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New Photography Offerings: San Diego landscape & boudoir

What does San Diego Landscape and Nature photography and Boudoir photography have in common? They are the two new genres that I will be offering this year! I am super excited to bring back the landscape work that I had originally started with, before I even started family photography. I’m also thrilled to reach more […]

San Diego Family of 6 at Sunset Cliffs sitting on a cliff and looking out at the Pacific Ocean


3 Days of Specials, Starting Black Friday 2023

Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday are almost here! My favorite time of year is here!! I love November, especially here in San Diego. The weather is beautiful, the air is crisp, cooler mornings and evenings, warm afternoons, gorgeous sunsets. (And I should add it’s also the perfect time for a San Diego […]

San Diego husband and wife snuggled in together


Spas in San Diego for Relaxing Treatments

San Diego has a wide variety of spas you can go to for your next self-care day. These spas in San Diego guarantee top-quality service matched with excellent and unique treatments. Feel the relaxation of a good deep tissue massage and enjoy a facial that leaves your skin smooth and beautiful. Each of these spas […]



San Diego Midwives For Empowered Pregnancies

Pregnancy is a magical time filled with hope and wonder. Each day brings something new, and every little kick feels like a tiny promise. While this is an exciting time, it can feel downright overwhelming at points. You’re growing a brand new person! That’s a lot of responsibility! When things start to feel a bit […]

Photo of Brenda Goodell from Going ga-ga pregnancy massage, a holistic health practitioner in San Diego


Best Place for San Diego Pregnancy Massage

In my blog posts this year, I am going to focus more on providing helpful content that will assist my clients in their everyday lives. In my last post here, my goal was to help my maternity clients. I introduced you to 6 different locations to get prenatal massages. I know how stressful pregnancy can […]



San Diego Prenatal Massage Spas

Pregnancy can be very strenuous and stressful for you and your body, which is why prenatal massages are almost essential! San Diego has many outstanding options ready to help you relax before that sweet babe arrives. These San Diego prenatal massage locations offer ultra-relaxing massages in tranquil environments, perfect for relieving aches and tension. 6 […]



6 San Diego Baby Stores to check out

There are many places to shop for the babies and kids in your life other than big, impersonal box stores. Here in San Diego, we have so many boutique and specialty baby stores that make shopping a breeze AND help support some smaller businesses in our area. After all, your kids deserve products that will […]



6 Organic San Diego Hair Salons to try

Are you looking for a more organic and healthier salon option? Here are some organic San Diego hair salons that are perfect for you while offering services for children. San Diego Hair Salons for Your Entire Family! Studio V Salon Studio V Salon is located at 9800 Mira Lee Way. It is a salon that […]



Where to buy baby & toddler clothing for a photo shoot?

I covered clothing for girls here in this post, but now I want to cover clothing options for the youngest ones in your family. I know there is an endless supply of adorable clothing for newborns, babies, and toddlers, but I’m going to focus on 2 in particular in this post. Let’s start with my […]



Who is the NAPCP Photographer of the Year for 2021?

Yes, that’s right… that would be me! Yours truly. It’s been a couple weeks and I’m still in shock over it. I am just beyond honored, thrilled, and humbled to be the recipient of such a distinguished honor. It is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and such a coveted title that I simply don’t have all the […]


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