Chasing Snow

Snoqualmie, WA

 

My husband and I really enjoy exploring. This past weekend I was really desiring to see some snow and go play around in the woods, so we headed to North Bend and Snoqualmie area. The coolest thing about living in Tacoma, is that you are right on the water and a quick drive to the mountains. Makes for a lot of fun adventures and beautiful scenary in whatever season. I usually try to convince everyone I like to move here, because I just have so much adoration for this, place plus having all your friends in one place is kind of nice.

Adventures with my husband tend to lead to lots of frames of Trevor. He is such a sport though and puts up with me. Plus, he is just the most handsome man alive so it’s only natural. AMEN?

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Baby Layla

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Puyallup, WA

Meet my adorable niece Layla! She was born right before my wedding last October. I actually was able to meet her for the very first time during the reception of our wedding when she was just a few days old!  She is such a gift to us! Words cannot express the joy of new life! Welcome Layla to the family! You’ll never experience a day where your family won’t be by your side. We love you!newborn_Layla_3newborn_Layla_4 newborn_Layla_2newborn_Layla_5 newborn_Layla_6newborn_Layla_8 newborn_Layla_7newborn_Layla

Little Will

Tacoma, WA

Toddlers are hard to keep still, but they sure do love to play. Little William was great at sitting still for a few moments, but curiosity always sets in. I think his favorite was jumping around the cushioned chair and running around with his doting family inches behind waiting for their reactions. I love seeing the joy in children as they play and the curiosity that comes from their daily discovery of life.

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Johnson Family

Fircrest, WA

These guys are just the cutest. Unless your a mom, I don’t think you often understand the ordeal that goes into getting your family portrait done. Just to get kids dressed a lone, can be a tough job! Then the process of getting all kids to smile at the same time with out fighting or someone bursting into tears because their brother decided to squeeze their hand as hard as they could. Family photos can be  tough business.

But these guys were champions.

I had a lot of laughs going through these photos. The way kids smile or attempts to grin as big as they can, can be so hilarious and the Johnson bunch are adorable! I hope if you’re a mom, you can take joy in these. You know the process. You may be cringing to think of doing it with your own family. But at then end of the day, the photos and memories make everything worth it.
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Leah

Tacoma, WA

Meet the beautiful Leah from Gig Harbor High School! She is a Senior this year and we ventured downtown Tacoma for her Senior photo session. It was a beautiful crisp fall day and perfect for this shoot! Class of 2015 watch out!

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Danica & Byron

Tacoma, WA

There is something to say about true love. You just see it shine in couples faces and these two are no exception. Such sweet spirits and beautiful people! I am happy to call these two friends and so excited for their upcoming wedding in March! Congratulations Danica & Byron!
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Senior: Kristen

A little glimpse of this Senior Portraits Session I did from last week! Kristen is a Senior at Curtis and has such a sweet spirit with an incredible laugh and smile! I had so much fun with her downtown Tacoma!
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Vancouver Ventures

Vancouver, BC

I am thankful to live just about three hours drive away from one of my favorite Canadians: Alida. I met Alida in Europe and we have been on some crazy adventures together since then across the globe. She is one of the wisest humans I know who has a heart for advocacy and justice. Not only that, but she has one of the most sincere, generous and creative hearts around. I was able to come visit her a few weeks ago and she showed me around her beautiful city!

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