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We’re so busy these days, but I ordered two books in May because I’d have Mother’s Day and my birthday (I turned 27!) to read them. I was so excited and had heard great things about them, but was majorly disappointed. And I’m not a snobby reader. I majored in English and I love Shakespeare […]


Sim’s Book Reviews

Quick and Easy Aldi (NL) and Albert Heijn Meals As promised, here’s what I’m cooking every week, no ads, no life story. I will add that these are not gourmet. These are the meals of people who moved to a new country with two kids and are starting two businesses. We are tired. My Dutch […]


What I Cook in the Netherlands as an American Expat

sim sawyers photography

If you’re getting married at the Gemeente, rest assured that this day is still all about you and your fianc√©.

Amsterdam Photography, Love Shoot

Gemeente Wedding Photography

gemeente bridal portraits

Each baby’s approach to their cake smash photoshoot is completely different and showcases their budding personality.

Amsterdam Photography

Cake Smash Photoshoot

cake smash photographer amsterdam

Let me let you in on my biggest tulip secret as a family photographer: the rows of space in between the flowers are the perfect race track!


Netherlands Tulip Fields Family Photos

netherlands tulip fields family photos

Trek de aandacht van uw doelgroep met hoogwaardige en luxueuze branding- en productfotografie.

Commercial Photography

Branding Fotografie

branding fotografie

Get to know Amsterdam Nannies, Stacy and Bryony, owners of Bumble and Tumble, and learn about the heart behind their business!

Resources for Parents

Interview with Amsterdam Nannies

bumble and tumble

The Bos en Lommer neighborhood is full of hidden gems, but the park I photograph in is my favorite secret when it comes to Spring blooms!

Amsterdam Photography

Bos en Lommer Spring Family Photos

yellow and lavender spring photos

Spring in Amsterdam is oh-so beautiful, but you need outfits that are both cute and can weather a downpour.

Outfit Inspiration

Amsterdam Outfit Ideas for Spring

amsterdam quilted jacket spring outfit

Colors, textures, patterns-oh my! When it comes to pulling together a stunning ensemble, the right combination can make spring family photos a breeze and the wrong outfits can possibly tank them. Here are my tips for dressing your family for photos, with examples, of course! Choose Comfortable Clothing for Children In fact, the most important […]


Spring Family Photo Outfits

family spring outfit inspo



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