Chelsea turns THREE!

I was so excited when Jackie found Photos by Arena on Facebook and asked me to take their family photos and Chelsea's birthday photos.  They're such a lovely family and Chelsea was so cute and SO excited for her tea party!  She cracked me up several times during her photo session!  I think my favorite part was when she just couldn't stop laughing at me being attacked by the cow puppet. :)

We got lots of great shots that I'm excited to share! 

How cute is that tea party!?!  

Jackie, thank you again for letting me photograph your family!  I loved getting to know everyone and it was so much fun capturing these special moments for your family!  I hope Chelsea had an amazing third birthday!

Felicia's Maternity Session

Not only did I get to celebrate my Mom this Mother's Day weekend, I got to meet a gorgeous and very sweet mother-to-be for her maternity photos.  I'm so glad we found each other because she was the perfect match for the type of maternity session I've been dreaming of!  Luckily, she knew just where to go for oak trees with spanish moss.  We met at Brazos Bend State Park and it was a drive for me but 100% worth it!  I cannot wait to go back!  Who wants to do a session there?!

I couldn't decide if I like the black & white or color versions of these better.  Which do you like?  Leave a comment below and let me know!

I couldn't decide if I like the black & white or color versions of these better.  Which do you like?  Leave a comment below and let me know!

Aviana is due in about 4 weeks and I'm already jealous of her adorable shoes!  Seriously, can baby shoes get any cuter?

Aviana is due in about 4 weeks and I'm already jealous of her adorable shoes!  Seriously, can baby shoes get any cuter?

Family Photos with the Randolphs

I was so excited when Jennifer reached out to me about doing a family photo shoot with her sister's family and her parents.  What a great memory to have documented for the grandkids!  Personally, it's something that I think my own family needs to do.  We have a million pictures of my niece (the only grandchild) but none of all of us together.  I'm working on getting everyone together and convinced - we're not the most photogenic family! :)  That's not the case for Jennifer's family though.  From their color coordinated outfits to their animated kids, it was a fun time!  Especially when we got to see a train pass by and I witnessed the pure excitement and joy on Marcus' face (it was adorable).  

It's always hard for me to pick my favorites, so here's a few highlights from our session.

Helen's Garden with Marcus and River

I had the pleasure of reconnecting with a high school friend and taking pictures of her beautiful children in League City at Helen's Garden.  I've driven past it several times but this was my first time to actually get to explore the garden and it was lovely.  This was such a fun shoot!

Marcus was the cutest with his "cheeeeeesssseee" faces.

Marcus was the cutest with his "cheeeeeesssseee" faces.

He really loves is sister too!  There was no shortage of hugs and kisses for River.

He really loves is sister too!  There was no shortage of hugs and kisses for River.

River has the cutest little grin and the most magical blue eyes!

River has the cutest little grin and the most magical blue eyes!

We were able to get in some family shots too.  Marcus had a blast swinging from Mom and Dad!

We were able to get in some family shots too.  Marcus had a blast swinging from Mom and Dad!