Project You & Me

Family + Baby
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YOU: just turned two and suddenly you’re so grown up. You’re speaking more clearly these days, that or I’m just starting to understand your language better ? You love to tackle and body slam all the time. Sleeping in your big girl bed has been so exciting. You love to get cozy under the covers, tuck yourself and your babies in and go to sleep. You don’t quite sleep in your bed the whole time but at least until the middle of the night or early morning before moving to mommys bed. You are such an artist, always wanting to draw and paint (even all over the closet doors…). You are the sweetest little mama to your baby dolls; hugging & kissing them, checking their diapers if they went “poo poo” or are “stinky”. You rock them and always share your food in case they are hungry. You tell mommy when something scary and you always try and scare everyone else with big “rawwwww” scream! Starting to argue with me about things you don’t want to do or things you don’t want to wear so we are learning how to respectfully voice your opinion without throwing a tantrum. You love Winnie the Pooh and pretty much any Disney movie now which makes going to Disneyland so much fun !
ME: Almost done with this semester of school and excited for a little bit of a break before it starts again. Cannot wait for the Christmas festivities to commence, kicking things off with tree decorating and Christmas movies on repeat. Also, pretty much the only thing I listen to in the car now is the Christmas music  that started playing before thanksgiving. Was thinking about growing my hair out again but as soon as it went too long past my shoulders, I couldn’t stand it and decided short hair fits me better now. I’m starting to find more time for myself these days and realize that it’s okay to be okay from Callan every now and then. I have this urge to totally purge my closet and all my random stuff that I don’t think I can live without that is now starting to just feel like baggage I don’t need anymore. Wanting to spend more time with other moms that have kids close to Callans age because well, it would probably be good for both of us. Also, trying to be better about posting more on the blog and a wider variety of topics because why not ?



Kara + Zane


Last weekend I had the honor of taking one of my dearest friends 5 year anniversary pictures. These two high school sweethearts are some of the most genuine, fun and easy going people I’ve met! They definitely made my job easy and so fun! It was my first time actually taking pictures of someone other than my daughter so I was kinda nervous but I have to say I’m pretty pleased with how they turned out! So with that being said, I give you Kara & Zane!

Disney Days

Family + Baby

A few years ago, I was an annual Disneyland pass holder. After I had Callan I decided I would wait to renew it until she was a little bit older and could actually go on rides, makes sense right ? So, this October I decided this was our year ! We renewed our passes & I am so happy about it ! We’ve already gone so many times, and it’s a great place to go to get out of the house and burn off some of Callans crazy energy. Here are some pictures of our last trip !

Callan is always so excited to meet any of the princess or characters but gets so shy and starstruck when she is actually there. It’s so funny, she gives them a big huge but won’t smile or say anything and when its time to take a picture she can’t stop looking at their hands, like she’s so surprised they are actually hugging her, it so funny/cute !