Pattern Review: Knit Baby Booties

Pattern review: I had been looking for an EASY single piece baby bootie pattern the whole time I was pregnant. ...more

3 Tips for Blurry Christmas Light Pictures!

I’ll keep this short and sweet (the three girls and I are packing up today to head East tonight – no easy feat to accomplish without any help!) but hopefully give you enough information to take your mediocre Christmas Lights and Kids pictures to the next level. Because we all love them, right?! Here are a few of my first attempts from when Gracie was just a baby! ...more

DIY Beer Box Coasters – An Awesome “Man” Gift!

Anyone else have extreme difficulty shopping for the men in your lives? I always have a hard time thinking about what to give (and an especially hard time thinking up something to make) for my husband, Dad, father-in-law, and brothers. These easy to make beer box coasters are great, though, and work as a thoughtful, handmade gift for so many different kinds of men ....more

Sally Lyn : A Photo Birth Story

Kacia, you can never know what these photos mean to us. Thank you, thank you, thank you. You ...more

How I Stocked My Freezer Before Baby: Practical Tips, Tricks, Recipes and Advice

I was pretty excited about our full size freezer that our family received as a gift last Christmas. But I’m even more excited now that it’s being put fully to use and is stocked and ready to help make life a bit easier once Sally makes her entrance into this world now that Sally is here! I’m going to share with you my real-world, real-Mom tips for putting your own freezer to use and stocking it with delicious, varied meals your family will love ....more

Two Weeks New

I can’t believe it’s been two weeks since our beautiful baby was born. She’s an angel baby, sleeping almost all of the time with the exception of a few bright eyed moments of gazing around. ...more

25 Books Of Christmas : Our Advent Calendar

A few years ago, we decided to turn our growing Christmas Book Collection into a real Advent Calendar for our girls. ...more

Documenting Pregnancy : Baby Sally’s Pregnancy Progress

Now that Sally is officially 40 weeks (hooray!) I thought it would be the perfect time to share the final details of how I documented her pregnancy. All with the use of my iPhone and two apps I enjoyed using throughout, I was able to capture my ever growing bump in a way that felt flattering and fun vs. anxiety causing and depressing But the best part about how I documented this pregnancy was being able to involve my girls! ...more

Sally’s Blanket and Some Sweet Sister Love

Being a newborn photographer and having a newborn is like…well…I can’t even think of an appropriate analogy. It’s heaven. ...more