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Category Archives: Personal

One of the major changes I’ve noticed with both Michael and now Thomas’s pregnancy journey is the need to be freakishly organized and prepared for anything. In preparation for Michael’s arrival (Fall 2016), I put together a baby car kit so I’m prepared while on-the-go! The last thing I wanted was a blow-out situation and […]

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Today marks a very special milestone. Exactly one year ago today, I officially said farewell to the corporate world to dive headfirst into motherhood. One whole year… where did the time go?! My sweet little boy was merely 3-months old last January when I made the choice to become a stay-at-home-mom. Since the day my […]

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As a motherhood photographer and boy-mom, I love to fuel my fellow mommy readers with tips and tricks to make their day-to-day lives easier! I started the “for mommies” category on my blog to do just that along with various lifestyle topics discussed in my On Air with Allie episodes. If you follow my blog, […]

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I’ll say it again… Happy New Year friends! Can you believe we are well on our way into January?! This month is already flying by! It’s been a chilly January at that! We got only a few inches of snow last week and it’s just now starting to melt away due to the low, low […]

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All of you busy, hard-working mamas out there…! I want to fill you in on something that will be a game-changer with your grocery shopping experience. While I actually do love grocery shopping… since having Michael in tow (and will soon be raising two boys under two!) it’s not always that easy of a task! […]

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Dear Michael, This month you’ll be 15-months old and since the day you were born it’s been an adventure! Watching you grow from a a 7 lb., 8 oz. newborn to now a wiggly toddler has been truly awe-inspiring. Your Daddy and I have celebrated each milestone with you along the way and we’re so […]

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Well, hello friends! I cannot believe it’s been well over a month since my last blog post. I guess I figure since I’m chatting to many of you live every Wednesday over on my Facebook page (click here to watch replays!) that I don’t need to blog that often… but I know that I do! […]

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After months and months of planning… Michael’s 1st birthday party last weekend was a huge success! Michael is now a wild ONE! Be sure to click here to view images from his “Where the Wild Things Are” themed Smash Cake session. As a milestone photographer, for many years (before I was even pregnant!), I was […]

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My Dearest Michael, You have taught me many things this past year as I navigate my new world of motherhood… one of which is, don’t blink. As I sit here at 10PM on the couch in our family room while your fast asleep upstairs in your big boy room… on the eve of your first […]

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As you may already know if you follow me on Instagram or Facebook (or you read our pregnancy announcement blog post — and watched the video!)… we’re expecting baby #2! If you couldn’t tell from the blast announcement across all social media platforms back in August… we’re pretty excited about it! As many of you know, my […]

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