American Eco-Baby & Diaper Service | Shop Local | Eastern North Carolina

CALLING ALL MOMS! I’m talking to my crunchy, eco-friendly, money-saving moms today! You are gonna love what I am about to share with you! There is an amazing locally owned store that is providing natural, organic, and eco-friendly baby and mommy products!

What is this magical place I’m talking about???

American Eco-Baby & Diaper Service, located right here in Jacksonville, North Carolina! Owned and Run by the lovely Lauren, Military wife and momma of two beautiful girls! HMB_0929_0795HMB_0786This shop is much larger than it appears from the outside! Lauren has stocked this place with such a large selection of products and from the minute you walk in to the final purchase, she is friendly and so knowledgable! Whether you are looking for sometime specific or are totally new to this cloth diaper thing, she will help you learn and find just what you need!HMB_0919_0936There is even a “Kids Korner” where your little ones can play while you shop!HMB_0762_0766HMB_0814HMB_0785_0781I know I’m loving these Modern Burlap designs and the colors of those chewbeads, so I can only imagine the excitement you moms are having right now! HMB_0778HMB_0809Newborn to Potty Training, Snaps or Velcro there is a cloth diaper product to meet your needs! HMB_0792HMB_0789Lets not forget all the other baby and mommy products this store has to offer, from wet bags, all natural baby wash, breast pads, and so much more!HMB_0830_0831HMB_0821HMB_0854_0852HMB_0848Did you know they offer more than just products! They have an awesome Diaper Service!HMB_0860HMB_0871HMB_0878_0866HMB_0877Even if you’re not a mom just yet, there are some eco-friendly alternative for that time of the month….we all know it too well, the dreaded period! HMB_0880_0882One of my personal favorite touches in her shop is the chalkboard wall! She has it filled with all the important info! HMB_0896_0908I these cute things are called diaper dawgs, and help to keep your hands clean while you change those not so pleasant, stinky diapers! HMB_0840HMB_0897_0894HMB_0927

Dont miss this gem, located off 24 Highway in Jacksonville. Now what are you waiting for? Jump in your car and head on over, say hey to Lauren, and grab some of these items! I know some are limited availability, in patterns and colors!

Lets spread the word about this awesome store, so connect with @AmericanEcoBaby on Facebook, and Instagram!

 

Stephens Family Mini Maternity Session | Family Photography | Fun, Real, Uniquely You

I was so excited when I found out my friend Lacy was expecting another little one! It was such an honor to photograph her maternity and family pictures a few weekends ago while in Missouri!

HMB_0591Lacy and Jeremiah are such amazing parents, and I know Preston is gonna be an amazing big brother! HMB_0625HMB_0525In just a few weeks they will get to welcome this little joy into the world! They have chosen to let it be a surprise what gender baby will be, which I think is so fun and exciting! HMB_0552-2Preston is such a loving little guy, and already has a great love for his sibling! HMB_0562HMB_0567HMB_0600-2I love fun loving moments like this between families, and am so blessed to get to capture it, so they can cherish moments like this long after the moment has passed!HMB_0613Preston is filled with so much joy, and it was so evident during their session.HMB_0626HMB_0671HMB_0736HMB_0693HMB_0705Lacy is overflowing with that pregnancy glow! Isn’t she just the most gorgeous mommy-to-be <3 HMB_0712-2The love that Lacy and Jeremiah share is so strong and sweet! It is such an honor to capture moments like these for parents.HMB_0709HMB_0734HMB_0727HMB_0747HMB_0715Their new baby is gonna be showered with love and affection from day one! I am so excited for this new stage of life for the Stephen’s family and I know that their lives will only get sweeter with their new addition!

Thanks so much for stopping by, hope you enjoyed this milestone session!

If you are interested in learning more or seeing which dates on the calendar are avialable, I’d love to hear from you!

