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We’ve only been home three days, but I’m already planning on when we can take our next cruise! This trip was many things to us. It was something for us to look forward to after so much sadness in our family last year. It was my gift to my husband for his 40th birthday, just […]

personal, travel

March 6, 2019

Our Disney Fantasy Eastern Caribbean Cruise


Rainbows follow a storm. A rainbow baby is a term given to a little one born shortly after the loss of a previous child to miscarriage, stillbirth, or death in infancy. Dakota is Tracy and Shannon’s rainbow. I met this sweet couple during the storm of losing their precious newborn, Skylar, when I was called […]

families, newborns

February 18, 2019

Welcome, Dakota. A rainbow baby newborn session.

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The sticky note. It’s usually a reminder of a to-do list or a task you don’t want to forget. I had the idea of using sticky notes to decorate a backdrop for a session a few years ago after visiting an Aerie store’s dressing room. The bright colors are my style, but I didn’t think […]

seniors, VIPteam

February 5, 2019

Sticky Notes for the Soul.


This sweet family has grown right before my eyes and this session was to celebrate the adorable birthday boy! It’s so fun to watch families take shape over the years and this one is super special to me. We started with some playful family portraits had to mark the occasion. We ended it all with […]

babies, children, families

January 22, 2019

First birthday lifestyle session.

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The first session of the New Year was with my VIPteam! I was SO happy we had another snow since during the first one I was experiencing the wrath of a kidney stone. It was a chilly day after the snow and the icy trees had just started to melt. Gosh, they were beautiful! I […]

seniors, VIPteam

January 16, 2019

Snow much fun! A VIPteam winter session.