It’s amazing how fast babies grow in six months time and I love seeing how much they’re changed from their newborn sessions, so when it came time for Dutch to celebrate his “half birthday” last month, I was excited to see that sweet boy again! Lots of crawling, standing, smiling, and drool :) Gotta love that drool! The Curtis family is precious and it’s another great session for the books. XO!

 

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In honor of my lovely friend’s birthday (and because I will be heading back to Houston this weekend!), I am sharing Allison and Blair’s sun-filled engagement session with you today. Al is one of my long-time friends and I am over the moon that she’s so happy and will soon be walking down the aisle to marry her love. Getting to shoot these photos for them was such a treat, getting all of us a bit more excited about the festivities to come!

 

So happy for you, friend! Annnnnnnd, HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!

 

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I say this every time, but it’s the honest truth — getting to photograph my friends as they grow their precious families and welcome a new baby, well that’s just my absolute favorite. Cheryl and Hank started out as our neighbors, way back before any of us had kiddos (or a clue!), and have become great friends who we love and adore. Our daughter Bree has so much fun with their oldest, Cam, and I know that Everett and Cash will be good buds too, just as soon as Cash starts walking! The Taylor family truly is special to us and friends like that are hard to come by, so we cherish their friendship greatly.  I loved getting to photograph them as they settled into being a family of four — even Lillie Lou Labrador made an appearance or two!

 

Thank you for being so great, Taylor fam, and for asking me to capture this special time with days-old baby Cash. He’s just perfect.

 

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Y’all, just wait until you see the images from Luke’s at-home newborn session. Oh my, it’s almost too pretty for words. Katie has spectacular taste and created a stunning backdrop for this session — from the nursery (totally fit for a prince) to the cozy bedroom, I fell in love with every bit, including her sweet family. A picture perfect morning with the Plachy family…

 

Many thanks to Denver, Katie, Caroline, and Luke for being so wonderful!

 

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Gorgeous and glowing mama in a stunning sequin dress, soon-to-be big brother in suspenders and moccs, and giant mylar balloons revealing the gender of the family’s newest addition = totally perfect maternity session dream! I have come to really adore the Johnson family, who are as kind and gracious as they are photogenic. This session was a ton of fun and I love all of the touches that Hannah thought up to make it special. Wishing them all the best as they prepare to welcome their baby boy next month, while I sit here going through their session images with heart eyes!

 

 

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