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I literally can’t with the gorgeousness that exists in our state. They say Virginia is for Lovers – and I totally get it. Lovers of nature, lovers of apples, lovers of wine, lovers of stars. From the beaches to the mountains – even when you’ve been all over the state like I have, there’s all […]

November 25, 2019

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We do family photos every year like clockwork. Always in the fall (sometimes pushed to December because I’ve forgotten to schedule them) – but every year. My favorite sessions always end up being the lifestyle family photos that we do. It’s crazy to see how the kids change year after year, and how we’ve changed, […]

November 22, 2019

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Lynette has been my trainer since April, and one of my awesome instructors at Cyclebar since before I started back in October. We started with pics at Elev8 Fitness, where she’s a trainer and coach, then went to check out the ViBe Creative District, where Lynette spends a bunch of her time.   When you work […]

September 25, 2019

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An awesome rider at Cyclebar Red Mill said something to me the other day that really got me. She said that she woke up the other morning with me on her mind, and that she wanted me to know to embrace my fun and quirky side, and not to fight it. She said that she […]

August 1, 2019

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Whenever a new year begins, I try to think of a practical New Years Resolution.  Nothing too crazy.  Do I want to lose 40 pounds?  Totally. I’m doing things to work on that, like going to CycleBar almost every day (it’s become a bit of an obsession- seriously, you should come with me!). Am I […]

January 3, 2019

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It’s not easy to do things for yourself.  In life in general, but certainly in business.  It’s easy to say that you get to have control over things, but the downside is that you have SUCH control that you can’t let go of it.  Let me give you an example: I am AWFUL at my […]

July 29, 2018

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