family adventure to cancun, mexico

at the beginning of july my family & i went on an adventure to cancun, mexico. it was our first time going there & flying with baby atlas! he was just 4 days shy of turning 9 months old & was overall a great travel companion and seemed to have a blast with all of us. it was challenging to…
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girls mystery trip: fredericksburg

my best girlfriends & i do something super fun every summer that i’d like to start documenting so we don’t forget the details! we borrowed the idea from one friend’s sister (it’s what their group does) and we love it so much that we took it on. this is our 2nd annual GMT, or “girls mystery trip.” last year, marli…
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boho beach family photo shoot

our recent trip to cancun, mexico was our first time traveling with baby atlas so while there, i really wanted to capture beautiful, bohemian-esque photos with my family on the beach. about a month before we left for our trip i researched cancun photographers looking for someone with a light & airy, natural-looking portfolio. i contacted a few people and…
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weekend vibes

< gatsby duster kimono- savannah hoffman designs, jeans- marshalls (old), top- hm > can we just take a moment to celebrate that i am wearing something other than tights?! ha! no, but seriously, this is my first time wearing pre-pregnancy jeans that don’t have an elastic waist (while i DO love an elastic waist, there is something about jeans that…
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girls trip to vegas

i recently took my first trip without baby atlas & wanted to share how it went and what i did in vegas for 2 days. the last time i was there was in sept. of 2017 so it was fun to go back…this time on a girls trip! i was preggers when we booked this trip & kept telling myself…
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5 tips for shopping canton’s first monday trade days

this past saturday my mom, sister & i road tripped it to canton, texas (which is about an hour away from richardson where we live) to explore & treasure hunt at the “world’s largest outdoor market.” canton’s first monday trade days is THE place to shop for unique, one-of-a-kind items including vintage, quirky décor, furniture, antiques, clothing, toys, jewelry &…
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pizza & pinball

hi friends! this past weekend we had a fun family outing that i’d like to share. it was our second family holiday experience & this time it was planned by my sister, mirelle. (see the one i planned here & last years events here) we all met at my house & then we headed off on an adventure in the…
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burgers & beers

happy december friends! it’s not even the new year yet & i’m already reflecting on what a crazy, cool year it’s been! i still can’t believe we have a baby AND how much we love him. we sweat this little boy! his facial expressions, his baby noises, his tooth-less grins, etc. i’m not gunna lie i had a few emotional moments this past…
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maternity photoshoot in the fields

last saturday at sunset dek & i met our photographer friend amy at arbor hills nature preserve & had a maternity photoshoot. we hadn’t been in front of the camera together since our wedding almost 7 years ago (trip down memory lane here) & i felt a strong desire to capture these moments of our family before adding baby boy to the mix.…
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maternity to the max

you guys, i’m feeling maternity to the max! at 35 weeks my belly is so heavy and the pressure down there is getting real. i think this is the feeling my doctor was describing when she said it will feel like a bowling ball is in between my legs once he “drops.” i’m winded so easily and am getting cramps in my belly…
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