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Happy Mother’s Day, Mom

Monday, June 7, 2010

“It’s like we’re doing an engaaaagement shoot!! You’re practising on us!” These were the shrieks I received when I tried to take some photos of my mom and sister. After I suggested they hold hands. I mean seriously, c’mon, where’s the love?  There should be more hand holding. Nevertheless, I lost my ability to get a sharp photo because every time I went to click the shutter, I bent over laughing. I laughed at their loud laughter and the fact that maybe, if I looked at it from their perspective, maybe I could see the humour in their observations. But maybe you just had to be there.

Instead of buying something for our mom for Mother’s Day, Whitney and I chose to take her on a date instead. Yes, you could say it’s a few weeks late but I think we picked the perfect day. Heeeelloo gorgeous sunshine and warm weather. WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN?? We drove out to Ft Langley for the afternoon and lost track of time. Over a most delicious lunch at our favourite piano and martini bar, Eighteen27, we caught up, people-watched out the large, open windows and listened to the lovely sounds of the piano player singing in the background. From there we wandered the shops and then found a spot in the sun to sip our lemonade. And then there was the photo shoot :)


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12 Comments leave one →
  1. Thursday, July 8, 2010 1:51 pm

    soooo cute you guys could be twinss

  2. Saturday, June 19, 2010 2:44 pm

    Gosh ladies, thank you for the lovely comments :) And mom…tradition…yes! xo

  3. Saturday, June 19, 2010 7:45 am

    You have a beautiful family. This was such a fun idea! Great images, beautiful work!

  4. Friday, June 18, 2010 11:26 am

    OH MY GOODNESS!!! You are sooo gorgeous! All of you!!
    Mikaela, great job on capturing both their inner and outer beauty! :)

  5. Sharon permalink
    Saturday, June 12, 2010 8:51 pm

    You are all so photogenic and beautiful!

  6. megan permalink
    Wednesday, June 9, 2010 10:52 pm

    mikaela….I have been love, love, loving your blog! Your style is PERFECT!!!! and the women in your family….ridiculously gorgeous….RIDICULOUS!!!!!!

  7. Risa permalink
    Wednesday, June 9, 2010 3:56 pm

    It WAS a most wonderful Mothers Day date! I am a very blessed mom, that’s for sure! Thanks again, and I think we should make it a tradition! :)

  8. Wednesday, June 9, 2010 3:21 pm

    thanks all! Dani you’re too sweet…get your sis to come to the OC with you ;)

  9. Wednesday, June 9, 2010 10:07 am

    I love these! I want my little sis to be a bit older and travel to BC to have you take photos of us! You’re mom looks so young! Gorgeous!

  10. Maren permalink
    Tuesday, June 8, 2010 12:26 pm

    So amazing! I wanna go on a date/photo shoot with you :)

  11. kelsey loewen permalink
    Tuesday, June 8, 2010 8:14 am

    You guys make a lovely couple! hehe.
    Really, though…the pictures are beautiful as always. Makes me wish we lived a little closer!

  12. Tanis Patenaude permalink
    Monday, June 7, 2010 8:55 pm

    those are so awesome, love them mikaela!

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