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Birmingham & Hoover, Alabama Newborn Photography | Twin Baby Boys Calvin IV and Chase

These precious little guys were so fun in the studio. Mom and Dad are both teachers; Dad also coaches several sports. After meeting the family and seeing how much big brother was also in basketball (one of the sports that Dad coaches) I knew I had to incorporate a basketball in one of their pictures! Brother even nicknamed one of his little brothers after his favorite basketball player! He was so sweet and patient with his little brothers too, even worrying if the light would be too bright for them. <3 These boys were absolutely adorable, and the family was such a joy to work with! Mom also mentioned that their baby shower theme was “Two Peas in a Pod” so I had to do one little set-up as my interpretation of that!

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Birmingham & Chelsea, Alabama Kids Photographer | Noah’s 3rd Birthday Party | Outer Space, Rocket Ship Party

So my son, Noah turned 3 on June 3 this year. Wow do they grow fast – I don’t know how we already have a 3-year-old! If you know Noah, he is OBSESSED with space. I mean “tell-you-the-names-of-all-the-planets-and-facts-you-didn’t-know-about-all-of-them” obsessed. This kid is so smart and knows all the planets in order. He knows what kind of planet it is and how many moons the planet has. He can tell you that the sun is made up of hydrogen and helium gas. He can recite all of his space books from memory. He loves watching rockets and space shuttles launch on Poppy’s phone (on repeat). He turns every pen, car, crayon, marker, cup, etc. in the house into a fast-flying rocket ship. I’m not kidding when I say he is O-B-S-E-S-S-E-D.

So when I asked him what kind of birthday party he wanted this year (I had honestly been planning a Thomas the Tank Engine party in my head), it shouldn’t have been a shock when he said “SPACE SHUTTLE PARTY.” Well, okay, then! I even asked him what he wanted for his birthday and he told me “a space shuttle is going to fly over my birthday party.” He meant business.

Now with Lucy being 6-months-old and knowing how crazy-stressed I get for his party every year, I was determined to not go overboard. I didn’t too bad. I made most of the decorations with print-outs I found online that I cut out and hung on yarn. I threw black table cloths on the tables and some “planet” and “galaxy” confetti. Voila! (I also was having some issues with my SD card that morning, so I ended up just taking pictures with my iPhone instead of my good camera – so don’t judge me too hard!)

The Cake

I did want to make a really cool cake that I found online, because I quite enjoy making a cake for his birthday every year – even if it ends up looking a hot mess! I saw this “galaxy cake” and I was determined that even if it ended up looking terrible, it would still pretty much look like a swirly galaxy – so I went for it. I got the confetti cake mix for the base, and then some pre-colored cake mixes for the “planets”. Isn’t it so handy that they have those? I started by using my tiny cupcake tin (though I think a cake-pop tin would’ve made much cleaner round planets) to make the planets. Based on trial and error, I figured out that filling less resulted in much nicer shaped round planets. Once I had a sufficient amount of planets, I covered the bottom of my rectangle cake tin with the base and then threw in some “swirls” of the different colors. Galaxies look swirly, right? I then added planets, and then some more. Then I added another tiny layer of base (I should have gotten more of the base…) and more planets until I had filled up the tin. I baked it with the light on because I was terrified it would over flow (it didn’t). It did kind of fall apart as I took it out, and stick to the bottom a bit – oops! But once I trimmed the top and covered it in icing, you couldn’t tell! I actually think the inside turned out looking so much better than I expected!

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The Decorations

I didn’t go too crazy with decorations this year. I printed and cut out and added yarn to create most of the signs and decorations. Table cloths were just plastic black with polka dot and swirl confetti to look like planets and galaxies. (As Noah can tell you, “the Milky Way is a Spiral Galaxy”.) The silver stars are cut out of tin foil. The adorable Rocket Sippy Cup favors were from Birthday Express.

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The Food

… or Space Grub as we called it. We just had heavy hors d’ouerves:

  • Pizza Moon Craters (Bagel Bites)
  • Meteor Cheese Puffs
  • Rocket Space Pops (Made by my amazing mom!)
  • Rocket Hot Dogs (Hot Dogs wrapped in Crescent Rolls with Ketchup/Mustard Fire)
  • Fruit Rockets (Made also by my amazing mom!)
  • Rocket Fuel Lemonade
  • Liquid Hydrogen (Water)

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Activities

I wanted to have a few fun space-themed activities to help the kids from getting bored. We had our “Moon Jump” (Noah came up with this name himself). “Planet Kick and Toss” was just some balloons that I had blown up and drawn designs on. Noah had fun picking out the different planets and their moons. “Space Dust” was made with 8 cups Flour for every 1 cup Baby Oil. I think I ended up doing about 16 cups of Flour and 2 bottles of Baby Oil. I tried to add food coloring, but it didn’t mix at all, so it was just white with a few blue speckles. But OH SO SOFT! Finally, “Search for Moon Rocks” was a bunch of old Easter Eggs that I filled with space stickers and wrapped in tin foil. We hid them around and some of the kids were very obsessed with collecting them throughout the party. I made sure to leave a little of the egg peeking out so that the little hands could easily unwrap. Overall with the games (and a little pool, a slide, two water tables, and a play house) we had PLENTY for the kids to do. The kids were mostly around 2-3 years old.

