Category Archives: personal

personal updates from Mary Dougherty including recipes, getting in shape, being a mom and growing as a photographer!

5 things I learned from not blogging

It’s been a while. Actually it feels like forever, but in fact it’s been 5 months since I last blogged.

the busy season

Now watch me whip. Watch me nae nae. Watch me whip, whip. Watch me nae nae. I have been crazy busy. Maybe you


This is going to change your life. I know, that sounds super dramatic, but I honestly think it will. It’s

how to train for a 50k

I signed up! But let’s be honest – that’s the easy part. I have a little over 3 months now until I

what to give your bridesmaids

The great thing about being a wedding photographer is seeing everything you should have done at your own wedding.

when you give a dog a bath

When you give a dog a bath… you might as well make it fun. Put on your bathing suit, get out the hose and scrub

the tent diaries

For the past three nights I’ve been sleeping in this tent. In our backyard. Operation #daxsleeps has

Quinoa Kale Peach Salad

Each summer we seem to find a new favorite dish, and this year Quinoa Kale Peach Salad is it. Have we made things that