Graham | Three Months |

graham three months

Graham is THREE MONTHS OLD (WHAAATTT). Tomorrow was supposed to be my first day back to work, but with all of the crazy things going on with COVID-19 I am grateful that I will get a few more weeks home with Graham. He changes so much every day and is learning and doing new things, […]

I got mad at my husband for going to work…

A few days ago Jake got home from work late, which is fine. Not a big deal. But I was so angry with him. I was angry because he got to go to work. Because he got to leave our property. Because he got to have a conversation with adults. Because he wasn’t “stuck” inside […]

Graham | Two Months |

graham two months old, Trisha McCarthy photo

Where does the time go Graham is TWO MONTHS OLD! I tried all day to get to my computer to write Graham’s two-month blog, and just as I thought he was asleep or settled he would pop awake and need some cuddles or want to eat again. I’d be lying if I said this month […]

Graham | One Month | My Expectations vs Reality

Graham, expectation vs reality

I know, I know- everyone says that the time flies by, but until you’re in that time you really have no idea just how fast it goes. I am amazed that this tiny little person has been here for 1 month already. While I had an amazingly uneventful pregnancy and delivery that time crawled compared […]

Birth Story | Graham Franklin | January 13th, 2020

birth story, graham Franklin

I can’t believe as I’m finally sitting down to write this that it’s been three weeks since Graham was born!! After passing my due date of January 8th we decided that Sunday the 12th we would go in and start an induction. For the entire pregnancy, I wanted everything to happen naturally but on my […]

Rainy October Wedding | Morgan : Dan | Noah’s Event Venue

Rainy October wedding, Noah's Even Venue, Mentor Ohio

Rainy October Wedding Morgan and Dan’s wedding was my very last of the year and the only one that had rain the entire day. A rainy October Wedding isn’t really a surprise but it can make for stressful situations if you let it. Thankfully Morgan was all about portraits and changed things very last minute […]

Bryanna & Dylan | 700 Beta | October Wedding

October Wedding at 700 Beta Bryanna and Dylan’s October Wedding at 700 Beta was my third of the month. This was the first year I’ve had four weddings in a row and it isn’t for the faint of heart, but man is it fun! In October fashion the weather just seems to do whatever it […]

Blue Heron Lake | Josh:B​rittany

Blue heron lake, bridal portraits, succulent bouquet, wedding rings, engagement ring

Blue Heron Lake in October I had never heard of Blue Heron Lake before Brittany had told me they where getting married there, it is fairly close just in Ashtabula and truly is a hidden little gem. This venue is the ideal place for the couple looking for a truly rustic and intimate wedding. It […]

September Painesville City Wedding | Kerri and Chris

Painesville city wedding, bride and groom portrait, pearl necklace in black and white, brides dress

Painesville City Wedding I’ve photographed two weddings at First Church Congregational in Painesville City and both have been the same family. Kerri is related to a sweet bride Shelly I had in 2017. It is always an honor to continue to photograph the same families. I always love being able to catch up with everyone […]