“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.” -Anaïs Nin
The same is true of photographs.


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Winter Wonderland | Sacramento Family Photographer

Ok, I’ll just come out and say it. I’m incredibly jealous of how this family does winter! A cabin in the snow. Perfection.

November 20, 2017

Family, Portfolio

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How do you eat an elephant?

The night before my dad’s heart attack was a night full of foreshadowing. When I moved away from home, I naturally missed my dad from time to time. I couldn’t fall asleep without a tv show that reminded me of him playing in the background. Typically anything with Tim Allen, as he’s always reminded me […]

November 18, 2017

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Falling in Love at a Coffee Shop | Sacramento Engagement Photography

“I think that possibly, maybe I’m falling for you. Yes there’s a chance that I’ve fallen quite hard over you. I’ve seen the waters that make your eyes shine. Now I’m shining too. Because oh because I’ve fallen quite hard over you.” -Landon Pigg, Falling in Love at a Coffee Shop

November 8, 2017

sacramento engagement photography

Engagement, Portfolio

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Love in the City

“Falling in love with a city is just as exciting as falling in love with a person.” -Fiona Caulfield

October 4, 2017

San Francisco Engagement Photography

Engagement, Portfolio

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Finding Meaning in the Mundane

Recently one night, after half a bottle of wine and a thorough examination of the state of my finances, I decided I needed to make photography and blogging a side hustle and look for a “real” job. All of my kids would soon finally be on the same school schedule, so I’d finally be able […]

July 6, 2017

Family Album

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Sprung on JORD Wood Watches

You guys, winter was the absolute worst. I typically enjoy the cooler temps, trips to the snow, and fun holidays spent with family. This year, however, winter just meant the kids and I were passing around the same disgusting cold for about three months. Yep. The absolute worst. When spring finally showed up I welcomed […]

April 6, 2017

jord wood watch frankie dark sandalwood and mint

Fashion, Food + Home

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She’s Scripty | Friday Feature

One of the things I love about being a small business owner is that I get to work with a lot of really great people. One of the things I love about having a blog is that it gives me a platform to tell everyone else about these really amazing people. I take “community over competition” seriously, […]

February 24, 2017

Friday Feature

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I’m Jacki. I’m a single mom of three who has been obsessed with photography, interior design, and general homemaking type things my entire life. And writing. I LOVE to write. For several years I’ve wanted to combine all of it and maintain a lifestyle blog dedicated to all of my favorite things. But depression hit, […]

February 13, 2017


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My Favorite Salsa Recipe

There is almost nothing I love more than chips and fresh salsa. You would be hard-pressed to find a bigger fan of this gift from the gods. I’ve been trying for years to find a recipe that could compare to the heavenly flavor of some of my favorite Mexican restaurant salsas. You guys, THIS! Well, […]

February 6, 2017

Food + Home, Recipes

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Pancakes & Pajamas | Sacramento Lifestyle Photographer

“She loves the smell of coffee, bloomed roses, and new beginnings”              

February 4, 2017

Family, Lifestyle Family, Portfolio

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