• Spring shoot

    8.7/15 Over the years I’ve heard (and seen!) great things about Mary’s work at Evie & Jr. Photography. When I saw she was making another trip to Sacramento in April I booked some family portraits. Since I’m the one who’s always behind the camera and rarely in front of it, I’m so glad we took the time

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  • Nacho Family Camping 2015

    Every year since I can remember (give or take a few missed), my extended family meets somewhere to campout in nature. Sometimes my mom and aunt(s) join, but its become more of a tradition for my dad, brothers, uncles and cousins. Now that many of us are scattered in various directions, its always fun to catch up

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  • Cecily’s Birth Story

    We spent the last 12 weeks of the pregnancy taking classes in the Bradley Method of natural childbirth. Its based on going into labor with a strong education of the birth process to be your own advocate to prevent unnecessary medical interventions. It teaches the husbands to be strong coaches and we practiced many relaxation techniques for pain management.

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  • Back to life

    Tomorrow is Sunday. A day that will once again take on that familiar weight that Sundays can have. For the last 4 months I’ve been on maternity leave getting to know this new person in our lives, healing my body and becoming a mother. She has changed so much since we first met in September, I’m already

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  • Its a Girl!

    Its a girl! Our beautiful and tough little lady Cecily Parker Plumb (CeCe) was born was born late Thursday night, September 18th at 8lbs. The labor was grueling and more complicated then I had hoped, but we all got through it together (with our incredible doula) and are much stronger for it. I hope to write

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  • The waiting room

    Its my Due Date Eve. I realize a ‘due date’ is arbitrary and really holds no meaning as to when a baby is likely to be born, but for me its something I wasn’t sure would ever happen, and have been waiting for for much longer then 40 weeks. Motherhood has always been a goal

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