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Hi! I'm Hope Ann! I'm wedding photographer based in North Carolina & I love long romantic walks to the taco truck, & ohhh yeaaahhh...I'm obsessed with sweet tea. 

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You read the title right! I am quitting my day job, & going full time as a business owner!!! (*Cue the confetti cannons & let’s toast with a mimosa!*) Deciding to go full time with my business is quite a scary thing, but I’ve been nurturing this little business for a while so it made […]

Hope Ann Is Going Full Time! From 8-5 to Entreprenuer Life

Business, Life

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I’m as single as a pringle, and you know what? I’m okay with that. I’ve learned over the years how to love & live my life as a single woman. Sure, it’s easy to get caught up in wanting to be with someone on Valentines Day, or any holiday for that matter. But I really […]

Single on Valentines Day?

Inspiration, Life

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Not only do I love blogging about all the sessions & weddings I do, but I also love blogging lifestyle, & personal posts too! Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, & maybe you’ve already gotten her everything she wanted for Christmas. So now what? Don’t worry. I’ve got you covered. Here are a few Valentine’s gift […]

Valentines Day Gifts For Her

Life

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Oh friends. I love traveling, but let me tell you about my extreme dislike for traffic, and the I-95 in Richmond, Virginia. Traffic is buzzing around me, on a 6 lane highway, at about 80-85 miles per hour(For a small town girl……that feels like 100 to me). Then out of the blue, red lights everywhere. […]

Personal Life Update + Richmond, Virginia Trip

Life, Travels

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Summer is here which means cookouts, pool parties, and nights that we wish would never end. (Insert every song every written about summer with that line.) But it’s not what you hoped it would be. You find yourself feeling left out of these big events. People that you thought were your friends didn’t send you […]

5 Ways To Deal With Being Left Out

Inspiration, Life

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Hi friends! Recently, on top of battling severe acid reflux(which is now under control, thank God for that!), I have been battling panic attacks, and severe anxiety. I feel like this topic has been placed on my heart to write about for a reason, and that reason is you’re probably struggling with this too. Am […]

How To Work From A Place of Rest

Inspiration, Life

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Hey there friends! As promised here is a gift guide for all the special women in your life. These gifts range from budget friendly brands to the high end brands. I tried to make this gift guide super easy, and accessible for you, and I tied in some last minute options too. I love giving […]

The ULTIMATE Gift Guide For Women

Life

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Valentines Day is coming up, and maybe you want to get that special girl boss in your life something she’ll love. I have complied a list of my favorite things everything from digital products to paper. Don’t know a girl boss, but want to get your loved something special? Stay tuned, next week I will […]

Gift Guide For The Girl Boss

Life

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For those of you who may be new, and may not know I have one younger brother named Matthew. He’s 3 years younger than I am, and on August 27th, 2017 he turned 26 years old. He’s a very quiet, and shy individual so we had a low-key cookout with just family, and we had […]

Matthews 26th Birthday Cookout || Personal

Life

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Hello friends! If you are checking to see if you read the title wrong, I promise, you didn’t. This is something I kept feeling a pressing to write on, so I pray you find this helpful in your life. How can you run a business while dealing with anxiety, or depression?  I’m writing from a […]

How To Be A Business Owner While Overcoming Anxiety, Or Depression

Inspiration, Life

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