The Cake Smash Trend

OH BABY!

First birthday cake smashing is the newest trend sweeping the nation. Increasingly more popular over the last 2-3 years, moms everywhere are celebrating their little ones turning the big O-N-E by letting them dig in to a pint-sized cake and documenting the adorable messiness that ensues! The messier they get, the better. Cake smash sessions can be a bit unpredictable, but are always so much fun. Read on to find out more about what to expect, a few tips for cake smashing success, and our favorite local cake vendors.

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NOW BOOKING! Tree Swing Mini Sessions | Lincoln Nebraska

This tree swing was a DIY labor of love and I am completely IN LOVE how it turned out! I’ve longed for a tree swing for years and finally figured out a way to make it happen – I couldn’t be more pleased with the results. These sessions are a great option for any age….toddlers, school age, sisters…even pregnant bellies! Babies are welcome with their mamas.

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newborn and baby photography lincoln ne | mila – then & now

I first met Mila and her lovely family last year for her newborn photography session. I remember meeting her and feeling like I’d hit the dream baby jackpot! She was gorgeous, squishy, and perfectly sleepy with a full head of dark hair & gorgeous eyelashes…AND had the most adorable and cooperative big brother. :) Then they signed up for the Bebe Plan…BONUS…as a Bebe Plan member I’d get to see her several times throughout the year!

A few weeks ago Mila came back for the second session of her Bebe Plan. I felt like I’d died and gone to heaven…she is just a photographer’s dream. :) Still as gorgeous as ever and now EVEN SQUISHIER! I could have easily photographed her all day long – completely adore this little lady. It’s always an honor to be able to share in first year memories – can’t wait to see this family again in the fall.

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Love newborn smiles!

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Isn’t she the absolute sweetest?!?! Here’s Mila now. Watching my little clients change over the first year is one of my very favorite things.

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I can’t get enough of this face!

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SO stinking cute!

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