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  • Thoughts and feelings on a rainy Friday

    Being a mother and wife are way more then a full time job, add in a photography business and I know I have a lot on my plate. Too often I find myself caught up in worries and concerns about my business. Why didn’t that person hire me? Why don’t I have the following or business […]

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  • Peace : Motherhood and the sleeping child

    When a client came to me with the request of documenting her children sleeping, I was immediately excited. Anyone who has ever had a baby knows that one of the most rewarding and wonderful times as a mother (or parent) is when that little ball of energy conks out. I treasure the times when I […]

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  • Organize and decorate : pastimes for happiness

       This is my favorite space that I have ever decorated. It is also my favorite room in my house. I spend lots of time in here which is good because it makes me happy! A big shout out to artcrate.co and of course my husband (the master of all things attached to the wall) for […]

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  • Traveling with children : New York City

    In April the boys and I had the opportunity to go check out NYC with my mom and brother. I LOVE to travel and the older my kids get the more I love to travel with them. Strollers and naps kill a trip like New York City, but having these boys along in their more […]

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  • Creativity + Motherhood : Finding a Balance

    I love being a mother. I feel strongly that it has taught me more about myself and about how to love then any other thing I have ever done. I know it is my most important calling. But sometimes at the end of a long day of mothering, the only thing I want to do […]

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  • Birth Story : I missed my calling in life

    Being around newborns always makes me feel like I should have been a wet nurse! I totally missed that calling by like a hundred plus years though sadly! I will settle for photographing birth stories and newborn portraits, which I love, so I guess it’s not really settling. 🙂 I love when photographs tell a […]

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  • Setting my style : necessary or stifling?

    I recently shared this image on Facebook and got some interesting feedback from it. This is an image made up of two images shot one right after the other. One exposed for the sky and one exposed for the foreground. The sky looked like this and the foreground looked like this, but yes it is […]

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  • What is this called again? A blog?

    Wow, almost two years since I last posted on this blog. I have missed this and my personal blog as a creative outlet. But what can I say? Military wife, four kids, church, a dog and of course photography has left little time to write about photography. I am not committing to post every session […]

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  • Family Portraits : Oceanside, California

    Remember a lifetime ago when I lived in sunny So Cal? Right before my move I did these family portraits for one of my favorite families in the world, The Livingstons. I want to be just like them when I grow up! Love and miss you guys!  

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