sunflower September 2, 2019

& then they are gone

I am a highly emotional person with uncontrollable feelings. I can't help when I feel sad or mad or highly disappointed. I can't help if I ever feel the need to sit down and cry. in fact I want to ri...

Sunflower August 6, 2019

The Self Care Mindset

Self care is a lot harder to achieve than what people think. Self care requires someone who is normally selfless to become selfish, and for them to think about themselves even though they are alw...

Sunflower April 5, 2019


6:47am Here I am, with my cup of creamer with coffee added and my heated blanket on my brand new recliner watching CNN. I feel old. But I also feel like first thing in the morning is mine. It's my...