Tag: birthdays

June 2013: Lifestyle Recap

It is the month of June, The month of leaves and roses, When pleasant sights salute the eyes, And pleasant scents the noses. ~ Nathaniel Parker Willis Two engagement shoots, two family shoots, one newborn shoot, 3 kiddo shoots & a first birthd …

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Reese turns 2! | Derry, NH Children's Photography

Oh my gosh. More little girls growing up before my very eyes!  At our 18 month photos, Reese was still a toddler.  All of a sudden, she’s a little lady.  Soft curls, big smiles, big kid bed, hand tracing and all.  In some of these p …

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Dani turns 2! 02.06.11 | Seacoast, NH Children's Event Photographer

Sometimes you just want to throw the party.  You don’t want to worry if your camera is around, and charged, and the card is empty.  Sometimes you’d much rather just host and socialize and just sit and revel in your amazing children and not only see the …

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Benjamin's 10th Birthday

Turning 30 didn’t bother me, didn’t think twice about it.  But being mom to a 10 year old – that certainly threw me for a loop (still does, every day).  We went to the Rockin’ Rib Fest again for the 2nd year and B had his game face on. Much fun and cop …

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Danica’s 1st Birthday 02.06.10

This job affords many wonders and privileges.  Somewhere in the top tier of that list is the documentation of tiny humans.  Dani is one of them.  This is the 3rd time I was asked to document her family and I was stoked to learn there was cake involved! …

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How to celebrate a birthday

Part 1: Let them eat cake.Cake? Cake you say?I like cake -and being nearly 2 I can feed myself with a fork. Small bites are for babies.You know what else is for babies? Forks. I don’t need no stinkin’ fork, it’s just not working fast enough.Aha! See, I …

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Matthew Turns 2!

2 years ago I was just starting to dive into photography as more than a hobby.  My friends asked me to take some photos of their new baby, Matthew.  He was only about 2 weeks old here. And now, he’s TWO! I can’t beleive it’s been 2 years – we’ve all ha …

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Isabel turns 3! 01.17.09

Isabel is the daugther of our new friends Stephanie & Jeff.  She is a firey red head who just happened to turn 3 last week.  She has the best birthday shirt ever- and who says redheads can’t wear pink!  I love that the “Little Miss (and Mister)” bo …

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Caleb's 2nd Bday & siblings 11.04.07

An old friend of mine, who I chat with occasionally online, asked if I could come and take some pictures of her youngest son as he approached his second birthday. With a day of rain prior ruining our initial plan, we opted to meet up in her front yard …

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