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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 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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