Little Miss “M”: First Year Cake Smash

This adorable little sweetheart turned ONE a couple weeks ago and I got to photograph her first year pictures and cake smash.  She has the most gorgeous blue eyes and when she smiles you can’t help but smile back at her- especially when she has frosting all over her face!  I hope you enjoy this pink one year session!

 

So Many of My Smiles Begin With You: Happy 4th Birthday!

4 years ago, the world gained this sweet, sassy, spunky, sparkle-y bit of sunshine.  Little girl, so many of my smiles begin with you.  You make me laugh out loud on a daily basis, and sometimes I look at you and can’t believe how beautiful you are.  We talk a lot about inside beauty as opposed to outside beauty, and I pray that you will grow up to be just as sweet and beautiful on the inside as you are on the outside.  This year you have grown in love and empathy for others, you are learning to importance of loving and serving others before yourself, and most importantly, you have shown a small budding of love for God that I pray grows into an acceptance of His love for you and the grace He offers to you through His Son, Jesus Christ.

The blog shows a few of my favorite pictures of Brielle  (and some of her favorite people) month by month this past year starting with her 3rd birthday last year, and ending with a couple pictures from her 4th birthday party that we had last night.

I hope you enjoy her journey as a three-nager!

I am so thankful that God put you in our family- we love you sweet girl! Happy 4th Birthday!

 

May 2016- 3rd Birthday

4 days after your 3rd birthday, you got a baby brother!

 

June 2016

 

July 2016

 

August 2016

At Grandpa and Grandma’s House

At Great-Grandpa and Great- Grandma’s Farm

September 2016

 

 

October 2016

 

“UP” Halloween Session: Ellie & Carl

 

November 2016

Half- Birthday Cake!

 

 

December 2016

 

 

January & February 2017

 

 

March 2017

 

 

April 2017

 

 

Easter 2017

 

May 2017

 

4th Birthday Party!

We had a princess party for our sweet princess.  The party was in full swing as

15 little princesses were dancing, playing, and having fun.

 

 

And then there was a knock at the front door…

Ever After Events- Princess Rapunzel and Princess Belle

 

Rapunzel and Belle showed up to her birthday party! She was stunned into silence, and then ran up to hug Rapunzel.

 

Ever After Events- Princess Rapunzel and Princess Belle

Ever After Events- Princess Rapunzel

Ever After Events- Princess Rapunzel and Princess Belle

Princess Rapunzel and Princess Belle

Princess Rapunzel and Princess Belle

 

Happy 4th Birthday, My Sweet Girl! Love you!

A Princess Party With Rapunzel

Rapunzel birthday party

This sweet girl turned 5 this weekend, and she had a princess party to celebrate.  It was absolutely ADORABLE.  In addition to the beautiful table settings fit for true princesses, Rapunzel showed up for the party! She read the little princesses a story, colored pictures, taught them how to princess-wave and curtsy, played games, and had a dance party.  I’m not sure these little girls could have had more fun.. Happy 5th birthday Leighton!

 

 

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This session is possibly one of my favorites I have ever done.  Sometimes I get these ideas in my head and they have to stew for a few months before I finally get around to actually shooting it.   This little 3 year old secretary makes me laugh out loud- I just love her! I hope you enjoy her sass!

 

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Little Miss “M”- 8 months old

This little 8 month old sweetheart had the. best. facial expressions whenever I put the camera close to her- so inquisitive! I hope you enjoy all her faces and her adorable smile!

 

 

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Little Miss A: One year Old

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This little beauty just stole my heart.  She is one of the busiest one year olds I have ever seen- she was quite the (fun) challenge! We still managed to capture her sweet and silly personality.  I hope you enjoy my favorites from her session!

 

 

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Little Mr. L: 6 Month Session

Oh this little guy just steals my heart every time he breaks into his big lovable grin.  I cannot believe he is 6 months old already! It seems like just yesterday we were doing his newborn session.  I hope you enjoy my favorites from his session!

 

 

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Double the Love

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These adorable twins were so fun to photograph.  They are just over a year old and busy as can be.  I hope you enjoy their sweetness and smiles!

 

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Little Mr. G: One Year Session

This little cutie was such a trooper out in the snow- he even gave me some smiles despite being cold! His sweet smile just melted my heart- I hope you enjoy his one year session!

 

 

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May the Force Be With You: A Star Wars Halloween

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2015 is obviously all things Star Wars.  My husband actually has the release date of the new Star Wars movie in our calendar… might be a tidge obsessed?

For the past few years, I have tried to do a fun personal session at Halloween with my kids- something that started as fun memories for our family (see session links below) has turned into a much bigger project that I have thoroughly enjoyed.

Halloween 2013 – Toy Story Session

Halloween 2014 – Mario Kart Session

This year, I wanted to use a lot of characters.  I mean, you can’t do a Star Wars session without Boba Fet, Han Solo, and Amidala, right? So, it just kept growing! Thanks to all the adorable little people that helped me this year! I hope you enjoy their epic-ness!

 

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Darth Vader and Storm Troopers

Darth Vader

Storm Troopers

Darth Vader and Storm Troopers

Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader

ObiWan

ObiWan

Luke and Leia

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Luke Skywalker

Princess Leia and R2D2

Princess Leia and R2D2

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Han Solo and Chewbacca

Han Solo and Chewbacca

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Boba Fet

Amidala

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Yoda

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Oh, and one last thing…

 

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