Ohhh, the legendary¬†cake smash. Sometimes less cake is more cake. Sometimes 1 year olds HATE cake. Allie’s first birthday cake smash was a bag of emotions, which is so typical for a 1 year old. She loved her cute little dress, and kept giggling at her parents—so sweet—the tears only started when she saw the […]

Oliver didn’t want ANTHING to do with his Barrington, IL first birthday session and cake smash.¬†Until the cake actually came out.   He said “CAKE”. At.the.session. He was THAT thrilled   Annnnd I melted. Check out this talkative little guy’s 1st birthday cake smash we did in Barrington, IL. Interested in booking a cake smash […]

How did another baby graduate from the milestone package?? 1st birthday photos are some of the most important and personal for a family, so I was thrilled when Mama suggested we do the session in there home near Barrington, IL. As a bonus, I got to hang out with Sophia’s darling little pup….how cute is […]

Birthday Cake Sessions. I LOVE THEM, and do them often (but never blog them…cough cough, lazy). When people book 1st Birthday Cake Sessions with me, here’s what to bring/expect: – Wipes. Your son or daughter is going to get very covered in cake -Change of clothes for you, potentially. Your kid is going to want […]

How many times have you seen a little kid taste cake for the first time? Probably not as many as me, unless you’re Michelle Duggar. Each time I watch a cake smash…err…photograph a cake smash….it amazes me at how polar opposite the reactions can and will be, depending on the kiddo. I patiently wait. What […]

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