"Telling the tale of your family. In this case, this is just a chapter in this mama's life. The chapter right before the biggest moment in her life, bringing her beautiful daughter into the world.
"It's these everyday moments that you'll soon forget. It's these everyday moments, that become the big moments when you're old and grey. It's these moments that you'll wish you can get back. It's these moments that are my FAVORITE to capture. Telling your tale, one chapter at a time.
"...So for those of us that would like to partake in the resolution tradition in the New Year, but also live in the real world, here are a few realistic ideas for resolutions that you just might actually stick to....
"...But, I also like to eat, and the pandemonium of Christmas morning can make getting a good (good tasting, not necessarily healthy… YOLO) breakfast in a little difficult. So to ensure your little rugrats get a decent breakfast in them so they have energy to enjoy their gifts, and so you have energy to keep up with them, here are a few solid, easy, and delicious ideas for getting Christmas breakfast ready!"
In the spirit of the Christmas season and fueled by my love of Pinterest, I was going to do a step-by-step tutorial for you all this week on how to make one of those adorable burlap wreaths. But, this one was going to be in the shape of a candy cane, because I like to go big or go home. Or torture myself. Whatever you want to call it.
Well, I failed you...."
"So, if this is your first holiday season with a toddler, be prepared to use any of the following outrageous phrases or exhibit any of these acts over the next few weeks. If you are a neighbor to someone with small children, don’t be alarmed if you observe the following. All is well next door; I promise."
"Christmas sessions don't have to be crazy and chaotic. You don't have to stand in a crowded lobby waiting hours for your turn. Here at TSP we offer Christmas minis in our cozy home studio, scheduled at your leisure. Even better, ya get to come in PJs and eat cookies!!"
"Banana bread has always been one of my favorite parts of Thanksgiving. Growing up, my dad didn’t make it often, but I could always count on him to make it at Thanksgiving. If he made it any other time it was such a treat! Naturally, when I got an oven of my own I was excited to be able to try my hand at baking my own."
"I thought my house was safe from the virus and that we were finally in the clear after a solid three weeks of sniffles, coughs, and all-around whining when I noticed a suspiciously bumpy tongue. Upon closer inspection I saw a nice, big, white blister on the back of his throat. SERIOUSLY?! Back to the pediatrician we went, for the sixth time in three weeks, where the virus was confirmed. Within twelve hours the virus had spread and my house was on full lockdown."
"Kids are great. They are cute, funny, they give the best kisses and make the biggest messes in the best possible ways. Their laughter could put an end to all problems in the world and their little faces have the ability to fill the largest room with the greatest joy. But, at some point in a parents journey, they realize that that they are done."