new chapter, bring it on 🎈

Hello friends! As you may or may not have noticed, I have been quite absent from my blog lately. I have been putting my responsibilities as a student first {because I'm a nerd who actually loves school haha. seriously though guys, what a gift to have access to education!}, but school is out now! I… Continue reading new chapter, bring it on 🎈


I’m Redefining Male Modeling

I got it in my head the other day that I wanted to have a group photo shoot with guys and girls. . I don’t have a lot of experience photographing guys, so naturally, I took to Pinterest for some inspiration. . And Pinterest had nothing for me. . I saw a lot of broody… Continue reading I’m Redefining Male Modeling



This past year has really stretched me. . I experienced a lot of negative things for the first time in my life. . I grew up in a safe little bubble. In a little town and a happy family. I had never really seen true selfishness or bitterness up close before. I knew it existed,… Continue reading Stitched


To My Papa Bear on His Birthday (kind of)

. You are my first love. No other person will ever have my heart like you do. . You taught me what adventure is, and have never ceased to encourage me since the day I was born. You taught me my love for the sea, and how to be truly fearless. You taught me what… Continue reading To My Papa Bear on His Birthday (kind of)

sunshine · underwater

when you wish upon a starfish (hehe)

if I were to get three wishes... 1) eat cookies whenever while still maintaining my health 2) ability to breathe underwater… as a mermaid 3) live here on this reef (with my mermaid powers) where the fish grow large and the corals bloom like flowers ahh, I could have stayed there for hours... **These pictures… Continue reading when you wish upon a starfish (hehe)


What I Know

I don’t know everything there is to know about life, but I have learned a few things over the years. I know that the sun rises in the east and sets in the west. I cannot for the life of me tell you which direction is east without a compass, but I know the fact.… Continue reading What I Know


The Aftermath

        Fire can be a scary thing. It’s destructive. Untamable. Unpredictable. It can get out of control in mere moments and destroy everything in it’s path. But it’s beautiful at the same time. Mesmerizing. How can something so harmful be so welcoming to the senses? The way it looks, the way it… Continue reading The Aftermath


Finger Paint

Life is full of colors! Nature is full of surprises. Clothes need new designs. Skin tones vary even within families. No matter what the dye is filling up, I just love bursts of color, the more the better! So my mama and I painted our nails with every nail polish color we own and had… Continue reading Finger Paint


Live Freely (Mission Statement)

I want to live freely. Not in the sense of doing whatever I want whenever I want, that’s not freedom to me. I want to be free. I want to breathe this life in completely. And exhale my purpose for it. I want to make my mark on the Earth. I want it to be a better place… Continue reading Live Freely (Mission Statement)