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A newborn photo shoot is a special opportunity to capture the beauty and innocence of your little one, but it’s also a chance to express your unique interests and personality. New parents are often so focused on their baby that they forget to include elements that showcase their own interests and hobbies, but incorporating these […]

February 15, 2023

February 8, 2023

Natalia – isn’t that such a beautiful name?  This precious baby girl came in last month with her momma, Thalia, for her mini newborn session.  They recently moved here from Colorado, so we talked a bit about the differences between Colorado and Houma and what an adjustment that must be.  I don’t know how it’s […]

November 17, 2022

Years ago, when the kids were toddlers and I kept a family blog, there was a popular post in the blog world called, “Not Me Mondays.”   I thought I’d bring that back today just to have a little fun. It wasn’t me who showed up 40 minutes early to a groom’s house this weekend because […]

November 14, 2022

Confession time… I have a love/hate relationship with blogging and social media. Some days I can’t wait to share images and blog posts, Tik Toks, and Reels … other days I am all out of ideas and I just want to throw in the towel. But social media is here to stay and we are […]

November 4, 2022

This adorable baby, Hayes, was my last newborn of 2021 and was definitely a great way to wrap up the year!  His parents were just the sweetest and I don’t know if I’ve ever laughed so much at a newborn baby before.  Just take a look at all of his faces!   He stared at me […]

January 7, 2022

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