Archive for November, 2013

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My newphew is so so so so so stinkin’ adorable!  He has his auntie wrapped already.   It was so fun putting the above shot together as it has elements contributed by several family members.  The bear rug is Sweetie’s, the log bed was made by his Uncle Daniel, the Red Ryder BB Gun is Tanner’s, the animal mounts were taken from his nursery where they hang above his crib and Papa found me that limb.  🙂  Takes a village sometimes.

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Is my brother Dusty one proud Papa or what?

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We are hoping Remy gets mama’s beautiful blue eyes.

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Was that enough sharing for ya?  I couldn’t stop myself.   I get so excited to shoot for family and I was actually nervous that my nephew would give me trouble.  He likes to be cuddled at all times and thinks about food ALL THE TIME.  Wasn’t sure if he was going to let me put him down long enough to do his pictures but he had pity on his Aunt and slept sweetly.  He is the chattiest newborn ever.  Talks, talks, talks.  I love it.

I have a special project I am working on with him this month.  You’ll have to keep tuned in to see.  I can’t wait!!!!

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Doesn’t Payton have that classic All-American beauty look?

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Payton’s mom (Vicky) and I were friends in high school.  It has been years since I have seen her so it was fun to get to chat a bit (wish we could have had more time to catch up – there is just never enough time these days!)

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It was so nice to meet you Payton!  Wishing you a wonderful journey as you approach graduation and then off into the big wide world.  What an adventure!

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I first met the S family when I did Carson’s (the littlest guy in the above image) newborn pictures.  He has grown into such a cuteheart – just like his older brother Roman.  I LOVE the above picture of little brother whispering to big brother and the serious attention that Roman is giving to Carson.  So darling!

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Baby Sloane Ivy was added this year – I did her newborn pictures about 4 months ago.   I love to get to watch families grow.

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Sweet sisters – Miss Madeline is going to be such a good helper.
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At 2, Mr. Carson was not so keen on staying put.  I have quite a few shots of him leaving my set.  LOL.
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Caught him mid-air!
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Isn’t Miss Sloane so darling?  It was so fun to get to see her at 4 months.  Such a beautiful little lady.

 

M+A+Family

November 27, 2013

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Do you recall years ago when I did that painting for a family with four kids on the beach?  Ann and I “met” online way back when when Ty was a baby (that was 10 years ago almost).  Ann’s son Jack has muscular dystrophy and it was that shared bond of raising kids  struggling with physical challenges that first brought us together.   Because of that, it was honor to get to capture Ann’s sweet family.

 

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We were so elated that Jack was having a really good day on our day scheduled for pictures.  So many things to be thankful for…
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Wishing you a wonderful Thanksgiving S family!

 

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He is here!  My baby brother has a baby!  Remy arrived at about 2:00 AM this morning and these pictures were taken within about an hour of his birth.  He weighed 8 pounds 12 ounces and was 20 inches long.  Perfect everything.  Auntie is IN LOVE.

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Smiling at his Sweetie already.  He knows a good thing when he sees her!

 

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I never like to say anything about my siblings birth stories on my blog – that is THEIR story to tell but I will say that all went well and both mama and baby are doing great.
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I really can’t tell his hair color yet.  It hadn’t been washed so tough to say.  My suspicion is it will end up looking on the blonde side but jury is out on that.  He inherited his mama’s nose (or quite possibly some of Sweetie’s thrown in too).  It is a perfect little nose if I do say so.
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And of course, you will be seeing all kinds of newborn goodness soon!  Can’t wait to get my hands on my newest nephew!  I also love it that when I am working, I can boot parents to the couch and get baby to MYSELF for 4 hours.  I need me some Aunt bonding time in a serious way.
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His skin is a perfect pink.  In some of these shots it looks purple but that is due to mixed hospital lighting in the middle of the night.  I opted not to color balance because too many people will be anxiously waiting on these pictures this morning.  So trust me on this – he is not really purple.  🙂
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I love you Dustin and Kristina – thank you for making me an Aunt again!!!!!