Amanda Courtney Photography

It has been awhile.  A while since I have posted professional pictures of my family but that is simply because we had not had them taken.  I was waiting for big moments like our 5 year wedding anniversary! My little sweetface turning one! Us celebrating how big all of our children have grown.  Aiden is […]

My Love Story: 4 years ago!

It’s hard to imagine what life would be like if 6 1/2 years ago, I chose a different path.  I know they say that the unknown is always scary but I find that too scary to think of. My life would be without my best friend…without my 4 blessings…without the venture into a sewing business…without […]

Our Name Reveal!!!

The winner is Hannah Clare! We were having a tough time deciding what to choose.  The other contenders were Addison, Lexie, Charlotte and Riley. Aiden was actually the deciding factor.  He said that his new sister should be a Hannah because that sounded beautiful! How could we possibly argue with that logic? April from a.elliott […]

Letters to you: 23 weeks

Here’s my letter to you… These last two weeks have been fun with preparation!  We were busy planning our 10K run and our photo session for your name reveal! The 10K was a test of our strength especially with mommy being sick but we did it!  You, me and bubby.  We’ve got another big one […]

Letters to you: 21 weeks

Here’s my letter to you… These last two weeks were pretty exciting for us as a family! First, we got to hear that you are growing and healthy!  Daddy, bubby and big sissy didn’t come with Izzy and I to the ultrasound.  You were a happy little thing wiggling around.  When you were caught face […]

Our Gender Reveal!!!

  Ahh!  These pictures came out so fantastic!  It sure was a lot of planning to get everything ready in one day but I would not be able to keep the secret any longer.  Izzy and I did not tell anyone besides the photographer!   During the week leading up to this, I did a variety […]

Our Pregnancy Announcement!

  I’m in love! I am so in love with our pregnancy announcement picture! We have never done anything to this extent about announcing but being this little one is completing our little family…it is time to go ALL OUT!  Hopefully we will be adding a maternity photo session into this year also as well […]

Don’t miss out!!!

  Don’t miss out on a chance for a free Kayla DSLR purse!!! I don’t run giveaways often but I thought this holiday weekend would be perfect for one! Head over to to enter by liking & sharing the photo like this one here!!!

Izzy turns ONE!

That moment has come! Our little Isabel is ONE! Mommy and Daddy love you so much little one.  I still cannot believe that this day is already here.  It feels like only yesterday we were heading over to Nikki Glace Photography for your new born pictures in 29 Palms, CA! Now here we are across […]

Interview with Nicole Michelle of NMC Bags By Arra Bella

Interview with Nicole Michelle of NMC Bags Wednesday, December 12, 2012   ME b Hi Nicole! It is great to be interviewing you! I would love to know more about you and the brand. So first things first: what is NMC Bags all about? NICOLE MICHELLE b Nicole Michelle’s Creations is a handmade bag & accessory shop that was created […]