Lil’ Luna Link Party 103

This week’s Link Party is brought to you by:

Jaclyn Olmstead Photography

I was ecstatic that Jackie was willing to do our family pictures this year. She has been doing photography for years but has just recently started to do more and grow her clientele. Not only is she super affordable but she does great work!! Check out the photos she did of this from last week:

{The fam – and yes, I LOVE this couch Jackie brought!!}

{Love this one of the kiddos!}

{Evie – Gav – Lily}

{Love this pic and the hubby and I. Dang, he’s hot!! ;) }

Oh, and….

BABY MERKLEY DUE MAY 2013!!!

Yep, it’s true!! I’m 14 weeks along and we couldn’t be more excited! If you’ve wondered why I’ve been slacking in emails and other things, this is why. I’ve been super sick but know it’s all worth it. We want a big family and I ain’t getting any younger, so we’re very happy about this. :)

But…. we’ll have several months to talk about this, so let’s get back to the pictures…

Here are some more AH-MAZING pics from Jackie…

{Love this pic of my best friend’s family!!}

A note from the Photographer:

Hi, I’m Jaclyn! A full-time stay at home mommy and part-time photographer. My most frequent clients are definitely my two kids. If they could talk, I know they would tell you how I am constantly taking pictures of them! One day they will appreciate it :):). I have been taking pictures for family and friends for sometime, and finally decided to turn this love and hobby into a little business! I believe that everyone deserves to have beautiful pictures that are also affordable! I can’t wait to capture your lovely memories for you to share and cherish!

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Well, Jackie is awesome and will be giving away

A FAMILY PHOTO SHOOT

to one lucky Lil’ Luna winner!!

That includes a 1 hour on location family photo shoot as well as a disc of up to 30 edited images.

Sweet!

But that’s not all – this isn’t only open to AZ East Valley readers. Anyone can enter to win and if you’re out of state you can gift this giveaway to any friends or family you have in the Phoenix Area. Call it an early Christmas Present!! ;)

TO ENTER:

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Giveaway ends next Tuesday night at 11:59 PM. Winner will be emailed the following day and must claim their prize within 48 hours before a new winner is chosen.

Now, let’s get this party started!

LAST WEEK’S MOST VIEWED LINK WAS:

Thanksgiving Cornucopia Treats from Clean and Scentsible

Be sure to head on over to Jenn’s site and pin this awesome goodie perfect for next week!!

Also, be sure to see the rest of this week’s features HERE.

Thank you to all of those that take the time to link up your latest creations.

Here’s to an even bigger and better party!

LINK PARTY RULES:

1. Link to the specific post for something YOU have created – craft, recipe, idea (and not to your main blog page). If you have a round-up post, please use a graphic as your image and not someone else’s creation. :)

2. No ads for shops, giveaways, etc. please :)

3. Be sure to spread the love and visit other posts and leave them a comment!

4. Help promote others – go to the original post and PIN the most viewed link.

5. Grab the Linkin’ with Lil’ Luna Button and link back here:

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  1. 3

    I *love* your family pictures! It’s been a loooong time since we’ve had them done, and I’m thinkin’ we’re due. I’ll have to check Jackie out! Thanks!
    Larissa @ House on Harrison recently posted..Easy-Peasy {Faux} Rust TreatmentMy Profile

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    Thank you so much for another awesome party! Have a wonderful week. :)
    Kathy Moody recently posted..Come Share Your Talent at A Bouquet of Talent #10 & FeaturesMy Profile

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    Congrats on the new addition! What a fun giveaway. I live too far, but my sister in law is in Maricopa and this would be an awesome gift for her and her two yr old son!
    Aimee @ ShugarySweets recently posted..Lemon Cupcake with Lemon ButtercreamMy Profile

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    OMG Kristyn, congratulations! He/She is going to be just as adorable as the rest of your cute kiddos. You have a beautiful family and I’m so happy for you. Have a wonderful week, sweet friend. :)
    Crystal recently posted..Moss Christmas TreeMy Profile

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    Love the pics! And congrats on Baby #4!!

    Cheers,
    Tracy
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    Congrats on adding another little one to the super cute family photos! Thanks for hosting and I hope you get to feeling better. Have a beautiful week :)
    Nicole recently posted..Eggnog Ice CreamMy Profile

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    Sweetest pictures ever! I love your family and am so excited for baby #4! You are truly blessed! Have an awesome vacation!

