Monthly archives: March 2014

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Last weekend I took photos of my friend Tara and her beautiful family - there was a theme to our story - the very hungry caterpillar! Her oldest girl, B, is obsessed with this story, and the little one, I, has her own obsession with the stuffed variety... This photo of 8 month old baby "I" has become one of my favorites - I just love her expression and the [...]

Black Bean and Mango Salsa

Several years ago, a friend sent me a fabulous recipe for black bean and mango salsa. I was living in Arizona at the time while attending graduate school. That was about 10 years ago, and since then I have lost the actual recipe. However, I remembered most of the ingredients and have continued to prepare the salsa with my own modifications over the years. It remains m[...]

Newborn Photography - Baby H

Last week I had the honor of taking sweet Baby H's newborn photos. This little guy was so alert during the session - just look at those amazing, bright eyes! His parents are besotted with their new baby boy. I just loved capturing the shared moments between the three of them. Baby H was able to catch a few z's during the shoot - love this one... [...]

3 Month Photo Shoot

Little Z turned 3 months earlier this month. I took this little cutie's newborn photos back in December and was amazed at how much she has grown! She has such beautiful, soulful blue eyes - not to mention that gorgeous smile! I just love this age. "I am strong, I am confident, I am WOMAN!" Love this photo :) Z's Grandma embroidered this blanket when her [...]

Lifestyle Family Session

My best friend Amy and her husband Tim have impeccable modern style. They bought their 1950's rambler 7 years ago and have transformed it into a sophisticated modern oasis for their sweet family of four. I have been wanting to do a lifestyle photography session, and thought their home would make the perfect backdrop. We began with the kids in their whimsical bedrooms.[...]

Wisconsin Road Trip

Ever since I was a little girl I have loved a good road trip. Last week I wrote a blog post about my latest road trip adventure to the Apostle Islands ice caves off of Lake Superior in Wisconsin. It was about a 4 hour drive from Minneapolis to the caves. We took the scenic route through Wisconsin. It was such a beautiful drive. We drove through farms with sheep, horse[...]