Rectory School Graduation
Middle school. A time of growth
The beginning of teenage self-expression, facing towards the light of adulthood. It’s awkward and often the source of my stress (I’m living the “dream” of raising TWO teen girls right now, people).
I’ve been photographing the 9th grade Commencement Ceremony at The Rectory School…
Visit the CT or RI shoreline for your 2015 Family Portraits.
Transcendent crashing of the waves that weather the rocks and shells
the smell of the salt and search for sea glass. There is magic in being
beside the ocean, and I want to see you there.
I am only offering 8 Beach sessions for the 2015 summer season - Contact…
Eclectic Art for the Modern Home
You could say painting is in her genetics. Ashley Garland of Ashley Floorcloths learned a unique method of artful decoration from her grandmother at just 13 years old; painted floorcloths. With roots in traditional floor covering, Ashley is bringing the technique back with some modern flare. Offering consultations for custom…
Letter-boxing at Logees
You ever bring your kids to the park, only to find that it’s still completely covered in snow? What do you do then
We decided to visit Logee’s Greenhouse in Danielson, CT. It’s a magical place that I’ve visited my whole life, and a great place to get a bit…
Portrait Tips for Difficult Kids
Let me start by saying this
Raising kids is not easy, raising your voice is. I absolutely lose my cool, but I hate it. Bickering and yelling are so very tiring. Ain’t nobody got time for that.
But I do know this little secret: sometimes, when a stranger is…
Dogs Are People Too
614 square feet. No closets. 5 people and two pets.
Of course in a cape they don’t count the slanted roofs as useable space. Now you know exactly why we need a bigger space. Sometimes it feels greedy to want a bigger home. We are warm and dry, and that’s…
10 Tips for Moms of Boys
Let him dream. He will aspire to be a spy, or Turtleman
Explore the woods with him.
Muscle Shirts are for muscles.
Keep your cool when he gets staples, just beside the place he got stitches last year. Because Battle wounds.
Pick Wild Flowers with him. Some day, some lucky…
Movies Suggested by Anthony, age 6
You’re probably in this middle of this very issue
Your kid completely loves this ONE movie and will watch it 837 times a week. You wake up with the songs in your head and use lines from that movie in everyday life as a pun, except you’re the only one…
Beautiful Strange Irony
“I had a craving for something sweet, so I ate that cranberry sauce you gave me - it was great!” she text me. My exhausted, swollen eyes began crying, again
Irony is a beautiful and strange thing.
Living on the other side of the US, there’s no way that she…
Calling all snow bunnies!
Are you a little like me - a true New Englander who enjoys the threat of an impending blizzard
I am looking for some brave souls who want to make magical portraits in the snow (at a deep discount!).
Romance in the empty street. Playful laughs of a snowball fight.…
Winter Wonderland - Charlton, MA Photography
As we drove through the woods on a seemingly endless dirt driveway, I doubted that this place actually existed. It just looked like a normal house and driveway. That’s when the trees opened up to a small winter wonderland. It had snowed a week or so before the session, but…
Kids are way cooler than grownups.
When I meet kids at weddings, I love to make them smile right away…even if they’re the shy type I can usually get them to be my best friend within a few minutes. We can thank my blended family and 8 siblings for that gift
Kids at about the 5…
The Weird Sh!t I Watch
Would you believe me if I told you this guy is obsessed with Christmas
image via wwe.com
My hunny came home from visiting a friend last night and, as usual, finds me watching something ridiculously strange. He can only smile - he knows me. I appreciate the random and weird…
Popponesset Inn, Mashpee, MA
The warm welcome of a late summer breeze swept over us as the paper lanterns sway above us in a dance of love.
Allen Hill Tree Farm, Brooklyn, CT
When you visit this place after Thanksgiving it is bustling with activity - visits from Santa & the Mrs. as well as cider, wreaths and wagon ride around this ENORMOUS place to find the perfect tree. It’s a great family outing
Contact me if you’re interested in your very own…
Asa Waters Mansion Wedding, Millbury, MA
I loved the hints of pink at this elegant August wedding!
Wychmere Beach Club Wedding, Harwich Port, MA
Vineyard Wedding - Simsbury, CT
It was the kind of hot where the air is just, thick. The looming threat of thunderstorms didn’t stop this party (and made for a pretty cool sky!).
Vineyard, beautiful flowers, awesome food and delicious beer. Perfection!