Hey there! I'm Leigh Ann and I'm so glad you've stopped by! I'm a St. Louis based wedding and portrait photographer for joy-filled couples and families. I also have a knack for domestic feats like cooking and crafting and managing a full life from a place of rest. And this little nook of the inter-webs is where I share my excitement for all these things. I hope you're encouraged as you look around!
Four years go, on March 29, 2014, our lives changed forever. It was a dreary Saturday morning, but our home was brightened by the giggles of our two oldest daughters, playing in their room when they woke up. Nate and I were grateful that our seven week old, Ella, had finally decided to sleep for […]
What comes to mind when you hear “Easter Dessert”? I can think of a handful of things that graced my grandma’s beautiful Easter tables when I was growing up, but I think the most traditional – and perhaps the most delicious – is carrot cake! This recipe produces a super-moist and flavorful cake that comes […]
“I don’t have time for that!” “Ugh! I wish I had time for that!” “There just aren’t enough hours in the day for me to _________, _________, AND _______!” Have you ever made any of these remarks? Have you ever been frustrated that other people seem to have all the time to do all the […]
Once upon a time, when we first came to St. Louis, I taught ballet to group of sweet little girls who melted my heart with hilarious cuteness once a week. On top of the fun I had teaching those girls, I also had the privilege of making friends with some of their parents, namely, Taylor […]
An early goal of any budding entrepreneur should be to seek out and work with his or her ideal clients. What a blessing then that I didn’t have to do much seeking at all to connect with Alex & Gretta, who are about as ideal as clients could come! Gretta was a college buddy of […]
It has become sort of a posh thing for brides and grooms to write personalized wedding vows. It can be a really clever spin on the traditional vows and we’ve heard some really witty and sweet ones over the years! When Nate and I got married back in October 2007, we weren’t cool enough to […]
Hey there! Welcome, welcome, welcome to my blog! This is the inaugural post, and I’m so excited you’re here to share it with me! The launch of this blog, and simultaneously my photography business, has been a long time coming. So for this first post I thought I’d share a bit of the back story […]