    XO, Aimee
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  8. 10

    Congratulations on your big news! So exciting. Your family pictures are beautiful (just like your family).

  9. 11

    Congratulations on number 4!!! Your family pictures are absolutely adorable!!!!
    Jocelyn @BruCrew Life recently posted..Trick or Treat TuesdayMy Profile

  10. 12

    Congratulations! I hope you are feeling a little better now. Take care of yourself. Thanks so much for hosting!
    KCoake recently posted..Interview with a Runner ~ Me!My Profile

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    It took a moment for the “4″ tp register :) Congratulations! I’m so excited for you! Thank you so much for hosting Kristyn and enjoy your vacation!
    Trish – Mom On Timeout recently posted..Dot & Eva’s Oven Review and Giveaway!My Profile

  12. 14

    Your family pictures are adorable, and congratulations on your exciting news!! Thanks for hosting :)

    -Fotini
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  13. 15

    Looove the family photos!! Thanks so much for hosting each week!
    Leslie recently posted..Glazed CarrotsMy Profile

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    Thanks for hosting.
    Blessings,
    Nici
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  16. 18

    Thanks for a SUPER fun link party and CONGRATS! What DARLING pics! Smiles, Jill
    Jill recently posted..DIY Photo CanvasMy Profile

  17. 19

    Sweet Family Pictures! Thanks for hosting!
    Moni ~ Zu Haus at Home recently posted..Fun Find for the KitchenMy Profile

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    Congratulations on #4!! How exciting! The family pictures are absolutely adorable! Thanks for hosting your fabulous party, and if you need any help at all, give me a shout!

    Love Always,
    Liz
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    Congrats Kristyn & fam!! Your photos are beautiful!
    Shantalle recently posted..Toy Central Reveal-OrganizationMy Profile

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    Thank you so much for hosting, Kristyn! The photos are just beautiful!
    Lyuba @willcookforsmiles recently posted..Christmas Cookie Jar Tutorial with Martha Stewart Paints, #MarthaHolidayPaintMy Profile

  22. 24

    Wow, such beautiful photography. I love the red sofa outsde too. And congratulations! You have a beautiful family.
    Lisa {Sweet 2 Eat Baking} recently posted..Chocolate Funfetti Cake Batter Rice Krispie TreatsMy Profile

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    Congrats! So exciting, you and your family are gorgeous! Jackie did a fabulous job, will she consider relocating to Georgia? Thanks for hosting as always!
    Joan@Chocolate and More recently posted..Fried Candied PecansMy Profile

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    Thank you so much for hosting this party Kristyn! Congrats on the new baby! Have a lovely week! Angie xo
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  25. 27

    What adorable family pictures! Congratulations on the latest pregnancy. Thanks for the party, too!
    Betsy @ Anna Nimmity recently posted..Cross Shoulder Doily BagMy Profile

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    Congrats!! How exciting for you and your family!! Large Families are the best!! We had 7 children, and it was so awesome!!
    Thanks for hosting, and I am so glad you are feeling better!!
    Meegan recently posted..Cardboard Chalkboard SignsMy Profile

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    WoooHooo! I am so excited for you. I have 4 and LOVE ever minute of the craizness! I want to help with your baby shower:)!!!!
    XO,
    Jenny
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    Wow, already a great start! Thanks for hosting!
    Cindy {crazylou} recently posted..Tasty Tuesday–Awesome Cinnamon PretzelsMy Profile

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    Thanks so much for hosting and congratulations!!
    Michele @ Better Organized Living recently posted..Pottery Barn Inspired Snowflake WreathMy Profile

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    Eeeeeekkkk!!!! Congratulations! Yay! I’m so excited for you!

