Hello, there! Welcome to my kitchen - which also serves as my photography studio, craft room, and office. Come on in and make yourself comfortable. I’ll start some fresh coffee while we catch up.
I'm Kate - photographer, stylist, recipe curator, lover of seasons, and into everything about creative living.
I’m always looking for ways to slow down more, simplify, and enjoy life. For me this means baking seasonally-inspired treats, creating meaningful holidays, and capturing it all with my camera. And I’ll gladly share everything I learn with you.
Whether you want to learn to create the photos that bring your vision to life, need a great recipe, or you’re just looking for a little creative inspiration, I’m here for you.
I get up everyday because of hot, fresh coffee and the excitement of endless creative possibilities. I am forever seeking ways to simplify, slow down, and create a fulfilling life through my photography and styling practice, spending as much time in the kitchen creating new recipes and perfecting old favorites as I can, dabbling in the garden, and getting a little crafty. I aim to live as creatively as possible, in a thoughtful and intentional way.
My photography and creative projects are always inspired by the countryside and a simpler way of life. I really believe I could live happily in the 1700’s, in a small cottage with a stone hearth - but with internet access, Amazon Prime, and hot running water. Obviously.
I believe in following your heart and creating what moves you.
I think that anyone can learn to style and create the kinds of emotive photos that tell the stories of their hearts - with a little bit of knowledge, a little bit of encouragement, and a lot of perseverance. I didn't start out being good at photography - no one does. But through years of practice and learning, I've learned to create the photos that make my heart sing and tell my story, and I can teach you that, too.
Baking is a true joy for me and I believe that the only real secret to being a good home baker is starting with a good recipe. Having a well-curated selection of excellent recipes is what sets great home bakers apart, and I will gladly share mine with you.
I've been baking and crafting for as long as I can remember. I made my first cake when I was four, under my mother's watchful, but never intrusive, eye. I was a crafter at heart, even when crafting was really lame. Maybe it's still lame, but I'm old enough now not to care.
I love celebrating holidays in a gentle and meaningful way.
I like to slow down the holidays as much as I can and take time to just enjoy them. I like to keep decorating simple, use natural materials when I can, and keep “hustle and bustle” out of my holiday celebrations as much as possible.
I believe in appreciating and living in harmony with the seasons.
Photography has helped me to become more observant and given me an appreciation for nature and life’s natural rhythms that I didn't have before. Fall is by far my favorite season, but each time of year has it's own unique characteristics that I like to embrace and celebrate.
I get to call the great state of Maine home.
It's where I grew up and where I now live, after living just outside of Boston for almost 20 years, with my husband, our two kids, and our two dogs. We live in a rural area outside of Bangor, in the wonderful little town of Winterport, where we are happily building our country life in the frozen north.
You can connect with me anytime - I can be found on Instagram, Pinterest, and by email: email@example.com - and I would love to hear from you. Drop me a line anytime with any thoughts, questions, suggestions, or just to say hello.
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