This is Erin and Brendan. You may remember them from their practically perfect Walt Disney World wedding you can read more about here!

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Well, Erin and Brendan are a few years into their happily ever after and asked us to document the next chapter of their lives- Their new house!

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We’ve heard about Kimmy for years, and it was wonderful to finally meet my favorite Doxie! <3

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LOVE THESE FACES! <3

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As if their home wasn’t perfect enough already, Erin modeled this little living area from Up. :)

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When our session was done, they made us Mickey waffles(!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!), and then we talked Disney and life and it was perfect.

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I totally would have burned it too, Erin!!

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One final shot of Kimmy, the queen of the house! <3 Erin and Brendan, we love y’all and can’t wait to return the Mickey waffle favor when our new home is finished! <3

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More Erin and Brendan Blog Love! <3

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Posted by at 7:00am on November 12, 2014 under GeneralPersonalTravels

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Continued from Part One! :)

I remember growing up, there were always certain stories friends and family members would tell over and over, lamenting the fact that I was growing up. One in particular was my Mom’s best friend, Colette- To this day, whenever she sees me, she talks about how one of her favorite memories was going shopping with me at Pier 39 when I was maybe 4 and I had my little wallet of money. I kept walking around and asking, “How many moneys is this?”

Well, this trip was a memory I’ll be reminding Kinley about forever- This was the trip I fell head over heels in love with my niece, and so much of that is how smitten she was with her Uncle Nate, and that this will forever be my memory of this trip- Nate carrying her all around the hills of San Francisco in a hiking bag, and that lil’ tongue sticking out. In. Love. I. Tell. You. <3

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Gosh, I love this city.

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My favorite photo of Quinn from the trip! Kristin and Charlie let us babysit the kids on our last night with them, and it was literally the highlight of my whole entire summer. We bought him those jammies while we were out that day, and he kept insisting on walking in Uncle Nate’s shoes and scrolling through the photos we took on the camera, letting us know who everyone is in each photo. <3

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Meanwhile, I soaked up every second of Kinley-ness before bedtime- We must have sat like this for an hour. Easiest baby ever. <3

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I don’t know how she handles life like this 24 hours a day- We were exhausted after our one week together! My sister in law is the most amazing mom I know, and I’m so glad my niece and nephew won the mommy jackpot.

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Love. Her. <3

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Our last night with the kiddos came way too quickly, and before we knew it, it was our last time helping out with bath time followed by an embarrassingly teary goodbye. :(

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I wish I had video of this- Kinley was mimicking everything he was doing!

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We spent the last few nights of our trip with Aunt Cami after the kiddos left.

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Let’s do it again real soon, San Francisco! <3

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Posted by at 8:00am on November 11, 2014 under GeneralPersonalTravels

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This summer, Nate and I got the chance to shoot a wedding at Murrietta’s Well Winery in Livermore, California- Almost two years to the date after our first wedding there! I love any excuse to get out to the west coast, since that’s where my family’s from, but this trip was extra special- My brother and amazing sister-in-law braved 8 hours in the car each way with two kiddos under two to meet us! It’s hard being across the country when such a huge part of my heart is always with that family, so we extended our visit and had some San Francisco play time with our favorites.

Of course, the trip flew by like it always does, but I thought I’d share some of our favorite personal photos- Apologies in advance that 90% of them are of babies, but they’re the cutest babies in the world- Our Eskimo Quinn and Kinley Poppins! <3

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He’s getting  s o  b i g.  And I’m pretty sure he’s already smarter than me, you guys.

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Because “you can pick your friends, you can pick your nose, but you can’t pick your friend’s nose.”

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Kinley has the most epic yawns ever. They last forever, she gets all shaky, and I’m pretty sure every time it happens, a fairy gets her wings.

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SWOON.

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Aunt Cami, my favorite relative. :)

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MORE KINLEY YAWNS! <3

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We didn’t have a lens pouch, so we MacGyver-ed one out of a sock. :)

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I love that this has become our tradition- Taking the kids on a carousel ride on our visits together!

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Kinley was in love with the carousel- At least while it wasn’t moving…

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… After that things got a little scary. ;)

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I thought I knew everything about my sister-in-law until I learned she has an obsession with those claw machines. Just when I think I couldn’t love her any more than I already do! :)

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Part two tomorrow. :)

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A little nephew love- Oh, and some Huckleberry love, too. :)

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Remember the adorable, adorable best friend session we photographed a ways back with these two beauties? You know, the Celebration session with shopping bags, bow ties, and this magical greyhound we stumbled across? (Click the photo below for a memory refresh!)

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Welllllll, Michelle and Matthew contacted us for some updated photos and it pretty much made my week. :) See, shooting these two is a piece of cake, as it’s literally impossible to take a bad photo of either of them. I mean, look at these guys. They are best friends, roommates, both drive Mini Coopers, and I pretty much just want to look at them all day.

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Faaaaaaaaaaaaaaavorite! <3 <3 <3

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Matthew, you’re gorgeous. You should go follow him on Instagram @HouseofPocket for his fashion finds! :)

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Just another manic Monday with Michelle and her Mini. <3

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My tied-for-first-favorite! Michelle and Matthew, thank you for giving us a break from our weddings this month. We love you and hope to do it again next year!  :)

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