Through these last few weeks as I have begun picking up work for my business as a portrait photographer, James has become momma’s biggest little helper. Thanks to everyone’s patience as I adapt to being a new mom and to a little invention called the Boba wrap, I am able to continue being self-employed while […]
Yesterday was a significant day for not only our country, but also for our son; James celebrated his first national holiday, the fourth of July! I know he won’t remember these days and moments, but as a mother and a photographer, I want to attempt to capture as much as I can to look back […]
In the last few years, the demand for birth story photographers has slowly increased. Your immediate thought may be, “Ew, why would anyone want that captured?” Trust me, I get it. I had a photographer at my birth, and I will again for my future kids too. While not all of the photos are appropriate […]
Please put your hands together and join my family and I as we welcome the newest member, James Francis Grassel. You already got a brief story last week on his arrival into the world, but here’s a little about our first week (and a few days) as a family. Isaac and I are thrilled to […]
Moving into an old house, I knew that part of the planning process would be a nursery transformation in our first floor guest bedroom.
Being a mom isn’t going to be easy. Parenthood is no cake walk, but I couldn’t be more excited to be a mom. I am thrilled at this opportunity, and I continue to put my faith and trust in God along the journey.
Ten out of ten, I highly encourage everyone to travel to Moab at some point in time. Travel is like another love language for me. I don’t get to do it very often, but I love escaping and being re-inspired by new people and landscapes. Just a few short weeks before my wedding, I took […]
Wouldn’t it be awesome to have a large piece of artwork from your special day to hang in your room or over a fireplace? Sure you’ve got the photography, but why not have something unique and one-of-a-kind? That’s what Shalayne Mowry offers – live wedding painting with a gift to last a lifetime! Join me […]