Written by Melissa on September 29, 2009

A Baby and Her Dogs…

Sweet baby “M” little was born just 2 weeks ago, surprising her family by being born a couple weeks early.? I have to mention, not only do I love? babies, but I love dogs too!? I might have to start doing pet portraits more often, like my girl Bev Hollis, who just rocks it!?? When…

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Written by Melissa on September 26, 2009

Thank You!!!!!!

I can’t thank you all enough who showed up for the Grand Opening party last night. I saw a lot of familiar faces and met a lot of new ones.? I am guessing we had about 75 people in and out through out the night. There was so many people, I barely had time to…

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Written by Melissa on September 23, 2009

Grand Opening Party…

Just a reminder we are days away for our Design Studio Grand Opening party as well as the? celebration of the 2 year anniversary of Waddle n Swaddle.? We are expecting a great crowd but, the more the merrier.? We would love to see you there.?? There will be gift bags for the first 50…

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Written by Melissa on September 21, 2009

Best Dressed…

Yesterday I got to meet with this beautiful family up in the Rhinebeck area.? I absolutely loved the kids outfits and accessories, good job Mom! ? We found a great new location, which I am going to keep a secret ;), that offered fantastic grounds, lovely views and lots of texture.? Miss “A” really knew…

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Written by Melissa on September 20, 2009

Talk About Having Your Hands Full…

How lucky am I to get to shoot 2 sets of TRIPLETS in one summer.? The last time I photographed this family is when all the babies just arrived home from the NICU.? Now they are toddlers and run circles around mommy, daddy and big brother.? I have to laugh when I think about setting…

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Written by Melissa on September 19, 2009

The Third Time Is Always A Charm…

This is the third time in the past two years that I have photographed one of my favorite red heads.? Last weekends rain shower held back our plans to meet, but today made up for it.? It was a tad nippy out this morning, but? I have to say, Miss “V” took the chill better…

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Written by Melissa on September 18, 2009

Yeah, It’s Fall…

Summer made its appearance for about about a week and now fall has busted on through.? Although I prefer barefeet to my fuzzy socks, I do welcome colorful mums, foliage and picking apples straight off the tree.? With school back in full swing, it is important to find time with friends that we no longer…

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Written by Melissa on September 15, 2009

Lots and Lots of Goodies…

The Grand Opening party is only a week and a half away.? I was able to score some great goodies for some giveaways including an overnight stay at the Hilton in Holyoke MA, nice and close to Six Flags!? One of my favorite goodies I have scored,? has to “bee” one of my favorites so…

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Written by Melissa on September 11, 2009

Back To School…

I love that Staples commercial with the dad dancing down the isle to the song, “Its the most wonderful time of the year…..” as he tosses school supplies into his shopping cart, followed my his 2 pouty kids.?? Of course, I have a kid who loves school, so he was just as excited to go…

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Written by Melissa on September 8, 2009

Hometown Visit…

Somers, as a teenager, was boring town to grow up in. But now that I have a family, I wouldn’t mind raising my kids there.? You know, so they could be bored too.? To complete my trip to New England, I met up with one of my oldest friends from high school, his lovely wife…

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Written by Melissa on September 8, 2009

Erin and Jacob’s Wedding-Oakham, Ma

Those who attending the wedding of Erin and Jacob, were apart of? a true treat.? This is one of the most fun and organic weddings I have ever been apart of.? And I can honestly say, of all the weddings I have been to in my life, I have never seen a bride who glowed?…

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Written by Melissa on September 7, 2009

So In Love…

For Erin and Jacob:? Your wedding was just spectacular and? I was truly honored to be apart of it.? You got a sneak peek at the wedding, but you have to wait another day for a couple more ;)? In the mean time, enjoy one another!


Written by Melissa on September 7, 2009

My Old Roomie…

What a long? but fantastic weekend.? I headed to New England for some destination shoots and a wedding.? I have had several friends who said, “If you are ever in the area, I want you to shoot my kids.” Well, I made my way to the area!? The weekend started off great and only got…

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