  31. 33

    what a gorgeous family and congratulations on the new addition!
    Heather @French Press recently posted..Butternut Squash Pound CakeMy Profile

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    Well Congratulations!! You have such an adorable family and I am sure baby No. 4 will be just as sweet! Hope the sickness goes away soon. Thanks so much for hosting and I was super excited to see my Thanksgiving Cornucopias up there! Have a great week!
    Jenn :)
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    You are so cute! Congratulations! I am so happy for you guys!
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    Kristyn-
    What a beautiful family. And congratulations on adding to it!
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    Congratulations! I hope the pregnancy is uneventful!
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    A BABY! I’m so excited for you and like you even more now that you want a big family. I think it’s a thing of the past and almost something people are against now. I love that you will be a good momma to those babies too. Super excited to see some bump pictures when they come! Happy Pregnancy to you!
    Melissa @ Bless This Mess recently posted..5 Easy Turkey Crafts for KidsMy Profile

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    Super cute photos!! And congrats again on #4!! I’m so excited for you!
    I’d love to win this for my brother and his family – they live in Gilbert and have three little ones. Family photos would be a perfect early gift!! :)
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    oh my gosh that’s so exciting. The pictures of you are are so great.! And I am kind of in love with your shirt, just saying
    marissa recently posted..What We Wore, Read, and Made: Thanksgiving Inspiration FeaturesMy Profile

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    Such a cute family. :) Love the photographs totally!
    Thanks for hosting yet another amazing party.
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    Thank you so much for sharing your sweet family photos, you have a beautiful family, and yay on your latest addition to arrive in May! Thank you so much for hosting a great party :)

    xoxo, Tanya
    twelveOeight

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    Love the family photographs. They are gorgeous! Congrats on Baby #4!!

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    Thank you for hosting! ~ Angie @ The Dating Divas

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    Many many congrats! And thank you for hosting ;)
    Tirabaralla recently posted..Right Now WednesdayMy Profile

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    Thanks for the fab party! Happy Wednesday!!
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  45. 47

    How exciting! Congrats on your newest gift! I linked up my DIY Detective Kit. See you next week and I hope you get feeling better mama!

  46. 48

    This would be awesome for the next time that my entire family is in Phoenix together!!
    Nicole at Mommy Moxie recently posted..Tales of the PumpkinsMy Profile

  47. 49

    Congrats on another blessing!!! Such a cute family! I love the photos, great work and I love the style!

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    Congratulations on the new addition! Love the pictures – and a great way to share the news!
    zentMRS recently posted..Marshmallow SnowmenMy Profile

  49. 51

    These pictures are so adorable. It makes me want to make a friend in the Phoenix area! Whoever wins these are very lucky!

    Congrats on your pregnancy announcement!

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    Thanks for hosting!

    xo-Kimberly {allons-y kimberly}
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    Beautiful!

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    BEAUTIFUL photos!!!! And congrats on baby number 4!!!
    Kassi @ Truly Lovely recently posted..Guilty pleasures, relaxation and a GIVEAWAY!My Profile

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    Thanks for hosting this- I just went through this week’s links and pinned almost 20 of them!
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  54. 56

    So So Sweet and Congratulations!!
    Kristy Life-n-Reflection recently posted..The Inspired NotebookMy Profile

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    lorene holbrook :

    I live in mesa, az! yeah! congrats on the baby! I would love to win the photo session. both hubby and I are turning 60 and thought this would be a great way to celebrate this occasion! great timing!

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    Thankk for hosting Kristyn! Your family is adorable and congrats on #4! love that red couch too!!
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    Congrats Kristin!
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    You have such a beautiful family and those pictures are awesome! And congrats on baby #4! We want to have a big family too so it’s so refreshing to see other people who want big families as well. We just only had our second, but we’re looking forward to having more! I wish I lived in AZ for the giveaway! But we live in Utah. ;-)
    Alexis @ we like to learn as we go recently posted..Delicious Pumpkin RollMy Profile

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    Those pictures are ADORABLE, Kristyn!

    Thanks for hosting and a HUGE congrats on the new addition to your beautiful family!!

    Jourdan
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    Woohoo!!! I am so excited for you! Congrats lady!
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    What stinkin’ cute kids you have!! All the pictures are fabulous! And CONGRATULATIONS!! So exciting! Can’t wait to find out if it’s a boy or girl! :)

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    Congrats on #4! AND, thanks for hosting another fantastic party!
    Kelly – Two Kids Cooking and More recently posted..Kids Crafts: Thanksgiving Turkey Napkin & Place HolderMy Profile

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    A huge congratulations to you Momma! How exciting!
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