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OK, time to get real!! A little behind the scenes #inthestudio moment for you.. They’re not all keepers. THE PHOTOS, NOT THE CHILDREN 😂 These are our kids: my son Grayson (3.5 years), my stepson Ryan (9 years), and his baby sister Alison (1 year). I love these littles more than anything in the world. These are some […]

Real Talk: A Behind the Scenes Studio Moment, Carrollton, TX

June 8, 2019

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Hi everyone, and a very happy new year to you all. The month of January is very nearly gone, and yet this is my very first blog post of 2019. Sorry for that – but I have been a very busy bee. I actually have some exciting personal news that I wanted to share with […]

Let’s Get Married: Paul & Michelle at G Allen Courthouse, Dallas TX

January 22, 2019

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I think six months may be one of my favourite baby ages. They’re smiling, they’re sitting. They have so much personality! This was definitely true of little Miss Alison at her six month milestone session in the studio at the beginning of December. We kept the shoot simple, with a gray seamless paper backdrop and […]

Milestone Session: Alison Jane, Carrollton TX

December 11, 2018

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Having a brand new studio in our brand new house is amazing. But it’s also kind of a liability when coupled with the fact that I’m a boymom to a ridiculously spirited eight-year-old aspiring professional Fortnite dancer and an almost criminally insane two-year-old escape artist. They can be so much! And man, do they love […]

Happy Father’s Day: A Note to my Favorite Adult Person

June 16, 2018

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So it’s a verifiable fact that I basically disappeared all of March and most of February. I’m here to explain why, and I’m really excited to share our news. In February we started house hunting. Wow, I had no idea what we were in for. It was my first time and though it was not […]

Big News for the Papciak-Carrieres on Juniper Lane

April 30, 2018

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Hey y’all! I wasn’t sure if I’d be making another post this year after Christmas Eve. But I can’t help it. The ideal opportunity presented itself when we traveled to Chicago to visit Paul’s family for Christmas. Because my perfect mother in law (who I am not technically legally related to because I’m technically not […]

Happy New Year .. Looking back on MC Photography’s first year

December 31, 2017

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