Underwater Photography Tips for Beginners

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For beginners, capturing that perfect moment through underwater photography isn’t always easy. If you’re just starting out in underwater…

Introducing Our Baby GIRL

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Our baby girl has finally made her way into our arms! I don’t think I could ever accurately put into words the experience of her birth,…

The Best Books I Read in 2019

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I began the year with a wonderful journal from Amy Tangerine called Craft a Life You Love. Like Amy, I used to love scrapbooking! In high…

Valentine’s Day Activities for Kids

Crafts With Kids

Roses are red, violets are blue, Valentine’s Day is here – I’ve got activities for you! Valentine’s Day is fun to celebrate at any age,…

Candyland Concept Photo Shoot

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If you’re over 30 (Am I making myself sound old?), I’m sure you remember the beloved board game, Candyland. As a child, Candyland…

Santa Mini Sessions 2019

Crafts With Kids

Short and sweet, these Santa mini sessions are just right for families to get some beautiful photos for cards and gifts. It is such a…

Easy Friendsgiving Recipes

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Thanksgiving celebrations come in all shapes and sizes. One increasingly common way to celebrate Thanksgiving is with Friendsgiving! I…

Easy Painted Pumpkin Idea – No Carve Halloween Pumpkin Painting

Crafts With Kids

Oh my gourd, I love this pumpkin painting idea. I’m the mom of a young child. If you are, too, you may not want to get a knife, scoop, or…

Santa Mini Sessions are Here! | Mary Bea Photography

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This just in on the holiday wires! Mary Bea Photography Santa Mini Sessions are back! Bring your kiddos to Mary’s home for some extra special one-on-one time with “the man” himself. Get amazing images of the magical experience, without the stress of lines or waiting! Date: Saturday, November 16th Time: 9am – 12pm Location: Mary’s […]

Family Photo Session with Mary: Cactus Garden at Stanford

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Helllllllooooooo, fall! Autumn may be here, but there’s still plenty of sunshine and beautiful weather to be had here in the Bay Area! That’s why I’m so in love with this Stanford Cactus Garden family photo session. The classic family ensembles paired with one of my favorite locations give me all the heart eyes. Mom […]

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