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It’s a new chapter. I’ve been going through transition for over a year now and I felt like it was finally time for this space to reflect that, so A Loved Life was born. For almost 8 years Taking Steps Home has been my place to share my life with family and friends. It started […]

A Loved Life

February 22, 2018

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I’ve been doing a lot of introspective processing lately. I’ve felt this kind of lack of understanding the whole social media and blog world and it’s left me feeling rather defeated. Let me back up for a moment. When I re-launched Taking Steps Home with a new website and in turned stepped up my instagram […]

The Why

April 24, 2017

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i’ve been thinking a lot about this little ol’ blog. what am i writing, what are people reading, and am i missing something? everything has ebb and flows – full seasons and then seasons of scarceness. but lately i’ve felt like i’ve been getting crickets. from myself from you, my readers, and it just makes […]

blog | what to do?

November 14, 2016

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recently i was looking over my stats…and it completely bummed me out. we all do it – look at our post view counts, our FB and instagram likes, our “unique monthly visitors”. i looked back over the last year and have seen that i’ve dropped drastically in my readership on posts and instagram. did i […]

blog | the numbers game

March 15, 2016

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a love photography | beautiful dannie how do you promote or share your work with others & what advice can you give to other creatives in your field? ahhh…promotion. what’s funny about this question is i just mulled over it with my brother a lot. we basically decided he was going to start doing my marketing […]

creative | promotion + advice

June 17, 2015

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i’m joining jenna + christina in their new monthly series cup of creative. so go take a look at what all their creative hearts are chatting about, i know you won’t be disappointed. 🙂 describe your biggest failure so far and how you plan to bounce back from it… i’m not sure that i’ve had a biggest failure per say. i […]

creative | failures

May 13, 2015