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If you’re like me, January felt like the LONGEST and most difficult and painful year ever…ever. Ehh, I mean month. I pray that February 2024 brings each of you joy, abundance, healing, and immense hope for a brighter and more peaceful year. I’m making a vision board and journaling my heart’s healing goals. I am […]

My Butterfly House- Very Personal Post – Austin Lifestyle Photographer, Austin Cottage Gardener, Best Austin Butterfly Garden

February 1, 2024

If you’re like me, January felt like the LONGEST and most difficult and painful year ever…ever. Ehh, I mean month. I pray that February 2024 brings each of you joy, abundance, healing, and immense hope for a brighter and more peaceful year. I’m making a vision board and journaling my heart’s healing goals. I am […]

My Butterfly House- Very Personal Post – Austin Lifestyle Photographer, Austin Cottage Gardener, Best Austin Butterfly Garden

February 1, 2024

Feast your eyes upon these sweet lovebirds, loving and laughing! Isn’t she beautiful? Michael is probably the only person ever that can make a mullet look so good! Congrats, you two!

Michael & Ariana’s Engagement- Austin Family Lifestyle Photographer. Austin, Texas – Country Chic Style

December 8, 2023

Feast your eyes upon these sweet lovebirds, loving and laughing! Isn’t she beautiful? Michael is probably the only person ever that can make a mullet look so good! Congrats, you two!

Michael & Ariana’s Engagement- Austin Family Lifestyle Photographer. Austin, Texas – Country Chic Style

December 8, 2023

Happy Almost Christmas, friends! I’ve been quiet around here, in the very best way, that is! I’ve been cooking yummy tasty meals for my family, enjoying time with other mamas, baking bundt cakes, , creating adorable handmade ornaments with my kiddos, tending my roses before winter storms (hoping none hit), working, and getting quite overzealous […]

Happy Holidays- Austin Family Lifestyle Photographer, NW AUSTIN

December 6, 2023

Happy Almost Christmas, friends! I’ve been quiet around here, in the very best way, that is! I’ve been cooking yummy tasty meals for my family, enjoying time with other mamas, baking bundt cakes, , creating adorable handmade ornaments with my kiddos, tending my roses before winter storms (hoping none hit), working, and getting quite overzealous […]

Happy Holidays- Austin Family Lifestyle Photographer, NW AUSTIN

December 6, 2023

Happy Monday in January, my friends! I can’t believe this month is coming to end so rapidly. My youngest just asked me if it’s normal to keep accidentally writing 2022 when he dates his school work. Cute. The family featured in today’s entry holds a special place in my heart. They moved here from Seattle […]

Kordell Family – Austin, Dripping Springs, Texas Lifestyle Family Photographer, Mel Christina Lifestyle Photographer

January 23, 2023

Happy Monday in January, my friends! I can’t believe this month is coming to end so rapidly. My youngest just asked me if it’s normal to keep accidentally writing 2022 when he dates his school work. Cute. The family featured in today’s entry holds a special place in my heart. They moved here from Seattle […]

Kordell Family – Austin, Dripping Springs, Texas Lifestyle Family Photographer, Mel Christina Lifestyle Photographer

January 23, 2023

“The true way to live is to enjoy every moment as it passes, and surely it is in the everyday things around us that the beauty of life lies.”― Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Noel Family- Austin Family Photographer, Austin Lifestyle Photographer, Westlake Hills, Austin, Texas

January 16, 2023

“The true way to live is to enjoy every moment as it passes, and surely it is in the everyday things around us that the beauty of life lies.”― Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Noel Family- Austin Family Photographer, Austin Lifestyle Photographer, Westlake Hills, Austin, Texas

January 16, 2023

Happy December, friends! I hope everyone is enjoying the most magical time of the year with loved ones, hot cocoa, and cozy (sherpa) blankets! We’ve been baking, listening to Dolly’s Christmas album, and decorating every room with cheer and sparkles. My daughter has been creating handmade Christmas treasures for our family in Canada and South […]

Sim Family- Austin Family Lifestyle Photographer, West Austin, Texas

December 5, 2022

Happy December, friends! I hope everyone is enjoying the most magical time of the year with loved ones, hot cocoa, and cozy (sherpa) blankets! We’ve been baking, listening to Dolly’s Christmas album, and decorating every room with cheer and sparkles. My daughter has been creating handmade Christmas treasures for our family in Canada and South […]

Sim Family- Austin Family Lifestyle Photographer, West Austin, Texas

December 5, 2022

How did fall season get here so quickly, y’all!? On that note, it’s been a gorgeous kickoff to my favorite month of all! I’m knee deep in homeschool activities, baking, gardening, tea drinking, decorating, and photography sessions! Half of this session was done in my backyard- as you can see, I built a gorgeous flower […]

Happy Fall 2022- Austin Family Lifestyle Photographer, Austin, Texas

October 6, 2022

How did fall season get here so quickly, y’all!? On that note, it’s been a gorgeous kickoff to my favorite month of all! I’m knee deep in homeschool activities, baking, gardening, tea drinking, decorating, and photography sessions! Half of this session was done in my backyard- as you can see, I built a gorgeous flower […]

Happy Fall 2022- Austin Family Lifestyle Photographer, Austin, Texas

October 6, 2022

I’m so incredibly grateful to have worked with the lovely Saunders Family last month. From the moment we met *online* via email, I felt an instant connection with mama to be! And even more amazing- we live right down the road from one another! It brought back so many gushy great memories to see a […]

Welcome Baby Noah, Austin Newborn Lifestyle Photographer, Mel Christina- Lifestyle Photographer

August 4, 2022

I’m so incredibly grateful to have worked with the lovely Saunders Family last month. From the moment we met *online* via email, I felt an instant connection with mama to be! And even more amazing- we live right down the road from one another! It brought back so many gushy great memories to see a […]

Welcome Baby Noah, Austin Newborn Lifestyle Photographer, Mel Christina- Lifestyle Photographer

August 4, 2022