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Swiss Days and a heck of a deal!

Swiss Days was a huge success and blast.  My bow making friend Kelsi asked if I wanted to join her and share a booth. It was so much fun! Not only did I sell lots of Pettiskirts, I also booked a bunch of sessions!!  Woo-hoo!!  So all you procrastinators who are dreading it and putting off getting your family pics done, hurry it up.  If you need a little motivation {aka kick in the butt} you might want to pay attention:  At Swiss Days, I was passing out a coupon that I have decided to pass onto you.

Get your family pictures done by October 15th, I will give you $25 off.

That makes it $75, CD and all.  So that gives you only 2 weeks to prepare.  So hurry up and call me because like I said, I have already booked a bunch and there is only so many hours in the day.  I know that nothing motivates me more than saving a buck.  If that’s not motivation for you, then I guess we have less in common than I thought.

I didn’t take tons of pictures during Swiss Days.  I was way too busy chit chatting with all of the new friends I was meeting {call me;)}.  It is weird because even though I grew up in St. George, Santa Clara is far enough away, that I hardly saw anyone I knew.  You know, because anytime I go anywhere, I see a million people I know.  I am that cool. I wish I would have gotten a picture of us working the booth, but we were so hot, sweaty and gross, it would have not been pretty.  It was so hot, I got tan lines on my feet!  So back to picture taking. Last minute (like noon on Sat.)  I decide to offer 10 minute mini sessions for kids. You can see the details here.  I did have  quite a few takers so I was happy about that.  It was so hot, most kids were total grumps.

St. George, Utah baby photographer

St. George, Utah baby photographer

This cute baby girl {H}, was one of those hot grumpy cuties.  I was so excited that the second I started shooting, she transformed.  It was fun because she was a bit younger than my daughter, but she didn’t run away.  How I wish my little missy would stay still for 2 seconds.

Check out this chicks eyes.  CRAZY huh!  I am sure she thought I was CRAZY when, in mid-conversation I start  freaking out about her eyes and asking her if I could take a picture.  But we all know that I am so not crazy.  Right?

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Sneak Peak for little {N} St. George Newborn Photographer

Her is a mini sneak peak for Baby {N} The sweetest 1 month old ever!!  How am I so lucky to get the cutest newborns lately.  She is absolutely beautiful.   I will be posting a couple more later.

Saint George Utah Newborn Photographer

Saint George Utah Newborn Photographer

I am way busy with Swiss Days.  Click the Swiss Days link up top for more info on that!

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Andi Watkins - September 26, 2009 - 1:56 pm

cute. just stopped by to take a peek, I love LOVE lOOoove the bows, beanies and pettiskirt I picked up from you gals at Swiss Days, I cant wait to use them in a photoshoot:)

Little {B} Part dos

So stinkin’ cute this little missy is.  Don’t you love the headband and bow?  My friend Kelsi makes them.  You can see more of her stuff here.  Pretty much all my bows you see here or on my daughter are made by Kelsi.  Its a sick addiction!  Anyhoo, I told you I was going to do a contest for Little {B}’s parents.  OK.  Really, it is for her mom.  I don’t think her dad is going to care too much.  Sorry.   If Little {B}’s parents can get 20 of their friends and family to comment on one of Little {B}’s posts saying which one of the 4 pictures of {B} is their favorite and why, Little {B}’s parents will win………

Two Custom made bows from It’s a Girl Thing, Bows and More! Woo-hoo!  Just trying to spread the bow addiction!

Contest ends next Sunday (20th).  Make me proud!

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Jane Polgar - September 14, 2009 - 2:06 pm

Wow, a fashion model already? Love the bows, love the website. I wish my grandkids had such a good photographer in their back yard. The proud,happy grandma used to babysit my kids, oh, about 35 years ago! Congrats to all!!
…Jane

jim sanders - September 14, 2009 - 11:21 pm

We have waited for a long time for a granddaughter and Brookie (my nickname for her already) is worth the wait. The photo with the crochet cap is a real keeper. They are all good but that’s my favorite. Wow, two weeks old and an internet star!!! Thanks for the photos, they are great and great fun too.

Jessica Hatt - September 15, 2009 - 10:28 pm

I love the one with the crochet hat… the perfect addition to a beautiful little girl!!!!

Dan Moss - September 15, 2009 - 10:33 pm

I liked the bow. She already has this grandpa wrapped around her finger. What a blessing. I thought she couldn’t possibly get any cuter until I saw these photos. Thanks Christina!

