Beach Day Essentials + Checklist

July 6, 2016 in NW Indiana - No Comments
This post is sponsored by Meijer. Thanks for supporting the brands that support Sophistishe! We are indeed in the dog days of summer. The temps have been rising and I honestly can't even complain. These are the days of summer that I look forward to the most because it makes splashing outside in water totally… Read More »

Summer In Motion Captured In 4K

August 3, 2015 in Photography - 6 Comments
I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for Panasonic. I received product samples as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. This summer has been what I like to call a snatched summer. This summer we've taken it by the horns and snatched it back to make… Read More »

Beach Day Must Haves

July 31, 2013 in Kids - No Comments
There's still time to enjoy what's left of summer - at least that's how I'm choosing to look at it. One of our favorite things to do is go to the beach and surprisingly enough, we haven't been to the beach since last October during my maternity shoot. Spending a day at the beach is… Read More »


May 26, 2012 in Kids, Pregnancy & Baby - 30 Comments
Wednesday evening we headed to the beach per four-year-old Jayden's request. We also used that time to photograph a special announcement :-). [slickr-flickr tag="bigbrother2012" use_key="y" items="50"]:: Can't view the slideshow? Click here! :: Read More »


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