Last Minute Holiday Mini Sessions!

Seattle, WA

Halloween is past and now we begin to settle into the holiday season. Before you start panicking about sending out your Christmas cards, let me help you get some cute photos of you and yours.

Rain or shine, we will meet  you at Green Lake Park for a quick mini session of your family. It will be so painless that the potential rain won’t even bother you and it’s just quick enough to keep your little’s attention. Schedule your session today before slots fill up!

$150 for a 20 minute shoot and 10 digital delivered to your inbox through a custom family gallery.

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Baby Sloane

Seattle, WA

There is nothing like the first weeks of having a newborn. They are so itty bitty and precious! Bobby and Kelly welcomed their baby girl, Sloane Harper into the world on May 6th at 6:23am. Weighing in at 8lbs 7oz & 19.5in long! Congratulations McCarville family — she is a beauty!

Martin Family

Seattle, WA

This is one spectacular family who are near to our hearts. Kaj & Janell have three beautiful children: Phoebe, Asha & Luke. They pastor at Living Way Foursquare in North Seattle and have been huge influences on our life and their community. I had the honor to do a family session of them for their Christmas card. We ventured to Golden Gardens Park in Seattle on a beautiful crisp day. The sun broke out through the clouds just in time! They were troopers and were able to overcome the chill!

Jen

Tacoma, WA

“A joyful heart is good medicine” – Proverbs 17:22.  This girl is one of my absolute favorite human beings. She is full of life and joy and can make me pee my pants laughing more than anyone I know. I haven’t done a portrait session since she visited me in Hawaii a few years ago and I was so excited to be able to do another one in Tacoma! Isn’t she one of the most gorgeous gals around? Inside and out. Love you Jen!
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Blueberry Fields & DIY Jam

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Tacoma, WA

Yesterday some of my friends and I went to Tacoma’s Blue Berry Park! You can pick blueberries there for free on a plot of land in the middle of the city with acres of blueberry bushes. It’s magical, minus the bee’s or spiders. We all got big bowls full and after I made some jam! Delicious with the fresh rolls I made for our dinner that night. If you’re in the area, you’ll have to stop by this park one day and grab some free blueberries!

Here is the jam recipe I used:

  • 3 pints of blueberries (2 cups)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla bean paste
  • 1 tablespoon of water
  • Optional: Lemon zest & juice of 1 lemon

In a large saucepan combine blueberries, sugar, lemon zest and juice, vanilla bean paste, and water. Cook over medium/high heat bringing the mixture to a boil for about 5-7 minutes or so. At this point there should be a decent amount of liquid coming from the blueberries. Reduce the heat to low and continue cooking over low heat stirring every few minutes or so to ensure the mixture does not stick to the pot for about 45 minutes. The jam will thicken as it cools. At this point you can either blend it until smooth or leave as is. I like my jam chunky, so I leave as is. Ladle into a mason jar or two and it will last about 3-4 weeks in the fridge! Enjoy this summer treat and comment below to let me know how yours turns out!