Fall is coming

whether I’m ready for it or not! There has definitely been a chill in the air the past few weeks. And although I can’t say that I’m ready to say good bye to summer, fall is such a beautiful time of year in Western Pennsylvania. This adorable, sweet sibling duo was just the perfect thing to get me excited for fall. I had so much fun with these two. I just love the beautiful warm tones of these photos… perfectly compliments their sunny personalities. These two had me laughing the whole session. It was so hard for me to pick just a few images to share on the blog. I love them all so much!





I’m in denial

that my baby is old enough to be a first grader. The first day of school was this Thursday, and it was rough… for me (and Elliott). Ethan was nothing but excited. It is so hard for me to believe that he is really six years old. A school kid. I can remember our first few weeks with our screaming little newborn Ethan like they were yesterday (and my memory generally isn’t that good. lol!) I want to shelter him and keep him as my little baby forever. I’m just not ready to send him out into the big, bad world.






She’s getting so big

This precious sweetheart gets more and more beautiful every time I have the pleasure of photographing her. I would have to say that she is probably one of my three or four favorite people to photograph. (It’s probably not too hard to figure out who the other two might be!) Alright, alright – I’ll admit it… she’s my niece. But I really don’t think I’m being biased at all. She is just beautiful! And she’s a big sister now! Maybe I’ll share a few more of her adorable red headed baby brother in another post… We miss you guys! xoxo







Happy Anniversary to me!


Well, I guess she’s not really my anniversary present, but I can think of her that way if I want to! 😉 You see, this beautiful little angel’s mommy and daddy are dear friends of ours who happened to meet one another eight years ago today at our wedding. While we were in Virginia this weekend, we popped in for a visit to meet their brand new, five day old daughter. Isn’t she the sweetest thing you’ve ever seen?


Eight years. Wow. It’s crazy to think that it’s been that long. It seems like yesterday, literally. These past eight years as Mrs. Matthew Tomb have been nothing short of wonderful. We truly are very, very blessed!

Mine. All mine.


My little buddy turned two exactly one month ago! I can’t believe that I didn’t share any photos to mark the occasion. It’s definitely bittersweet… I love this age. He is so expressive and communicative – so excited by every little thing in this big world that’s his to explore. It is so fun to watch him grow and blossom into the unique little person that he is. …But it’s so sad to see those last vestiges of babyhood disappearing. He got his first real haircut the other day, and he looks so much older to me now. 🙁 Two – it’s definitely bittersweet.