“Little Children” Book Review

Cowabunga Dudettes, Little Children by Tom Perrotta is the suburban satire you’ve all been waiting for. If there’s any modern novel of suburban dystopia that you want to read, this will be it. If you’re looking to blame society for the ills and disappointments of your life; if you’re looking to point a bony, bitter finger; if you’re looking to blame your ex, or your parents, … Continue reading “Little Children” Book Review

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The Beauty of Boudoir, and Why Every Woman Should Do It

The day before my boudoir photo shoot is the feeling beautiful pre-game show. I spend extra time exfoliating and applying natural oils. I drink copious amounts of water for days to ensure plump, hydrated skin. I pull out every piece of lingerie that I own. Silky, lacy, demure, racy; I try them all. I put on music, slip on some heels, dance in front of … Continue reading The Beauty of Boudoir, and Why Every Woman Should Do It

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Beginner Nature Photography Tips: Light

Nature is one of my favorite subjects to capture. While I love the sensation of being constantly caught by the intricate details of how nature comes together, I’ve learned that too much complexity can destroy the impact of a photograph. In trying to include everything, sometimes we lose it all. Between the colors, shapes, sizes, textures and light, you may also feel like everything is getting lost. … Continue reading Beginner Nature Photography Tips: Light