October 30, 2015

Falling in Love | Highland Park Engagement Session

He makes her laugh and she motivates him to be a better man. Together they are a fun, loving, and laid-back couple that make my job very easy!


April 22, 2015

Blue Eyes Turns One | Pittsburgh Child Portrait Photographer

One year old sessions are always my favorite.  A little exhausting for the parents trying to wrangle wiggly little bottoms into place, but always worth the effort.


January 1, 2015

Life and Lessons Learned | Chaser of Light

There are few things that I love more than the idea of a fresh start!  There is an excitement in believing that a better you, a better life, a better world are obtainable, starting today.  I do, I love it as much as I love cold sheets on a hot day and a good book […]


December 31, 2014

Life and Lessons Learned | Tie it to a Balloon

Life and Lessons Learned #1 Tie it to a Balloon My New Year’s resolution has been the same for the past nine years.  I want to be the woman that my daughters will grow to become.  Talk about a tall order!  It’s usually about this time of year that I start logging all the ways […]


December 30, 2014

Life and Lessons Learned | Find Your People

Life and Lessons Learned Lesson #2 Find Your People Our daughter, Annie, is three years old.  She is our youngest of four children.  I’m not sure when it began, but she calls her siblings, “my people.”  Her lingo has become infectious in this house.  We all find ourselves using Annie’s same diction when speaking with her.  We utter statements like, […]


December 29, 2014

Life and Lessons Learned | Take a Knee

Life and Lessons Learned #3 Take a Knee My husband and I have four children, ages 10, 9, 8, and 3.  I cannot begin to guess how many times a day that I hear the word “Mom.”  It is not humanly possible to listen to everything that follows this word.  A million little questions asked over and over […]


December 28, 2014

Life and Lessons Learned | Marriage is Tough Ya’ll

Life and Lessons Learned #4 Marriage is Tough Ya’ll This year Jason and I celebrated our 12th anniversary.  Though it didn’t feel like a celebration at all.  The day was sad and full of tears.  We had been disconnected for months leading up to the day.  I had this memory of shopping for our first anniversary […]


December 27, 2014

Life and Lessons Learned | I Don’t Have a Soul

Life and Lessons Learned #5  I Don’t Have a  Soul Did you read that title?  You read it right.  I do not have a soul and neither do you!  How is that for an epiphany?  Thirty-seven years and I’m just understanding this now. “You don’t have a soul.  You are a soul.  You have a […]


December 26, 2014

Life and Lessons Learned | Live Like Leo

Life and Lessons Learned #6 Live Like Leo Let’s begin with that tongue twister of a title!  Holy smokes! Leo is our 10 year old son.  I’m sure if you asked him he would offer that he is actually 10.916666666 years old!  For as long as I can remember Leo has always had a spirit […]


December 25, 2014

Life and Lessons Learned | Balance and Forgive

Life and Lessons Learned #7 Balance and Forgive At some point my life began to feel like a competitive sport.  I can’t exactly say who I was competing against.  Likely candidates are myself and thoughts of who I should be, Pinterest boards, and my friends’ Facebook highlights reels.  I decided this year that I was dropping […]