December 31, 2014
Families Maternity

Bell Maternity, Waxahachie Tx, Portrait Photographer

My friends Josh and Cynthia just welcomed their newest family member, Demi Elaine, last week on Christmas Eve. I didn't have time to post their maternity session before leaving for Christmas, so in honor of her birth I wanted this to be my first blog post after coming home from our trip. Josh and Cynthia have been our friends since before either of us were married. Actually, we both got married i ...

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December 9, 2014
Families Kids

Freeze & Schmidt Families – Denton, TX Family Photographer

My husband, Chris, recently introduced me to Dr. Who. I survived the first season (barely) with all the bad special effects, weird story lines, poor acting etc. and have now made it all the way to season 5. I've gotta say, there's something intriguing about it, although I don't think I'm addicted quite as much as Chris yet. It's definitely growing on me though, especially the weeping angels. So ho ...

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December 8, 2014

David Senior 2015 – Waxahachie, Tx Portrait Photographer

I think I'm starting to feel like an adult. Never mind the fact that we are celebrating our 5 year anniversary this coming year, we own a house, have two kids, degrees, etc. I just don't feel like an adult yet and I really don't feel like it's been almost 10 years since I graduated from high school. Oh, man. David is graduating with the class of 2015 (which I think is pretty cool) this coming spr ...

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December 2, 2014
Babies Families Personal

Erwin Family – Dallas, Tx Family Photographer

Before I married Chris, I was an Erwin. That means a lot of things. Mainly, we Erwins are weird... not weird, just quirky... quirky sounds better. As teenagers my two brothers and I would make random videos everywhere we went, doing things like eating food coloring, sliding down glaciers on the sign that says "do not climb on glaciers", taunting the wildlife in Alaska (I was a teenager and stupid, ...

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November 26, 2014
Bridals Wedding

Carlson Wedding – Humble, TX Wedding Photographer

Over the summer I met Katelyn for the first time over a cup of coffee. She told me all about her wonderful finance, Eric, (whose friends all call Ruckus) how they met, and the life they were starting to plan together. Because they would be getting married in the Houston area (and I'm in south Dallas) I knew I wouldn't get a chance to meet the groom until the wedding day. From the very beginning of ...

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November 6, 2014

Willem & Wendy, Turtle Creek, Lifestyle Photographer

One of the things that I enjoy most in life is a nice stroll through a park. When the sun is just starting to go down, it's nice and still and peaceful. Perfect. As a family we take a walk after dinner every evening and it's a great time to just talk and reflect on the day. When I met with Willem and Wendy to discuss their upcoming wedding next month, I knew Prather park with just the place for u ...

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November 4, 2014
Babies Families Kids Personal

Pumpkin Patch, Midlothian, Tx Portrait Photographer

I love everything about fall... the bright colors, the crisp air, the festivities. All of it. Unfortunately, north Texas doesn't really celebrate like other parts of the country. Sometimes in the early morning you can imagine that it is going to be a cool day, but then it gets up to 80 and you give in and trade your scarf, sweater, and boots for summer clothes again. I'm not complaining... well... ...

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October 14, 2014
Families Kids

Becerril Family – Dallas, TX Mini Shoot

Fall in Texas looks a lot like summer in Texas... but maybe not 100 degrees... just in the 90's. Sometimes it is 100 degrees though. This shoot was the last of my fall mini shoots and we headed to Downtown Dallas. I met Eliza and her guys through her sister Shelby (one of my "first week" friends at college who turned out to be one of my best friends). They were all in town visiting Shelby and h ...

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October 10, 2014
Babies Personal

Paisley, 10mons – Waxahachie, TX Lifestyle Photographer

Most days I struggle to find the balance between giving my attention to the girls, my husband, the house, the cooking, the cleaning, my friends, my business, my extended family, exercise... and the list goes on! With so many things pulling me in one direction or another a lot of times I find myself doing a little bit of one thing and then doing a little bit of another thing and never actually comp ...

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October 8, 2014
Families Kids Personal

Mattix Family – Waxahachie, Tx Portrait Photographer

I spent the majority of my childhood and adolescence as a military brat. My dad is still active duty Air Force which means I moved around a lot. Before we started all the moving around for the Air Force, my dad was working on his first (of many) graduate degree in Springfield, Missouri. As a military kid, I can count on one hand how many close family friends I have from my childhood. The Mattix fa ...

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