Thursday, December 15, 2016

Our Christmas traditions

My husband and I grew up with different holiday traditions, so when we were getting ready for our first Christmas as a married couple, I remember one of the biggest differences was when gifts would be open. Do we stay up late

Monday, December 12, 2016

The Gervais Family - a family photo session in Houston

I'm still in the process of  building my portrait portfolio, so I was so happy when a friend of ours asked me to take their family picture. They expressed their preferred setting to be one with trees, which is currently my favorite

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Lattes and Layers Christmas Gift Guide

With the holidays here, I've been searching for gifts in the hopes that maybe this year I won't succumb to the procrastination I often find myself in. I've definitely been guilty of combing the aisles of department stores on

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

My December Book List: A Christmas List

Much of this month will be spent enjoying the holidays with family and traveling. But I'm also looking for those cozy moments of candlelight, cookies, and hot chocolate that just usher in the need to read a holiday classic. With

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Vlog: A Weekend Getaway Guide to New Orleans

For a moment I felt a bit like Ignatius, from John Toole's novel A Confederacy of Dunces, as I stood in the middle of the French Quarter, of course without the floppy green hat to draw unwanted attention my way. Instead, I