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Waffle Queen Wookies- and the inspiring entrepreneur!

You know those women you just click with? Well, I mean I might have stalked her online first and tried out her amazing products. but Im pretty much just obsessed with Sarah and so proud of her! I believe so much in her business, her reason, and her. I’m so thankful for her in my life and our coffee dates and meetings that refresh my soul and my business motivation. I could go on and on about her, but the bottom line is, she’s one of those encouraging, believing in other women and rooting for everyone- entrepreneurs and MAN do we all need more women like her in life.

We had one (of the many to come!) photoshoots showing off her Wookies Waffle Cookies (click that word to go to her website to order some.. you won’t be sorry!) and the Waffle Queen herself. If you follow Davista Photography on Instagram, you’ve seen this gorgeous woman, otherwise meet Sarah! one of my favorite people, love her!

Follow Sarah’s Wookie page on Instagram, and her personal page

Makeup by Mary Morgan

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only fitting to share a book from the lovely Cara Alwill Leyba for this post! It’s all about female entrepreneurs. Click below to get Girl Code and use my amazon affiliates code!

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intimate Beach Wedding- Tidewater Beach Resort Panama City Beach

What happens when it’s busy season in Panama City Beach for a small wedding? You can hear people from the balcony of the Tidewater Beach Resort clapping as the bride walks down the aisle and more so when they kiss after the “I Dos” and all I could do behind my lens is tear up. No matter how many weddings I photograph, there are just certain moments that get me. That was one of them, luckily I can hide behind my camera but it was beautiful. Close friends and family for the ceremony on the beach and then a party after but not before I steal the bride and groom away for a few minutes together as they stroll down the beach for portraits and kiss as the sun sets. Have I mentioned how much I love it here? Here’s a few from this lovely wedding filled with absolutely lovely people.

Thanks to the Wedding Shop for the beautiful decor, coordinating, set up, arch and more. click the link to view their website. They’re an amazing team and i’m so glad to be a part of it!

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And as always, leaving a book I recommend! click below to purchase this great little book!

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A perfect day for a Beach Wedding- Panama City Beach Florida

An intimate beach wedding on the Emerald Coast, it was an absolutely beautiful day filled with loving family and an adventurous couple who wanted to get in the water together for photos, which is my favorite for sure! Thanks to The Wedding Shop they provide everything you need for your perfect wedding day rentals, coordinators and more!

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A gift Celebrating You- Panama City Beach Portraits

My mindset of a woman’s age has changed over the last few years. I see women in the 30s, 40s, 50s + becoming more confident and sexy. No longer 20 (thank GOD) we start to stand firm in who we are and exude confidence without trying. Women become sexier with age, it’s something i’ve blogged about before and this woman is no exception. This fabulous, spunky, hard working, stunning woman visited from out of town and in celebration of turning 50 she worked her fabulous butt off. I love spending time with women through the portrait process. From our consult and chatting, to the makeup and hair, and really connecting during the shoot, I am so lucky to have a little insight to their big bold lives. Women I believe in and the conversations we hold are both light and full of laughter and sometime sharing past hurts and triumphs. What a beautiful thing, and I hope she looks back and sees the fiery goddess she is.

so in honor of this woman i’m suggesting two books on amazon (using my affiliate code) Daring Greatly and Great Rich Lucky Bitch!

Two Books i’ve suggested in the past but Daring Greatly is for men and women and if you check her out on netlfix, I guarantee you’ll love this author Brene Brown. It’s about her extensive research on vulnerability and it’s a must. Get Rich Lucky Bitch! by Denise Duffield-Thomas is another I couldn’t put down and really how it’s not luck it’s hard work but oh so worth it! so click the links above to get yours today!

50 and fabulous photoshoot
50 and fabulous portrait photoshoot
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30a photoshoot on the beach- Davista Photography

Late April in Inlet Beach and such a beautiful night with this couple and their sweet baby girl on the way! Since this evening, their bundle of joy has arrived, and i’m so thankful we were able to get together to get some fabulous photographs. Not to mention how absolutely GORGEOUS Jennifer is to capture! She even had her hair and make done at Pure and Couture Salon in Destin to feel a little extra glam and ready for the photoshoot showing off her bump!

Just want to share a few from this night, congratulate this sweet couple and even share a book that is great in all aspects of life and every relationship you come across. Although I don't have kiddos of my own, the best thing I can give is advice to continue to love and show love everyday and seeing this couple and how much they care for one another prompted me to share one of the first books that gave me a passion for self discovery, The Five Love Languages. If you’re looking for a book to read together as couple, to learn what your love language is, or even to find out about other friends and family, I can’t recommend this book enough. Click on the link to purchase right from amazon.

Congratulations again!

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