.2013 favorite thing #8. {tbs ranch | redding, ca photographer}

Favorite thing #8 is OH so GREAT!

Everything about them makes me happy, happy, happy!

This weekend we had SNOW! It was the BEST! Totally made it feel like Christmas!!!!

I had Ben take a few pics of this Favorite Thing #8: HUNTER RAIN BOOTS!!!!

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oh they are so cute!!!

& because they were troopers & took a drive with me to the snow I had to take their picture!!!

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Savannah!!!! I remember when she graduated from 8th Grade!! Ahh! Where has the time gone!!!

You are absolutely stunning, Savannah! I am so proud of you & all that you have become & all that you are going after!!!! What an inspiration!!

Thank you for having me take your Senior Pics! Loved the TBS Ranch setting! It was absolutely perfect!!!!!!

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.2013 favorite thing #7. {redding, ca family photography}

This favorite thing probably found me because of my two girls & how often they go through my make-up case!!!

One day I found FAVORITE Thing #7 mixed in with all of my make-up & just HAD to see what it was all about!

Fell in love! Now I have BABY LIPS!! :)

Favorite Thing #7 is BABY LIPS!!!

Be sure to leave a comment on this BLOG POST!!!!! AS I WILL BE GIVING THiS away to the LUCKy winner!!!! DECEMBER 10th!!!!! Two DRAWINGS!!!!

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& shot the LaFrance Family this late summer!!! it was super fun, super hot!!!!! they were TROOPERS!!!! Such a fun shoot!!!!!!!

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.favorite thing 2013 #6. {redding, ca photographer}

I don’t know what I would do without FAVORITE THING #6!

It is my place of relaxation & sometimes the deep breath between all that life holds!

It’s definitely a treat & I am so grateful every time I get to experience a facial at  ART OF SKIN CARE !

Put it on your Christmas list, because you will enjoy every second of your facial with either Jeana or Amanda!!!

Also, super fun news!! Art of Skin Care is hosting a Grand Re-Opening December 12!!! Be sure to stop by!!!!!!

Details Here:

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I wash my face daily with Rhonda Allison!!! AHHH! Best product EVER!

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this nail polish could be a FAVORITE!! Seriously! It is all natural, no crazy chemicals & it stays on longer than most nail polishes that I use! Seriously impressed & LOVE it!!

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I’m so thankful for you sweet Jeana! Thank you for always being there for me & for all of your wisdom! I cherish it!

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& the WONDERFUL Gill Family!!!!!!! It’s always so much fun getting to capture this family!!!!!!!

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.favorite thing 2013 #5. {redding, ca senior photographer}

Favorite Thing #5 is Little Boot Peep Boot Toppers

I absolutely LOVE these!!!! I would buy every style & pair if I could! They are AMAZING!! You need a pair!!!

Get a pair HERE or LEAVE a comment & you will be entered to win!!!!!! Winner will be announced on the 10th!!!

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Enter to win the PINK Little Boot Peeps!!!!!

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& could I just chose a favorite person?? Well, that person would be Michaela!! I seriously an in awe of her!

She is incredible! So much passion & drive! She makes me want to aspire for more! I was thrilled to capture her!!!!

I love you so so much Michaela! You are an inspiration! Continue to live big & love like you do! You are going to change the world!!!!!

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.favorite thing 2013 #4. {northern california photographer}

Okay, so I could seriously have a wall covered in favorite thing #4! I am such a word person, so this just compliments that for me!

Favorite Thing #4

Word Boxes by Primitives By Kathy!

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Just had to put a word box in a family shoot!!!!! LIFE IS GOOD!! This shoot was just awesome!!! If you could have seen behind me you would be smiling!!

I had two awesome assistants on this to help it be a success!!! Esther Gareau & Jessica Kopp, thank you!!!!!!!

Smarties & loli-pops kept smiles coming & I was even super brave & let s centipede crawl down my hand!!! Yes, it got everyone to look RIGHT at me!

Havilah & Ben! I just love your family!!! I just love you all!! I’m so happy you are living here now!!! It’s sooo good!!