Ward Family Mini Session | Family Photography that is Fun, Real, Uniquely You

The Ward Family is always a joy to photograph! They have so much personality and I just love it! It is always such an honor to watch families grow, I can’t believe the last time I photographed them was 2013! HMB_0251HMB_0341Having a sibling means having a forever friend, and I feel like that statement came alive during this session! Colin and Ryan are both so fun and ornery, and they both seemed like naturals in front of the camera! HMB_0289HMB_0260These four had so much fun together during the session, it wasn’t hard to capture their strong family bond! HMB_0444Colin was full of personality and allowed me to capture his great smile! HMB_0267HMB_0431These boy are so handsome, and have such awesome smiles! HMB_0436HMB_0323HMB_0309HMB_0475Kristina and Brandon are such amazing parents! They have raised these boys to be so sweet and kind, they were so good at following direction and talking with me about their favorite things, that’s the secret to great real expressions! HMB_0374HMB_0490You can just see how much love and joy abound in their family, and it warms my heart!HMB_0502HMB_0362I am so blessed to have such amazing Loyal Clients, it is an honor to photograph all the new stages of their lives!

Milestone Photography is a great way to capture each new stage of your families lives, so you can enjoy your right now for a lifetime!

If you are interested in a Session Contact Me!

Thanks for visiting!

 

Gaines Family Mini Session | Family Photography that is Fun, Real, Uniquely You

Mark, Sami, and Austin were such a joy to photograph! I love that they are so comfortable in front of my camera and allowed me to capture their personality during their session!

HMB_0189Austin is such a sweet and joy filled little girl! She made it so easy to capture all her cuteness! HMB_9957HMB_9915-2The love and joy that fills this family is such a precious thing! Austin has amazing parents who are crazy about her and as you can see she feels the same! HMB_9904HMB_0085By creating a relaxing environment to for your session, I always get to capture real moments between families and that makes my heart beyond happy! HMB_0184While taking a set of family pictures Austin ran around behind her parents and I was able to capture this genuine moment of pure love and hugs between them! She then proceeded to freely give kisses and you bet I was clicking away with a huge smile on my face! I live for capturing moments like this!HMB_0187-2HMB_0164HMB_0082HMB_0155HMB_0132HMB_9947-2This family is so dear to my heart and I am honored to have captured so many important moments for them including  their engagement, awesome aviation themed wedding, family pictures, and Austin’s first birthday! I got to live out my photographer dreams with this family, capturing them since the beginning of their journey!

Thanks so much for stopping in. If you are looking for family pictures that capture who you are I’d love to get you on the calendar, so contact me today!

White Family | Family Photography

As a Family Photographer, I am so blessed to get the honor to see families grow! I recently got to catch up with the White family, and I am so excited to share this new stage of their lives!

Jacksonville NC Photographer, kids photography, family photographyNicole, Kevin, and Abigail were such a joy to photograph! I had to throw in this flash back from their last session, Abigail was just 8 months old then, to see more click here!Jacksonville NC Photographer, Jacksonville kids photography, Jacksonville family photographyJacksonville NC Photographer, kids photography, family photographyAbigail is very expressive and was such a joy to photograph! Jacksonville NC Photographer, kids photography, family photographyJacksonville NC Photographer, kids photography, family photographyI am pretty sure I captured all of her expressions during their session! She is so very curious and really wanted to be the one taking the pictures!Jacksonville NC Photographer, kids photography, family photographyJacksonville NC Photographer, kids photography, family photographyJacksonville NC Photographer, kids photography, family photographyNicole and Kevin still have the same joy and love for each other as they did the last time I photographed them! They have such a contagious energy and joy!Jacksonville NC Photographer, kids photography, family photographyHMB_9809Their love for each other is still burning bright! HMB_9812Jacksonville NC Photographer, kids photography, family photographyAbigail has a little melt down….being two is tough, but her sad face is so precious. She did such a great job with how hot and humid it was during the session. Jacksonville NC Photographer, kids photography, family photographyThese two are such great parents! They are so very loving and I am so honored that they allowed me to capture this new stage of their lives!

Milestone Photography is a great way to capture each new stage of your families lives, so you can enjoy your right now for a lifetime!

If you are interested in a Session Contact Me!

Thanks for visiting!