I love to take photos. Of basically anything, but especially kids & scenery. Since before I developed Mary & Luna, I had the goal of finding a way for me to do art + photography, in one simple extension of myself. Mary & Luna has become a place for me to put everything I imagine & see & create. I often am overcome with the feeling that it's going to become something much more than an art shop. I'm still learning how to make it a little world in itself. That's what I want it to be.
A thought I had recently: I realized that I don't want to give up. That's huge for me. I have the classic Aries problem of starting things I don't finish and generating ideas that don't come to fruition. I've found the business side of Mary & Luna incredibly challenging. But I had something click a couple weeks ago: I want this to bloom. I don't want to be doing anything else. This is what I'm supposed to be doing. Even when it's hard and unnatural and I feel stuck. I am meant to create, and I know this is the right way for me to do it. It suits me. I just have to work really hard to bring Mary & Luna to life. I've already made progress (it's always easy to forget that), and I have to be patient. But I'm in this. I love to create and dream, and I guess the challenge of business is good for me.
So anyway! I took some family photos for the holidays with the kids I babysit & my best friend/her little family. I thought I'd share the cute. I LOVED doing these shoots.