sister sister

A visit with my sister is obviously never complete without a photo shoot. During my time back home in Texas, we were busy, and it was HOT, but we managed to squeeze in few minutes to take some shots outside of my sister’s apartment. I really haven’t used my DSLR at all this year, so […]

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my new nephew

This summer I became an aunt three times over – but the first time to a boy! I spent the past five days back in Texas with family to meet him, and DANG IT if this little dancing baby isn’t giving me baby fever REAL BAD. He is so happy and healthy and wiggly, and I […]

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the magic of…

The past three years I have taken an annual trip to Disneyland in the summer. My brother has gone with me once (and is not too excited about going again), my husband has gone with me once (and is not too excited about going again), my sister has gone with me once (and is not […]

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our valentine’s day

Like I said before, we never go crazy on Valentine’s Day, and this year was no exception. All I wanted was a low key day with my husband and Kipling, who also turned four (she was actually born on February 14!). We grabbed sandwiches from our favorite neighborhood sandwich shop and had a picnic at […]

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family visits

These are the last of my Christmas photos. Unfortunately my oldest brother couldn’t make it back to Texas for the holiday, but my other brother and his family were able to come down the day after. My niece was so excited about the Ragdoll kitty she got from Santa and brought her along. Her name is […]

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happy new year!

I hope everyone had a safe and pleasant New Year’s Eve. We opted to stay in with a couple of friends, playing Phase 10, drinking wine, and snacking on white chocolate peppermint pretzels (it was too cold to venture out). We also hung stringed lights up in our living room, which I’m pretty excited about. These […]

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portrait photographer : my nieces

Our Christmas trip back home was a whirlwind. After arriving in Houston at noon on the 23rd, we had to almost immediately drive to Austin to visit Whitney’s grandmother and to take my younger niece back home. We did make a (literal) ten minute stop in Old Town Spring to grab some photos of my […]

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christmas elf

My grandmother sent my niece a little Christmas dress for her birthday, so naturally we had to have a little Christmas themed shoot. She’s not as enthusiastic about taking pictures as I am, but she humored me for a few minutes to get some shots. It was all by chance that her bow matched the […]

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home for the holidays

Nothing beats Christmas. You can argue with me until the cows come home, but I will never change my mind. Everything about the season is magical. But this year my spirits were a little out of loop, and though I still can’t figure out why, my husband told me maybe it’s because I’m an adult […]

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happy holidays and new year

A bit late, but I wanted to pop in to wish you all a happy holiday season. I didn’t bring my computer with me back to Texas (best decision) so therefore no blogging. We arrived back in LA yesterday, drove to San Diego to pick up our Kipling, and are now back home trying to […]

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