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groom kissing his bride's right cheek as she smiles at the inn at leola village in lancaster pa

The Inn at Leola Spring Wedding

Apr 18, 2024

A perfect MATCH! What everyone hopes for when finding their spouse. A best friend. A soul mate. Their one true love. For Julie and Elliott, this phrase couldn’t be any more accurate. They both made the decision to go to med school. Julie in Pennsylvania. Elliott in Kansas. Neither of them knowing that this would […]

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Two Ways to Calculate Vehicle Expenses

Apr 17, 2024

It’s Valentine’s Day. We all get a little dressed up and hop into the car for a dinner out. It’s our first time celebrating as a family of three. We pull into the restaurant parking lot with our eyes set on a spot. Then all of a sudden… The entire car viciously drops and pops […]

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Tax Deadlines You Need to Know

Apr 10, 2024

T-minus five days!!!! Are you on Team Relaxation or Team FREAKING OUT??? Or maybe you are questioning what I am even talking about. April 15th. The deadline for filing your taxes. Hopefully, you are reading this and have already completed it and potentially even received a refund. Whoop! Whoop! But if not, now is the […]

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3 Ways to Separate Your Business from Personal

Apr 3, 2024

This week is a big week in our family! Adalynn turns ONE! Even typing it, I still can’t comprehend it. It has been exhausting but so rewarding, hard but full of fun, trying but oh so worth it! Being a mom has made me take a step back in my business and see how I […]

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3 Steps to Track Contract Labor

Mar 27, 2024

Do you use a second shooter? Do you have a virtual assistant? How about a private editor? If you answered yes! Then keep reading! Independent contractors are incredible when it comes to running a small business. It saves you the extra steps needed to have employees while still allowing you to outsource things in your […]

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Elegant Longwood Gardens Engagement Session

Mar 21, 2024

On March 14th in 1993, PA had a blizzard that left over two feet of snow. On March 14th in 2024, PA had 72 degree weather and was filled with sunshine. Which would you rather have? Megan and Brady were thankful for the latter for their elegant Longwood Gardens engagement session. As I type this, […]

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How to Manage Your Income

Mar 20, 2024

The best news just hit your inbox…  You just got paid!!! It’s like Christmas Day every time you look at your bank account and a new line pops up with a positive amount showing! Instantly, you may be thinking of how you can spend it.      New equipment      New education     […]

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Tax Write-off Series: Office Supplies and Props and Software

Mar 13, 2024

Since starting my business back in 2018, I have tested out and used a lot of office supplies and software. Some were great; others were quickly replaced. Now, I have a core set-up of my supplies and software that feel like a “third arm” in my business.  They are used daily and are part of […]

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Tax Write-Off Series: Shipping and Editing

Mar 6, 2024

Real talk: I am having a slight freak out moment… I just licked (aka pulled the sticker cover off, haha) and sealed up the final envelope for Adalynn’s FIRST BIRTHDAY PARTY!!!  What in the world?!? Where did the last year go? I can’t believe I am about to have a one year old. If you […]

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Tax Write-Off Series: Equipment and Contract Labor

Feb 28, 2024

It’s the end of the month!  Have you been staying on top of categorizing your expenses each week? If not, now is the time to make sure February is taken care of, so it doesn’t pile up at the end of the year.  This can be done by: Whichever way you decide to categorize your […]

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