• Parks

    Ferry Beach, Maine Park – Almost

    Today I got ahead of myself. It was 46 degrees and sunny! I wanted to explore Ferry Beach State Park now that we live further south, but clearly there is still snow on the beaches. You can still get into the park, you just have to trek through the snow from the entrance. With a one and three-year old in tow I thought better of doing that alone. So, we settled for a view of the beach via a roadside birding stand. I should clarify, I settled and my three-year old had a melt down for fifteen minutes after leaving. That’ll teach me, maybe.  I’m dreaming of spring and summer…

  • Babies,  Family,  photography

    At Home DIY Cake Smash Session

    Let’s discuss how to create a simple, diy cake smash for your baby. First you’ll need to find a room in your home with great light. In my house this is our dining room, which is good because our table isn’t too hard to clear and move by myself. Preferably you want windows on two sides of the room providing indirect, soft light. If the sun light is falling directly in the line of sight of your camera, you’ll have harsh shadows. Areas in the photo will be under or overexposed. Once you’ve picked the perfect spot in your home for lighting you’ll need a white sheet and a disposable…