Mother's Day Gift Guide 2020

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Hey all you last minute Mother’s Day shoppers – this post is for YOU! Not sure what to buy the special Mama in your life? Here are a few quick ideas to get you started — all of which can be purchased quickly off Amazon! Have another idea for a gift? I’d love to hear […]


May 3, 2020

Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift Guide

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“Those coulda been guests at her wedding”. “THEY WERE SCONES!!!!!” Don’t know what I’m referencing? Yikes. Dear LORT please tell me you know this movie. PLEASE?! Here’s the clip, if you need help: Anyway….you ready? Here’s my take/ adaptation of Baker by Nature‘s Strawberry Scones with Lemon Glaze. They’re delicious, and difficult to screw […]


Apr 18, 2020


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Hello from my lockdown camp in my suburban Chicago home! In an effort to do our part to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and flatten the curve, we’ve been HOME, and staying busy! I’ve been cooking, baking, crafting, and more – while I simultaneously help my child learn Chinese, as I wash endless amounts […]


Apr 16, 2020

That’s Pear-y Delicious

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My job as a photographer is to observe, then capture that observation. To find little fleeting moments of joy you don’t see happening; the ones which exist in front of my camera you’d never even notice, not even in the very moment you’re living it. I watch my client’s fix their child’s shoelace, and brush […]

Family Sessions

Sep 13, 2019

Take a Minute, Will You?

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Blunt, like those passive agressive e-cards you want to send your mother-in-law. That’s me. It’s time to get serious about what you’re wearing to your photo session. What EXACTLY are you wearing? From Croc sandals, to people dressed in all white tops with blue jeans, And I can’t unsee it. It’s burning my eyes. […]


Jun 27, 2019

What Exactly Are You Wearing?

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