Category Archives: Personal

Hand-Lettering Class

When I was 16 my dad encouraged me to sign up for a calligraphy class. He knew I wanted to study art after I graduated high school and he

Traverse City Halloween

Ahhhh it’s so exciting to be in Traverse City for our first Halloween as a family. On Saturday we dressed Cordelia up and walked to

National Cat Day

Today is National Cat Day…well every day in our home is National Cat Day. Max, our big tuxedo cat, and our daughter Cordelia (whose

National Dog Day 2016

“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” ― Josh Billings Anyone that has a dog knows that saying is so

Our Family Portraits in Grand Rapids

Becoming parents we heard so many people say, “time passes by so quickly, enjoy every moment of them being little.” Honestly,

Piper The Airport Dog

If you live in the Traverse City area you’ve likely heard of Piper the Airport Dog. Piper has an incredible following on Instagram,

Lucky Number 13

13 years ago I started dating Alex and my life was forever changed for the better. 7 years ago we married at the beautiful Inn at

1st Mother’s Day

This is my first official Mother’s Day. I’m so excited celebrate with my daughter and relax the day away. Although I

Family Fun in Traverse City

We’ve been on small shopping trips to the mall, coffee with friends, and the occasional lunch out–but this was truly one of the

Why Buy When You Can Rent

This past fall we had our pregnancy pictures taken by the lovely Holly Nylund Photography. The pregnancy was so special to us and I really

Editors Choice Award

Someone pinch us! We are so excited to receive the Editors Choice Award three years in a row now! The 2016 Two Bright Lights

Traverse City Born

It’s been just over two months since our daughter, Cordelia, was born in Traverse City. Normally it wouldn’t matter where a

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