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Jessica is a full-time lifestyle photographer mainly focusing on families and children. In her free time she loves a good memoir, is a sucker for reality TV, loves DIY projects and is addicted to traveling the world. Find her at 503 Photography and browse through her blog to get a peek into the girl behind the lens!

The best wedding gift we received:

Everyone knows that the best gifts are those that keep on giving. We were given so many gifts surrounding our wedding celebration that I will never forget, but one truly has kept giving in new and meaningful ways year after year. At our rehearsal dinner, unbeknownst to us, my dear friend and bridesmaid handed out […]

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Simple and cheap DIY party decor:

Earlier this year we had a little luncheon to celebrate the finalization of our daughter’s adoption. It truly was a simple luncheon with simple food, lots of sweet friends and of course, yummy champagne in order to toast the celebration! I did just a few things to give our house a party feel that didn’t […]

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Our Adoption Story*

Dear Creative Mama family, I thought some of you may enjoy reading a brief overview of how we adopted our daughter. I know for us, before we entered into the crazy world of adoption, we felt pretty overwhelmed and totally unsure of what to expect. And, it seems like adoption is such an intriguing thing […]

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Affordable Children’s Art: Etsy

It’s Sunday! A perfect day to peruse the internet, specifically the wonderful world of Etsy. Don’t you agree? I have absolutely loved finding unique children’s art to hang in my daughter’s room and in our family/play room. Etsy offers me the option of having beautiful, sometimes customized, art that is totally affordable. Here are a […]

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A Desk for My Daughter – before and after

I‘m so excited to be able to share with you all that I have successfully marked off the first thing I decided to tackle on my “My 2011″ list! I want to show you all the (super easy!) steps I took to get it from this … to this … First, a little history: this […]

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Raining Over Anxiety With Gratitude

(image: Ben Heine via Flickr) Last week I was preparing to fly to California to see my sister. It would be my first time flying with Charley and I was so excited and so nervous. There was so much stuff to remember and I did not want to get on the plane and realize I […]

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