Hanging Out with Baby Akari

My friends Shige and Masako have the cutest baby girl, Akari. Akari just turned 6 months old. This little one has the cutest expressions with these big cheeks that make you fall for her instantaneously. This past weekend, I got to spend a few hours with Akari and of course …

Baby Sophia Turns 1!

The last time I hung out with Sophia was when she was about 6 months old! It’s amazing how quickly babies grow in 6 months.  The good part is she’s still as pleasant as before: all smiles and no fuss. No complaints when I’ve surrounded her with crazy balloons 3 …

A + Y, a Match Made in Heaven

Had the great pleasure of celebrating Amer + Yara’s engagement yesterday! I haven’t had such an awesome time at a nuptial-related party in AGES!  It helps that those two have a chemistry that is contagious and casts a halo of fun and delight on any setting they happen to be …

A Play Date with Baby Annabelle

I spent a super fun afternoon with Baby Annabelle.  At 10 months, she has the cutest and most well-formed personality. You’ll often catch her in a pensive mood or she’ll give you an examining look. She’ll make sure to tell you what she wants. But mostly, she’s curious and just …

A Day with Baby Sophia

I got to hang out with baby Sophia yesterday! We hung out at her home in the East Bay, and got to play all morning.  I had met Sophia a little while back, but she was so small and disinterested in anything other than eating and sleeping.  Now she’s about …

Happy 1 year, M + P!

About a year ago, my friends Michelle and Paul had a stunning wedding in Tahoe. I can’t believe it’s been a year already!  I remember spending an awesome afternoon with them in Half Moon Bay — taking some engagement photos. They’re such a beautiful couple; lotsa looks and wonderful personalities …