Meleesa the Salon

Meleesa the Salon is a sustainable cruelty-free salon located in Huntington Beach, California. AKA. Surf City, USA. Meleesa (the owner) and Tara are the most welcoming people and it was such a pleasure being able to work with their team.

Wild Child, Flower Child

Bethany and Lily are BFFs and some of the sassiest, most fashionable, and musically talented girls you will meet.

Jumping Into Open Seas.

Gut told me I would be writing about this long before I even sat my butt down in front of the screen and my fingers began typing away on the keyboard. And by gut, I really mean God, because God is in the business of doing things like that. He nudges and inspires you to share certain lessons and happenings in your life. And as a human with a whole lot of resistance and insecurities and hesitancy, and still learning a ton about vulnerability, you’re like nooooppppeeeee no thank you. But you end up doing it anyway because that’s what you should have done in the first place. Jokes on me I guess, so here we go.

Parkland: Hidden Within

Parkland is one of my most favorite brands to shoot for, not only because they have great backpacks, but also because they have an amazing team to work with.

Hopeful Pop, Hopeful Andrea

Andrea Hamilton is a singer/songwriter, worship leader, producer, all things awesome, and one of my nearest and dearest friends. I’ve known her for a long time, and let’s just say that we have been through our fair share of life together.

Discover Parkland

For those of you who don’t know, I have the wonderful privilege of being a brand ambassador and on the photo team for Parkland. What I love most about the direction of their marketing is that they are about finding your own escape

What’s Your Mantra.

Their mantra is that they are passionate about people and also happen to make damn good coffee too. That’s what I love most about this coffee shop tucked in the outskirts of Los Angeles County, sitting right below the San Gabriel Mountains.