being Kind

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I went to Jenn and Doug’s house on Thursday for a sweet newborn photography session with their precious baby boy, Blake! My heart filled to the brim to see our sweet friends as parents! I shared some tips for surviving the few weeks with a newborn with them. Then I thought, hey, I should share […]

Tips for surviving the first few weeks with a newborn

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Our beautiful friends are having a baby! We are so happy for Rachel and Brad to join us in the sleepless nights club! 😄But in all seriousness, I know they are going to be INCREDIBLE parents. At their maternity session, we got to talking. Rachel wasn’t sure if she’d even do a maternity session with how she […]

#1 Reason to do Maternity Photos

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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 […]

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McGovern Centennial Gardens | Maternity Photos of Jenn & Doug Especially at our favorite location, McGovern Centennial Gardens, maternity photos are my new favorite to photograph! Since having Kinsey, I now understand just how incredible having a baby really is. The good, the bad, the tired & everything in between! All of it truly is […]

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Houston | Christmas Newborn Photos Our good friends, Ben & Jessica, welcomed sweet baby Hudson Rae into their lives and let me tell you that she is GORGEOUS! You’ll see for yourself but her big, beautiful eyes are going to win over the world! Now that we have Kinsey, it’s so fun watching our friends […]

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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 […]

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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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What’s summer like in Texas, you ask? Getting as close to the water any chance you get! And if you’re anything like us, you know that a poolside party is the perfect way to kick it off the right way! Now that we’re in the thick of summer, we’re sharing the epic poolside party that […]

Colorful Summer Poolside Party Inspiration with Cake and Confetti

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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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Houston Bunny Themed Newborn Photos Is there anything cuter than a snuggly newborn baby!? Maybe a baby with bunny-themed newborn photos! Sera’s parents call her their “little bunny” so fresh carrots were a must for her very first baby photos! We dolled up the carrots with a handful of flowers. Her handmade outfits couldn’t have […]

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In January, my best friends hosted the sweetest baby shower for us and #ourkinseygirl! They really know me better than anyone! They picked the theme, “The snuggle is real” because they know how much I love to snuggle! How sweet is that!? Having all of my girls together for a snuggly PJ baby shower was a dream […]

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