From Harper with Love! Edmonton Children's Fashion Designer

Edmonton is home to some pretty amazing talent, and I've been lucky to get to know a few through our local Rising Tide, Tuesday Together group. Meet Zoe McRorie local designer, creator and mama, she's the owner of, From Harper , a one of a kind handmade children's clothing. 


You can follow Zoe & Harper on Instagram or on Facebook.  Have questions or interested in custom sizes, stop by her site at 

There's something new coming : Edmonton's Newborn Guide!

It's been in the works for a while and I'm super excited to announce the first of the guides will be published this May! In this issue we'll be giving mom's helpful advice from local doula's, favourite recipes and helpful information on newborn home sessions.  But, here's a little sneak preview of the cover design! If you're a local business owner and would like to contribute an article for mom's, parenting advice, a favourite recipe for new parents, send me a message and let's collaborate! 

Edmonton Newborn Session Guide

Shutters & Strollers, A Canadian Directory for Documentary Family Photographers

Last month I launched a really special project, Shutters & Strollers, a Canadian Directory for Photographers like myself that feature documentary and lifestyle photographers. I started the directory because I was on the hunt for a site that wasn't all american based, I wanted to find a resource that would showcase and feature Canadian photographers

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My 2015 Year at a Glance & Hopes & Dreams for 2016

2015, Wow already 7 days since you left us. But, here's a quick look back at what the year held. 

  • Started off the year with a Business Retreat to focus on Plans & Goals for the Year
  • Attended a writing/ journaling class that stretched me beyond belief but continues to influence me today. 
  • Travelled to Arizona and photographed the lovely Jenn V and family
  • Art Showing at the Tea Girl for the month of February
  • Attended Canada Photo Convention in Vancouver (attending again in 2016)
  •  Attended the Rocky Mountain Film Get Away
  • Did a total of 15 sessions this year! 

2016, You are already looking pretty fabulous, and we are only in our first week! Looking forward to all that you have, here's a look at what's coming up...

  • 4th Photography show held at The Tea Girl this January 
  • Vacation with the family this January. 
  • A new Directory to locate Documentary/Lifestyle Photographers across Canada launching February 1st. 
  • The Launch of the Brand Referral Program 
  • Newsletter with lots of goodies for those that sign up 
  • Model Call for Newborn Minimal Session (late January through February).. Send those Newborns my way!! :D 
  • cheduled to attend the Canada Photo Convention in April with my lovely daughter, Alora. 
  • On my wish list of sessions to photograph : A Child in an astronaut suit , super heroe costume & 2 travel sessions in Canada! 
  • I'd love to be featured on one my favourite blogs! 
  • and enter my work into some competitions

Home For the Holidays, An Edmonton Holiday Session

Christmas & Holiday sessions are some of my favourite! Happy to be able to share this one that was photographed in early November. 

 Edmonton Windermere Christmas Photo Session

And as the kids begin to hang the ornaments, you may reminisce of how this one Grandpa gave you on your first Christmas, or that one you made when you were a child.. but is now slightly worn but still holds a special place in your heart. It's the sharing of the memories, creating new ones for your family. The ornaments may not seem like much, but they hold a treasure all their own.