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Cake Smash

May
2017
08

Happy Monday! I am so excited to share the images from this whimsical, fairy tale, unicorn themed cake smash. It’s absolutely dreamy! In honor of this gorgeous gal’s first birthday, I teamed up with the talented baker, Smokey Hallow Baking Co, in El Segundo,  to giveaway a free cake smash! Say Wha?? Scroll down to […]

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One of my favorite milestone minis was with this adorable duo. Frankie and Joe, 2 and 4, were so cute, so fun, and so full of personality. You can tell who the little ham in the family is.   Their adorable outfits were purchased and coordinated by the talented, Dana Mizrahi. Dana and I started working […]

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Spring is here! The sun is out, the rain has stopped (for now), and pink hearts are back in the studio! 10 day new, Baby Dylan posed in style with these adorable heart and lip pants.  It just can’t get any sweeter! I love my South Bay and Manhattan Beach families! Thank you for trusting […]

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Cake Smash

Feb
2017
22

OMG. Can we talk about this adorable kiddo? Have you seen lashes like this before? I have, but only when they are falsies! Lucky little dude! His mama (Actress and TV host, Miss Joanna Zanella )  and I worked on a theme for a few weeks and came up with this vintage airplane set up. I am […]

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Newborn

Jan
2017
31

Happy Wednesday! I am really enjoying this warm sunshine. It is making me crave summertime, beaches, and hot sand! I hope I can brighten up your week with this adorable hockey loving family. By far, the cutest LA Kings player I’ve ever seen! Step aside Carter, there’s a new player in town.   So cozy in his little […]

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Jan
2017
20

Happy Birthday to this adorable little dude! How does time go so fast!?   Now, he is this funny, silly, smiley one year old! Such a fun cake smash session! I mean, who wears a sticky mustache with a smile? No tears from this guy. The Little Man themed cake smash was the perfect match […]

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Dec
2016
24

Merry Christmas! Santa is almost here! Shhhh….   Coming in at 7 days and 6lbs, this precious little angel was awesome to work with. So quiet, so sweet, and so beautiful.   No wonder he was so smiley- he has an amazing big bro to love him up! And last but not least, these Texas Longhorn […]

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Newborn

Dec
2016
13

Omg, I am just in love with this precious family and baby girl! She was born just in time to plop her into this adorable Christmas set up.. Can we talk about her rolls? At 11.5 lbs, Abby had rolls for days! Squeeze! And her sweet face! ack! Love her! And already a lover of baseball […]

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Dec
2016
10

Just the sweetest little family to brighten up your day. Everyone is so in love with new baby Chance, especially big brother.

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Nov
2016
29

Not everything is Holly Berries and Christmas trees in the Photos By Monika studio! Sunny Manhattan Beach is feeling vibrant and springy! Mama bear and I decided to bring in some fresh colors for Baby Catalina. I love love love the teal, coral, and white… and of course this darling baby girl! Please welcome 9 […]

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