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Can you even believe we have arrived to this point already?! I don’t know about you all, but the past 3 weeks have been FULL in our house! I feel like we are just settling in to this new routine and getting into a groove! Some words that come to mind……awesome (my kids starting middle […]

September 26, 2018


Happy almost last day of June! I can’t believe it’s nearly July!  As my son said to me a few days, back…..”Mama – it’s my half birthday and half way to Christmas”!  Yikes – thanks Nate! I hope you are all enjoying these warm, summery nights! First and foremost, tonight is about this awesome, hilarious, […]

June 30, 2015


This fabulous family session reminded me of why I completely love photographing people in their own space. It was simple. It was playful. It was comfy. It was them! I also learned on this day that I was totally meant to meet this trio (and was crazily surprised we hadn’t crossed paths before)! But I […]

April 7, 2015


So, the other day I was photographing a family, stopped to look at the back of my camera and gasped. And then I thought, “In 20 years, he is going to be so happy to have this photo with his mom and dad”.  They may be silly moments, or non traditional moments, or crazy moments….but […]

November 25, 2014


Can you even believe it’s August 19th? Two weeks from tomorrow school starts! I think we are getting closer to being ready, but each year with my kids gets more and more fun and I just love the freedom of summer (more of that in an upcoming personal blog post)!  I mean, this summer has […]

August 20, 2014


Goodness, well, I don’t have to say a lot about this family. The photos truly speak for themselves.  But let me summarize…. 1. Bria was born and is almost a month old now.  2. She is a stunning addition to this already stunning family.  3. I love all of them.  4. Bria sometimes gives me […]

June 22, 2014


I cannot believe it’s March 1st! Where did the first quarter of 2014 run off to? Good thing I’ve been filling the days with things like this!!!! This completely adorable family is due to have a baby this month! I’m slightly partial to the March babies (as my own little girl will turn 10 in […]

March 2, 2014


The end of fall brings so much…..the hint of the holidays, gratitude, family, decorations, great food and tons FUN!!! This family just wrapped all that up for me!!!! We played (and took pictures) a few weeks back and I’d say we successfully captured the “season” of this family! Age 3.5, age 10 months. I LOVED […]

December 3, 2013


So, this shoot is just extra special in my heart!  A few weeks back I traveled to Hood River, OR to chase around the most fabulous family!  He was my husband’s college roommate at WWU (Go Vikings)! And they, as a family, are just so special!  We love them!  So sit back, relax and enjoy […]

November 7, 2013


These are the Honig and Pyatt families. They are awesome.  And they picked a most GORGEOUS day for family photos.  These two.  Their love.  Sweetest ever!  After 14 years of marriage I think he adores her…. a lot!  Now these are their grandbabies.  2.5 years old.  And FULL of energy!  And then they do this….. […]

July 10, 2013