Chelsea has been a writer and photographer for as long as she can remember. She blogs (primarily) about sustainable fashion, clean beauty, and intentional living, and she loves to photograph women in all stages of motherhood. A Northeastern native, Chelsea now calls DFW home with her husband, Travis; son, Logan; daughter, Alba; and rescue dog, Argos.
how to get dressed post pandemic

5 Must-Haves Clothes for Your Wardrobe this Spring and Summer

People everywhere are getting vaccinated and starting to think about real life again; I know I sure am. I like to carefully plan my wardrobe so as not to overbuy nor buy things I can’t get a lot of mileage out of.
How to organize family photos.

4 Simple Tips for Keeping Family Photos Organized

There are so many benefits of living in a digital world where we carry pretty amazing cameras in our back pockets. But rather than hand down your device to your grown child full of their memories, I think it’s worth the time and energy to make tangible photo books each year that can be shared and re-lived over and over. 
how to be minimalist at home

How I Attempt to Keep the Possessions in Our Home to a Minimum and...

Minimalism can be a loaded term in our culture. It’s not about austerity or living with as few possessions as possible. For me, it’s meant inner peace, learning to be a mindful consumer, and teaching my children how blessed we are to truly have enough.
27 unique gift ideas for valentine's day

26 Creative Valentine’s Day Gifts for the Whole Family

The list includes a variety of price points, but overall gives a nod to many local businesses as well as non-toxic items to add to your home — nary a chocolate box or rose in sight! 
Dress kids for the cold to go do activities outside.

50 Things to Do With Your Kids Outside This Winter

Children who are outside are healthier, happier, show fewer instances of ADHD, have a greater appreciation for the environment, and learn healthy, risk-taking skills.
Give up the idea of perfection this Thanksgiving and have gratitude.

What I Need to Hear This Holiday Season

If going on social media triggers you to feel shame or like you’re not doing enough for your family, don’t get on it. Unfollow or mute the “supermoms” who make you feel bad about yourself. I’d contend that social media is the no. 1 destroyer of joy and it will be no different this holiday season. 
what to wear for fall family photos

What to Wear for Your Fall Family Photo Session

SO. This year I’m going to take the advice I give clients and prepare early for our family photo session. Here’s what I tell my clients: