Welcome! I'm a photographer, wife, mom to a sweet baby boy we call John-John, and am expecting another little boy in June.

I've started blogging to share the ideas, products, and discoveries that have made my life easier and more intentional in hopes they will do the same for you!

Hi! I'm Emily






Gift Guide: For New Moms

Gift Guides

Blue Dress Nuuly Subscription (Discount)/ Natori Robe / Key Wristlet / Initial Necklace (Splurge, Save) / Massage Gift Card / Flower Subscription / Pajamas / Nordstrom Gift Card / Joggers / Dinner Gift Card

  • Help her find clothes she feels great in, even while her body is changing, without the investment or commitment by gifting a month subscription to Nuuly.
  • I love my silky soft Natori robe after wearing it for years and still slip it on almost every morning.
  • Fresh pajamas always brighten up your bedtime routine, even if you know you’ll be up in only a couple hours. Bonus: these are breastfeeding friendly and visitor appropriate.
  • This key wristlet is on my Christmas wish list! Never is a free hand more valuable than when you’re juggling a diaper bag, car seat, and everything else.
  • My favorite joggers that are comfy enough to sleep in and put together enough to wear almost anywhere. Bonus: the drawstring waistband makes them a sure fit for a changing body.
  • Patrick gave me this dainty necklace for Christmas last year and I wear it almost every single day. This is another great budget version.
  • A Nordstrom gift card so she can go get properly fitted and buy a couple new bras- priceless for feeling good in any outfit!
  • A gift card for brunch or dinner at a local gem paired with a homemade gift certificate for you to babysit while they’re on the date would be a home run gift in my book!
  • I gifted my best friend a flower delivery subscription for her birthday and it made her so happy for months. New moms don’t need the responsibility of keeping a plant alive, but fresh flowers make even the messiest house feel fresh. Bonus: they’ll think of you every time they receive their new bouquet!
  • Recovering from labor and the demands of being a new mom are hard on a woman’s body. Let someone else take care of her for an hour by gifting a massage for whenever she’s ready.


If you're looking for photography that is so much more than just gorgeous images, it's an experience that allows you to be fully present with the ones you love, you're in the right place.

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