Monthly Archives: October 2015

King of All Wild Things

As I am sitting here typing this I am currently 40 weeks pregnant, and by the time this posts I may have our own little one in my arms. It felt like an incredibly apt time to share this overdue, but very special newborn session from two of our best friends and their little one Max.

Newborn

Newborn details The love they have for this little one is just inspiring.   Family Portrait

He is going to live such a life filled with so many rich experiences and so very much laughter.

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  • Newborn parents and grandmother

Well Wishes Mobile

From the mobile of well wishes, to the myriad handmade quilts by friends and family, this little one already has a fan club that is utterly devoted to him and spans the country.

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  • Newborn Family Portrait
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  • Newborn with mom
  • Newborn and Father
  • Newborn and Mother
  • Newborn Father and Grandmother

 I feel so very honored to get to watch some of my dearest friends become parents and couldn’t feel luckier to get to do it with them very soon.   Newborn

I can’t wait for our little ones to get to meet.  I hope that Max likes our new addition as much as I love these three, because let’s be honest, Max is one cool dude.

Celebrations Around the Campfire

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After James and Rebecca joined their lives together in the most beautiful riverside ceremony in Vermont, it was time for a little quiet celebration to reflect together on this incredible moment in their lives.

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Bridal Portraits Bride and Groom Bride and Groom Bride and Groom

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Bride and Groom

I don’t think they could be more gorgeous if they tried. Bride and Groom

 

Rebecca conceived and realized the most amazing, zero waste reception I have ever seen.  The paper goods were hand lettered by a friend who does work in their studio in Newburyport, they brought in locally made beverages, and Rebecca’s mother had taken months finding beautiful and unique plates from the local second hand shops.

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The couple also brought up a trailer full of salvaged furniture that they turned into an outdoor living room.  The flowers were locally foraged and stunningly styled by Rebecca’s mother and sister.  After the wedding, every item was composted, recycled, donated or repurposed.  From start to finish every detail was elegant, effortless and eco-friendly.   Reception

  • Vermont Campground Reception
  • Vermont Campground Reception
  • Vermont Campground Reception
  • Vermont Campground Reception
  • Vermont Campground Reception

Guests talked and laughed around the campfire while feasting on delicious vegan bites from the Organic Garden Cafe in Beverly, MA.  I can attest that their carrot cake was actually one of the best cakes I have ever eaten (and I don’t normally even like cake).

Vermont Campground Reception

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  • Vermont Campground Reception
  • Vermont Campground Reception
  • Vermont Campground Reception
  • Vermont Campground Reception

This day was all about family, love and togetherness.  I couldn’t be happier for these two and wish them a lifetime of joy, adventures and fulfillment.  Congratulations to the Murphys!

Let’s Get Married in Vermont

After an absolutely gorgeous engagement session, we were anticipating a simply beautiful wedding for Murphy and Rebecca on a campground in Vermont.

Vermont Wedding

Vermont Campground wedding

The setting was absolutely stunning.

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And this bride and groom just couldn’t wait to get married.

Bride Getting Ready

  • Groom Portrait
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Groom Getting Ready

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What could be more lovely than a rushing river, ripening apples, wildflowers and hay bales?

Campground Wedding

 

The excitement was palpable as the groom and his good friend and officiant waited in bare feet at the front of the aisle and another friend seated atop a fallen tree stump played lilting music that floated into the forest.   Campground Wedding

The space was filled with laughter and a clear feeling of wonderful wishes for this pair.

  • Campground Wedding
  • Campground Wedding

On a perfect August afternoon, the music changed, the bride appeared with her father and the moments flowed together to join these two as husband and wife.

Vermont Outdoor Ceremony

Vermont Outdoor Ceremony

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Vermont Outdoor Ceremony   Vermont Outdoor Ceremony

Their handwritten vows left not a dry eye and just as equally filled the space with laughter as they promised each other a life of adventures big and small and gratitude for the joy and fulfillment they have found together.

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  • Vermont Outdoor Ceremony
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Vermont Outdoor Ceremony

And in a moment, they were husband and wife.

  • Vermont Outdoor Ceremony
  • Vermont Outdoor Ceremony

Vermont Outdoor Ceremony

 

I couldn’t contain all of this beauty in just one post, so come back next week for all of the amazing reception details and beautiful portraits.

Happy, happy baby: Alex One-year Old

 

 

One Year Old

There just can’t be a happier, smilier baby than Alex at one-year-old.

One Year Old

It seems impossible that just over a year ago this little buy was just a sleepy little five pound baby One Year Old

Now he’s walking, loves his Baby Boo and Little Quack book and is talking up a storm! One Year Old

Duck was one of his first words, so it felt very fitting to make sure that we took some pictures at the duck pond.

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  • One Year Old
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How neat to watch this little guy grow over the last year; the first year is truly just so incredibly amazing.  Thank you to Alex’s family for letting me be a part of it!

One Year Old