Weekend Edition 2

Apparently, cream sitting in a pitcher will sour after fours days. Not only will it do that (accelerated by four days of heat), but it will drive your husband nuts with its sour smell and my inability to clean-up after a shoot. Truly it is the most loathesome part of shooting. I’m so over it by the time I’m done, I just want to walk away and edit.

Coffee Shot

These Banana Nutella Pastry Pockets are an oldie from this post here. It’s a family favorite, especially for me since it’s so easy to make.

Nutella & Banana Pastry Pockets

Little League is in full gear. Check out the little guy—love that face and the concentration.

Cole SEPT 2013

And see the coach, I’m still trying to sneak him away for a kid-less weekend. If anyone knows of a great weekend getaway, please leave a comment.

SEP 2013

Speaking of baseball, last weekend we were at a Dodgers game. Good times with the boys. Yes, boys, that’s my stepson – he’s pretty awesome. This may be the only time you see him on here for reasons that are beyond my control. But I thought it was time that he at least make a cameo. Even if it’s just his feet walking through Chinatown before the game.

Chinatown SEP 2013

If you followed me on the old Instagram feed than you know I had a shadowy obsession. Well, it’s back.

Dodger Stadium SEP 2013

Downtown Orange SEPT 2013

Meet my latest lunch time pal, Mortie. He doesn’t even twitch when we go by, so i decided to see what he would do if I photographed him. No reaction. None. Wonder if he’s hard of hearing.

IWD SEP 2013jpg

Last week I mentioned sharing some of my fave Etsy shops for sourcing props for food photography, but even if you are not a food blogger, you might still enjoy the vintage and rustic pieces found in the shops listed below:

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  1. Avatar for Naomi Robinson says

    How very flattering to be one of your favorite Etsy shops!
    Thank you for the mention, I have some really amazing vintage treasures set to preview at stilllifestyle.com next week, too!

  2. Avatar for Naomi Robinson says

    Those baseball shots are so great! He looks so into it! I am so exited to go and check out your Etsy shops. I have been waiting for it since you mentioned it last week!

  3. Avatar for Naomi Robinson says

    Thank you so much for sharing your resources to food props… you truly have the best eye and I love love love your taste!!! That picture of your sweet boy is just gorgeous! Those eyes! And I TOTALLY agree about cleaning up after shooting!!! I have a pie on my counter that I made 8 days ago. It doesnt seem to be molding so it may sit there another day. 😉

  4. Avatar for Naomi Robinson says

    Are you living inside my head? I feel exactly the same at the end of a photo shoot! I just want the mess to disappear so I can get to my computer to see what I shot and edit!!
    P.S. Your son is just so cute in his little football outfit.

  5. Avatar for Naomi RobinsonHellyweg says

    Well, I can tell you from my misspent teenage years that milk sitting in a mug will mould after four weeks and smell like baby sick.

  6. Avatar for Naomi RobinsonSea Glass Primitives says

    How very kind of you for sharing your favorite Etsy shops, and how honored to be one of them. A note to all who love to cook, The United States has outlawed teflon pans as of 2015. We have antique cast iron cooking, muffin pans, gem pans, skillets, griddles, kettles, and dutch ovens, Professionally Cleaned and Lightly Seasoned, and ready to use right out of the box.