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7 Christmas-Themed Photoshoot Ideas to Try with Your Kids It’s hard to believe that Christmas is a few months away, but it means it’s safe to start getting excited about all of the colors, festivities, and above all else, the photo opportunities. If you love taking photos of your children, you’re probably already dreaming up […]

7 Christmas-Themed Photoshoot Ideas to Try with Your Kids

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Tips to Prepare Your Little One for Pictures with Santa It’s not quite the holidays without a few pictures with Santa and if this is the first time your baby or toddler will be having their photo taken with Saint Nick, it’s particularly exciting. However, if your child isn’t great with strangers, you might be […]

Tips to Prepare Your Little One for Pictures with Santa

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9 Unique Backdrops for Your Upcoming Family Christmas Photos I have been receiving so many inquiries lately about where to order Christmas cards from so I have decided to take to the blog and talk a little about Basic Invite. Basic Invite is one of the few websites that allows customers almost unlimited color options […]

9 Unique Backdrops for Your Upcoming Family Christmas Photos

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The Dos and Don’ts of Choosing Outfits for Holiday Pictures If you want to create frame-worthy holiday pictures, it helps to put some time and effort into deciding what you want to wear. Your outfits will help set the tone for your portraits, so it’s important to choose wisely.  If you are feeling concerned about […]

The Dos and Don’ts of Choosing Outfits for Holiday Pictures

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9 Reasons Why a Fall Family Photoshoot is a Good Idea It’s that wonderful time of the year, a time of cider, pumpkin patches, and Halloween. It’s also one of the best times to update your family photos.  If you’re not totally convinced that this is an ideal time to schedule a family photo session, […]

9 Reasons Why a Fall Family Photoshoot is a Good Idea

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10 Fall Family Photo Ideas You Need to Try This Year With autumn fast approaching, many families are busy planning their fall photo sessions. There are so many beautiful backdrops and colors to take advantage of as you make memories with the people you love. If you’re planning your own shoot and are hunting for […]

10 Fall Family Photo Ideas You Need to Try This Year

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What to Expect From Your Fall Mini Session You don’t always need to schedule a full photo session to update your family photo album. Mini sessions are ideal for families with limited availability, as well as those who don’t want too many photos.  If you’ve recently scheduled a fall mini session, here is what you […]

What to Expect From Your Fall Mini Session

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Finally scheduling a fall family session is exciting, until you realize you need to plan your outfits.  Your family photo session is a chance to make genuine memories, which means your outfits should represent who you are as individuals and as a family. Your outfits absolutely don’t need to match. Should they be coordinated? Absolutely! […]

What to Consider When Choosing Outfits for a Fall Photo Session

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I am no good when it comes to writing about myself so I’ll start out with a list of things I love: I love sushi coffee movies wine 90s music coconut waterloo pickles cupcakes &shitzus I’m April and I am just a small town girl (que Journey’s Don’t Stop Believing), haha. But, really, Corsicana is […]

About Me

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Did you know there is a city in Texas called Utopia? The definition of utopia is, an imagined place or state of things in which everything is perfect. I wouldn’t go so far as to say this place was perfect, but it was pretty close! Anyway, we booked the cutest little cabin in the middle […]

30 minutes in the life | Utopia

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Let’s All Be Well There is a movement sweeping the world right now to help spread the message of hope. Families are drawing or painting rainbows in their window & on their pavement (and in our case, the fence) along with the words, Let’s All Be Well. Our house faces a main street and it […]

30 minutes in the life | March Quarantine

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December for us is pretty chaotic every year (as I am sure it is for most everyone)! We live 2 hours from our hometown which means we have to pack up everyone (including our two fur babies) and spend the holidays away from our own nest. Our family all lives within 30 minutes of each […]

30 minutes in the life | Festive 5 | December

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Early summer days and cool autumn afternoons are spent outside in our culdesac. We have quickly appreciated the culdesac life which is typically filled with kids from the whole neighborhood. Addie and Gavin formed quick friendships with these two (Britain and Hadley) as Robert and I have with their parents (Susie/Brandon and Heather/Adam). These days […]

30 minutes in the life | November

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I would say October is my favorite month and halloween is my favorite holiday! I am so serious when I say that I start asking the kids in August what they want to be for Halloween. I am super sad that we are probably done with coordinating costumes, but I love seeing their little personalities […]

30 minutes in the life | October