Over spring break I had the opportunity to visit Filoli up in Woodside CA aka San Mateo County. Constructed in 1915 it opened to the public in 1976 the entire property consists of 654 acres, and the house and gardens occupy 16 of those acres. Read more about the history of the estate including past […]
Here is a list of our favorite books at the moment all of which are available at Amazon right now.
So, let’s say you were expecting a baby you just weren’t expecting a preemie baby or a baby who would need to stay in a neonatal intensive care unit or NICU. But here you are so, now what? Well, I’ve been there, so I have compiled the sum of my firsthand experience, research, and observations […]
When I began this blog, I did so with the intention of it being a mom blog, because that is the kind of blog I felt qualified to write, hence the name. I found wifehood and motherhood to be a very validating experience, being defined by others in that way felt very natural to me.
A little impromptu Halloween fun with my husband last night.
When I first started doing portrait sessions, I didn’t cull my images very well. If the picture was in focus and the photos subject’s eyes were open, it was a keeper. Which meant that in a 45-60 minute session, I would come away with 250+ clicks and end up giving the subject(s) several dozen images. […]
Do you ever just wake up with a random burst of creative energy and design a photo session totally randomly and somehow manage to get your four-year-old to cooperate entirely? Because that’s what I did this morning. Look for the rest of the photos on Facebook and Instagram.
Here is the latest addition to my summer photo series Tragic Beauty, “Maleficent” with wardrobe and makeup by the model herself.
I have been photographing Lanika since she was a teenager, and as we’ve both grown up and gotten busy with kids and jobs we don’t get together as much anymore, so this session was a rare treat. Lanika is incredibly photogenic and has a real fashion editorial type look that I just love in a […]
Yes, I listen to the radio, yes I listen to classic rock, and do you know what? There is only one classic rock station in my area that gets good reception and they hardly play any female artists. They don’t even pepper them in like other stations, often times I can spend 90 minutes or […]
Here is the second character in my fine art fantasy-themed photo series, tragic beauty: Little Red Riding Hood.
I’m kicking of my fine art fantasy photo series, Tragic Beauty, with a self-portrait called, The Red Queen. I’ll be working on this series throughout the summer, I have some friends who have volunteered to pose as some fairytale characters for me and I’m really excited.