Farm Bump

“It is said that the present is pregnant with the future.” -Voltaire

Today after work, I met my cousin at the local farm near my school for her second session. I loved seeing her little bump make it’s appearance again and I can’t wait for it to get bigger over time. What a great way to close out a work week! A little sunshine, a few chicks, and a few smiles. 

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A Weekend of Bliss

For the last four years, I have heard countless stories and descriptions of Yvette’s family and  friends. I had imagined and conjured up images in my mind of who they were. This weekend, we travelled bright and early on a Friday morning to meet the pack of women who have stood by Yvie’s side her entire life. They are more beautiful, more fun, and even more talented than I could ever have imagined. Our weekend in Michigan was truly unforgettable. To the family that treated us like family and to the friends that treated us like friends, thank you from the bottom of our Californian hearts. We had a blast and can’t wait to dance the night away at the wedding.

“People are like stained glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their beauty is revealed only if there is a light within.” -Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

These photos are a tribute to my beautiful friend, who has grown only more stunning through the seasons and trials of life. 

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Home Away From Home

If you’re ever in need of a place to stay in a foreign country or somewhere local, download the airbnb app. It’s easy to use and you’ll get to experience a life away in someone else’s home. Hubs and I took advantage of the beautiful location and had ourselves a mini couple’s photo shoot. We live to remember the moments.

Thank you, babe for a wonderful weekend getaway!

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Handmade with Love

This weekend, I was able to witness the beautiful union of two dear friends. It was incredible to drive through Pope Valley and watch Chris’s childhood home come into physical view. The ranch was gorgeous. I could not have imagined it being any more perfect. What made the day even more special was knowing how many hours went into preparing for this day. These friends of mine are not your  typical couple. Here are a list of my favorite handmade goods from their wedding.

  1. The fenced off area was done just for this wedding. They chose a plot of land  surrounded by a grand oak tree over a year ago. 
  2. The bar was handmade by Chris.
  3. The wedding favors were homemade candles.

May you both live happily ever after!

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Joyful Joy

First comes love, then comes marriage. Then comes the baby in the baby carriage…

A few weeks ago, I had the absolute pleasure of beginning the documentation of my cousin’s baby bump. Each month from here on out, we’re going to capture the beautiful changes that happen to a woman’s body as God knits His little wonder inside her womb. She already looks radiant and beautiful, I simply can’t wait for the months to come.


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Muir Woods for Mother’s Day

For Mother’s Day this year, my mom requested a day hiking through Muir Woods. Today was just as beautiful as I remembered it being eight years ago. For those who crave a little peace, a little beauty, and a little silence, this is the place to be. If you’re looking for a place to meet God’s creation face to face, put on your lulumeon gear and head on over to this beautiful woodsy getaway.

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