Month: December 2016

Savannah Lee

Savannah Lee

We welcomed our baby girl to the world on December 12, 2016!  So, for all of those out there hashtagging #fuck2016, I have to respectfully disagree.  

In Defense Of The World’s Most Polarizing Elf

In Defense Of The World’s Most Polarizing Elf

There are people who have fun with their Elf on the Shelf. There are people who overdo their Elf on the Shelf. And then there are the people who want to see Elf on the Shelf burn at the stake and watch as his immortal, […]

And Baby Makes… 5!

And Baby Makes… 5!

For those who are wondering, Jessica and her family welcomed her beautiful baby girl into the world on Monday. Mom and baby are doing well. As we wait with baited breath for Jessica to start showering us with adorable, snuggly photos, I’d like to take a moment to discuss just how unfair the discrepancies of pregnancy can be.

I mean, look at this woman.

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What 40+ weeks looks like..

What 40+ weeks looks like..

Still pregnant. Still overdue. Anxious, excited, frustrated, tired, energetic, pissed, joyful and everywhere in between!

Here’s a sneak peek at our maternity shoot.  That’s all I got today folks!

Blessings,

Jess

Christmas Gift Ideas That Won’t Make Teen & Tween Girls Roll Their Eyes

Christmas Gift Ideas That Won’t Make Teen & Tween Girls Roll Their Eyes

Regardless of what these laugh lines on my face tell you, I was a teenage girl once. I also helped raise two teenage girls. And I am now the mother of a teenage girl. So why the hell is shopping for teen girls still so […]

Keeping me laughing these days..

Keeping me laughing these days..

Well friends, I am officially 2 days past my  due date.  My dear friend told me that if this child is anything like me and I expected her to arrive on time I should have told her that her due date was November 15th. Very […]

An Ode To Love: A Couple Gets Their Wedding Photos Taken 70 Years Later

An Ode To Love: A Couple Gets Their Wedding Photos Taken 70 Years Later

Seventy years ago in 1946, Ferris and Margaret Romaire were married. As high school sweethearts on a zero-budget, they didn’t have the opportunity to have their wedding photos taken. To prove that it’s never too late to do -well, anything, really- they decided to change that. For their anniversary gift to each other, they had their wedding portraits taken together and the result is the best thing you’ll see all week.

 

70th-wedding

70th-wedding

Seeing the energy, love, and dynamic between the two of these crazy kids, I was inspired to find more couples who have withstood the years. I’m just in awe.

 

 

 

Love is hard, no matter what the movies tell you. That’s just the reality. But it’s worth it when you have the right person by your side.

Cheers to love.