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I so loved capturing families this year up at Old Shasta!! We even had our family pictures there!!!! Something so special about  this place!!!

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.favorite thing 2013 #3. {redding, ca | gover ranch photographer}

One morning, as I was getting ready for church I looked down at my perfume & noticed a new bottle!!! My sweet hubby surprised me with a new smell!!! AHH!

Favorite Thing #3

Chanel COCO Mademoiselle

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and one of my FAVORITE families EVER!!!! Literally they should be one of my favorite things run!!!

The Rodriguez Family! We had a great shoot! Gover Ranch is an amazing venue for a family shoot!!!!

I love family shoots!!! So many moments captured!!!!!! There’s nothing like pulling together to accomplish a family shoot!! The reward is always what is captured!!!!

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Brittnay Martin ALWAYS does an incredible job with make-up!!! AHH!! Heather you are STUNNING! Thank you for letting me capture a few of you! 

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Best OUT-TAKE EVER!!!! Look close!!!!!!  So so smiling!!!!!!! Carson & Heather I love your boys!!!

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.favorite thing 2013 #2. {redding, ca senior photographer}

Favorite Thing #2

Favorite Thing #2 is Downton Abbey!!!!!

A few different people told me about it, but I honestly wasn’t convinced that I should watch it…

Well, one night & nothing new on Netflix, I decided I would see what all the fuss was about!!!!

After two episodes I was hooked & my amazingly awesome hubby was hooked too!!!!!!

Watch it! You will LOVE it!!!

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and KAESEN!!! Finally got his pics up!! YEAH! YEAH! We had an awesome shoot!!! Really loved capturing him & a few with his lady!!!

Congratulations Kaesen!!! Thank you so much for having me take your pics!!!!!

Continue to pursue what you’re passionate about!!! I know you will go so far in life!!!

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.favorite thing 2013 #1. {redding, ca family photographer}

happy december 1st! oh my word! can you even believe it!

25 days until christmas!!!!

well, it’s that time of year again! the countdown!! of my favorite things!!!!!

this year’s 1st favorite is brought to you by one of my frequent blog commenters.

she gifted these to me about a month ago & let me just say I am LOVING them!

Favorite Thing #1

Tom’s Desert Wedges!

I seriously could own EVERY color! They are so comfortable & easy to wear & attract tons of compliments! A must!

(thank you ingamae)

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I was so excited to capture my cousin Rebekah’s family! She is like a sister to me!

She is such an inspiration & I am so truly proud of her! She married the sweetest guy & not too long ago had one of the sweetest baby’s ever!

Mr. Leon!!!

and my cutest nephew, I mean cousin! By the end of the shoot I was Leon’s Auntie! :) It was just easier to say, “Look at Auntie Heather,” than saying “Look at cousin Heather!”

So much fun taking their pics!!! Leon is the CUTEST!!!!

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.svea. {shasta high school | senior photographer}

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ah! svea! thank you so much for having me take your senior pics! i had such a blast with you!!!! you are greatness, girl! i am so excited where life takes you as you pursue your dreams & passions! you are amazing!!!!!!

happy class of 2014!!!!!!

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.madison. {redding, ca photographer}

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How cool is today!? 11.12.13!! I mean seriously! What a memorable day! Could not miss posting today!!! 11.12.13!!!!

Hello! Hello! AH! I miss my blog!  It’s little pieces of me, reflection, frames of moments, of memories!!

It’s been a  little full  lately! Blogging! AH! So behind! Sorry. Sorry.

I kind of had to beg for these 4 minutes of pictures of my girl!  Oh to be the daughter of a photographer!

Madison came home from school today & she just looked so beautiful that I was so moved to take her pictures.

She wasn’t quite as moved as I was to “take” pics, but she let me, if she didn’t have to wear shoes……

My baby is growing up on me! Fun to see her alive in who she is. She just finished up soccer season & is now playing basketball! Loving every minute!!!

5th Grade is exciting! Making new friends & enjoying her amazing teacher!! It’s really been a fun year for Madison thus far!!!!

I love you Madi girl!

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