Category archives: Personal

Maternity Sessions on the Outer Banks of NC

Maternity Sessions on the Outer Banks of NCHali Easley | April 28, 2016

I have so much love filled in my heart for these photographs and moments shared with Hali, Derek and Banks.  I honestly get tears to my eyes thinking about how much I love and admire Hali not only as a friend but more like a sister.  Since diapers we were inseparable and I am so proud of the gorgeous woman and momma she has become.  I am so thankful everyday knowing I[...]
I thought about......

I thought about……

  I thought about.... Today I sat. just sat. in silence for a while to meditate and take in different waves of energy that have been passing through my body and mind. I like silence. I believe our minds need to stay busy and inspired just as much as they need to be calm, quiet and centered. I knew I needed this time today… I thought about life…and everything t[...]
Sweet Potato Pancakes with Almond Butter Maple Syrup

Sweet Potato Pancakes with Almond Butter Maple SyrupRecipes by Caroline Jarvis Photography

So Easter morning I woke up with the biggest craving for pancakes…but not just any pancakes, sweet potato pancakes. I was inspired immediately when I opened the fridge and saw two left over baked sweet potatoes from the night before. I started day dreaming about the different ingredient options and decided I would make them with oat flour….yummy :) and perfect flour f[...]
Instagram is changing......tomorrow.

Instagram is changing……tomorrow.

Instagram is changing.....tomorrow.  Yes, it's true.  And to be honest, I kind of feel strange and stupid even talking about this...because this is VERY insignificant compared to "real" problems.  This is very egotistical towards the platform of instagram and it's algorithm behavior.  It's all about people seeing your specific content whether it's for personal or busi[...]
Hatteras Style - A day in the life

Hatteras Style – A day in the life

Living life, in Hatteras style. There isn’t a day that goes by when I don’t think about how thankful I am to be living in Hatteras near my family. Being able to pop in Dillonscorner everyday and see my dad, spend time with my mom throughout the week, and see my sisters and the kids so much is priceless. Oh yea, and my parents puppy Frisco :) Buxton’s best buddy......[...]
Acai Bowl - The Superfood Smoothie :)

Acai Bowl – The Superfood Smoothie :)

I’ve been making this Acai Bowl - Superfood Smoothie Bowl for so long now that it feels like second nature to whip this up after my morning workouts. It’s so delicious, filling, protein-rich, and AMAZING for your bod.  The overall health benefits are out of this world and you truly will feel so great the rest of the day. What I put into the blender…. 1 Banana 1 P[...]
Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

The best banana oatmeal chocolate chip cookies you've ever had in your life.....seriously.  Some of my favorite random things in life include arising early with the sun, warm peaceful beach adventures, puppies....well all animals, a good cup of coffee, creating photographs, perfect avocados, a.m. workouts, finding coral, having endless supply of lemons in my house, ho[...]
Inspirational Active Women - Tone It Up - Karena and Katrina

Inspirational Active Women – Tone It Up – Karena and KatrinaMotivation & Inspiration

Almost 4 years ago when I moved back home to Hatteras from New York City I came across these two gorgeous, inspiring, bubbly and extremely fit beach babes, Karena & Katrina; the founders of Tone It Up. Their energy was incredible and I was immediately intrigued in learning everything about them and their business. If you haven’t ever heard of Tone it Up or Karena [...]
New Year, New Things :)

New Year, New Things :)Februray 11th, 2016

New Year, New Things Hi Guys! How was your holiday season and first month of the new year? I can’t believe it is already February….crazy! Life just keeps moving in full speed. These past couple of months of less social media posts have been extremely necessary for myself in preparing for the year ahead, mental clarity and detoxification of so much technology. As you[...]