Category Archives: Personal

Thanksgiving weekend extended family photos {Durham, NC}

Thanksgiving has become our annual family portrait taking time. I’ve gotten pretty dang good at taking my own family’s  portraits. It involves a lot of yelling, some swearing, multiple people actually pushing the shutter release, and a whole ton of photoshop magic to bring together all the smiles and proper amount of participants. Yes, not…

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New baby brother {and how his name came to be} | Aidas Alveras

I was starting to feel like I was going to be pregnant for EVER. And then, on the day I least expected it, (my DUE DATE!!) I had a baby. Meet Aidas Alveras Born 11/11 (yes – he does have the coolest birth date ever), Aidas decided to be really awesome to his mama and…

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Pumpkin Patching! { Hillsborough, NC | Smith’s Family Fun Farm }

We went pumpkin patching! I felt a little silly dragging everyone out when it was such a warm weekend – pushing 80 degrees! But, gosh darn it, I needed to do something fall themed and visiting a pumpkin patch is always fun – mostly because I love the opportunity to snap a million photographs! Viktorija…

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Floral Nursery in Grays & Pinks {Beautiful Indoor Spaces}

Once upon a time, way back in the spring when I still lived in Chicago, I decided it would be fun to photograph a few of the beautiful nurseries that moms in the city designed for their little ones. I’m one of those people who just loves seeing glimpses of other family’s homes – especially in…

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A Summer of Waiting {hello, Durham!}

“We’re moving!” I thought confidently to myself. “The packing will suck, I’ll have to fly by myself with a squirmy fourteen month old, then I’ll have to live with my parents for five weeks while waiting for Vincas to finish up his residency in Chicago and I search for a house…it’ll be crazy, but I’m…

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