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After almost a decade as a Houston family photographer, I have seen it all from meltdowns to picture-perfect, dream sessions! Follow these 5 Tips for taking summer family photos to make things a bit easier! 5 tips for taking summer family photos I know first hand how overwhelming taking family photos can be with little […]

5 Tips for Taking Family Photos in the Summer

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We usually only host one weekend of Houston Christmas mini sessions! But this year we had more interest than ever before so we decided to open up a second weekend to fit in our sweet Cotton families before my maternity leave! I’ve been a Houston wedding photographer for over a decade but families have always […]

Houston Christmas Minis | 2019 Recap 2

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Check out the pure cuteness from the first weekend of our Houston Christmas Mini Sessions! This pregnant mama almost couldn’t handle it! It’s always a little risky doing our outdoor Christmas mini sessions in November with the unpredictable Houston weather. But this year, we were extraordinarily blessed with a beautiful 60 degrees and so much […]

Houston Christmas Mini Session

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I don’t know about you but I could live in a Christmas 365 world! I have no shame about listening to Christmas music all year round. It’s not uncommon to catch me watching Christmas movies on bad days and I’m always counting down the days until Christmas! I’ve got Christmas on the brain so I […]

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Alright, mommas! I want to take the stress out of family photos so I’m sharing 5 tips to survive fall photos with toddlers! Let’s make this year THE year you are relaxed and just being present with your family! 5 tips to survive fall family photos with toddlers Tip #1: Plan your outfits ahead of […]

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This llama-themed first birthday was a whole llama fun if you ask me! Yep, I said it! ; ) This sweet family is from Austin but I’m so grateful to be their Houston family photographer! When Kari asked me to be there for Chandler’s big day, you know I couldn’t resist! A llama fun birthday […]

Llama Themed 1st Birthday party

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This year’s fall mini sessions were a huge success! So many amazing families, a few new faces and some that have been in the Cotton family for years, all wonderful! Because of these incredible families, we are donating $525 from our Houston fall mini sessions for Parkinson’s Research! And to us, that is AWESOME! Houston fall […]

The Heart Behind Our 2018 Fall Minis | Parkinson’s Research

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I don’t know about you but I’m living that PSL (pumpkin spiced latte) life! I’m about to pack up our Kinsey girl and take her to the pumpkin wonderland that is Trader Joe’s in the fall. Best believe I’ll be throwing anything and everything pumpkin spiced in our cart! Since fall is upon us, it’s […]

2018 Fall Mini Sessions in Houston

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Are you gearing up for the fall and need some fall outfit inspiration for family pictures?! I am! I can’t believe we finally have a little baby girl to dress up this year. EK! 😀 It’s so surreal and so exciting! Fall is the perfect time for family photos since it’s not too hot and not […]

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Fall is almost here! And I don’t know about you but this California girl is SO ready for this Texas heat to dwindle down! With cooler weather and all the beautiful colors that fall brings, September through November is the PERFECT time (and weather!) for outside family photos! We just can’t get enough of the colors […]

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Christmas Mini Sessions for a Cause After Harvey, we knew we had to do something to help our family clients that were really hit badly. We hosted fall mini sessions to help support one family and then Christmas minis to help the other. While it may not have made a significant dent in their financial […]

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Christmas Mini’s Benefitting a Family Affected by Harvey When we heard about two of our sweet Cotton families that were affected by Harvey, we wanted to help. So our fall mini sessions are going to benefit one family and now our Christmas minis will help the second family! For the first time ever these will […]

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