Brown and Blue Clothes in Family Pictures

I posted this morning my brother’s family pictures from a year ago. These are a set I took in November. I seem to take their pictures about each year, but forget to post them. I took these in November around Thanksgiving.  They’ve got 3 boys, and live in Houston near where I grew up. It’s about a 3 hour drive from us, and we try to get together when we can!family hug photography

My sister in law cracked me up with her clothing choices this time. She asked me to help her figure out what to wear. She had a room full of clothes (with receipts close by), and I was just in awe. We decided to center it all around the fabulous leather jacket she is wearing. … Continue Reading

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Hi everyone, Summer from Elevate-Everyday here!  So excited to share this amazingly easy no sew placemat pillow cover tutorial with you guys today! It seriously took me 5 minutes to complete and I love how… Continue Reading

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Babies, babies, babies! It’s always fun to take pictures of babies, but at Christmastime, it’s double the fun, because it is generally their first Christmas. I’ve got for you 20 Christmas Picture Ideas with Babies,… Continue Reading

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Glad & M&M’S® for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Today I’m sharing a new twist on my my favorite Christmas munchie treat, I… Continue Reading

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I’ve been pretty much obsessed with Gold lately. Gold clothes, gold nails, gold decorations, gold Christmas cards, gold prints. Today is our monthly 10th blog hop, and I was so excited with that theme, had… Continue Reading

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