Who has the extra time?!

February 26, 2016                               {family photography} {engagement photography} {child photography}

 

Great title, huh? How many of you think this same exact thing every single day? I know I do. Blogging is what I have learned isn’t the top of my “to-do” list. Actually it might be the last. Even after dishes or clipping all 4 of my kiddie’s toenails. Yea- that low. I hate to say that because I know this is how so many of you keep up with me, my family and my beautiful clients…but gosh it is hard to sit down and organize my thoughts and photos into a post.

If you know me…well, or even have spoken to me before- you know I have some intense ADHD…aka I start talking about one thing and quickly mention a totally different subject mid-sentence. That’s how I feel about blogging too. I just want to write everything down all at once and press publish. DONE.

I start typing…then boom. A kid is pouring water down my leg and into my purse. I start typing again. Deadly screams begin. I go save the child’s life that was in danger. I start typing again. Shoot…I forgot to email the 57 people back that I promised I would. Email everyone. I start typing again. Where was I? Hmmm… I’m hungry, maybe I should start my blogging tonight. Oh wait…let me finish up editing everyone’s images first. THEN I will blog. ok.

This happens way too often for me. So today I have 5 more minutes of peace and quiet to get my crazy wild world written down and shared to all you fun people. Not to mention, I’ve been photographing STUNNINGLY, beautiful families that I need to share too!

Life is never boring. Never calm either. But I wouldn’t trade it for anyone else’s life. Spring is coming and I cannot even wait- mini sessions are pretty much booked up but I have a couple of full sessions left until summer! I am so excited about all the new mamas to be that I am meeting and capturing. Soon my days will be filled with lots of those new babies too. Bring on the fresh air and sunshine. Tulips and peonies. bliss. I am ready to be outside all day long everyday. 🙂

Thanks for sticking around to be a part of our crazy world. Life is so good with you in it. ❤

enjoy the chaotic catch up!!

ps- if you want to stay updated a little better and see more of my recent images check out my Facebook page! ❤

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oh so I am behind on sharing my own little muffins too…so here is Beck’s 1st Birthday pics!!

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oh and the fun snow photos…

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then back to my beautiful families and kiddies

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so many more sessions will be up soon…I’m in crazy editing mode so I can get them all out to everyone! Can’t wait to share!

 

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Blogger FAIL!!!

Charlotte, NC      {whoa holy huge update}

 

Can you believe it?

I AM ALIVE.

I deserve worst blogger award for 2014.  End of story.

But the other side to the story is I have super happy kids. Their Mommy has been full time Mommy again…and they are super content with that. Balancing work and babies…not the easiest job on earth. <Oh and ps- my husband has a hip and back injury which has changed our entire life and our scheduling. Not to mention, how the heck do you single Mommies do it?> So when everyone was taking and taking from me, I decided I had to give something up (or slack off for a little while). Yes, it was blogging.

All my beautiful clients were still getting in front of my camera, and receiving their gorgeous images a couple weeks later…but sadly, they didn’t get to see their sparkle of beauty on my blog. And now it’s practically summer. WHAT?

So here I sit finishing up a couple sessions, realizing I have a couple minutes of waiting time…and here I am. I want to share a few photos from the missing months of blogging.

I love you all and I am so grateful to have you all to share these gorgeous people with! I hope to be back to my regular blogging soon!

xo Heather

Enjoy these beauties….

 

Addie, Carson and their beautiful Mother- Mai-Lis

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Senior AnnaClaire (+friends)annaclaire

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Sara + Jonathan

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The Bridges growing Family

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Newborn Annabel

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The Shelton Family

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Brandon + Shana = CAM

Cornelius, NC    {Family & Maternity Photography}

 

I have so many photos to share with you all it may take a week straight of posting to get them all on here!!! I can’t pick favorites from this fabulous maternity session we had in October! Brandon {Daddy to be} and I have grown up together and I was so excited when his beautiful wife Shana contacted me about photographing their growing family! They are doggie lovers like myself so we had to photograph their “babies” with that sweet bump as well!! I could’ve hung out all night with these two love birds!! I cannot wait to meet their perfect little man, Cam any day now!! Enjoy!!

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The Ovitsky Family {summer fun}

Cornelius, NC  Lake Norman Family Photography and Children Photography

 

I have fallen head over heels for this little Anthony over the past 11 months…really, it’s true. I could easily add him into my family of boys with no hesitation. Although I am quite certain his Mommy & Daddy won’t be so willing. Lauren and Troy are always so prepared for a fun session…which makes my life that more pleasant. 🙂 This session was extra special! Lauren’s father came up from Georgia to be a part of our golf course fun. What a proud Grandfather. I could see the joy in his eyes for his only lil Grandson. These were special moments that are forever recorded for their family to enjoy for generations. Little Anthony will cherish all of these when he grows older, I can be pretty sure of that. I have a feeling Anthony may grow up to have some rockstar golf skills as well…especially if he spends his weekends with his Dad on the course. I loved this session with this sweet family and I hope you enjoy it too!

 

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