I shot my favorite session ever in a grocery store this month. I’m not even lying.  I’m totally biased because it was my kid I was shooting, but I could. not. stop. laughing.  You guys are welcome to tell me it’s because I’m her mom, but I’m still waiting for SaveMart to reach out and […]

Lifestyle, My story, Willemina Grace

March 27, 2018

The Day I Looked Insane at SaveMart


Cut-to-the-chase honesty, coming your way! When you land on the pricing page on my website, you’ll see that a portrait session is $350, and includes about an hour of shooting (as well as all photos, edited, and an online gallery).  Here’s what I want you to know about that “about one hour” comment – because if […]

Blog posts, My story

February 5, 2017

Hire for the photos, not the hour(s)


Six months ago, I pulled on a one-piece bathing suit that only stretched up to my belly button and after a HEARTY laugh, put on a bikini and prayed I wouldn’t see anyone I knew at the pool in Huntington Beach.  Just a few short days later, a nurse was handing me a teeny tiny little baby […]

My story, Willemina Grace

August 1, 2016

The Strangest 6 Months


I think as the maid of honor, the first thing you KNOW you need to do is buy a white, bedazzled “BACHELORETTE” sash for the bachelorette party.  You shouldn’t need theKnot to tell you that. Well.  I’m my sister’s maid (matron, technically, but I don’t like that word) of honor and I forgot to buy […]

Lifestyle, My story

March 31, 2015

The bachelorette party where I forgot to buy a sash


merry Christmas // happy new year In 2014… We got married. And it was awesome. We cleaned out an old barn on our property/dairy, Daniel built a bridge and the ceremony arbor and we found out we love doing projects and hosting parties together. It did come with a side of learning how to work […]

My story

January 31, 2015

The first year I mailed a timely Christmas card