Thursday, July 3, 2014


We had a little family reunion on my husband's side of the family in St. Louis- so fun! Magic House, Butterfly house, lots of outdoor play- if anyone needs ideas for kiddos in St. Louis, please email me. So much great stuff to do. I grew up in St. Louis, but going back there with littles is a whole new ballgame. 

We had all eight little cousies together and needed to document it! We wanted our outfits to be coordinating, NOT matching, which I think is key in planning family photo shoots. We went with the color scheme of chambray, navy, white, and yellow in different patterns and textures. I love mixing stripes with plaid with the horror of our photographer! But I think it really worked. If you mix patterns and shades, it looks a little more natural than being totally matchy matchy. Since each family lives in different cities, I did all of our shopping online to make it easy - Gap, J.Crew, and Zara. 
A classic.

I hope this helps give you ideas for your own family portraits!


  1. Loveeeeeeeeeee omg!!!! I saw mark's but didn't know it was a full family affair. Why is your family so adorable?! Also love how the Hassons have family reunions in STL!

  2. BTW I clearly read your blog all the time ;)

    1. Aw thanks, Lesile!! Miss you guys! Can't wait to meet little Nola B :)


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