Weighing in at less than 6 pounds, this little darling was nothing but smiles. Baby Mackenzie was the sweetest little newborn baby girl. I just loved working with her and her proud parents.

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This is such a girl year! I love it! Coming from a mom of 3 boys, nothing makes me happier than soft, sweet, and PINK! Who knew I could love pink so much?

This darling baby and her adoring new parents were nothing but smiles.

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Today is the perfect day to snuggle up with your favorite stuffy and snooze. Manhattan Beach is COLD!!

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Thank you for trusting me with your little one. Your family was such a joy to photograph.

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Can we talk about how fun this twins’ one year “cake smash” was?? I loved every second of designing this  french vineyard set up.

It all started when their dad approached me with an idea of not doing cake, but something more personal to their family. Wine! These lucky twins are growing up on a vineyard and will learn how to make wine and stomp grapes before they can ride a bike. I loved this idea so much and had such great inspiration from my recent  vacation to Bourdeaux over the summer. It was a complete joy for everyone!

Here are some of my favorites from this adorable duo..

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I can’t believe this was a year ago! Sweet little nuggets!

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Ahoy!  Here are the cutest little sisters I ever did see!

These two celebrated 8 months and 6 years and did it in style. What a joy they are!

Happy Friday!

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And this little one? Come on with the those eyes and funny faces!

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This kid. OMG. What a snuggle muffin! 8 days new and he posed, smiled, and cooed. What  a dream!




Landon just chillaxin in his denim overalls! ha!






Mom requested this photo and I just love it!



Pure sweetness..

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Thank you for including me in this magical time. I loved working with you and Baby Landon!

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No better way to stretch out the last few days of summer than with ice cream!

First birthdays are nothing but little teeth and smiles. I just love them!

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This adorable Sweet Shoppe was designed for Callie’s first birthday, and oh-so-sweet it is!

Lets smash some cake!

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This gorgeous little girl, adorned in the perfect little pink roses, was just a dream to work with. Her grandma brought in so many fresh flowers to inspire Everly’s pretty in pink session. I love it!

She was full of peaceful dreams and soft smiles.

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Everly’s proud parents love to travel and also work in the rocket launching industry. It was a must to do this fun themed photo for Everly’s bedroom!

“Oh, The Places She’ll Go!”

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I just love this photo shoot! Everyone was so excited for baby Mila to come. Mom, Brandon, and Bella were having such a good time in the studio. Definitely a perk to having older siblings :)

And can we please talk about how gorgeous this expectant mama is? She went all out with hair and makeup in the studio. I just hope she went out after to show off all that mama glow!

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Maternity mini sessions are done in studio and can be added on to any newborn package.

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Spring is in the air and babies are everywhere!

Newborn baby Jack was such a good boy. He slept and snuggled and followed directions perfectly :)

Check out this sweet boy, at 7 days old

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And what fun would a shoot be without adding a little theme to represent the couple??

Come on now, how cute is this little golfer?

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