Easter Family Picture
Pictures of a ballet dancer in her tutu
Easy dessert, similar to a dump cake
A most delicious side salad or dessert

Home Tour with Family Pictures


Hi I’m Jen from Tatertots and Jello – where I love to feature a creative tutorial every day. I am so excited to be participating in Kristen’s Decorating with Pictures series. I LOVE seeing all of the ways people use photos of their families in their homes. It’s so inspiring!! Here are a few ways that we have used photos in our home. A couple of years ago I created a Family Photo Wall which… Continue Reading

Paint Fight Family Pictures! {Our Christmas Card}

family photography paint fight

I’m so excited to finally share with all of you our Paint Fight we had for family pictures nearly 2 months ago! I wanted to do this a year ago, but we had just taken our fun at-home pictures, so I have  been waiting…it was SO much fun, and I encourage all of you to get out of the “posed picture box” and do something fun! The reason I keep them hidden is because I… Continue Reading

Halloween at Our Home

kids halloween costumes

Happy Halloween! Enjoy a little snippet of our fam, as we got dressed up last weekend for our church Fall Festival, our dry run for Halloween Night!  I can’t ever miss an opportunity for a fun family picture, so we got a few pictures  outside of our garage as we were heading out the door. I’m kindof a procrastinator when it comes to costumes.

Family Holiday Card

Duke Christmas Card

I love sending holiday cards, and love getting them! If you send them out this year, I’d love to have one, and hang it up on my wall of love. If you send me yours, I’m going to do my best to send you ours!  I’ll order a bunch of extras and send them til I run out. So add me to your address list! I’d love if you want to write a little note… Continue Reading

How to Take your Own Family Pictures

How to Take your own Family Pictures

This time of year is the busiest for Taking Family pictures, and I know I personally get excited at the idea of picking outfits, deciding on a location, and dreaming about how I’m going to display the pictures in my home. So today I’m going to talk ALL about those topics. I asked a few blogger friends if they’d allow me to post on their site for a little blog hop all about tips for Taking… Continue Reading

Summer Portrait Sessions


Summer sessions are usually pretty slow, but I think I’ve had more this summer than ever! In Texas, it’s generally 95-100 degree’s every day, but at 9am, it might be 85, so do-able. I thought I’d share a sneak peek of a few of my recent sessions.  This first cute family, I took their portraits in Atlanta when I was there a few weeks ago. I hiked Stone Mountain with my husband, then met them… Continue Reading

Family Petite Portrait Sessions

utah portraits

I have had 6 petite sessions in the past week–5 in Utah and one right here in Texas. I wanted to make sure that they get their sneak peek before too long, so I’ve lumped 5 of them all together here with 2 sample images each (the 6th group has to wait a bit). Petite sessions are generally about posed shots, and I try to include a few candids, as well. I had so much… Continue Reading

Past Post Feature Saturday

dress for family pictures

I’m going to start featuring past blog posts on Saturdays. I want to highlight projects, recipes or tips you may have missed (or forgotten about!) Instagram Photo Tip How to use two “actions” on one photo in Instagram   What to Wear in Family Portraits The how-to of outfit selection, from a 3-part color scheme to accessories to using style boards  

Family Pictures in Austin


  This cute momma and I were on drill team in high school, and though they live in Houston, they came to Austin last weekend for the big F1 car race, and wanted to squeeze some family pictures in as well! Her little girl is simply adorable, and it was fun to meet her husband as well. She was so excited to run around in this field, it was tough to slow her down! Then… Continue Reading

What to wear in Family Pictures

What to Wear in Family Pictures

Deciding what to wear in Family Pictures can be a daunting task. What colors to wear? How can we coordinate, but not be match-matchy? I’ve got some great tips to think about, and at the bottom of the post, links to other ideas to help you on your way to get fabulous family pictures!  I have our family pictures taken at least once a year, if we are going on a fun family trip, I… Continue Reading