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Ready or not, the holidays are upon us! It feels like every year we spring through leaves and pumpkins into snow and Christmas carols. And I know you have a lot on your plate this year. So, I’m hoping I can help you out just a smidge. Creating & Ordering Your Holiday Cards Maybe you’ve […]

Business, Holidays

November 12, 2020

Helping with the Holidays: Creating & Ordering Your Holiday Cards

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I am one of those annoying people who is completely obsessed with Christmastime. I see it not as just one day but an entire season of happy, adventurous, exciting memories to make and traditions to enjoy. I’m just a jolly little elf smiling and humming my way through December. Here are my favorite Christmas traditions. […]


December 24, 2019

Zook Family Christmas Traditions

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I definitely believe that Christmas should really be less about gifts and “things” and more about memories, traditions and experiences. But, with that being said, some of my favorite goodies are the tiniest things that we get to fill up the stockings. In our house, the stockings are the last thing we open on Christmas […]


December 19, 2019

Filling up the Stockings: My Favorite Stocking Stuffers This Year

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Thanksgiving is our holiday. And by that, I mean we host every year (about a decade and counting) and try to surround our loved ones with gratitude, comfort, ease and love. It’s about more than just food and a delicious meal (although that definitely plays a big role in it all). I can remember our […]

Holidays, The Z Family

November 27, 2019

Prepping for Thanksgiving Hosting and a Holiday of Cozy & Organized Family Time

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If you follow me online, you know that I’ve been listening to the holiday music since November 1st and that I love the Christmas season so much. I have a lineup of my favorite Christmas movies that I must watch every year (sometimes multiple times in a year) and I get so excited about creating […]

Family, Holidays

November 18, 2019

‘Tis the Season: Creating Holiday Cards with Your Family Session Photos

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With our neighbors, new friends and Trick-orTreat team! (Zack was Popeye — again! and Addie was Twilight Sparkle, a My Little Pony) One of the hardest-to-predict days for Zack is by far Halloween. Z-Man has some pretty significant sensory issues — they can range from itchy tags on a shirt to startling noise and even […]

Down Syndrome, Holidays, Zachary

November 8, 2017

When Halloween is a Success

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There are only six weeks until Valentine’s Day! We just got through Christmas and New Year’s Day and, if you’re like me, the holiday decorations are just coming down and I am just catching up on unpacking and laundry and organization. But, before you know it, it’s going to be time to recognize the significant […]

Couples, Engagements, Holidays, Special Events, Specials

January 2, 2015

Valentine’s Specials

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It’s not very often as a photographer that you’re able to watch a future client/couple in real life before you’re even hired. With Andy and Gina, though, I knew there was going to be a ring before she did! (Well, OK, I’m sure she had a hunch, but still…!) You see, I was the Maid […]

Engagements, Favorites, Holidays, Outdoors, Photos

December 29, 2014

A & G (engagement)

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On a bitterly cold morning along the Susquehanna River, a very brave and very beautiful little girl forgot about everything but being a perfect model! Little Sara and her mom joined me in Wilkes-Barre for some photos for their Christmas cards and of course, treasured memories! Sara rocked two gorgeous outfits, some sweet blonde curls, […]

Children, Family, Holidays, Outdoors, Photos

December 9, 2014

Sara’s Seasons Greetings!

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Wendy recently was invited to take part in a charity fundraiser for the Luzerne County Dress for Success. The event, called Witches & Wine, was held at the Woodlands Inn and featured about 40 vendors from all different areas (food stuff, crafts, jewelry, clothing, makeup, etc) and hundreds of women behind and in front of […]

Holidays, Photos, Special Events, Volunteering

October 23, 2014

Witches & Wine (special events)

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