Author Archives: Lauren

Summer = paddle time

Friends, how are these last drifting days of summer treating you? Have you walked barefoot in grass so much that it seems the whites of your feet are stained greet? Have you binged on more Netflix — or homemade ice … Continue reading

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Life Lately

My dad’s garden sprouted pumpkins he’s never planted, even though he’s had a garden in this same spot for over a decade.One of my best friends saw two of her beautiful daughters get married this year. I’m so glad I’ve … Continue reading

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Hello, again

Hello, friends, Oh, how I’ve missed this space. I never meant for 10 months — wow, really? — to pass before coming back here to write and reflect and share. I have spent eight years here, sharing my smallest and … Continue reading

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A calm day in the city

Maggie and I recently went to San Francisco from a crafting expo, and it was the most relaxing day. We shopped til we couldn’t anymore. We walked to Coit Tower. Went to the top. Then hit City Lights bookstore and … Continue reading

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Ice cream cones & library books

Earlier this week, I shared Kelli and Ryan’s maternity photos with you. After they made breakfast at home while I snapped around, we went out and about the library and Foster’s Freeze for a treat. Here’s more of the happy … Continue reading

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At home with momma and papa {to be}

I first photographed their engagement, then their wedding, and now it’s exciting to share these photos of such a sacred space  –  of their home, their bond and their baby bump. Kelli and Ryan will welcome their daughter  –  their … Continue reading

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Girls’ staycation

I always say, when life gets busy, bunker down with the girls for a weekend and let your brain get away. Okay, I’ve never said that, but it’s definitely a new necessity. Maggie, Andrea and I recently kept it local … Continue reading

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