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As 2013 comes to an end, I would like to thank each and every one of you for yet another amazing year! This has definitely been one of my busiest years yet (and to think that I said the exact same thing last year!). This year I have had some of my most favorite sessions of all time. Maybe in 2014 I could finally blog all of these amazing photos? While I will never say Goodbye to any of “my” families, I am so happy that I was able to steer into the direction of more Newborn photography. I don’t think that I will ever be an exclusive Newborn photographer, I love my crazy toddlers way too much, but it is still nice to get my baby fix, to learn more patience and work in a peaceful room full of newborn baby bliss. Thank You for letting me capture your birth experiences. Thank you, to all you wonderful new parents, for trusting me with your most precious baby! Thank You for all the cake smashing and birthday parties that I got to experience (and eat some cake too!).
In 2014 I hope to travel even more, snuggle more babies, dance with more fairies and maybe even get a mermaid in front of my lens!
From my family to yours – I wish you a most fabulous 2014!
I leave you with a photo of my own three loves, Aidan, Aeris & Emmett
After photographing Anthony and Erica twice before, Anthony contacted me and asked if I would be able to photograph something quite special – he wanted to propose to Erica in a really cool setting! Uhm, holy awesome, of course I would! Not only does it not happen every day that a guy contacts me to photograph the proposal to his girlfriend, but also the whole thing was going to happen at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, during an Elephant encounter.
Erica absolutely loves elephants and Anthony had it all figured out. He booked an elephant encounter at the zoo, where the elephant was going to paint a picture for Erica. Once the elephant was done painting, the zoo keepers switched out paintings with one that Anthony had previously custom made. It read “Will you marry me, Erica?” Le sigh, so sweet!
But just see for yourself how lovely this was:
Recently I got to throw a baby gender reveal party for my sweet friends Jaime-Lynne & Noel. I would love to link you to their wedding photos, but just realized that I have not even blogged them yet. It has been over a year…. wow! Am I behind or what? Am I ever going to catch up? Probably not… how sad though, I have so many amazing photos to show. Why can’t I be a more of a professional blogger. Le sigh….
Anyways, back to the baby belly! So, Jaime-Lynne and I had this party planned and came up with the theme while browsing through random craft stores. We found this silly garden sign that had a sweet pea on it, and that was pretty much what inspired the whole thing. We stuck to a tiny budget and still were able to throw the most adorable party. Everything is made by myself, all the decorations and food items. It really did not take much to put it together!
I made these cute little felt pins, for people to show off their guess.
We really wanted to try something new, something that has not been all over Pinterest just yet. Of course since then, we have found quite a few more silly string gender reveals. And here I thought I was being all unique and original, when I was just re-inventing the wheel.
And it’s a…….
This was the letter from the doctor. It was soooooo hard to keep it a secret. No, actually it wasn’t. I enjoyed the little torture HAHA