Archive for 'life as I know it'

2:10 pm

Well it has been a long time since I have updated my blog.  After having my son Dante I found my hands very full with 2 kids and shooting and editing photos.  My family time is the most important thing to me in the world and frankly Dante keeps me on my toes during the day so I spend my time editing during his nap.   I will say life is settling down a little bit so I hope to spend more time updating my blog.  I am gearing up for another busy holiday season, last year was my busiest season ever and I expect another crazy round of it:)  I feel so blessed to have so many amazing clients and friends that have been going to me for so many years, I truly appreciate all the referrals and kind words!!!  With that said, I better start posting some stuff!!







2:01 pm

Well after 9 months flew by, we sold one place, bought another, moved in, settled and waited for baby number 2.  We can finally say he is here!  Dante Vincent arrived April 5th at 12:28 pm he weighed 9lbs and was 20.5 inches long…yeah that explained my GIANT belly!  Here are a few pics of the little man below.  He is already in 3 to 6 month clothes and getting bigger.  He loves to eat!!!  My favorite thing about him are his eyes…when they are actually open which right now doesn’t last that long.  I look at his eyes and melt, he is super charming and sweet.  We are so in love.   Ava is adjusting to her new role as big sister now, it was a bit tricky at first as everything was all about her for 2 straight years:)  She has become a huge help and she usually has a way with him if he is crying for no reason, she makes him smile:)  So happy and tired at the same time.  Life is fantastic, I wouldn’t change it for the world.  I have my complete family now.  I have worked a little bit here and there but I have slowed way down as it is still hard to leave him for too many hours during the day.  So it might be a while before I can schedule you.  Thanks for your patience of course, I am enjoying my role as full time mom for now:)


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3:36 pm

Well this was fun!  I took Ava and Annabel and her mommy of course to this spot off the 5 freeway in San Juan.   It was a bit chilly and wet so early in the morning, also known as “happy” time.  Anyway, lots of mud, tons of buzzing bee’s, nasty rotting oranges and a couple of cranky toddlers that want to play NOT sit still to take a pic!  Anyway, we managed to get a few cute ones of Annabel and I think they capture her personality well, she is a fun, crazy, bouncy, smart, adventurous little girl with the most AMAZING EYES!  She knows what she wants and is a true leader in the toddler world.  She is always the leader of the pack at the playground…leading to far away places away from us moms!

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10:03 am

Ava has been acting CRAZY this morning!  MAMMA!  MAMMA!  MAMMA!  AHHHH!  I just started pulling my hair out when I noticed her with sunglasses and a cell phone…melts my heart.  She is growing up so fast!  Put me right in check…enjoy every moment!  LIFE IS SHORT, get off computer and GO OUTSIDE:)



7:54 pm

Today I decided to “try” to do a photo shoot with Ava for Valentines day.  Note to self…bring another person to help!  Between chasing her around, carrying equipment and a diaper bag as well as falling down scraping up my legs!  AHHH!  I did manage to get some really cute photos of Ava.  The point of the pics today was to send them to her grandparents…mission accomplished I think they will love it!

9:14 pm


8:35 am

Everyday I worked with Ava on crawling.  People kept telling me to enjoy my time now because once they are mobile its all over.  So true!  I try to sit down at my desk to work and I have to run after Ava headed for the closet, under my desk, in the kitchen, out the door!  Just kidding…but she wants to be where ever she isn’t allowed.  Its cute, I try to tell her no…but she looks at me and laughs!  I better figure that one out soon.  Anyway, being a mom has brought on all sorts of new challenges in life but it is the most rewarding thing I have ever experienced.  My favorite time is in the morning when I go into her room and she is so excited and ready to start the day. I miss her already, she is growing up so fast.  (long sigh)  I love her.