Engagement Photos

We got our photos back from the engagement photo shoot we did back in April! The weather cooperated in a lovely way, and we caught the bluebonnets at the perfect time- we went back the next weekend and they were already gone. We’d never had any actual family photos taken, so we decided to work Sienna into some of the shots, too (shout-out to Kara for wrangling the pup when she wasn’t in the shot!). I’m happy to say her training seems to be helping, as she actually did really well. And the photos turned out really well! Take a gander:

Photos at McKinney Falls State Park, by Johnny Quattlebaum / George Street Photo.

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There are more of course; we got 200 photos back. But that would be a super photo-heavy post, so I just picked my favorite ones.

What do you think? Did you do an engagement photo shoot before you got married? Did you include your pet? 🙂

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December Shop Charity

Between Thanksgiving and Christmas (and being stuck inside because its too cold to go anywhere), this time of year is all about spending time with family. Sadly, some people do not have loving or safe home environments. The idea of spending a happy holiday with family, or at least not spending it in the hospital from injury, is a foreign idea to some. So this month, the beneficiary from my shop sales is going to be Safe Horizon.

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Heading North

Tomorrow the boyfriend, puppy, and I embark on The Great Christmas Roadtrip of 2011. We are piling ourselves and all of our various suitcases, kennel/toys, and gifts into my car and hitting the 18-ish-hour road to Ohio. This will be an occasion on two fronts: 1) the boyfriend has somehow never yet been back to the northern ancestral home of his girlfriend in the 2.5 years we’ve been together, and 2) we’ve never done a roadtrip this long with the puppy this size (last uber long roadtrip with her was when she was a wee pup you could pick up […]

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