Dec 26, 2011

best mom award - windermere lifestyle photographer

my mom is awesome.

she can do pretty much anything.

i asked her to make me a new camera strap cover.  one that would match both of my camera bags.  i picked out the fabrics and she made a fabulous strap cover!  i'm in love.

i then added a few embellishments.  it's so fun!

pink bag, "clover" from epiphanie.  damask pattern bag from shoot sac.

...and the winner is...


I made a list of all those who entered by time

then used

Shannon, I will be emailing you your certificate soon! Congratulations! And thank you to all of my loyal fans for entering!!!

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Location:E Silverleaf St,Greer,United States

Dec 25, 2011

merry christmas from stephanie wind photography

i hope you are enjoying a most joyous and loving christmas day with your friends and family.

to celebrate this most awesome day, i am offering a giveaway - 
a chance to win a free session.

leave a comment below to enter.

merry christmas!

Dec 22, 2011

session highlights

The Reichard family had an at home session recently, and I wanted to share a few of their best portraits. What a good looking bunch!

Dec 20, 2011

stephanie wind photography’s 2011 Top Holiday Gift Picks

It’s better to give than to receive. Go on—-make them smile with these fabulous holiday gift ideas.

From infants to six months and beyond, these ball poppers are sure to be a favorite.

Playschool Poppin Park Elefun Busy Ball Popper

This is an interactive toy that teaches toddlers colors, counting and different sea animals.

LeapFrog Talk-a-Shoe Talking Octopus

These plates make mealtime extra fun and engaging.

Mr. and Ms. Food Face Plate

Grades 1-3 Girl
You don’t have to pronounce it to make her day, just give her one of these adorable dolls. Most come with a cute little pet/sidekick.

Lalaloopsy Doll

Grades 1-3 Boy
Be prepared to bring a huge smile to his face… and get shot in the head, arm, leg, etc.

Nerf Vortex Vigilon Disc Blaster

Grades 3-6 Girl
Tis’ the season to be dolly! Give your daughter the gift of reading, history and fun with a timeless classic—an American Girl Doll. Choose from 12 different dolls—each with their own book. They range from 1764 to 1974, and the assortment of outfits, books and accessories is virtually endless.

Grades 3-6 Boy
It’s all about LEGOs at this age. Give him this Pirates of the Caribbean-inspired set, and he’ll have hours of engaging fun ahead of him.

LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean Queen Anne’s Revenge

Tween Girl
You might not like him, but every tween girl is obsessed with Justin Bieber. Give her one of his CDs, his movie, a poster, tee shirt or even a bottle of his perfume.

Justin Bieber Someday Perfume

Tween Boy
At two feet long and three pounds, the world’s largest gummy worm will provide any tween boy with weeks of amusement and sweet albeit unusual snacking satisfaction.

The World’s Largest Gummy Worm

Teen Girl
Victoria’s Secret PINK is every teen girl’s favorite loungewear. Make her smile with a colorful option—the brighter the better!

Victoria’s Secret PINK Signature Crew and Vintage Flair Pant

Teen Boy
These hoodies are stylish and feature built-in headphones, so they can be plugged into a phone or mp3 player for a convenient and machine washable wardrobe essential.

Hoodie Buddie

College Girl
There’s nothing like a warm, luxurious pair of UGG boots to keep your little smartie warm on campus.

UGG Australia Classic Tall

College Boy
Just give him money and don’t ask any questions.

Domesticated Diva
Angelic hostesses everywhere will be in seventh heaven with a fondu set like this one from Crate & Barrel.

Gala Fondu Set

Man’s Man
There’s nothing better than a bottle of Crown Royal whisky. Add some whisky glasses for an extra touch that he will love!

Villeroy & Boch Highlands Whiskey Tumbler

A Nike+ Sportswatch GPS is a great gift for any athlete. Powered by Tom Tom, your favorite fitness buff can access plenty of data on up to 50 runs, and chart them on their computer with a built-in USB port.

A Nike+ Sportswatch GPS

A large gold watch like this one by Michael Kors will make any fashionista’s eyes sparkle.

Michael Kors ‘Large Gold Runway’ Watch

You can’t beat a reading tablet like Kindle for those bookworms in your life!

Kindle Touch

Don’t forget a card with a personal message!

Dec 14, 2011

Hanukkah begins on the 20th, and the 25th is Christmas Day! Celebrate with these adorable crafts and treats.

Celebrate the Holidays with these festive crafts and treats!

Holiday Gumball Machines
These playful candy-filled displays are a fun craft activity that you can do with your kids. They make a great holiday decoration too! Use a Hannukah- or Christmas-inspired theme by using blue and white or red and green paint and candies.

Frosted Gingerbread and Sugar Cookies
The holidays aren’t complete without these delicious treats. Put some out for Santa if you’re feeling extra nice.

For professional results like these, visit for cookie decorating tips and tricks.

Handmade Greeting Cards
This collection of holiday cards from Better Homes and Gardens are easy and fun. They are perfect for teachers, colleagues, family and friends!

Peppermint Cream Bites
Cut these heavenly treats with small cookie cutters of any shape.

Candy Cane Bark
It’s fun to make and is a wonderful gift too! Just wrap in a clear bag and top with some festive ribbon and a gift tag!

Holiday Gift Tags
These gift tags by Martha Stewart can be used for Hanukkah by featuring a dreidel or Star of David instead of holly.

Happy Holidays from stephanie wind photography. i am grateful to be a part of your family’s memories.

Dec 13, 2011