You know when you meet someone whether in person, email, social media, phone call, and you can tell pretty quickly if you will get a long with them well? Tami was like that for me. Maybe she's like that for a lot of people, I can definitely see that because she's so stinking sweet and likable. How can you not just want to pursue a conversation with her?Read More
When I talked to Brittany about what she was thinking for the engagement session she explained that they were the kind of couple who likes to have fun and do things. They love doing brunch, riding bikes, going places, exploring their neighborhood...and that's pretty much what we did.Read More
Two pilots. one destination. They have been dating for years and met up for a little weekend getaway in San Diego. Little did Michaela know that Michael was hard at work planning out this sweet Sunset Cliffs proposal. This sounds like the plot of a movie I would definitely opt for on a Friday night in.Read More
If you’re anything like me, you had all the best intentions of Christmas shopping early, like in the summertime early, but alas here we are the week of Thanksgiving with an underwhelming amount of gifts crossed off the list.
In hopes to make it easier on you to find the perfect gift for a sweet new baby, new parents, or to stock up on black Friday for baby-on-the-way, I threw together a simple list of our favorite things.Read More
The birds were making their presence known and it was the perfect temperature. The girls were poppin' champagne and the guys were getting settled into their cabin with food and bevs. Honestly, I think the best way to describe this day is that it was bursting at the seams with love. Beautiful, genuine, emotional love.Read More
Did I just witness a fairytale wedding?
Let me paint you this picture...It’s a warm, sunny Friday afternoon. I arrive at my destination, Quail Haven Farm. As I drive up this long windy driveway, I notice trees and flowers and turn to corner to see this wonderful barn with the friendliest horses popping their heads out to greet...
Ever been to a wedding where the whole essence of the day truly fit the personality of the bride and groom? Nick and Andrea hit this one out of the park.
Down to the very last detail this day was perfection
Our little lady is here! My first born has nestled her way out of her bed-womb and into our bedroom. If I can be totally candid, before she was born I got ALL the advice. "Get your sleep now." "Don't buy too many things because baby doesn't need it." The advice went on and on. Meanwhile, I had this perfect little idea that if I just gave my daughter a quick pep talk about sleep, she would sleep just fine in her bassinet and all would be well. Ha! Everyone say it with me - HA!Read More
It was the perfect temperature all day long as the clouds came and went. The vows were funny and sweet. The moods were high all around. The dancing was ridiculous and incredible. I’m strongly considering requesting there be a mosh-pit at all future weddings. The day was perfect.Read More
Summer always reminds me of tropical and jungle vibes. Some people think desert - but my mind wanders to tree covered rain forests, exotic palms, and waterfalls. Being an east coast raised girl I've always been more partial to humid, lush, green environments.Read More
When I originally envisioned our daughters nursery, I knew I was going for some kind of a minimalist and boho blend. I had always loved the idea of plants in there and lots of white. I didn't want a generic baby theme. In fact, I wanted a style that could be easily changed with decor. Aside from plants and a very simple base color palate, one detail that was really important to me to have in her room were copies of the vows Brian and I said to each other on our wedding day.Read More
When you're not used to being in front of a camera other than an iPhone or maybe even at all, a photography session may seem pretty intimidating. I wouldn't expect you to know what you're doing or feel comfortable "modeling," because chances are you don't do that for a living. When you're comfortable in your surroundings that takes at least one scary factor out of this equation. When you're comfortable, you're more you.Read More
This San Diego tropical baby shower brunch was a dream. A fun, fresh way to welcome a sweet little summer babe into the world. Complete with the most delicious brunch menu (hello, donuts!), a DIY mimosa bar and the best baby shower games that everyone enjoys. If you're currently planning a baby shower or looking for some summer party inspiration take a peek at the gorgeous details. Caution: Post may cause serious drool. Proceed at your own risk.Read More
I have a question for you...What's better than a gorgeous park, a sun-shiney day and hanging out with the cutest one year old twin girls and their incredible parents? Not a whole lot! The Ternes family are some of my favorite people to photograph - read more to find out why!Read More