Shelli - September 15, 2009 - 10:52 pm

What a cute little girl!!! The photos are great!

Sam - September 15, 2009 - 11:28 pm

She is SOO adorable! Love the pictures!

Stephanie Somerville - September 16, 2009 - 9:29 am

She is absolutely adorable! I love your work as well. You really captured her beautiful tiny little girls ways! So perfect~! I hop they win those bows!!!

Jane A. Hugunin - September 17, 2009 - 1:51 pm

The hairbows are adorable. Such a cute picture and baby. THe photos are awesome

Sonja Toro - September 17, 2009 - 1:53 pm

So adorable Amy! Great pics!

Lindsay Grantham - September 17, 2009 - 3:46 pm

This little girl is a beauty! Christina…these pictures are amazing!

Jayne Rich - September 17, 2009 - 7:58 pm

Amy! She is beyond adorable. These pictures are so beautiful and I really like them a lot. Can I get a picture? I want to be a proud aunt and show off my new niece!!!

sara hoskins - September 18, 2009 - 8:59 am

That is the cutest baby in the world……and i am so proud to be her aunt…Those pictures are beautiful

Sneak Peak for little {B} Part UNO

I loved, loved, loved this baby girl!  Her Grandma lives right behind me and just so happens to be the coolest school bus driver in town!   I was so excited to take pictures of this cute baby girl!  I have a plethora of cute girl stuff that I have been excited to try out.  She didn’t disappoint.  She was perfect.  Putty in my hands.  I wish her parents would have just left her for the day.  We would have had so much fun together!  There will be more to come later!

Stay tuned.  I plan on posting a few more tonight.  There will be a contest for little {B}’s parents to win something sweet!  Yippee!  I am excited!

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Julie Moss - September 14, 2009 - 11:16 am

Oh my gosh Christina! These are awesome. What a cute grandbaby I have! Thanks for the bus driver plug! We are passing the word around. Hope these pictures help jump start your business. You did a great job. Can’t wait to see the rest and start my gallery!

Debbi Wilkinson - September 14, 2009 - 6:01 pm

What incredible pictures! I haven’t had a chance to kiss those little cheeks yet, so this is the next best thing!! You do an INCREDIBLE JOB!! :)

Suzanne Sanders - September 15, 2009 - 8:58 pm

Loved the photos!!You captured what little girls are all about, fluff and frills..You also had the perfect subject, our new little grandaughter is a welcome addition after four grandsons. You did a great job with all the pictures, thanks for sharing your talent, and good luck in your new business.

Sarah Moss - September 15, 2009 - 9:37 pm

I love the picture of Brooklyn is the one with the hat. She is the cutest thing in the world. I have the cutest neice in the whole entire WORLD!

Laurie H - September 16, 2009 - 11:03 pm

Such cute pictures! I work with one of this darling baby’s grandmas and she is so proud! I absolutely love the hat picture! It’s such a ‘flapper’ hat, like from the roaring 20’s/30’s. She’s rockin’ it. I would totally use you as a photographer if I ever had a baby girl! Hope they win the bows! (A girl can never have too many!)

Amy Sanders - September 17, 2009 - 1:16 pm

I think I have the most beautiful baby ever!! She looks like a little princess in these pictures!! You did such an awesome job I love all of them! I can’t wait to see the rest of them!!

Brandon Moss - September 17, 2009 - 7:15 pm

I love all of the pictures pretty much all the same. I’m so glad that she can be my neice.

Erika Maggard - September 17, 2009 - 7:22 pm

oh my gosh she is so cute. I love the picture with the big pink and black bow.

Brian Moss - September 17, 2009 - 7:52 pm

I think that you should take the flower off the hat and let her gangster side shine through :) I love the pictures… little baby BJ representin

sara hoskins - September 18, 2009 - 9:03 am

K the one in the crochet hat is the stinking cutest picture ever….. i am proud to be the aunt of this beautiful baby girl…..love her and her parents. You did an amazing job on these pictures:)

Sneak Peak for Baby L.

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This sweet little guy was only 6 days old when I took his picutures. He was such a happy little man.He kept giving me these little smiles! They were the real thing too! Not gassy smiles. Happy, I love getting my picture taken smiles!

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Brady - September 1, 2009 - 12:30 am

Thanks for the baby love. Word

Barbara - September 7, 2009 - 2:27 pm

So unique and original. I love the baby photos. Your creative talents are really showing with the baby pictures.