Tips for Taking Family Photos

Family Photoshoots Family photo shoots have become more and more frequent since starting PorterUnraveled and I’ll fully admit there are shoots that don’t go so well. Meltdowns, arguing, bribery, it happens, especially for family photos. There are so many aspects that go into taking family pictures. Where do you take them? Do you want to be […]

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It Takes a Village

“It takes a village to raise a child” Where did this phrase stem from? With a little help from google and Wikipedia, this phrase means: “To raise a child is an African proverb which means that it takes an entire community of different people interacting with children in order for a child to experience and […]

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Best Dad Buys for Father’s Day

“Dads are the most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventures, story-tellers, and singers of song.” JESS:  HURLEY HAT | APPLE WATCH | RVCA SIMILAR HERE AND HERE|  JEANS SHOP THE LOOK: I’m usually a procrastinator with holidays, but starting to think about Father’s Day a couple weeks early has reminded me how lucky we are have […]

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What Being a Mom has Taught Me

Turning the big 3-0 this year, I started to reflect on all the great milestones that have  occurred in my life. In my reflection, it also amazed me on how different the life lessons were from each other. From moving to Texas on my own, to starting my first corporate job, to getting married, to becoming […]

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My Favorite Quote about Motherhood

My Look: BELL SLEEVE SHIRT (wearing is size Large) | MATERNITY JEANS (Under $50) | DAVID YURMAN CLASSIC BRACELET (“push” present from Jess) Jaxton’s Look: JEAN SHIRT (similar UNDER $10 HERE)| PANTS | BASEBALL TEE A Real Mom Emotional, yet a rock. Tired, but keeps going. Worried, but full of hope. Impatient, yet patient. Overwhelmed, but never quite. Amazing, even those doubted. Wonderful, even […]

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