In this journal you will follow along the adventures of our family, read about photo sessions, motherhood, travel, real life, and see beautiful photographs. I hope to inspire and celebrate with you. Life is already tough enough. I prefer to focus on the good and happy, and to choose joy on our journey instead of focusing on the hard stuff. 

Elderberry Syrup Recipe | Living Essência

I'm all about finding natural ways to keep my family healthy, so when I found out about elderberry syrup, I loved the idea of it, and since it tastes like a sweet treat, it was super easy for us all to get hooked!

In this blog post, I'm sharing a tried and true recipe, and all the tools you need to make your own at home. 

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My life is easier with essential oils

Do you ever wonder how I sleep so little, yet have energy to run around with a 2 year old, run a photography business, and still make time to go camping and travel? Probably not, but I decided to come tell you anyways so you can learn a little more about me, and may even learn a thing or two to help yourself yourself too.

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Sleeping through the night | Little Explorer | Living Essência

"Is your baby sleeping through the night yet?" We probably heard this questions since we took our newborn home :p What about you, is your baby, toddler, teenager... sleeping through the night yet? No matter your answer, I think you will like this post. It's not about sleep training, or about rights and wrongs. Just a mom sharing real life story about motherhood... and sleep.

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Photography by Taila specializes in photographing toddlers, seniors and couples, serving Austin, TX and surrounding areas including but not limited to Dripping Springs, Wimberley, Buda, Kyle, San Marcos, New Braunfels and San Antonio.

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