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Knoll 2011 The Next Generation of Dessers

I know it’s Christmas when we gear up for our knoll shoot – we’ve been shooting it for 5 years now andView full post »

No Worries Event Planning – The 2nd annual round (square) Table

This week I got to go out on a real grown up night, with girls, girlfriends, colleagues….and it was an extraView full post »

Hard Rock

Last week I was on vacation. I didn’t GO on vacation, but I was on one… or whatever it is we want toView full post »

Please Judge This Book By It’s Cover

I was honored and nervous to photograph MaryScarlett Amaris – She’s a powerful wonderful awesome goddess (orView full post »

and Kelly

I knew it had been a long time, I saw that many new buildings had been built in the neighborhood, and the road leadingView full post »

home is where your Starbucks knows your name….

It’s good to be home. I was a way for a month! And even though I had my camera and laptop with me the whole timeView full post »

Leonie Barel

I am visiting my Mom’s – an artist, a sculptor, and teacher…. we shot a few of her pieces, and when IView full post »

Los Angeles Creative Kids Photography

The Girl Next Door

As I review my life through my kids eyes, I wonder what they are experiencing for themselves, and I also reflect aboutView full post »


When I first came to America, with $100 in my pocket (and my dad’s credit card in my wallet…and my dad at myView full post »

Happy Birthday Little Girl

Becky and I had been friends since the one prenatal yoga lesson we happened to take during our first pregnancy more thanView full post »


It was really hard for me to agree to get Kyle’s hair cut- I loved it long, I loved it wild, and I loved how itView full post »


So if I thought it was hard to write about myself, or my kids, writing about my mom is 10 times harder. Even though weView full post »

my mini me(s)

A lot has been written about raising children. I have many books about it, and I have read all the titles. Yes, I haveView full post »


What girl doesn’t love shoes and purses? By the time I was 15 or so my foot was so big I had to buy mens’View full post »

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