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Small Business Owners: Should You Require a Deposit?

Filed in : Business

Should a small business owner require a deposit to secure their services?   Let me set the stage for you: You’re a hairstylist and you’ve recently booked a client for a cut, color, and style appointment this Saturday. The whole service is going to take about three hours, and you’re expecting to make roughly $180. […]

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How to Have a Perfect Wedding Day

Filed in : Business, Wedding

I’m pretty sure if you’re working on planning your wedding, you don’t need another lengthy article about the proper rehearsal dinner etiquette and one size fits all to-do lists. The magazine shelves have enough of those, and you aren’t a cookie cutter bride, so you don’t need cookie cutter advice.   I try to share […]

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Fried Potatoes

Filed in : Business

Last night I had the immense honor to photograph an event called The Cornbread Convocation at The Wrigley Taproom. Guests enjoyed an absolutely delightful farm to table menu prepared by Chef and co-owner of the restaurant, Kristin Smith, and six amazingly talented Appalachian authors (Ronni Lundy, Silas House, Lora Smith, Marianne Worthington, Jason Howard, and […]

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Engagement Session in the Mountains | Megan + TJ | Christina Stallard Photography

Filed in : Engagement

After Megan booked me as her wedding photographer, we started planning for her engagement session, and I was so excited about her ideas! Both her and her fiancé, TJ, work as environmental educators, and since I always encourage my couples to pick a location for engagement sessions that is personal to them, she took to […]

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