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Birmingham & Chelsea, Alabama Baby Photographer | Baby Girl Lucy | Monthly Milestones | 6 Months Old

Lucy Lou is 6 months old – half a year old! (And of course big brother is now 3 years old.) Lucy is just the sweetest thing. She loves to sit by herself, but doesn’t usually enjoy tummy time. She loves to stand up (with assistance) and “dance, dance, dance!” She gives the sweetest kisses and hugs, and has started showing off her hilarious laugh more and more. Her newest skill is clapping, and she LOVES to clap all the time! Still no teeth, but she is drooling up a storm and chewing on everything. I can feel a bulge, but I think she will be a late teether like brother.

Speaking of brother, Lucy loves Noah. She gets upset when he is upset and loves when he interacts with her. She enjoys pulling his hair and eating his hands. He is very sweet to her most of the time – even giving her the most precious kisses on the top of her head! But he is still sometimes a little jealous if she gets too much attention, and often does the “don’t touch me” dance. She has found her temper and shows it off when she loses her patience. She also loves to squeal/scream this awful shrill squeal that is liable to burst your eardrums.

Lucy is getting to be quite a chunk. ❤️ She weighed 9 lbs 11 oz and was 27 inches long at her doctor’s appointment. Lucy loves eating. Her favorite food is definitely bananas, but we enjoy apples and pears too. Solids seem to have helped a lot with our reflux, so much so that Mommy is now able to eat a bit of dairy without upseting her tummy too much. Her tummy takes a bit of a while to adjust to new baby food, but we are slowly adding new ones!

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Birmingham & Chelsea, Alabama Child Photography | Rylee

I wasn’t able to meet up with this family last fall for Fall Mini Sessions, but luckily we were able to find a pretty day this Spring to take some beautiful pictures of little Rylee. She was absolutely adorable, with such a cute personality! Rylee thought I was a bit crazy (as most kids seem to), I’m sure, but we got some precious smiles. She was too smart, telling me all her ABCs and 123s, and calling out my silly animal sounds (you mean a cow doesn’t say “woof”?). I love how beautiful this session turned out!

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Birmingham & Chelsea, Alabama Children’s Photographer | Noah Meet Thomas the Tank Engine

My (not-so) baby boy is turning 3 in about a week. Wow, does time fly! For his birthday, his Grandma and Poppy got him tickets to ride Thomas the Tank Engine! (We LOVE Thomas!!!) Noah was so excited for his ride. He came up to me at one point and said, “So… WHAT are we going to do about getting to ride Thomas? What are we going to do about getting tickets?” This kid is hilarious!

Thomas was amazing, even to a silly adult like myself! He was lifesize (of course) and even moved his mouth and eyes when he talked! Noah was completely enthralled. My normally outgoing, chatterbox of a boy was nearly silent the whole time. He was just silently taking in everything around him. It was perfectly adorable. Plus, I was able to get a few (difficult) pictures on the vacant train tracks there for his third birthday portraits. Noah is a true photographer’s kid and HATES to pose, look at me, or smile for pictures. Take note of his “SMILE” that is really more of a “stop it mom” grimace.

Definitely take advantage of the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum in Calera, Alabama if you have a chance. Especially if your little one is as into trains as Noah is! My big boy has not been able to stop talking about it – “Thomas was at the front of the train and a diesel was at the back.” (He knows more than I do about this stuff!

Photographer’s Note

Photography should never be attempted on live train tracks. There have been way too many recorded instances of injuries or deaths as a result of trying to do a photoshoot on train tracks. Please always use caution. These images are taken on a non-active track with in-active trains at a railroad museum.

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Birmingham & Chelsea, Alabama Newborn Photography | Baby Girl MacKenly

I am obsessed with how this session turned out. MacKenly was absolutely adorable and perfect for her session! Baby girl is destined to be a girly-girl soccer player! Both her mom and dad are soccer coaches, so we had to incorporate a soccer ball and some precious baby soccer cleats into a couple of pictures. I am in love with the results! I also was able to use my new flower bonnet. It turned out HUGE on her little head, but I still kind of adore the result! This was definitely one of my favorite sessions! Look at those LONG eyelashes. And so many adorable little smiles! <3

Pink and Pearl Headband from Tippytoes and What Knots; Blue Eyelet Headband from No. 2 Willow Lane.

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Birmingham & Chelsea, Alabama Baby Photographer | Spring Mini Sessions | Baby Girl Edith

Edith is a doll baby! She is 8 months old and already on the move! She wore an ADORABLE little romper custom-made by her mom. It had a big bow and bonnet to match! I was obsessed! She also had a precious little purple dress that was mom’s when she was a baby – I LOVE sentimental items! Plus, the adorable quilt was made by momma too! Edith is such a sweet, little girl!

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Birmingham & Chelsea, Alabama Family Photography | Spring Mini Sessions | Boyington Family

This sweet family has been such a joy to get to know. My little ones often have playdates with these adorable little girls. In fact, Evie is actually just a few weeks younger than my Lucy – I can’t wait to see them grow up together! We had such a fun time at Birmingham Botanical Gardens getting some gorgeous family pictures. We were putting on quite a silly show trying to get the girls to laugh and smile. I am not even sure what Daddy was doing behind my back, but it was sure getting us some big laughs!

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