Thursday, November 29, 2007

November Contest Winner!!

NOVEMBER'S QUESTION - Who was the first couple I blogged about?
ANSWER - Heather & Josh Bell on 9/5/06

The winner of November's contest is Jackie Perry!!

Congratulations Jackie, you will receive a $10 gift card to Dunkin Donuts.

Next month's contest will be announced on the 12/8. Be sure to check back and enter for your chance to win something. Don't forget to tell a friend!!

TTFN!!

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

BOUDOIR!!

Remember the really great Boudoir session I told you I had on Saturday? Well today we had our ordering session tonight and she gave me permission to put a few of her photos online.

I hope this shows you that any woman with any body type is beautiful and can take a stunning photograph. She came to me with the mindset that she wouldn't like any of the photos of herself, but she admitted to me that she was surprised and loved them all.

The make-up was done by the lovely and very talented Kim Iacovone who can be reached at Kimber517@msn.com.

Enjoy and as usual let me know what you think.




I really believe that every woman should experience Boudoir at least once in her life. How awesome does she look? I'm speechless!!




TTFN!!

Sunday, November 25, 2007

A Beautiful Woman

Hey guys!!

Let me just tell you about the wonderful shoot I had this Saturday. I can honestly say that shooting Boudoir is my favorite to do next to newborns. There is something about capturing a woman feeling and looking sexy. We had such a fun time and she was totally relaxed by the time we got into the second outfit.

Now I know it usually takes a few days to proof sessions, but I had them done by this evening. She looked so awesome that I couldn't pull myself away from the computer. I sent her the password for her gallery tonight and here is what she had to say. I'm sharing her words because the nature of the shoot stops me from sharing a photo. Who knows, she may give her permission for me to show one of them in a few days. But take my word for it, she looked AWESOME!!! Her husband is going to get one heck of a Christmas gift!!

"omg....they are sooo awesome, they look amazing. there are some there that look like a magazine my favorites are the guitar ones and the one where you come in tight with me wearing the jersey where my eyelashes look reeallly long and the focus is soft. that is the perfect shot. I actually love all of them. You made me look outside as beautiful that I feel inside and I cannot thank you enough for that."

Responses like this just makes it clear to me that I am doing what God intended me to do.

TTFN!!

Thursday, November 22, 2007

Monday, November 19, 2007

Monday Morning Update

Hello Everyone!!!

I just wanted to give an update on what's been going on. This has been a very stressfull week for me. It all started last wednesday when my sweet little 5yr old inadvertantly downloaded a virus to my desktop pc and then proceeded to spill juice on my laptop. So I've spent the better part of a week trying to get my desktop debugged so I can get some work done and get back online. Three lessons were learned....

lesson 1 - don't cook dinner while 5yr old is on www.noggin.com without supervision.

lesson 2 - backup and backup often

lesson 3 - liquid + computers = BAD

Learn from my mistakes people...lol. This year is exciting for me because Thanksgiving dinner will be at my house. Hopefully I'll survive to post pictures and share stories with you next week.

TTFN!!

Sunday, November 11, 2007

Will trade Photos for Food..

Ok, to the average person my title may sound very desprite. Let me explain it for you....

Durring November and December if you donate two cans of food durring your session, you will receive a free 5x7 print. You can add the cans up to receive a free 16x20 print. All of the cans will be donated to local food kitchen to help provide hot healthy meals to families in need this holiday season.

2 cans = 5x7
4 cans = 8x10
6 cans = 10x13
8 cans = 11x14
10 cans = 16x20

Imagine if you couldn't feed your babies and had to go without basic nutrition. You can help those families with this small gesture of kindness. Reach out and help a family in need.

TTFN!!

The Harris School of Business

Friday I went with my husband to the Harris School of Business in Linwood to attend their graduation ceremony. My husband was the keynote speaker for the evening. His speech was moving and very inspirational. I hope the graduates listened to his message and will apply the lesson to their lives.

Well in my roll as supportive wife, I also wore the hat of audio/visual geek. After the graduation we went out to dinner with Sam (the regional director of Harris School of Business) and Linh (owner of Lux Skincare and Cosmetics www.luxatcornerstone.com). They are such a fun couple. Hubby and I will definately have to hang out with them again.





TTFN!!

Saturday, November 10, 2007

Little Dean

Today I got to meet Dean. This little prince was as cute as can be. He didn't fuss, He didn't cry, he just looked around and took in the surroundings. What made Little Dean harder than usual was that he didn't sleep....lol. Most newborns are out like a light for most of their session, but this angel wanted to be the star AND observe what was happening. He finally fell asleep as I was packing up to leave...go figure...lol. Here is a sneak peak at this little chick magnet's session...








TTFN!!

Friday, November 09, 2007

Nov. 2007 News Letter

Follow the link below to see my FIRST PTP NEWS LETTER!!! This is the wedding edition, but I plan on putting a bit more in there. Take a look and enjoy!!

Make sure you look at the last page for all of my holiday specials.

http://www.tariareed.com/11-2007.pdf

Don't forget to come back on December 1st for the next issue!!

TTFN!!

Tuesday, November 06, 2007

Old McDonald had a farm....

Tonight I heard DH and AJ singing Old Mcdonald. It was the absolute cutest thing I EVER heard!! He sang the chorus (e i e i o) and the quack quack part for the duck. My son is autistic and is mostly non-verbal. I have my days where I just feel like I can't deal with this, but more often than not I marvel at how my boy........just sparkles.


Christmas 2005




TTFN!!

Monday, November 05, 2007

NOVEMBER CONTEST

Hey Guys,

Since I know you are reading this and want to participate I'll tell you what's on my mind.

I've decided to have 1 contest a month. The winners of these contests will receive "gifts" from me. These gifts can be anywhere from an enlarged canvas, a framed enlarged print, a mug, a poster, a $10 gift card to a store (amazon, itunes, starbucks, etc...). Get the idea?

Now what do you have to do to win a prize? Simple!! Just answer a question correctly in the time frame given. The names of those who answer correctly will then be put in a bowl and 1 prize winner will be chosen and informed of their prize.

My questions will be about something I spoke of in my past blogs, or general knowledge. (I can't make it too easy for you...lol.)

OK so I know at this point you are yelling at the computer screen asking what the question is so you can win. I'll get to that, just keep your panties on. To enter all you have to do is

1) check my blog every month, for the contest question.
2) email me with the answer to the question, your name, phone #, address

THAT'S IT!! I told you it was simple...lol. Now don't forget to be a good summaritan and tell a friend.

small print - only one entry per household please.

NOVEMBER'S QUESTION - Who was the first couple I blogged about? (ok this is so easy!!)
Contest dates - 11/5 - 11/24
send answers to - Taria@TariaReed.com

Thursday, November 01, 2007

Micai

October has been the month of little boys...lol. Today I met with Shayna & Malik to photograph their little boy Micai. He is the sweetest little thing. Once we got him relaxed and sleep we blew through the shots and got quite a few little gems. Take a look and let me know what you think...




TTFN!!