My Kid’s Favorite Books to Read Themselves

I have 2 kids in elementary school and I am constantly on the lookout for new books to keep my kids interested in reading. My son just turned 9 and he has always been a pretty good reader but at first, he wouldn’t choose to read on his own unless there was some sort of…

My Favorite Places to Take Family Photos Around Portland Oregon

If you are looking for some ideas for where to take family photos in the Portland Oregon area this year, I’ve made a handy little list of my favorite spots. Of course, there are plenty more that I didn’t list, but this is a good starting point. These are not in any particular order. The…

Playing in the Sun | Portland Oregon Child Photographer

This weekend we finally got some sun! It’s been so rainy, my kids were going a little stir crazy being stuck inside after school every day. Sunday ended up being amazing! We played basketball, jumped on our trampoline, went to the park for a little bit, and went out for lunch. These two definitely got…

The Jauken Family| Portland, Oregon Lifestyle Family Photographer

Last weekend I went out to Centerville, Washington to visit my sister, and I got the opportunity to photograph their family in honor of their youngest little guy turning 1 in just one month! I have no idea how it has already been almost a year since he was born. He is one of the happiest babies…

Chloe in Vintage | Portland Oregon Children Portrait Photographer

This precious 6-year-old belongs to me, and sometimes she is just an angel, other times not so much. You can see her whole range of expressions here in these photos, lol. I have a friend who sells vintage clothing on Etsy, and sometimes she sends me clothing to photograph. This is one of those outfits….

Girls in Vintage | Portland Oregon Children Photograher

Last month I went to visit my bestie and I took photos for her vintage clothing shop. We dressed our little girls, and one of her daughter’s friends up in her vintage dresses and took the girls on an adventure. We went to an arboretum by her house and had a magical evening. Okay, it…