Claire Murray

Claire is a new mama who aspires to dream, encourage, create and celebrate. She believes she was put on the earth to find and create beauty, is passionate about faith and connection, and has always longed for motherhood. Her life’s anthem is ‘open hands, open heart,’ and she is constantly in awe of the grace of Jesus. Claire is happily married to her best friend, Nate, mama to her newborn son, Liam, and a dog mama to her cockapoo pup, Winston. She is a lover of red wine, a home filled with gold accents and a neutral palette, the perfect charcuterie and gathering around the table. You can follow along with her on Instagram, and through her Lifestyle Photography Lifestyle Blog.

Beginner’s Guide to Gardening

It’s always been my dream to plant a garden. I’ve imagined carrying babies in the wrap through the garden. Watering my new plants with my vintage watering can. Tiny hands covered in dirt as we...

The First Day of Spring

“No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow.” – Proverb The windows are open, the birds are chirping, and spring has sprung once again. After a long, cold winter our hearts have long...

The Mess, Mundane and Magic of Motherhood

When you first dreamt of motherhood, you likely had a beautiful picture painted in your mind of what you hoped motherhood would look like. You likely dreamt of quiet, still moments with your tiny...

Raising Kind Humans

As we approach the month of February, there’s a certain joy that fills my heart. As a little girl, my dad had a way of making our Valentine’s Day absolutely magical, and because of...

A Hygge Holiday

With the pandemic still in our midst, the hustle and bustle of the holiday season looks different from years past. Holiday parties have come to a halt, shopping malls are quiet, most visits with...

Thanksgiving Series: The Gift of Friendship

Thanksgiving... Normally a time to surround ourselves with a congregation of family and friends, will undoubtedly be a bit different this year. However, the richness of this season of gathering isn't completely lost as...

Tips & Tricks: Fall Photography

The season of fall has officially arrived! Each year, we anticipate this season, longing for pumpkin spice lattes, cable knit sweaters, and the leaves changing all around. As a lifestyle photographer, the arrival of...

A Letter to Mama Educators

Dear Mama Educators, As the spring of distance learning is behind us, and the joy of summer has come to a close, the new school year has officially begun. With the start of another year,...